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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Mahjong Club
10:30am
 Mahjong Club
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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.
Stories & Songs * Drop-in (Ages 2 - 5)
10:30-11:00AM
Stories & Songs * Drop-in (Ages 2 - 5)
Tuesday, Jan. 21
39 Keep Street
Join Miss Laura for Stories and Songs.....and a craft on Tuesdays at 10:30 am.
Babysitting Class *Registration Required + $20 deposit (Ages 12 & up)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Babysitting Class *Registration Required + $20 deposit (Ages 12 & up)
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmBabysitting Class *R
39 Keep Street
This program informs on the essential skills and the business side of babysitting.  Each attendee will earn American Red Cross Babysitting Certification and develop take-along tools for babysitting. This program requires a $20.00 (check or cash) refundable deposit due one week after registratio...read more

Blues to Broadway
7p.m.
 Blues to Broadway
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 7p.m.Blues to Broadway
39 Keep Street
Vocalist Stephen Fuller will take you on a musical journey from “Blues to Broadway”.  This journey includes the music and stories of Blues, Spirituals, Jazz, Motown, Broadway and more.  This delightful program will have you singing along and dancing in your seats.
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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:15 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:15 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 designed for our youngest patrons - babies and crawlers.
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
10:45 am
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:45 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 toddlers and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is geared towards toddlers and early walkers. 
Crafternoon Jr: Fleece Pillow *Registration Required (Grades 3-6)
4:00 - 5:00PM
Crafternoon Jr: Fleece Pillow *Registration Required (Grades 3-6)
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 - 5:00PMCrafternoon Jr: Flee
39 Keep Street
Make a cozy fleece pillow to keep out the cold! No sewing skills required!
A New Year and New Beginnings - Time to Tidy Up!
7:00pm
A New Year and New Beginnings - Time to Tidy Up!
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7:00pmA New Year and New B
39 Keep Street
Time to declutter and clean up!!  You are invited to learn about Marie Kondo's KonMari© Method.Come and learn from a Certified KonMari© Consultant on how to declutter your home and your life and live joyfully with things that inspire happiness.Wendy Gibbons from CJ Tidy Homes was ...read more
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Interactive Story Tales *Registration Required (Ages 2 to 5)
10:30-11:00AM
Interactive Story Tales *Registration Required (Ages 2 to 5)
Thursday, Jan. 23Interactive Story Ta
39 Keep Street
Join in an engaging and interactive storytime.  Every session we wil read and interact with a favorite classic story, sing songs and have fun!  This program is for chilren ages 2 to 5 with a parent or care giver.
Lego Club (Grades 1-3) *Registration Req’d
4:00 - 5:00PM
Lego Club (Grades 1-3) *Registration Req’d
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00 - 5:00PMLego Club (Grades 1-
39 Keep Street
Join us for Lego Club! We provide the Lego Bricks - you bring the imagination!  Registration required for this event. 

PoGo *Drop-in Grades 6 & Up
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 PoGo *Drop-in Grades 6 & Up
Thursday, Jan. 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmPoGo *Drop-in Grades
39 Keep Street
Gaming on the go is a great way to share your game experience.  Bring or borrow a portable game device (Switch or PSP) to play and talk about games. Please note that this activity will be on Wednesdays in December and on Tuesdays in January and February.
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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. 24, 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 experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jan. 24, 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's experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**
Weekend Warrior: Want to be a Unicorn? *Registration Required (Grades 1 to 3)
4:00 - 5:00PM
Weekend Warrior: Want to be a Unicorn? *Registration Required (Grades 1 to 3)
Friday, Jan. 24, 4:00 - 5:00PMWeekend Warrior: Wan
39 Keep Street
Enjoy an action packed story-time, craft-time and exercise-time! Each session will feature a different story & craft along with awesome unicorn moves.

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Sew It! *Registration Required (All teens are welcome)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew It! *Registration Required (All teens are welcome)
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmSew It! *Registratio
39 Keep Street
Learn or practice sewing techniques and design your own winter earflap hat.

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Mommy & Me Yoga *Registration Required (Ages 2-5)*
10:30-11:00AM
Mommy & Me Yoga *Registration Required (Ages 2-5)*
Monday, Jan. 27, 10:30-11:00AMMommy & Me Yoga *Reg
39 Keep Street
Enjoy yoga-storytime with Miss Traci.  Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one. This event is for children between the ages of 2 and 5 with a parent or caregiver. 

