Welcome to the Spillman Public Library

"On Track Readers" Book Club


Feb. 16th, 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng  

March 16, 2019 @ 9 a.m. -  Pearl of China by Anchee Min

April 13, 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

May 18th, 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Sept. 2019 @ 9 .a.m. - My Family and Other Animals by Durrell

Oct. 2019 @ 9 a.m. - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

For more book suggestions, "Like" our Facebook page and Check out our Reliable Reader posts Sept. - May!


Group Paint on Canvas on Thursday, Feb. 21st

Date:  Thursday, February 21, 2019   

Time:  5:00-7:30 p.m.

Location:  Spillman Public Library, 719 Wisconsin Avenue, NFDL

Brighten up your winter evening as you paint magnificent magnolias on canvas.  We will explore various acrylic painting styles and cover basic color theory.  Feel free to be realistic or add abstract techniques.  Warm your heart as you express joy on your canvas.  Please be sure to bring a large shirt to protect your clothing.

Instructor: Alice Tzakais

Sign up at the Spillman to reserve your seat. Spaces limited.

Adult/Young Adults only, please.

Materials/Fees: $20.00 Note:  $10.00 non-refundable deposit due upon reservation & $10.00 due at event

Story Times

Story Times Resume FEBRUARY 1st!

  • Family Night:  Thursdays 6:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Preschool Story Time:  Fridays 10:00-10:30 a.m.
  • Join us as we read stories, complete craft projects, sing songs, and perform finger plays.
    • February 1                      Puppies
    • February 7/8                  Opposites
    • February 14/15              Hugs and Kisses
    • February 21/22              Polka Dots and Spots
    • February 28/March 1     Colors
    • March 7/8                      Kitties
    • March14/15                   We're on Safari
    • March 21/22                  Spring is Here!
    • March 28/29                  Messy Me!
    • April 4/5                         Let's Explore the Ocean
    • April 11/12                     Books are Terrific!
    • April 18/19                     NO STORY TIME (HOLIDAY)
    • April 25/26                     Down on the Farm
    • May 2/3                          Tea Party- 9th Annual


Wordsmiths Creative Writer's Group

Thursday, Feb. 14th:  Singer/Songwriter Jeff McAndrew   "Songs and Poems"

  • Thursday, March 21st:  John Silah "Character Development"
  • Thursday, April 11th:  Tom Vrhovnik:  "Writing Your Memoir"
  • Thursday, May 9th:  Glenn Henning TBA
  • Thursday, June 13th:  Dottie Winklemann TBA
  • Thursday, July 11th:  Glenn Bulman TBA
  • Thursday, August 8th:  Wordsmiths Summer Picnic
  • Thursday, September 12th:  Margie Barnes TBA
  • Thursday, October 10th:  Josiah Zabel "Worldbuilding"
  • Thursday, Nov. 14th:  Tom Vrhovnik "Photography and Writing"
  • Thursday, Dec. 12th:  Wordsmiths Christmas Party

Meetings usually take place on a Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Spillman Library.  Please check the library website or call the library to be sure.

All aspiring writers are welcome to join a new Creative Writer's Group--this group is composed of poets, novelists, short story writers, children's authors, or songwriters. 

Please call the library with any questions at 929-3771.

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