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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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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:05 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:05 am Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street

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 desi...read more

Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
10:30 am
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 am Toddler Rhymetime (t
39 Keep Street

For toddlers and walkers, this twenty five minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to babies and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is ge...read more

Sew It! DIY Drawstring Backpack (grades 6 and up)
6:30 pm
Sew It! DIY Drawstring Backpack (grades 6 and up)
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 6:30 pm
39 Keep Street
*Registration Required (grade 6 and higher)

Sew your own Drawstring backpack in this evening workshop with sewing instructor Ellen Brown. She will provide her expertise, sewing machines, and all other supplies. You’ll leave with a drawstring backpack to call you own!

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Nina Music (ages 0-5 years) *Drop-in Program
10:30 am
Nina Music (ages 0-5 years) *Drop-in Program
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30 am Nina Music (ages 0-5
39 Keep Street

Sing, sign, dance, and have a great time with children’s singer/songwriter Nina from Nina Music. Children will sing songs, dance, learn simple sign language, and have fun!

 Drop-in program - no regi...read more

Summer Seminar Series: Lake Hopatcong’s Rise as a Great Resort
10:30 am
Summer Seminar Series: Lake Hopatcong’s Rise as a Great Resort
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30 amSummer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street
 

From the 1880s through the 1930s thousands visited the Lake Hopatcong each year, including l...read more

Courtyard Crafts: Ceramic Turtle Banks (Ages 5-10) *Registration Req’d
2:00 pm
Courtyard Crafts: Ceramic Turtle Banks (Ages 5-10) *Registration Req’d
Thursday, Jul. 18, 2:00 pm Courtyard Crafts: Ce
39 Keep Street
Join us in the library courtyard to make a special craft! This afternoon, you can make a Ceramic Turtle Bank. 

Registration required for this event. 
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Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
10:00 am
Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:00 am Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street

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 exp...read more

Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:30 am Miss Carol (ages 3-5
39 Keep Street

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...read more

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Mommy and Me Yoga (ages 2-5) *Registration Required
10:30 am
Mommy and Me Yoga (ages 2-5) *Registration Required
Monday, Jul. 22, 10:30 amMommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
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.
 

Summer Seminar Series: Growing up in NYC during WWII
10:30 am
Summer Seminar Series: Growing up in NYC during WWII
Monday, Jul. 22, 10:30 amSummer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street


New York was the setting for the German Am...read more

DIY Plush Aliens (ages 4 -10) Reg. Required
4:00 pm
DIY Plush Aliens (ages 4 -10) Reg. Required
Monday, Jul. 22, 4:00 pmDIY Plush Aliens (ag
39 Keep Street
Make a friend that is truly out of this world! Stuff and name your own purple alien. 
Registration required for this event. 

Tea and Cupcake Tasting with Marjorie Wang
7:00pm
Tea and Cupcake Tasting with Marjorie Wang
Monday, Jul. 22, 7:00pmTea and Cupcake Tast
39 Keep Street
By popular demand, we are thrilled to have Marjorie Wang return to the Madison Library once again to talk about tea! This time, we are in for a sweet treat along with the tea - cupcakes!

Marjorie will be teaming up with a baker who specializes in cupcakes.  Marjorie will be coor...read more

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Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30 am Stories and Songs (a
39 Keep Street

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. ...read more

Mahjong Club
10:30am
 Mahjong Club
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30amMahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
Touch the Music: Music Takes you out of this World! (Ages 5-10) Reg. Required
4:00 pm
Touch the Music: Music Takes you out of this World! (Ages 5-10) Reg. Required
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 4:00 pmTouch the Music: Mus
39 Keep Street

Join Touch the Music this summer for an out of this world experience! Touch the Music owner Claudia Lemmerz will explore the planets with children through music! Hands-on instrument music making will be a part of it.&nbs...read more


Pearl Observatory: Starlab Planetarium (ages 5-10) Reg. Req’d
7:00 pm
Pearl Observatory: Starlab Planetarium (ages 5-10) Reg. Req’d
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 7:00 pm Pearl Observatory: S
39 Keep Street
Join Pearl Observatory as they share their Starlab Portable Planetarium with us. Learn how to locate planets, stars, constellations, and more! Great fun for families. Registration required. 

 

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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:05 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:05 am Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street

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 desi...read more

Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
10:30 am
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am Toddler Rhymetime (t
39 Keep Street

For toddlers and walkers, this twenty five minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to babies and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is ge...read more

Wednesday Night Films: Mildred Pierce
7:00 PM
Wednesday Night Films: Mildred Pierce
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 7:00 PMWednesday Night Film
39 Keep Street

July 24th @ 7pm
1945/111 minutes/NR
Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
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Drop-in Craft (ages 2 and up)
10:00 am
 Drop-in Craft (ages 2 and up)
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:00 am Drop-in Craft (ages
39 Keep Street

Stop by the library anytime to make a special craft! While supplies last. 

