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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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Send A Wish: Cards f
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4-5pm
"Being in the hospital, battling a health condition is difficult at any time, but especially difficult during the holidays. This is why we want to give a holiday card to as many hospitalized kids as possible this holiday season. We hope you will help by making cards.

Last year, hospitals and/or Ronald McDonald Houses in all 50 states, including D.C, received holiday cards from us. We hope to match that this year & reach even more kids!" -- http://www.cardsforhospitalizedkids.com

Meet in the Lobby of the library to make some awesome cards for hospitalized children this holiday season!
This event is ALL ages! 
Social Media Photogr
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7-8:30pm

5th grade and up (including teens). 

Social media is an important way for people to communicate with each other. Never has it been more important to share great pictures with your friends, family and community. 

Learn how you can take dynamic pictures that will grab the attention you desire. Brien Szabo, a local professional photographer, will share five great tips that will turn your pictures from ordinary to extraordinary. Use one of the tips or combine them any way you want for successful photos.

For over twenty years, Brien has been teaching people how to capture pictures that make people go, "wow."

Registration is required.

Unplugged Gamers (4t
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-5pm
Drop-In 

It's time for some old fashioned gaming! Join us for an hour of fun games without a screen.

Snacks provided. Meet in the Rushmore Room.
Ready... Set... Go!
39 Keep Street
Monday, Nov. 19, 4-5:30pm
A workshop for Middle School students and Ninth and Tenth grade students on how to prepare for the Eleventh Grade College Search process.  We will explore, explain and discuss Resumes, Transcripts, Report Cards, SAT-ACT Testing, The Essay, The Interview, Teacher Recommendations, Campus Visits, The Application, and other College Preparation/Search Topics.  Handouts will be given.  The format is an interactive discussion on how the student can make him/herself a better candidate for college acceptance.  Anticipated workshop length: 1½ hours.  

Parents of 7th-10th graders are also welcome! 

Registration is Required. 

Missing the November workshop? We will be having another one January 16th @ 4-5:30pm! 
DIY No-Sew Pillows (
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Dec. 6, 4-5:30pm
As a festive way to bring in the Winter Holidays we will be making snowflake patterned no-sew pillows! These are great for snuggling up on a cold night or giving them as a present. 

Registration is required, as supplies are limited.

Meet in the Chase Room. 
Tween Steam Hour (3r
39 Keep Street
Friday, Dec. 7, 4-5pm
Join us for an hour of STEAM freeplay fun in the Chase Room. 

Spheros, Snap Circuits, LEGOS, oh my! 


See what fun you can get into with the library's techy gadgets. 
Intro to Photography
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7:00 pm
Come learn about the many functions of your DSLR and mirrorless camera. Presented by Madison PhotoPlus.
 
Legends and Lore of
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7:30pm

December, with its long nights and festive celebrations, is a time for reflection and reminiscence. Join David Emerson of History on the Hoof as he conjures the ghosts of Christmases past to present the Legends and Lore of the Winter holidays. Hear the traditional stories, learn of the origins of archaic customs such as the Christmas Tree, and discover how the Victorians in general -- and three authors in particular -- revitalized and reinvented our favorite holiday. A veritable cornucopia of holiday treats certain to delight the entire family.

Unplugged Gamers (4t
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Dec. 13, 4-5pm
It's time for some old fashioned gaming! Join us for an hour of fun games without a screen.

Snacks provided. Meet in the Rushmore Room.
Essential Oils Intro
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 7:oo PM
Come Learn about essential oils and their uses. Learn how to choose the right oils, different grades of essential oils, distillation processes, and how to include them in every day life.
Anime & Ramen (Grade
39 Keep Street
Friday, Dec. 21, 4-5pm
Your favorite anime + noodles = the perfect after school hangout! 

Meet in the Chase Room!
Ready... Set... Go!
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 4-5:30pm
A workshop for Middle School students and Ninth and Tenth grade students on how to prepare for the Eleventh Grade College Search process.  We will explore, explain and discuss Resumes, Transcripts, Report Cards, SAT-ACT Testing, The Essay, The Interview, Teacher Recommendations, Campus Visits, The Application, and other College Preparation/Search Topics.  Handouts will be given.  The format is an interactive discussion on how the student can make him/herself a better candidate for college acceptance.  Anticipated workshop length: 1½ hours.  

Parents of 6th-10th graders are also welcome! 

Registration is Required. 
 
Go, van Gogh! Armcha
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:oo PM
Pastor and painter Vincent van Gogh produced more than 2,000 works of art in his last decade. Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo that, as he had no children, he viewed his paintings as his progeny. Let’s explore some of these “brilliant children,” especially those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Come spend an evening with art historian Michael Norris to learn about van Gogh's art and life.
 Paintings of the Du
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:00 pm
Get to know the part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the pictures of Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer, and Rembrandt von Rijn. Along the way, learn about the Dutch Republic in its 17th-century heyday, including its tulip mania and the Flying Dutchman! Presented by art historian Michael Norris. 
Maple Sugaring at th
39 Keep Street
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:00 pm
How is sweet maple syrup made from tree sap? See the process from start to finish!
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