THE LIBRARY IS IN PHASE THREE OF REOPENING = Limited Hours and Services

Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.

Sidney Sheldon

Phase Three Reopening

Beginning Monday, June 22

The library building will be open for limited hours:

 Monday & Tuesday: 9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Closed Saturday

In order to stay in compliance with CDC guidelines, we will be limiting the number of people in the building to 125 at any given time.

NO curbside pickup.

Thanks for your cooperation and understanding.

Summer Reading is Here!

“Imagine Your Story” With Us This Summer!

Our dates this year are Monday, June 8, through Saturday, August 1.

We have programs for all ages, from newborns through adults.

You can play two ways: Either in person with a paper reading log, or online.  The program is the same either way!

Madison Choice Awards Nominees Announced!

Every Summer…

The Madison Library District Choice Awards are based on popular selections at the library that were published or released the previous year.

Includes Books and Movies for all age groups!

Vote for your favorites in August – Winners announced in October.

A Walk Through Middle Earth

May 23 through September 7, 2020

Take a Virtual Journey with us by walking through Madison County.

Keep track of the miles you walk this summer with your own log, or one of ours.

Earn fun prizes based on both miles traveled and age groups!

LIVESTREAM STORYTIMES!

Even though we can’t meet together in the Library, we’re still presenting storytime.

  • Toddler Time (ages 10 to 23 months): Monday @ 9:45 am
  • Story Time (ages 2 to 5 years): Tuesday @ 10:30 am
  • Book Babies (ages 0 to 10 months): Wednesday @ 9:45 am

We will present these events LIVE on our Facebook page.

For children and their families

Hope to see you there!

Idaho STEM Action Center

Do You Have Sewing Skills or a 3-D Printer?

You can help!

Be part of an army of Idaho Makers providing solutions to keep those on the front lines of care safe and healthy!

Online Resources to Help With Our Limited Hours

To Help Ease Our Current Crisis

We have a number of online resources available to patrons year round, and with the help of the Idaho Commission for Libraries and other resources around the country, we are able to provide links to resources that are normally not available to us.

We have resources for all ages!

All of these resources are completely online and are completely free.

YALSA's Teens' Top Ten Nominees Announced!

The Annual List

This is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.

See how many you can read this summer.

Vote for your favorites in August – Winners announced in October.

Click Here to Play Summer Reading Online With Wandoo!

Remember, you can only participate in Summer Reading once, either online or with a traditional paper log booklet. The goals and prizes are the same whichever way you choose to play.  All activities will be held at the library, and are optional for completing the programs.

OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks

Overdrive

Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks through OverDrive!

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Achieve your educational and career goals with Learning Express Library!

Learning Express Library

My Heritage Genealogical Research

Search historical records! 

Use this online educational platform to learn a variety of programs and websites, from Facebook to Pinterest.

 

Limited Hours Starting June 22

  • Mondays and Tuesdays: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesdays & Thursdays: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Fridays: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturdays: CLOSED

NO Curbside Pickup

Location

We are located north of Main Street at 73 North Center Street, in Rexburg, Idaho, just north of the Historic Rexburg Tabernacle.

Madison Library District

73 North Center
Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 356-3461

Have a question?

Ask a Librarian!

(Check out or FAQ page as well.)
Emails will be answered during our regular business hours in the order in which they are received.

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Main Calendar

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July 7, 2020
  • Summer Reading
    June 9, 2020 - July 31, 2020 from 
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  • ONLINE Storytime
    July 7, 2020 from 10:30 am - 11:15 am

    WHILE LIBRARY PROGRAMS are TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED -- Children ages 2 to 5 with their adult will enjoy stories and related fun which may include songs, games, and rhymes via live stream on our Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/Madisonlib.org/ . 

    Crafts and activity links will be available after the live stream on the Madison Library District Storytime  blog @  https://madisonlib.org/story-time/  

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July 8, 2020
  • Summer Reading
    June 9, 2020 - July 31, 2020 from 
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  • ONLINE Book Babies
    July 8, 2020 from 9:45 am - 10:10 am

    For babies who are not yet "walkers" and their "grown-up" -- WHILE ON SITE LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE SUSPENDED, enjoy songs, stories, and movement activities together on our live stream Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/Madisonlib.org/  

    Additional activities and links will be available after the live stream on the Madison Library District Storytime  blog @  https://madisonlib.org/baby-time/ 

    See more details

July 9, 2020
  • Summer Reading
    June 9, 2020 - July 31, 2020 from 
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  • Madison Library Foundation Meeting
    July 9, 2020 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Location: Community Room

    Want to volunteer to help the library? The Madison Library Foundation is a non-profit Friends of the Library group who needs your help!

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  • Teen Craft - Online
    July 9, 2020 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Join us online for a teen craft hour on our Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/madisonlib.org

    We will be making:

    Origami crane wishes

    Supplies needed:

    • origami paper OR

    • lightweight wrapping paper cut into perfect squares

    • suggested sizes 9 or 7 inch squares

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July 10, 2020
July 11, 2020
July 12, 2020
July 13, 2020
  • Summer Reading
    June 9, 2020 - July 31, 2020 from 
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  • ONLINE Toddler Time
    July 13, 2020 from 9:45 am - 10:15 am

    For toddlers who are "walkers" (ages 10 to 23 months) and their "grown-up" --  WHILE ON SITE LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE SUSPENDED, enjoy songs, stories, and movement activities together on our live stream Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/Madisonlib.org/  

    Additional activities and links will be available after the live stream on the Madison Library District Storytime  blog @  https://madisonlib.org/baby-time/ 

    See more details

  • Toddler Time - CANCELLED
    July 13, 2020 from 9:45 am - 10:15 am
    Location: Community Room

    THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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

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  • Young League of Writers - ONLINE
    July 13, 2020 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Would you like to share your writing with other teens your age or just make new friends?Join the Young League of Writers for ages 12-18. We will meet for an hour to share what we've all been working on and talk about what makes writing great. 

      Today we will talk about how authors create and suspend fantasy in their writing. We will also share our writing with each other. Don't forget to continue working on your fractured fairy tale for the Teen Writers Contest!  

    Email Gina @ gina.m@madisonlib.org for Zoom meeting ID and password.

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