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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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Summer Reading Kick-
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jun. 18, 3:00-5:00 pm

The Summer Reading Club kicks off at the Madison Public Library on June 18th!  This year’s Summer Reading Club—with the theme, Libraries Rock—runs from June 18th through July 31st . The Summer Reading Club is for the whole family and for all ages.

3:00-5:00 pm: Courtyard activities, registration, balloon animals, play’doh table, airbrush tattoos, and other activities. Special guests from the Madison Area YMCA, Friends of the Madison Public Library, and Morris Museum Mineralogical Society.

5:00 pm: Family Magic Show with Joe Fischer 


 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Family Magic Show wi
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jun. 18, 5:00 pm
Kick-off the summer with a little magic. Join Magician Joe Fischer for an entertaining magic show that's sure to rock! Excellent family show. Drop-in - no registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Making Music with Mr
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 10:30 am

Mr. John performs fun, interactive songs perfect for children from Pre-K to K. Be ready to dance, sing along, and play your "air" guitars while Mr. John shares some of his songs as well as some well-known favorites!

 Drop-in program - no registration required. 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Lego Club (Ages 5-10
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 4:00 pm
We’ll provide the Lego Bricks, you bring the imagination! 
Registration required for this event. 
Rhyme Time (ages 0-2
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 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. 

Courtyard Crafts: Sa
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2:00 pm

Create a beautiful sand art mandala.

 Registration required for this event. Limit 24 attendees. 

Art for Tots: Drum P
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10:30 am

Experiment with art! Toddlers will learn a basic artistic concept each program and get a chance to experience it hands-on.  Remember to wear play clothes - things might get messy!

Registration required for this event. 

 

[REGISTRATION REQUIR
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jun. 21, 4-5:30pm
Assemble and decorate your own birdhouses. 

Please register if attending, as supplies are very limited. 

Meet in the Chase Room. 
Miss Carol Dance (ag
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jun. 22, 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, Jun. 22, 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.
[REGISTRATION REQUIR
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jun. 22, 1-2:15pm
Have you ever wanted to learn about the Japanese art of paper folding? Ms. Kim is going to teach us the basics of origami. 

Please register if you're attending, as supplies are limited. 

Meet in the Chase Room. 
Nino Tsereteli works
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jun. 22, 4:30-5:30pm
Join the Library’s Nino Tsereteli in the Chase Room as she tells about her paintings, her methods and style, and offers onlookers the chance to paint along with her. Free. Registration required as space is limited.
Drop-in Craft (Recom
39 Keep Street
Saturday, Jun. 23, 10:00 am
Stop by the library anytime to make a special craft! 

Drop-in program - no registration required. 
Touch the Music: Wha
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jun. 25, 10:30 am
Join Touch the Music this summer to explore the question: What is Music? Geared towards different age groups Touch the Music owner Claudia Lemmerz will discuss where music comes from, how it effects our lives and what people like about music. She will bring an eclectic collection of musical instruments for everybody to try out. Come and make some music!


Drop-in program - no registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Outragehissss Pets -
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jun. 25, 4:00 pm
Check out some amazing live animals with Outragehiss Pets! They will be bringing a varied selection of furry, feathered, and scaled animals to meet us at the library. We're hoping to meet a mini-pig, wallaby, sugar glider, and a few surprises! 

Drop-in Program - no registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Enjoy Explore India:
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10:30 am
In this workshop we will go on an adventure through the jungles of India with a cap seller and find out what happens when he meets a group of langoors along the way. In this theater style story workshop every participant is going to be part of the show. So enjoy the limelight and get ready for some monkey fun!

Registration Required for this event.  Sponsored by The Chang Foundation.
Pop-up Maker Activit
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 4:00 pm

Make your own simple harmonica to take home.

 

Paws for Reading (ag
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 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, Jun. 27, 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. 

Bubble Wrap Abstract
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2-3:30pm
Bubble Wrap + Paint = Bubble Wrap Abstract! 

Let's see what cool designs we can make with some paper, different sizes of bubble wrap, and various colors of paint. 

This program can get messy, so don't wear nice clothes! 

Meet in the courtyard. No registration required. 
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