Movie in the Park: Knives OutSycamore Park District Good Tymes Shelter
A detective investigates the death of the patriarch of an eccentric, combative family in the 2019 Academy Award-winning movie Knives Out, rated PG-13.Presented in partnership with the Sycamore Park District, Legacy Campus, 480 S. Airport Road. The movie begins at dusk- roughly 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or chairs.
Spill the Tea: Spare Book Club and Afternoon TeaSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Adults can celebrate the coronation of King Charles with a special book club event to discuss Spare. "Spill the tea" when chatting about all the gossip and history of the royal family.Tea and light snacks will be served; fascinators are optional.Beginning May 1st, pick up a copy of Spare from the second floor Reference Desk […]
Concert in the Park: The MessengersSycamore Park District Good Tymes Shelter
Join us for a free outdoor Concert at the Sycamore Park District Good Tymes Shelter!Night after night, show after show, the Messengers tear through modern and classic rock, today’s country and Americana, and totally unique medleys and mash-ups that leave audiences dancing and clapping.
Book Queeries Book ClubSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Join Sycamore Library at our monthly book club for the LGBTQA+ community and their allies. All books read will be by and/or about queer people. Older teens and adults are welcome!Upcoming Books: June 13: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong (Fiction/Memoir)July 11: Even Though I Knew the End by C. L. Polk (Fantasy […]
Teen Program: Crate StackingNIU Recreation Center 325 N Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, IL
Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to join the Sycamore Public Library at the NIU Recreation Center for a bouldering/crate stacking class. Advance registration required. Space is limited. All teens must have a signed wavier from a parent/legal guardian to participate.
Friday Night FrightSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Adults 18+ can join us after-hours for a free Summer Camp Slasher-themed event. Compete in teams to participate in a library scavenger hunt, take a Camp Crystal Lake photo, and enter to win a raffle prize. Then, settle in with popcorn to watch Friday the 13th (rated R).Bring your own chairs and blanket for an […]
Teen Program: Break a Record!Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Test your mettle and ability to break a record while you attempt a variety of wacky challenges including: eating Jello with chopsticks, alphabetizing letters, putting Mr. Potato Head together while blindfolded and more.
Dog Days of SummerSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer with canine crafts, and meet adoptable dogs from Tails Humane Society! During this family program you can create homemade peanut butter no-bake pet treats, a T-shirt dog toy, and a pastel portrait of your pet.
Book Crafts at KVAL Gallery on StateKVAL Gallery on State 322 West State Street, Sycamore, IL
Join Sycamore Library staff and KVAL members after hours at the State Street Gallery to create a hidden storage book box, folded book design, or other recycled book art!All supplies will be provided, registration is required.
Friday Night Fright: ScreamSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Do you like scary movies? Adults 18+ can join the Sycamore Public Library for an screening of Scream (1996)!Join them after-hours for a Summer Slasher-themed event. Settle in with popcorn and bring your own chairs and blanket for an authentic summer movie feel.
Dave Martin: Mirth and Miscellany in the MidwestSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Musician and storyteller Dave Martin takes us on a good-natured romp through the Midwest to explore the culture and storied history of the region, performing both traditional and original songs while infusing quixotic anecdotes about his family’s place in America’s heartland.
Family Program: Seed Paper StudioSycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois
Create your very own paper that you can draw on, then plant it to grow wildflowers when you're done!
End of Summer Reading ExtravaganzaSycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL
Celebrate the end of the Sycamore Library’s Summer Reading Challenge at this fun-filled extravaganza! Join them for music by Truman’s Ridge Bluegrass Band, hot dogs from CountryStore & Catering, & delicious drinks & treats from Raising Cane’s & Culver’s! Plus Glowby the Bubbler, games for the whole family; & top it all off by cooling […]
Star Party: Summer Sky Observation with FVASSycamore Park District 480 S. Airport Road, Sycamore, IL
Join the Sycamore Public Library at the Sycamore Park District Riverside Sports Complex at 1515 Airport Road for a summer event that is bigger and better than ever! Fox Valley Astronomical Society provides an hour-long lecture on the summer skies followed by night sky observations through various styles of telescopes. Battle Axe Coffee will keep […]