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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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Art for Tots (Ages 18 months - 3 years) *Registration Req’d
10:30 am
Art for Tots (Ages 18 months - 3 years) *Registration Req’d
Monday, Jan. 21, 10:30 am Art for Tots (Ages 1
39 Keep Street
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 program. 
Maker Monday: Drop-in Activity - Melted Crayons (ages 5+)
4:00 pm
Maker Monday: Drop-in Activity - Melted Crayons (ages 5+)
Monday, Jan. 21, 4:00 pmMaker Monday: Drop-i
39 Keep Street
Drop by the library's lobby between 4:00 and 5:00 pm for a fun Maker related activity! This afternoon's activity will be using melted crayons to make artwork. 

These programs are recommended for children who are 5 years old and up. 
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Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Stories and Songs (ages 2-5) * Drop-in
Tuesday, Jan. 22Stories 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

Go, van Gogh! Armchair Art Tour
7:oo PM
 Go, van Gogh! Armchair Art Tour
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:oo PMGo, van Gogh! Armcha
39 Keep Street
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 Metropolit...read more
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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:05 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 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, Jan. 23, 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

Kids Craft: -No-Sew Fleece Pillow (ages 8 and up only) Reg. Required.
4:00 pm
Kids Craft: -No-Sew Fleece Pillow (ages 8 and up only) Reg. Required.
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 4:00 pmKids Craft: -No-Sew
39 Keep Street
Join us for a special afternoon craft series at the library. Please register in advance. 

Wednesday Night Films: Some Like it Hot
7:00 PM
Wednesday Night Films: Some Like it Hot
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7:00 PMWednesday Night Film
39 Keep Street
1959/ 105min/ NR
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien
Two male musicians go on the lam posing as women in an all-girl orchestra after witnessing a gangland massacre in 1929 Chicago, but further complications soon set in....read more
ESL Classes
7:00pm
 ESL Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7:00pmESL Classes
39 Keep Street
Join the Literacy Volunteers of Morris County for weekly conversation classes. Please register through LVMC at 973-984-1998.
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Music and Movement: Parachute Play (babies and crawlers) *Registration Req’d
10:30 am
Music and Movement: Parachute Play (babies and crawlers) *Registration Req’d
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:30 am Music and Movement:
39 Keep Street

Babies love the colors and motion of the parachute! Join us for a special parachute class just for our youngest library users.

 Registration required for this event. 


Music and Movement: Parachute Play (toddlers and walkers) *Registration Req’d
11:00 am
Music and Movement: Parachute Play (toddlers and walkers) *Registration Req’d
Thursday, Jan. 24, 11:00 amMusic and Movement:
39 Keep Street

Get moving and singing with our special toddler parachute class! 
 Registration required for this event. 


Bad Art Night (5th grade+) *Reg Req’d
4-5:30pm
Bad Art Night (5th grade+) *Reg Req’d
Thursday, Jan. 24, 4-5:30pmBad Art Night (5th g
39 Keep Street
What is 'bad art'? Well... bad art is what you make of it! It's gaudy... it's outrageous... it's absolutely fun to make! Join us in the Chase Room for an evening of creations beyond anyones belief. Will you take home the Madison Public Library Bad Art trophy? 

Reg...read more
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Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
10:00 am
Miss Carol (ages 2-3 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jan. 25, 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, Jan. 25, 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

Anime & Ramen (Grade 8+)
4-5
 Anime & Ramen (Grade 8+)
Friday, Jan. 25, 4-5Anime & Ramen (Grade
39 Keep Street
Your favorite anime + noodles = the perfect after school hangout! 

Meet in the Chase Room!
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Sensory Storytime *Reg Req’d
10:30-11:15
Sensory Storytime *Reg Req’d
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:30-11:15Sensory Storytime *R
39 Keep Street
Join Miss Paige for a storytime specifically tailored to individuals with special needs or who are uncomfortable with regular storytime.

