June 24, 2024
  • Short Story Contest "Oh, the places you'll go!"
    June 3, 2024 - June 28, 2024 from 

    Do you love writing? Enter the Madison Library District's short story writing contest and you could win a prize and be featured in our newsletter!

    "Oh, the places you'll go!" is the theme. Based on the famous Dr. Seuss tale of facing life's ups and downs, tell us a story of the places you'll go, Fiction or Non-fiction are accepted.

    For ages 18+ ONLY.

    The contest winner will be awarded a $100 gift card to Barnes and Noble. The winner will be announced Friday, July 26th and will be featured in our August newsletter. 

    Email submissions ONLY accepted. Send to programs@madisonlib.org

    For rules of entry please go to the Madison Library District website.

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  • "Adventures in Script" Teen Writer's Contest
    June 12, 2024 - July 20, 2024 from 

    For teens ages 12- 18 Are you a writer whose dialogue shines with emotion, depth, and character? Or perhaps you'd like to try out a new medium of writing that can lead to a career for the stage or screen?  Then submit a piece of your finest play writing to the Madison Library District "Adventures in Script" teen writer's contest, and see how your play stacks up with other teens your age. For helpful tips and tricks on playwriting, join us at Young League of Writers June 12th & July 10th @ 4:00- 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

    All participants will receive a prize!
    1st prize - $30 Amazon gift card
    2nd prize - Fat Cats Date Pack ($60 value)
    3rd prize - Free Corsage and Boutonnière from Rexburg Floral ($38 value)

    The 1st prize entry will be performed by the Teen Action Council at the End of Summer Reading party on July 26, 2024.

    Email submissions ONLY accepted (Google Doc attachments are preferred). Send to programs@madisonlib.org. by July 20, 2024. 

    For more information go to https://madisonlib.org/teen-zone/

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  • Summer Reading - 1st Prize Available
    June 24, 2024 - June 29, 2024 from 
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  • Toddler Time
    June 24, 2024 from 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Community Room

    For toddlers who are "walkers" (ages 10 to 23 months) and their "grown-up" -- enjoy songs, stories, and sensory building activities together.

    Have more than one child?  Wondering which early literacy library program to attend?  Go to the age specific event for your oldest child.

    Additional activities and links will be available after the program on the Madison Library District Book Babies blog.

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  • Spanish Storytime
    June 24, 2024 from 10:30 am - 11:15 am

    NEW!  Children ages 2 to 5 with their attending adult will enjoy stories and related fun which may include songs, games, and rhymes in Spanish. 

    Take-n-Go Kiddie Craft Kits will be available at Storytime. If you miss Storytime, extras are available at the Youth Reference Desk in the Children's section while supplies last.

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  • Game and Chess Club
    June 24, 2024 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    For tweens and teens ages 9- 18   Learn the art of Chess and other games with the master of fun and strategy, Nick Allison. Game supplies will be provided.

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June 25, 2024
  • Short Story Contest "Oh, the places you'll go!"
    June 3, 2024 - June 28, 2024 from 

    Do you love writing? Enter the Madison Library District's short story writing contest and you could win a prize and be featured in our newsletter!

    "Oh, the places you'll go!" is the theme. Based on the famous Dr. Seuss tale of facing life's ups and downs, tell us a story of the places you'll go, Fiction or Non-fiction are accepted.

    For ages 18+ ONLY.

    The contest winner will be awarded a $100 gift card to Barnes and Noble. The winner will be announced Friday, July 26th and will be featured in our August newsletter. 

    Email submissions ONLY accepted. Send to programs@madisonlib.org

    For rules of entry please go to the Madison Library District website.

    See more details

  • "Adventures in Script" Teen Writer's Contest
    June 12, 2024 - July 20, 2024 from 

    For teens ages 12- 18 Are you a writer whose dialogue shines with emotion, depth, and character? Or perhaps you'd like to try out a new medium of writing that can lead to a career for the stage or screen?  Then submit a piece of your finest play writing to the Madison Library District "Adventures in Script" teen writer's contest, and see how your play stacks up with other teens your age. For helpful tips and tricks on playwriting, join us at Young League of Writers June 12th & July 10th @ 4:00- 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

    All participants will receive a prize!
    1st prize - $30 Amazon gift card
    2nd prize - Fat Cats Date Pack ($60 value)
    3rd prize - Free Corsage and Boutonnière from Rexburg Floral ($38 value)

    The 1st prize entry will be performed by the Teen Action Council at the End of Summer Reading party on July 26, 2024.

