Tag: Sycamore Library

NEW! Genre Book Club

Join us for our new genre-based book club. This month’s selection is Frangipani Tree Mystery, by Ovidia Yu. (Mystery).

For further details contact the staff at 815-895-2500 extension 128, or email jillc@sycamorelibrary.org

Arm Chair Travelers: Peaches and Baseball

Are you ready for baseball? The 1992 film, A League of Their Own, introduced modern America to the Women of the Greatest Generation who played professional baseball to keep up the morale on the American Home Front during WW2. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was so successful that it continued for nearly a decade after the war ended. Who were the real women who joined the league that inspired the film? Join Rebecca Tulloch, a modern Rockford Peach and manager of the “League of Our Own” vintage softball team, as she traces the truth and fiction about the film, A League of their Own.

History of Sycamore Library

As part of “National Library Lovers” month, the Sycamore Library will be sharing some fascinating stories about their history during their “Arm Chair Travelers” series on February 18.


Minecraft Mania!

Using Minecraft’s Creative Mode, players will have the opportunity to build objects related to a theme within the game and participate in Minecraft challenges, games & activities. No account, computer, or experience is necessary. Limit 25. Grades 2-4

Place: Sycamore Library, 103 E. State Street, Sycamore

Pumpkin Celebration – Sycamore Library

Thu, October 24, 2019

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

This can’t miss annual Pumpkin Fest event is great for families…Bring your little ones to the Sycamore Library

As part of Sycamore’s Pumpkin Festival, we celebrate all things pumpkin! Enjoy stories, games, food, and fun. Join in the spirit by wearing your favorite costume.

Sycamore Library

103 E State Street

Sycamore, IL 60178

Zombie Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

October 10, 2019

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Can you zombify these gingerbread cookies? Afterward, you get to eat THEIR brains! All supplies provided. Ages 12-18

Sign up required. Call 815.895.2500 ext 131. 

Sycamore Library, 103 E. State Street Sycamore

CBD Hemp Oil: Which are true and which are fraudulent?

October 8 @ 6:30 pm

CBD Hemp Oil: A Natural Way to Perfect Health Introduction and basic understanding of CBD vs marijuana. How can you tell if the brand is legitimate? Which products are used for which conditions? What is proper dosing? Cautions if on Prescription Meds? How to buy wholesale for free!

Sign up required. Call 815.895.2500 ext 126

Sycamore Library, 103 E. State Street Sycamore

Arm Chair Traveler – Louisa May Alcott and Civil War Nursing

September 10 @ 6:00 pm
Sycamore Library, 103 E. State St. 
Author of the classic children’s story, “Little Women”, and many others; Louisa May Alcott also served as one of 5000 women who worked in the Union Army hospitals during the Civil War. This presentation examines why Louisa May Alcott and many others left their homes to serve their country in hospitals and medical units for the Union Army. Why did they go? What were their responsibilities? What type of conditions did they work in? These are just a few of the questions this presentation explores.
All ages welcome. Sign up required. Call 815.895.2500 ext. 126.

Glow in the Dark Story Time

September 10 @ 6:00 pm
Sycamore Library, 103 E. State St. 

Join us for a special glow-in-the-dark evening story time!
All ages welcome. Sign up required. Call 815.895.2500 ext. 131.

Microsoft Tech Classes for Adults


Fuel Your Business with LinkedIn–Wednesday, 8/14, 6-8pm at the Sycamore Library
Did you know LinkedIn provides a wealth of free tools designed just for businesses? Learn how to use them to fine-tune your professional profile, promote your brand, and create a LinkedIn Company Page—along with select premium features—in this class.

Sign up required. Call 815-895-2500 ext. 126