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Thurs-Fri: 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm
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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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Drop-in Craft (Recom
39 Keep Street
Saturday, Jul. 21, 10:00 am
Stop by the library anytime to make a special craft! 

Drop-in program - no registration required. 
Mommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:30 am

Travel underwater, visit the circus, fly high up in the sky, and see where else we can travel in yoga storytime with Miss Traci! Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one - thank you!!

Registration is required for this event. 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
The Irish and the Am
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:30 am
The seminar will showcase the Irish as a potent force in American presidential politics.

Dr. Nicole Yanoso is an Assistant Professor of History and the Director of Political Science and American Studies at the College of St. Elizabeth. The seminar is free. No registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library and Friends of the Senior Center.
Library Good Eats (a
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 23, 4:00 pm

Join ShopRite nutritionist Nicole O’Brien this summer to learn about healthy eating and snacks! She’ll teach each class healthy recipes and bring tasty samples to share.

 Drop-in program - no registration required. 

Me & You Spa Night (
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 23, 7-8:30pm
Bring a parent or guardian to the library for a Spa Night. We will be doing some light yoga, have a bath bomb making station, learn how to make healthy food for your face, and have light refreshments! 

Please register if attending. 
Preschool Explore (a
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am
Join us on Tuesday mornings for STEM/STEAM based preschool activities. During these theme-based sessions, we will have various activities and learning stations set-up for children to explore with their parents and caregivers. Stations will include crafts, fine motor skill builders, STEM exercises, and more! 

 
Pop-up Maker Activit
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 4:00 pm
Help our feathered friends by making a pinecone birdfeeder. 
 
Paws for Reading (ag
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 7:00 pm
Build confidence and vocabulary (and have fun) while reading to licensed therapy dogs. They are very good listeners!
 

Registration required for this event. 
Rhyme Time (ages 0-2
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:15 am

For babies 0-24 months, this twenty minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to babies and their caregivers.

 Drop-in program - no registration required. 

39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00-2:45 pm

Make a rock buddy! 
 Registration required for this event. Limit 24 attendees. 

[REGISTRATION REQUIR
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 4:30-5:30pm
Mehendi is a popular folk art tradition closely connected with the celebration of life events. Find out more about the henna plant and its many uses as a dye, fragrence, medicine, and more! Learn how to draw traditional Indian motifs, henna application techniques, and create your own designs. 

Registration is required. 
Wednesday Film Night
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 7:00 pm
Mr Deeds Goes to Town
1936/115 min/NR
Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
Busy Builders (ages
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 am
Perfect for little builders! We’ll read short digger and builder stories followed by free play with jumbo Lego bricks, foam building blocks, and other building-based toys. 

Drop-in program - no registration required. 
Edifice Complex: The
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:30 am
Explore the Vanderbilt connections, their associations, and their rivalries in this free seminar by Dr. Gary Darden.

Dr. Darden is Associate Professor of History and Chair, Department of Social Sciences & History at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
The seminar is free. No registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library and Friends of the Senior Center.
Traveling Lantern Pr
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 26, 3:00 pm
 A frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate play about  one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived.  From start to finish this show is accompanied  by Mozart's breathtaking music. This play is especially designed to introduce young children to the vibrancy of history, the joy of music, and the true story of this very special composer's life.

Drop-in Program - No registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Miss Carol Dance (ag
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:00 am
Dance, move, sing, and laugh with Miss Carol’s active storytime. 

Drop-in program - no registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Miss Carol Dance (ag
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jul. 27, 10:30 am
Dance, move, sing, and laugh with Miss Carol’s active storytime. 
Drop-in program - no registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Friday Films (famili
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jul. 27, 3:00 pm
Sit back, relax and watch a super fun film with us. 
 
Baby Explore (Ages 6
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 30, 10:30 am
Drop by the library for hands-on sensory play. We will have touch and feel books, sensory bins, and other sensory play objects that will help your little one learn and grow! 

Drop-in Program - no registration required. 
Brexit One Year Late
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 30, 10:30 am
Last year, Britain decided upon its future relationship with the European Union. What have been the consequences of that decision? This lecture will discuss the implications of the 2016 Referendum.

Dr. Yordan is Associate Professor and Department Chair, Political Science, at Drew University. The seminar is free. No registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library and Friends of the Senior Center.
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