Summer Seminar Series: New Jersey Folk Revival Music
10:30 am
Summer Seminar Series: New Jersey Folk Revival Music
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:30 amSummer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street


Michael Gabriele will speak about the contents of his book, which traces the history of the ...read more

Library Good Eats-Summer Snacks (grades 6 and up)
4:00 pm
Library Good Eats-Summer Snacks (grades 6 and up)
Thursday, Jul. 25, 4:00 pm
39 Keep Street
*Registration Required (grade 6 and higher)

Join ShopRite Nutritionist Tory Stroker for to make a fun afternoon snack!

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Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
10:00 am
Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:00 am Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street

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 exp...read more

Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:30 am Miss Carol (ages 3-5
39 Keep Street

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...read more

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Summer Seminar Series: Born and Raised as Muslim Americans
10:30 am
Summer Seminar Series: Born and Raised as Muslim Americans
Monday, Jul. 29, 10:30 amSummer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street

Two American-born and raised Muslim men, one of Immigrant Pakistani parents and one of A...read more
Mommy and Me Yoga (ages 2-5) *Registration Required
10:30 am
Mommy and Me Yoga (ages 2-5) *Registration Required
Monday, Jul. 29, 10:30 amMommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
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.
 

Eyes of the Wild Animal Show (ages 4-10) Drop-in
4:00 pm
Eyes of the Wild Animal Show (ages 4-10) Drop-in
Monday, Jul. 29, 4:00 pmEyes of the Wild Ani
39 Keep Street
Eyes of the Wild's Traveling Zoo returns this year! See and learn about a unique set of live animals. Each time they visit, they bring different animals with them, so it's always a surprise who you will meet!
 
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Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:30 amStories and Songs (a
39 Keep Street

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. ...read more

Mahjong Club
10:30am
 Mahjong Club
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:30amMahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
Paws for Reading (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
7:00 pm
Paws for Reading (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 7:00 pm Paws for Reading (ag
39 Keep Street
Build confidence and vocabulary (and have fun) while reading to licensed therapy dogs. They are very good listeners!
Saturday sessions will be held at 11:00 and 11:30 am and Tuesday evening sessions will be held at 7:00 and 7:30 pm. Please register for one. Thank you! 

Registrat...read more

Paws for Reading (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
7:30 pm
Paws for Reading (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 7:30 pmPaws for Reading (ag
39 Keep Street
Build confidence and vocabulary (and have fun) while reading to licensed therapy dogs. They are very good listeners!
Saturday sessions will be held at 11:00 and 11:30 am and Tuesday evening sessions will be held at 7:00 and 7:30 pm. Please register for one. Thank you! 

Registrat...read more

Kids Paint: Summer Feet (ages 6-10) Reg. Required
3:30 pm
Kids Paint: Summer Feet (ages 6-10) Reg. Required
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 3:30 pmKids Paint: Summer F
39 Keep Street

Summer Feet
Summer is the time to kick off your flip flops and run around in the grass! Students will be guided through a step by step acrylic painting and are encouraged to choose an original color and design for f...read more


Beer Lecture with expert John Holl
7:00 pm
Beer Lecture with expert John Holl
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 7:00 pmBeer Lecture with ex
39 Keep Street
For more than a decade John Holl, an award-winning journalist, has covered the beer industry traveling the globe and in search of the best beers, brewers, and flavors. He is the author of Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint, and The American Craft Beer Cookbook...read more
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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:05 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 10:05 am Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street

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 desi...read more

Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
10:30 am
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 am Toddler Rhymetime (t
39 Keep Street

For toddlers and walkers, this twenty five minute storytime uses songs, nursery rhymes, oral stories, and fingerplays to introduce language, concepts, and play to babies and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is ge...read more

Baby/Toddler Playtime (babies and toddlers)
11:00 am
Baby/Toddler Playtime (babies and toddlers)
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 11:00 amBaby/Toddler Playtim
39 Keep Street
Stick around after Rhyme Time for playtime with our littlest library users! We will bring out soft blocks and other baby friendly toys. 

Drop-in program - no registration required. 
From Great Estates to Public Gardens
7:00pm
From Great Estates to Public Gardens
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 7:00pmFrom Great Estates t
39 Keep Street
What may be a surprise to many Morris County residents is that within a short driving distance there are hundreds of public gardens. Most of them are free and offer an incredible variety of plants and designs. In some instances these gardens were once part of a private estate and the original mansio...read more

   
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