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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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Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Chess Class (Ages 6+) Reg. Required
10:00 am
Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Chess Class (Ages 6+) Reg. Required
Saturday, Jan. 19, 10:00 am Advanced Beginner/In
39 Keep Street
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 ...read more
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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

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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. 

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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. 


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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

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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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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.
 

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! 
 
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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. 

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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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