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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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It’s a Book Bi
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 22
Over a dozen well-known authors have a new book coming out in the month of October including:
 
James Patterson, Debbie Macomber, Anne Rice, J.R. Ward, Michael Connelly, Stuart Woods, Stephen King, Nicholas Sparks and a few others.

Join us on Monday afternoons (1p.m.-5p.m.) in October to celebrate these publications! And don't forget to ask at the Ref Desk to put any or all on hold!
Mini-Mozart (ages 0-
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:30 am

Children love to listen to music! Relax, listen, and play along with pianist Helen Raymaker as she performs a mix of classical music, rag-time and traditional tunes. Some studies have linked listening to classical music to brain development in children. Harvard, here we come!

  Drop-in Program - no registration required. 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Pop Up Maker Activit
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00 pm
Drop by the library lobby any time between 4:00 and 5:00 pm to create a ghost that dances using static electricity! Activity will be held in the library's lobby. Recommended for elementary school aged children. 
Vinyl Club: Sgt. Pep
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 22, 7:00-8:30 PM

Vinyl Club: The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Whether or not it’s your favorite Beatles album, it certainly was groundbreaking, musically—and possibly the first album to come with printed lyrics. Come and listen to this classic with us. Check out the original album cover and cutout insert. Flowers in your hair not required. No registration. Free.

39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30am and 7:30pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30am and 7:30pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Stories and Songs (a
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:30 am
For children ages 2 to 5 years, this storytime and craft is an excellent way to introduce important listening and early literacy skills to young children.
Drop-in program - no registration required. 
Courtyard Crafts: Ce
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:00 pm
Come to the library and paint a ceramic pumpkin—a perfect decoration for Fall and Halloween!

Registration is required for this event.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
The ABC’s of C
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:00 pm

Just in time for Halloween, a representative from the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts will be presenting a lecture on the history of candy, from A to Z. The lecture will conclude with candy sampling. There will be sugar- free and sugary candy to try. Registration required. Free.

Rhyme Time (ages 0-2
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 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. 

Baby Playtime (ages
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am

Stick around after Rhyme Time for playtime with our littlest library users! We will bring out soft blocks and other baby friendly toys. Great opportunity for babies, parents, and caregivers to get to know one another

 

Sphero Challenge: Sp
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4:00 pm
Sphero is back this fall with our Sphero Challenges! Our second challenge will challenge participants to decorate their spheros and then lead them in a spooky costumed parade. 
Registration required for this event. 
ESL Conversation Cla
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Wednesdays at 7:00 pm)

ESL classes will begin at the library on Wednesday nights. These are conversation classes for intermediate English speakers. Classes start Wednesday September 12th and end on November 14th. Classes run from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  Registration is required. Register through The Literacy Volunteers of Morris County, 973-984-1998 or bevin@lvmorris.org.

After School Art: Fa
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00 pm
Create a beautiful work of art after school.  Each month will focus on a different medium or style of art. This month, we will create a work of art with leaves and paint. 

Registration required. 
Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street
Friday, Oct. 26, 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 Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Miss Carol (ages 3-5
39 Keep Street
Friday, Oct. 26, 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 Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Anime & Ramen Aftern
39 Keep Street
Friday, Oct. 26, 4-5pm
Your favorite anime + noodles = the perfect after school hangout! 

Meet in the Chase Room! 
Advanced Beginner/In
39 Keep Street
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00 am
Join us for a Saturday morning chess class led by Coach Rob of Diplomat Chess! Students will improve their chess abilities, as well as develop strategic thinking skills, foster good sportsmanship, improve concentration, build self-confidence, and have fun! Class time will be split between an interactive group lesson and playing time. All equipment will be provided by Diplomat Chess. 

This class is for advanced beginners (players that can complete a game of chess to checkmate). 

Registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
It’s a Book Bi
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 29
Over a dozen well-known authors have a new book coming out in the month of October including:
 
James Patterson, Debbie Macomber, Anne Rice, J.R. Ward, Michael Connelly, Stuart Woods, Stephen King, Nicholas Sparks and a few others.

Join us on Monday afternoons (1p.m.-5p.m.) in October to celebrate these publications! And don't forget to ask at the Ref Desk to put any or all on hold!
Mommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
Monday, Oct. 29, 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 Tracy! Each session will be a new adventure with a story and yoga poses to go along with it.

  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
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