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SPRING GREEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
The Spring Green Community Library is a sun- lled, airy building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice Charles Montooth of Taliesen Architects. It o ers a variety of free programs and services for residents and visitors, including fast WiFi, computers for internet use, word processing, and printing, comfortable reading chairs, large work tables, a children’s play area, teen space, magazines, newspapers, and (of course) lots and lots of books and e-books, including a top-notch Frank Lloyd Wright collection.
The library also o ers ample
opportunities for creative exploration
and personal growth. View the work
of area artists in the Community Room
Gallery, featuring a new artist or group
every month. Access free research
databases including Ancestry.com and
Consumer Reports. Visit the Archives
Room and learn about the rich history
of the River Valley area. Complete
the monthly project available on the
“Mobile Maker Art Cart.” Participate in the leave-one, take-one free puzzle swap, or have a seat at the puzzle table and help put together the latest community puzzle.
Photos: Library Exterior and Child Coloring: Don Greenwood Storytime: Christi Makos
SPRING GREEN FARMERS MARKET
To Visit the Farmers Market and greet the vendors who support our community with their conscientiously grown, raised and freshly made foods and products. It's a place to gather, sit with friends and enjoy a cup of co ee and a pastry or a made- to- order French crepe. There's a wonderful selection of organic vegetables and fruits, farm fresh eggs, pasture-raised meats, fresh baked breads and pastries. You'll  nd a wide assortment of body care products, preserves, honey, and maple syrup, cut  owers and potted plants. Pet owners will love the home-baked treats and rugged toys for dogs and cats. There are beautiful baskets made locally and beyond, and textiles supporting fair trade in Guatemala as well as other creative items from local artisans.
The Spring Green Farmers Market now o ers a delicious and wide variety of foods and handmade items from our farmers, producers, and artisans year-round. The Spring/Summer Market begins on Saturday, May 15, 2021 and will continue every Saturday morning from 8 a.m.–Noon until October 16, 2021, in the Library Lot. For the remainder of the year we o er a Pre-Order Pickup Market Saturdays from 10 a.m.–11 a.m. Contact your favorite vendors, place your orders and they'll have it ready for you to pick up. Please see our FB page for a list of participating vendors or email us at SGFarmersMarket@gmail.com.
The library hosts two weekly storytimes for children and a robust schedule of entertaining and educational programs for teens and adults, including lectures and performances. Library hours and the latest events calendar are always available at springgreenlibrary.org.
SPRING GREEN COMMUNITY CENTER
The Spring Green Community Center is focusing on being of service to our community. Our newly remodeled space is available to rent for family events and gatherings of any kind. The building is completely handicap accessible and has a full kitchen. In addition to drawing in families and friends to rent our space, we also invite the community to join in our monthly pot lucks and our monthly meetings. We have also had numerous free programs in our new space, including musical entertainment, bingo, a program on the intricacies of Medicare, a free yoga class, and freestyle dancing, to name a few of our activities. For more information about our organization, building, and what we have to o er, call 588-7800 and leave a message. If you have questions you would like an immediate answer to, please email us at springgreencommunitycenter@gmail.com . You can also see a listing of all our upcoming events on our Facebook page.
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