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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
Saturday, Jul. 20, 1:00
Explore aspects of the Trojan War along with the construction of catapults. Find out how it relates to modern cyber security techniques and principles.
 
Mommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 22, 10:30 am
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.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Summer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 22, 10:30 am


New York was the setting for the German American Bund, the Manhattan Project, the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Stage Door Canteen, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Camp Shanks, troopships, and more.

Join us for this seminar as Martin revisits this historic time in New York, and tells us what it was like growing up there and then.                                                                


A native New Yorker, historian Martin Schneit has lectured widely in NYC and recorded for the Jewish Braille Institute.


A free seminar. No registration.
DIY Plush Aliens (ag
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 22, 4:00 pm
Make a friend that is truly out of this world! Stuff and name your own purple alien. 
Registration required for this event.  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Tea and Cupcake Tast
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 22, 7:00pm
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 coordinating with Fred to develop the cupcake pairings. At the moment, they are anticipating a green tea paired with a lemon ginger cupcake, an oolong with an espresso chocolate, and a red tea with a blackberry cupcake. This is subject to change. But, whatever, the pairings, we can guarantee that you won't be disappointed! 

Register early as this will definitely fill up fast! 
Mahjong Club
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30am
Come and play the exciting game of Mahjong! This is for people who already familiar with how to play.  No registration required.
Stories and Songs (a
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:30 am

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. 

Touch the Music: Mus
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 4:00 pm

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. 
 

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Pearl Observatory: S
39 Keep Street
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 7:00 pm
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. 

  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Lapsit Rhymetime (ba
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:05 am

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 (t
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am

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 geared towards toddlers and early walkers. 

Wednesday Night Film
39 Keep Street
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 7:00 PM

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.
Drop-in Craft (ages
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:00 am

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

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Summer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:30 am


Michael Gabriele will speak about the contents of his book, which traces the history of the genre of folk revival music and how it has evolved over the years.                  

Michael is a lifelong resident of New Jersey, and graduate of Montclair State University. He has worked as a writer and journalist for more than forty years. He is a member of the executive board of the Nutley Historical Society, and serves on the  advisory board of the Clifton Arts Center.

A free seminar. No registration.
39 Keep Street
Thursday, Jul. 25, 4:00 pm
*Registration Required (grade 6 and higher)

Join ShopRite Nutritionist Tory Stroker for to make a fun afternoon snack! Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Library.
Miss Carol (ages 2-3
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:00 am

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.**

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Miss Carol (ages 3-5
39 Keep Street
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:30 am

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.**

Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Mommy and Me Yoga (a
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 29, 10:30 am
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.
  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
Summer Seminar Serie
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 29, 10:30 am

Two American-born and raised Muslim men, one of Immigrant Pakistani parents and one of American born Caucasian convert parents. Both are intensely loyal and proud of their American identity. Both are devout practicing Muslims raising families in New Jersey.

Are there conflicts between their Muslim and American identities? Do they face prejudice or bias in their lives? How are they forging a path of faith in today’s America?
Find out at this fascinating seminar.

A free seminar. No registration required.
Eyes of the Wild Ani
39 Keep Street
Monday, Jul. 29, 4:00 pm
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!
  Sponsored by Friends of the Madison Public Library.
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