Aldo Leopold Week: Green Fire Film Viewing and Discussion

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Celebrate famed wildlife ecologist and land ethic conservationist Aldo Leopold during Aldo Leopold Week! Join Sycamore Library and local Land Ethic Leader Terese D. for a viewing of the film Green Fire and an in-person discussion on March 9th. View the streaming film online through the Aldo Leopold Foundation, or in-person at the library at […]

Hell Hath No Fury: The Wicked, Wild, and Wonderful Women of the Windy City


Celebrate Women’s History Month with Sycamore Library and historian, musician, and storyteller Clarence Goodman. On March 15th at 6:30pm CST, Clarence presents his virtual discussion of Chicago’s terrific tradition of impactful women. Did you know that Chicago’s first poet laureate and historian was a woman? Or that a woman from Britain was indirectly responsible for […]


Wax Poetic: Poetry Reading & Open Mic Night by Candlelight at Common Grounds Coffee

Common Grounds Coffee, Tea and Smoothies LLC 2180 Oakland Drive Suite B, Sycamore, IL

Sycamore Library and Common Grounds Coffee celebrate April's National Poetry Month by hosting Wax Poetic: Poetry Reading & Acoustic Open Mic Night by Candlelight on Friday, April 8th, and 5:30pm. Adults can watch and/or perform poetry readings, acoustic renditions of music, spoken word, & more. Older Teens are welcome, but as this event is meant […]


Meet Rachel Carson: A Living Portrayal of the Famed Environmentalist by Leslie Goddard

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Celebrate Earth Day with Sycamore Public Library and Sycamore Park District as we invite actress and historian Leslie Goddard to portray famed Biologist and author Rachel Carson. Our evening will start with Sycamore Park District Naturalist, Nicholas McCarthy, highlighting Park District and community projects. Then we are taken back to 1963 as we meet Rachel […]


Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dancers @ Syc. Park District

SPD Community Center Patio 480 Airport Road, Sycamore, IL

Experience a journey into Mexico’s ancient Aztec culture of music, song, and dance!Xochitl-Quetzal invites you to a dynamic and vibrant performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza De Los Concheros. Explore the Aztec world of indigenous ceremony and ritual on Indigenous People's Day.


Artist-in-Residence: Soft Block Printing with Molly Walker

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Join local artist Molly Walker to explore printmaking. Molly will demonstrate live at 2:00pm how she carves linoleum blocks and experiments with inks and patterns. Molly’s printmaking, acrylic painting, and photography works will be on display. Attendees will be able to carve their own soft block to take home and create some printed art (while […]