Kindergarten Beach Pi "K" nic * (Registration Req’d Kindergarten ONLY)
4:00 - 5:00PM
Kindergarten Beach Pi "K" nic * (Registration Req’d Kindergarten ONLY)
Monday, Jan. 27, 4:00 - 5:00PMKindergarten Beach P
39 Keep Street
A special event just for Kindergarteners! Chase the winter blues away with a beach party! Have fun in the sun with stories, songs, and games.

Learn about Chinese Calligraphy
7p.m.
 Learn about Chinese Calligraphy
Monday, Jan. 27, 7p.m.Learn about Chinese
39 Keep Street
Chinese calligraphy is a type of pleasing writing, as well as a kind of sport, embodying the artistic expression of human language in a tangible form. This type of expression has been widely practiced in China and has been generally held in high esteem across East Asia. Four Trea...read more

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Mahjong Club
10:30am
 Mahjong Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 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.
Stories & Songs * Drop-in (Ages 2 - 5)
10:30-11:00AM
Stories & Songs * Drop-in (Ages 2 - 5)
Tuesday, Jan. 28
39 Keep Street
Join Miss Laura for Stories and Songs.....and a craft on Tuesdays at 10:30 am.
Game Time! * Drop-in (Grades 3-6)
4:00-5:00PM
Game Time! * Drop-in (Grades 3-6)
Tuesday, Jan. 28Game Time! * Drop-in
39 Keep Street
Test your strategy and cross your fingers for good luck! Join in playing popular table top games.
Babysitting Class *Registration Required + $20 deposit (Ages 12 & up)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Babysitting Class *Registration Required + $20 deposit (Ages 12 & up)
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmBabysitting Class *R
39 Keep Street
This program informs on the essential skills and the business side of babysitting.  Each attendee will earn American Red Cross Babysitting Certification and develop take-along tools for babysitting. This program requires a $20.00 (check or cash) refundable deposit due one week after registratio...read more

Dorm Room Chef
5:00-6:00 pm
 Dorm Room Chef
Tuesday, Jan. 28Dorm Room Chef
39 Keep Street
Learn the secrets of dorm room cooking.  Simple meals to sustain you during your college adventure.

Healthy Body and Brain
7:00pm
 Healthy Body and Brain
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7:00pmHealthy Body and Bra
39 Keep Street
In a one-hour presentation, John Thompson will explore principles from Ilchi Lee, the founder of Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi, and his book I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years with Connection.  He will also utilize concepts from Lee’s latest book Connect.In his inter...read more

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Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
10:15 am
Lapsit Rhymetime (babies and crawlers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10:15 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 designed for our youngest patrons - babies and crawlers.
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
10:45 am
Toddler Rhymetime (toddlers and walkers) Drop-in
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10:45 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 toddlers and their caregivers. Toddler Rhymetime is geared towards toddlers and early walkers. 
International Film Festival - January
7:00pm
International Film Festival - January
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 7:00pmInternational Film F
39 Keep Street
The Last Suit -  Argentina, 2019, 91 minAbraham Bursztein, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. After seven decades without any contact with him, Abraham will try to f...read more
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Parachute Play *Registration Required (Babies and Crawlers)
10:30-10:50 AM
Parachute Play *Registration Required (Babies and Crawlers)
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30-10:50 AMParachute Play *Regi
39 Keep Street
Babies love the colors and motion on the parachute! Join us for a special parachute class just for our youngest libary users.

Parachute Play *Registration Required (Toddlers and Walkers)
11:00-11:30 AM
Parachute Play *Registration Required (Toddlers and Walkers)
Thursday, Jan. 30, 11:00-11:30 AMParachute Play *Regi
39 Keep Street
Get moving and singing with our special toddler parachute class.

International Film Festival - January
1p.m.
International Film Festival - January
Thursday, Jan. 30, 1p.m.International Film F
39 Keep Street
The Last Suit -  Argentina, 2019, 91 minAbraham Bursztein, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. After seven decades without any contact with him, Abraham will try to f...read more
PoGo *Drop-in Grades 6 & Up
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 PoGo *Drop-in Grades 6 & Up
Thursday, Jan. 30, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmPoGo *Drop-in Grades
39 Keep Street
Gaming on the go is a great way to share your game experience.  Bring or borrow a portable game device (Switch or PSP) to play and talk about games. Please note that this activity will be on Wednesdays in December and on Tuesdays in January and February.
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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. 31, 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 experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
10:30 am
Miss Carol (ages 3-5 years) * Drop-in
Friday, Jan. 31, 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's experience, please attend the class better suited to your child's age.**
 
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