This structured storytime will incorporate literacy education, fine motor skills, socialization, and sensory-friendly activities for your children. Ligh...read more

Science Explore (families) Drop-in
1:00 pm
Science Explore (families) Drop-in
Saturday, Jan. 26, 1:00 pm Science Explore (fam
39 Keep Street
Join us for an afternoon of exploration! We will have stations with various activities, crafts, and more. The first of our Science Explore series will focus on weather. Learn about weather, make a rain/snow gauge, and more. 

Drop-in program. No registration required. 
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History of the Super Bowl
2p.m.
 History of the Super Bowl
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2p.m.History of the Super
39 Keep Street
The Super Bowl is much more than a football game. It's the Super Bowl, as you might know, it is the only sports event that impacts every community in the United States.  But, did you know that the Super Bowl rose out of the civil rights movement, specifically the African American Boycott&nb...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, Jan. 28, 10:30 am Mommy 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.
 

Chair Yoga
11:15
 Chair Yoga
Monday, Jan. 28, 11:15
(1/28/2019, 2/25/2019)
Chair Yoga
39 Keep Street
Come join a certified yoga instructor and do yoga from your own chair. 
Teen Treats & Good Eats (5th grade+) *Reg Req’d
4-4:45
Teen Treats & Good Eats (5th grade+) *Reg Req’d
Monday, Jan. 28, 4-4:45Teen Treats & Good E
39 Keep Street
Join Torey from the Chatham Library to learn how to make a special, tasty snack. 

Registration required for this event. 

Do You Want to Build a Snowman? DIY Plush Snowman (ages 3-7) Reg. Required
6:30 pm
Do You Want to Build a Snowman? DIY Plush Snowman (ages 3-7) Reg. Required
Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30 pmDo You Want to Build
39 Keep Street
Do you want to build a snowman?  Take home this snuggly and warm snowman friend that won't melt away in the spring! We will be reading a story, stuffing our snowman, and making a small craft. 
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Preschool Explore (ages 2-5) Drop-in
10:30 am
Preschool Explore (ages 2-5) Drop-in
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10:30 am Preschool Explore (a
39 Keep Street
During these theme-based sessions, we will have various activities and learning stations set-up for children to explore with their parents and caregivers. Stations will include crafts, fine motor skill builders, STEM exercises, and more! 
 
The Revolutionary War
7:30pm
 The Revolutionary War
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7:30pmThe Revolutionary Wa
39 Keep Street
Historian Joel Farkas will take you on a journey through the history of the Revolutionary War in 1 hour! This lecture spans 50 years of extraordinary people, and their achievements, presented in a “visual history” manner. Just in time to honor the birthdays of George Washington and Abrah...read more

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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:05 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 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, Jan. 30, 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, Jan. 30, 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. 
Kids Craft: -Penguin Sock Craft (ages 8 and up only) Reg. Required.
4:00 pm
Kids Craft: -Penguin Sock Craft (ages 8 and up only) Reg. Required.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4:00 pmKids Craft: -Penguin
39 Keep Street
Join us for a special afternoon craft series at the library. Please register in advance. 

ESL Classes
7:00pm
 ESL Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:00pmESL Classes
39 Keep Street
Join the Literacy Volunteers of Morris County for weekly conversation classes. Please register through LVMC at 973-984-1998.
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Movie & Craft: Curious George (toddlers and preK) *Drop-in
10:30 am
Movie & Craft: Curious George (toddlers and preK) *Drop-in
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10:30 am Movie & Craft: Curio
39 Keep Street
Join us for a short video in the picture book room and a simple themed craft. 

Drop-in program - no registration required. 
After School Art: Mosaic Art (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
4:00 pm
After School Art: Mosaic Art (ages 5-10) * Registration Req’d
Thursday, Jan. 31, 4:00 pmAfter School Art: Mo
39 Keep Street
Create a work of art with torn colored paper. 

Registration required for this event. 

  
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