    Email submissions ONLY accepted (Google Doc attachments are preferred). Send to programs@madisonlib.org. by July 20, 2024. 

    For more information go to https://madisonlib.org/teen-zone/

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  • Summer Reading - 1st Prize Available
    June 24, 2024 - June 29, 2024 from 
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  • Toddler Time
    June 25, 2024 from 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Community Room

    For toddlers who are "walkers" (ages 10 to 23 months) and their "grown-up" -- enjoy songs, stories, and sensory building activities together.

    Have more than one child?  Wondering which early literacy library program to attend?  Go to the age specific event for your oldest child.

    Additional activities and links will be available after the program on the Madison Library District Book Babies blog.

    See more details

  • Storytime
    June 25, 2024 from 10:30 am - 11:15 am

    Children ages 2 to 5 with their attending adult will enjoy stories and related fun which may include songs, games, and rhymes.

    Have more than one child?  Wondering which early literacy library program to attend?  Go to the age specific event for your oldest child.

    Take-n-Go Kiddie Craft Kits will be available at Storytime. If you miss Storytime, extras are available at the Youth Reference Desk in the Children's section while supplies last. 

    Additional links, books and activities will be available after Storytime on the Madison Library District Story Time blog.

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  • Adventures in STEM "Crack the Code" Activity ages 6-11
    June 25, 2024 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Location: Community Room

    For Kids & Tweens ages 6 - 11 with an accompanying adult. Come to the library and participate in an activity that's about science, technology, engineering, or math!

    Make new friends as you go on a coding adventure where you will make a binary bracelet, participate in a code scavenger hunt, and quack the silly computer jokes using binary code as your key!

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  • After Dinner Storytime
    June 25, 2024 from 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

    Children ages 2 to 5 with their attending adult will enjoy stories and related fun which may include songs, games, and rhymes. 

    Take-n-Go Kiddie Craft Kits will be available at Storytime. If you miss Storytime, extras are available at the Youth Reference Desk in the Children's section while supplies last. 

    Additional links, books and activities will be available after Storytime on the Madison Library District Story Time blog.

    See more details

June 29, 2024
  • "Adventures in Script" Teen Writer's Contest
    June 12, 2024 - July 20, 2024 from 

    For teens ages 12- 18 Are you a writer whose dialogue shines with emotion, depth, and character? Or perhaps you'd like to try out a new medium of writing that can lead to a career for the stage or screen?  Then submit a piece of your finest play writing to the Madison Library District "Adventures in Script" teen writer's contest, and see how your play stacks up with other teens your age. For helpful tips and tricks on playwriting, join us at Young League of Writers June 12th & July 10th @ 4:00- 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

    All participants will receive a prize!
    1st prize - $30 Amazon gift card
    2nd prize - Fat Cats Date Pack ($60 value)
    3rd prize - Free Corsage and Boutonnière from Rexburg Floral ($38 value)

    The 1st prize entry will be performed by the Teen Action Council at the End of Summer Reading party on July 26, 2024.

    Email submissions ONLY accepted (Google Doc attachments are preferred). Send to programs@madisonlib.org. by July 20, 2024. 

    For more information go to https://madisonlib.org/teen-zone/

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  • Summer Reading - 1st Prize Available
    June 24, 2024 - June 29, 2024 from 
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June 30, 2024
  • "Adventures in Script" Teen Writer's Contest
    June 12, 2024 - July 20, 2024 from 

    For teens ages 12- 18 Are you a writer whose dialogue shines with emotion, depth, and character? Or perhaps you'd like to try out a new medium of writing that can lead to a career for the stage or screen?  Then submit a piece of your finest play writing to the Madison Library District "Adventures in Script" teen writer's contest, and see how your play stacks up with other teens your age. For helpful tips and tricks on playwriting, join us at Young League of Writers June 12th & July 10th @ 4:00- 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

    All participants will receive a prize!
    1st prize - $30 Amazon gift card
    2nd prize - Fat Cats Date Pack ($60 value)
    3rd prize - Free Corsage and Boutonnière from Rexburg Floral ($38 value)

    The 1st prize entry will be performed by the Teen Action Council at the End of Summer Reading party on July 26, 2024.

    Email submissions ONLY accepted (Google Doc attachments are preferred). Send to programs@madisonlib.org. by July 20, 2024. 

    For more information go to https://madisonlib.org/teen-zone/

    See more details

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