Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Madison Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Safe Dating & Consen
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 7:00 pm
In the aftermath of #MeToo, sexual violence has been in the news more than ever. It is good and important to have conversations about sexual violence. This is the second in our series, Healthy Relationships brought to you by Marilyn DeFalco, MSW, LSW Clinician from Morris CARES. She will speak on the following topics to the audience of 9th and 10th graders: Practicing Good Consent, Age of Consent/Consent Laws, Sexting, Sexual Violence 101, Abusive Behavior and Where to get help. Sponsored by Madison.
Senior Seminar: Sexu
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 7:00 pm
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Know the difference primary prevention and risk reduction in our third session in the series Healthy Relationships. Marilyn DeFalco, MSW, LSW Clinician from Morris CARES. She will speak on the following topics to 11th and 12th graders: Sexual Violence 101, College Issues (Campus Sexual Violence, Reporting Process), Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault, Personal Safety, Online Dating, Bystander Intervention, What to do if an assault occurs. Sponsored by Madison.
Make-up Workshop * R
39 Keep Street
Sunday, Apr. 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how to perfect your daily look! Get tips and advice on how to apply your makeup for a flawless face. Our demonstration is a live 1 hour Step by step self makeup workshop. Bring your make-up case or try a sample: facial cleanser, moisturizer primer, eye shadow (palette or 3 singles light, medium & dark), foundation, concealer, eyeliner (liquid/pencil ), setting powder (baby powder works best) bronzer, highlight/shimmer, mascara, false lashes (optional), lip liner, lipstick or gloss and makeup brushes. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
The Beatles: From Li
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 7:00pm (Tuesdays, April 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 7p.m.)
Madison Public Library and The Adult School are pleased to have speaker Vincent Bruno for a special lecture series on the Beatles, the legendary rock group that transformed opoular music and became one of themost popular bands of all times. This series of lectures will focus on: The Making of Sgt. Peppers, Magical Mystery Tour, White Album, Let it Be and Abbey Road. Vincent will also discuss the solo years of the band members. 

This is a series so please plan on attending all the lectures; not just one. You will just register once for all 5 sessions. 
Session dates: 5 Tuesdays, 7-9p.m., April 28-May 26 Sponsored by Madison Public Library and The Adult School.
Touch the Music pres
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Apr. 29, 4:00 pm
Registration is required for this event.
Hear the story of Tubby the Tuba and play the instruments you hear in the story. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Book Buddies * Regis
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Apr. 30, 4:00 - 5:00PM
A new after school book club for K-2! Practice your reading skills with a friend and participate in an interactive activity based on a different book series each session. Sponsored by Madison.
Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street
Friday, May 1, 10:00 am

Dance, move, sing, and laugh with Miss Carol’s active storytime.

**The 10 am class is geared towards toddlers and younger preschoolers. For safety reasons, and to get the most out of your child's experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**

Sponsored by Madison.
Miss Carol (ages 3-5
39 Keep Street
Friday, May 1, 10:30 am

Dance, move, sing, and laugh with Miss Carol’s active storytime.

**The 10:30 am class is geared towards preschoolers at least three years of age. For safety reasons, and to get the most out of your child's experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**

Sponsored by Madison.
Advanced Beginner/In
39 Keep Street
Saturday, May 2, 10:00 am
Join us for a Saturday morning chess class led by Coach Rob of Diplomat Chess.  Students will improve their chesss abilities, as well as develop strategic thinking skills, foster good sportsmanship, improve concentration, build self-confidence and have fun;  This class is for advanced beginners (players that can complete a game of chess to checkmate.) Sponsored by Madison.
Exploring Similar Dr
39 Keep Street
Saturday, May 2, 10:00am
Presented by Louis Barrella, opera aficionado, this program allows participants to experience the operatic and choreographic enhancement of dramatic scenes that tell a similar, if not same story.  In the process, one will gain an appreciation of the opera and ballet composer’s genius, as he/she adds the wonderful dimension of very appropriate music to the drama at hand. Film examples will include “Romeo and Juliet” by Zeffirelli, “Camille” starring Greta Garbo and “A Tale of Two Cities” with Ronald Coleman to coincide with Gounod’s Opera and Prokofiev’s Ballet, Verdi’s “La Traviata” and Giordani’s “Andrea Chenier”, among others.

Lou has been a dedicated Music Educator for over 40 years, specializing in Music and Opera Appreciation in schools and for many Cultural Organizations.  Most importantly, he has given workshops and organized student trips for the Education Department of the Metropolitan Opera for 35 years and continues to do so.  Sponsored by Opera at Florham and Madison Public Library.
Paws for Reading (Ag
39 Keep Street
Saturday, May 2, 11:00 am
Build confidence and vocabulary (and have fun) while reading to licensed therapy dogs.  They are very good listeners! Sponsored by Madison.
Preschool Explore *R
39 Keep Street
Monday, May 4, 10:30-11:15AM
During this theme-based session, we will have various activities and learning station set -up for children to explore with a parent or caregiver. This program is for children ages 2 to 5. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
DIY Beauty Workshop
39 Keep Street
Monday, May 4, 7p.m.
At this DIY beauty care demo workshop discover some ideas, tips and recipes to everyday beauty routine - allowing you to be your most natural you. Conventional beauty products often contain unnecessary chemicals, added ingredients and plastic containers, all of which may harm your health, cause water pollution and landfill waste. Be a more natural you and take care of the environment by incorporating these homemade recipes with enriching essential oils and easy to source basic ingredients. Join Olga Coman, a Madison mother of two, Wellness Advocate, educator, enthusiastic DIYer and speaker, for this interactive workshop. Do I hear Mother's Day gift??
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, May 5, 10:30am
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who are already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, May 5, 10:30-11:00AM
Join Miss Laura for Stories and Songs.....and a craft on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Madison.
The Beatles: From Li
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, May 5, 7:00pm (Tuesdays, April 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 7p.m.)
Madison Public Library and The Adult School are pleased to have speaker Vincent Bruno for a special lecture series on the Beatles, the legendary rock group that transformed opoular music and became one of themost popular bands of all times. This series of lectures will focus on: The Making of Sgt. Peppers, Magical Mystery Tour, White Album, Let it Be and Abbey Road. Vincent will also discuss the solo years of the band members. 

This is a series so please plan on attending all the lectures; not just one. You will just register once for all 5 sessions. 
Session dates: 5 Tuesdays, 7-9p.m., April 28-May 26 Sponsored by Madison Public Library and The Adult School.
Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, May 6, 10:15 am

For babies and crawlers, this twenty minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to babies and their caregivers. Lapsit Rhymetime is specially designed for our youngest patrons - babies and crawlers.

Sponsored by Madison.
Toddler Rhymetime (t
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, May 6, 10:45 am

For toddlers and walkers, this twenty five minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to toddlers and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is geared towards toddlers and early walkers. 

Sponsored by Madison.
PoGo *Drop-in Grades
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, May 6, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Gaming on the go is a great way to share your game experience.  Bring or borrow a portable game device (Switch or PSP) to play and talk about games. Please note that this activity will be on Wednesdays in December and on Tuesdays in January and February. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Interactive Story Ta
39 Keep Street
Thursday, May 7, 10:30-11:00AM
Join in an engaging and interactive storytime.  Every session we wil read and interact with a favorite classic story, sing songs and have fun!  This program is for chilren ages 2 to 5 with a parent or care giver. Sponsored by Madison.
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