Programs & Special Events
The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are our events for June & July 2022.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.
SUMMER READING 2022
Summer Reading is a new and improved Hybrid Version for 2022!
Option 1: Traditional Log: Paper log, physical raffle tickets, register and log reading in person at the library during normal library hours.
Option 2: Virtual Log: Online only, virtual raffle tickets, register and log reading at sgpl.beanstack.org or on the Beanstack app.
Registration opens Saturday, June 4 Click here for more information about Summer Reading
SUMMER READING KICKOFF
Kick off Summer Reading 2022 "Read Beyond the Beaten Path" on Saturday, June 4 from 10am-4pm.
10am-4pm: Summer Reading registration
10:30am: Story Time
11am: NOW Space Grand Opening - crafts, coffee, and cookies
11am-12pm: Balloon Animals with Sweet Poppin' Pete
11am-1pm: Ice Cream Cart* for kids that register for Summer Reading
*While supplies last
11am-1pm: Drop-In Kids Crafts & Games
CLASSIC CHILDREN'S CINEMA
Free movies at the library on Tuesdays at 1:00pm.
- June 7: Epic: PG ©Twentieth Century Fox Animation
- June 14: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: PG ©Columbia Pictures
- June 21: Home: PG ©2018 DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC
- June 28: Despicable Me: PG ©Universal City Studios, Inc.
- July 5: Annie (2014): PG ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
- July 12: Madagascar: PG ©2018 DreamWorks Animation
- July 19: Lilo & Stitch (2002): PG ©Walt Disney Pictures
- July 26: Inside Out: PG ©2015 Disney/Pixar
All ages: Take a StoryWalk® for some reading and fresh air! Start at the library before walking your way through a children’s book. This event is drop-in. No registration is required.
*“The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.”
- Monday, July 11: 11:00am-1:00pm
- Monday, August 8: 11:00am-1:00pm
DONUTS WITH GROWNUPS STORYTIME
All Ages: Celebrate Father's Day by bringing your dad or caregiver for a delicious Story Time! Craft, donuts, and refreshments will be provided. Click here to register.
Saturday, June 18: 10:30am
KIDS IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL BINGO
Grades K-5: The Library will be hosting BINGO in the Large Meeting Room, but if you would like to join from home, please register for this event to receive your Zoom link. Click here to register and reserve your BINGO card.
Thursday, June 23: 4:30pm
Summer Story Times
OFFSITE FAMILY STORY TIME AND PICNIC
Families: Join Miss Nancy and Miss Riley at Rosewood Farm for an Off-Site Family Story Time and Picnic!
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the farm after our Family Story Time. Click here to register.
*Note: This is a working farm with live animals, so please be mindful if you or your children have allergies. Rosewood Farm is located at 41W738 Prairie Street in Sugar Grove.
Tuesday, June 28: 10:30am
SPRINKLER STORY TIME
Families: Wear your swimsuits to the library for Sprinkler Story Time! We will read fun stories then play in the sprinkler on the library lawn. Join us for a cool time! Click here to register.
Wednesday, July 13: 10:30am
TODDLER & BABY STORY TIMES
Ages 0-3: Toddler Story Time encourages early literacy and helps develop language skills and social skills through the use of simple books, fun fingerplays, and action rhymes. Children learn the joy of choosing a book and shared reading. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Thursday, June 30: 10:30am
- Tuesday, July 12: 10:30am
- Thursday, July 14: 10:30am
PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES
Ages 3-5: We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts, and more. Join us for a fun time and develop literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Tuesday, July 5: 10:30am
- Wednesday, July 6: 10:30am
- Tuesday, July 19: 10:30am
- Wednesday, July 20: 10:30am
Clubs for K-6
CURIOSITY CLUB: CAMPING
Kids entering grades K-2: This fun monthly program includes books, crafts, and activities geared toward curious kids in K-2nd grade. Join us as we explore a new and interesting topic each month. A separate registration is required each month. Click here to join the waiting list.
Thursday, June 30: 4:30-5:15pm
Kids entering grades K-5: Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Let your imagination soar; the ceiling is the limit! Lego activities include building, games, and more. Lego materials are provided by SGPL and all creations will be displayed in the library for the month following each club. A separate registration is required each month. *Due to registration limitations, please only register for ONE Lego Club per month. Click here to register.
- Session A: Tuesday, July 5: 4:30-5:30pm
- Session B: Wednesday, July 6: 4:30-5:30pm
TWEEN EXPLORERS (S.T.E.A.M. CLUB): WEATHER IN A MASON JAR
Kids entering grades 3-6: Join us for a fun and educational S.T.E.A.M. program! We will participate in creative activities and challenges related to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Please register separately for each month. Click here to register.
Monday, July 11: 4:30-5:30pm
BOOKS AND COOKIES CLUB: MIGHTY JACK
Kids entering grades 3-5: This exciting monthly club includes book-themed crafts and activities to coordinate with each month's book. Read "Mighty Jack" by Ben Hatke in advance, then come discuss it with other kids your age while sampling delicious cookies. A separate registration is required each month. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk. Click here to register.
Thursday, July 14: 4:30-5:15pm