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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Busy Builders *Drop-
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 21, 10:30
Perfect for little builders! We will read short digger and builder stories followed by free play with jumbo Lego bricks, foam building blocks and other building based toys. This event is for children ages 2 to 5 with a parent or caregiver. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am
Join Miss Laura for Stories and Songs.....and a craft on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Madison.
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10:30am
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
Lego Club (Ages 6-10
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00 pm

Join us for Lego Club! We provide the Lego Bricks - you bring the imagination! 
 
Registration required for this event. 

Sponsored by Madison.
Eastern State Penite
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:00 pm
Author Paul Kahan will be here discussing his book on one of Philadelphia's most well known landmarks, the Eastern State Penitentiary. Paul Kahan presents the history of this revolutionary penitentiary, from its inception as a model of the revolutionary Pennsylvania System of incarceration in 1829 to the demands for its closure in the wake of everincreasing violence in 1971.
 
Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 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. 

Fall session Wednesday, September 18 - Wednesday, November 27

Sponsored by Madison.
Toddler Rhymetime (t
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 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.
Teen Crafternoon: Zo
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4:00 pm

Inspired by the Walking Dead, join in and create  the perfect zombie for your Halloween decorations. Barbies and creative materials will be provided

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
ESL Conversation Cla
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:00 pm
 Class is intended for intermediate to advanced non-native English speakers who wish to improve their conversation skills for social and workplace situations.  The class will teach pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and more through reading aloud, listening, and interactive activities.  More information may be obtained by contacting the Literacy Volunteers of Morris County at (973) 984-1998

The class will be held every wednesday from September 11th until November 27th
Parachute Play *Regi
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 - 10:50 am
Babies love the colors and motion on the parachute! Join us for a special parachute class just for our youngest libary users. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Parachute Play *Regi
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Oct. 24, 11:00 - 11:30 am
Get moving and singing with our special toddler parachute class. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Babysitting Class *R
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This program informs on the essential skills and the business side of babysitting.  Each attendee will earn American Red Cross Babysitting Certification and develop take-along tools for babysitting. This program requires a $20.00 (check or cash) refundable deposit due one week after registration to guarantee materials.  Deposit will be refunded after attendance of all four sessions. Registration is for all four sessions.

Session 1: Babysitting Certification with the American Red Cross
Session 2: Doing Storytimes, Fingerplays and Games while Babysitting

Session 3: Get Organized
Session 4: The Business of Babysitting (making resumes and flyers)

 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street
Friday, Oct. 25, 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, Oct. 25, 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.
Weekend Warrior: Wan
39 Keep Street
Friday, Oct. 25, 4:00 pm
Enjoy and action packed story-time, craft-time and exercise-time! Each session will feature a different story & craft along with awesome wizard moves. Sponsored by Madison.
Girl Scouts - Book A
39 Keep Street
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Want to earn your Girl Scouts Book Arts Badge? Create a simple journal, an accordion book and learn how to mend a book.  ALL requirements for this badge will be covered.

 

Sponsored by Madison.
Mommy & Me Yoga (Age
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 28, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Mondays Sept. 16 & 30, Oct. 14 & 28, Nov. 11 & 25)
Enjoy yoga-storytime with Miss Traci.  Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one. This event is for children between the ages of 2 and 5 with a parent or caregiver. Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Spooky Snacks - learn to make and sample Halloween themed snacks with Victoria Stroker, registered retail dietician.
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am
Join Miss Laura for Stories and Songs.....and a craft on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Madison.
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10:30am
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
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