SEPTEMBER Kid and Tween Activities
FAMILY FRIENDLY FILM NIGHTS ARE BACK!
Madison Library District is bringing FAMILY FRIENDLY FILM NIGHT back!
Every Tuesday @ 4pm in the Community Room.
September 7th: Raya and the Last Dragon
September 14th: Peter Rabbit
September 21st: Spirit: Untamed
September 28th: Luca
Children under 12 must be accompanied by someone 14 or older.
TWEEN FALL KICKOFF FOR BOOK CLUBS
Books for Boys + Mother-Daughter Book Club will be meeting together to celebrate FALL!
Come SEPTEMBER 9TH at 6:30pm to have fun crafts, treats, and activities. Meet in the Community Room
Ages 8-11 with accompanying adult.
KID + TWEEN STEAM KITS
For ages 6-11. Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.
Pick up at the Front Circulation Desk.
September 7th: Why Do Cats’ Eyes Glow?
September 20th: Why Do Frogs Not Freeze?
STORYTIME – LIVE IN COMMUNITY ROOM
Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10:30am
Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Mondays & Tuesdays at 9:45am
Wednesdays at 9:45am
Take n’ Go Kits will be available during Storytime. Any extras will be distributed at the end of the week at the Children’s Reference Desk.
This fun and interactive STEM activity will teach the technique of “If-Then,” which is a coding method used by coders.
- Large grid paper for a game board (image below)
- If-Then Cards (image below)
- Homes + Obstacles printout (image below)
- Plastic Bits
- Acornimals (or any small toy!)
Inspired by the craft “If-Then Dice Grid Game” STEM activity from 100 Easy STEAM Activities: Awesome Hands-On Projects for Aspiring Artists and Engineers by Andrea Scalzo Yi
Make a cute little animal from pipe cleaners and beads. The kit includes beads which are sensitive to UV light – see what colors they turn into when exposed to sunlight!
Let’s have some fun with soap and a microwave!
What happens to an ordinary piece of soap when it is exposed to the high heat of a microwave? Find out with this super fun STEM kit!
- Bar of soap (broken into about three pieces)
- Access to a microwave
- Optional: toothpick to doodle on soap
Be sure to unwrap the soap before putting it in the microwave!