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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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39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30am and 7:00pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:30am and 7:30pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
New Jersey Small Bus
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:00am
The New Jersey State Library is working with Taxation University, the training and outreach unit of the New Jersey Division of Taxation, to offer workshops for businesses and entrepreneurs in libraries. This course will teach you about taxable products and services ,sales inside and outside of New Jersey, shipping products, collecting New Jersey Sales Tax, filing sales and use tax returns.
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:30am and 7:00pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:30am and 7:30pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Wednesday Night Film
The Library's Rushmore Room
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7:00 PM
Strangers on a Train
1951/101 min/ NR
Stars Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman

A psychotic socialite attempts to force a professional tennis star to prove a theory that two complete strangers can get away with murder.
Criminal Minds: Hand
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7:00pm

Hand writing expert Terry Antoniewicz is back with a program highlighting some of the highest profiled criminals through their handwriting. Learn how some cases set precedent through handwriting analysis to close criminal cases. A few of the criminals included are:  Jack the Ripper, the Lindbergh kidnapping and the BTK case.

39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10:30am and 7:00pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
Intervention for Mem
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30
Presented by Dr. DeGaetano, a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in adult clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology., join us for a discussion on memory loss and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. DeGaetano will be discussing what memory loss is, types of memory loss and how it affects the patient and their family members.  She will also discuss what resources are available for the patient suffering from memory loss and their family and what we have available to help them (strategies, medications, health options and clinical trials).

 
Adult Craft Club
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Dec. 6, 1:30-2:30p.m.
Join us for the new Madison Public Library Craft Club. We will meet the first Thursday of every month in the Rushmore Room at 1:30. We will explore a different craft each month - book folding, string art, decoupage, painting and much more! There is no registration needed and no fee.
Chair Yoga
39 Keep Street
Monday, Dec. 10, 11:15 (1/28/2019, 2/25/2019)
Come join a certified yoga instructor and do yoga from your own chair. 
Terrarium Night (Age
39 Keep Street
Monday, Dec. 10, 7:00 pm
Fern and Fossil will be at the library to make terrariums. Make a terrarium for yourself or as a holiday gift! **Registration is Required**
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:30am and 7:00pm (11/27/18)
Come and spend some time playing Mahjong! This club is for people who already know how to play.  
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.
 
Wednesday Night Film
The Library's Rushmore Room
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7:00 PM
Stairway to Heaven (A Matter of Life and Death)
1946/ 104 min/ NR
Stars David Niven, Kim Hunter

A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.
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.

Calligraphy Workshop
39 Keep Street
Saturday, Dec. 15, 12:30 pm
Learn about the pictography of Chinese Calligraphy and the writing of characters with a brush. Join the library and Mr. Shang to learn more about this beautiful skill. There will be a chance to try your hand at callligraphy towards the end of the workshop!
We Will Discuss:
1. The fundamental of Chinese characters
2. The evolution of Chinese characters: language vs art
3. The right way to learn Chinese characters and calligraphy
4. How to write characters with brush?
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.
Adult Craft Club
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jan. 3, 1:30-2:30p.m.
Join us for the new Madison Public Library Craft Club. We will meet the first Thursday of every month in the Rushmore Room at 1:30. We will explore a different craft each month - book folding, string art, decoupage, painting and much more! There is no registration needed and no fee.
All the Presidents&r
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7:00 pm
Come learn about the history of the gardens at The White House with New York TImes Bestseller author Marta Mcdowell. Marta McDowell brings you through the history of the changing grounds at the White House and discusses the presidents, first ladies and the gardeners.
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