February 20, 2024
  • Toddler Time
    February 20, 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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  • Storytime
    February 20, 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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  • STEAM Activity for ages 6-11
    February 20, 2024 from 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    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, art or math!

    For this activity, we will learn about the human heart, blood, and sew a heart magnet.

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  • After Dinner Storytime
    February 20, 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.

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February 21, 2024
  • Book Babies
    February 21, 2024 from 9:30 am - 10:00 am

    For babies (ages 0- 9 months)  who are not yet "walkers" and their "grown-up" --  enjoy songs, stories, baby sign-language, movement and sensory activities together.

    Have more than one child?  Wondering which early literacy library program to attend?  Go to the age specific program 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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  • Storytime
    February 21, 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 event to attend?  Go to the age specific program 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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  • Cook w/a Book
    February 21, 2024 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Have you ever wanted to make treacle tart from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? Or how about the scones from the Inheritance Games? Or maybe you would like to try the mallowmelt from Keeper of the Lost Cities. Then join us for our teen Cook with a Book!

    For this activity, we will read, Holes by Louis Sachar and cook peach cobbler!

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  • Creative Writing Club
    February 21, 2024 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Share your writing with other storytelling enthusiasts or join to make friends! Join the Creative Writers Club for ages 19+. We will share your favorite piece of writing and talk about why writing is our passion.

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February 22, 2024
  • Teen Anime Club
    February 22, 2024 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Teens ages 12-18 gather together to watch anime favorites, chat about manga, and play games. No need to apply -- just show up!

    For this Anime Club meeting, we will play Anime Wheel of Fortune!

    Email Gina @ gina.m@madisonlib.org for more information.

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  • Take a Break Book Club: Holes by Louis Sachar
    February 22, 2024 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    As we continue to celebrate this year's On the Same Page selection, we'll spend the evening in an open discussion of Louis Sachar's multi-layered novel Holes. Come ready to talk. We'll also be doing a little hand care to compensate for all that digging, and you may even want to apply the Warden's special polish.

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February 23, 2024
  • Teen Dungeons & Dragons
    February 23, 2024 from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    In this classic role-playing game, you create your character, choose how they interact with the story, and use dice to decide the outcomes of your actions.

    This event is open to all teens (ages 12 to 18). Both beginners and experienced players are welcome. Bi-monthly sessions will occur; check calendar for scheduled dates.

    The game will consist of one, 1 to 2 hour session for first level characters (opportunities to level up are provided between sessions). Experienced players may use their own character if they wish, but pre-made characters will also be available. All characters should be made using only the resources available in the core 5th Edition player’s handbook.

    For more information check out our webpage: https://www.madisonlib.org/dungeons-and-dragons/

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February 26, 2024
  • Toddler Time
    February 26, 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

  • Rated Chess Tournament
    February 26, 2024 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    For tweens and teens ages 9- 18   It's a rated Chess Tournament for all levels! Try your skills against players in your own level category for sweet prizes! This tournament will be monitored by our own chess and game master, Nick Allison. 

    *You must sign-up here and be a member of of the US Chess Federation to participate. Only 25 participants will be allowed to play, so sign up quickly.

    Spectators are welcome, so bring your family and friends!

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