Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Veteran's Day. No items are due. Thank you.

We’ll be closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

On the Same Page Kick-Off

Each winter we host a month long community reading event we call On the Same Page. Basically, we hand out hundreds of copies of a selected book and then spend a month exploring it through activities, lectures, concerts, and contests. Think of it as a county-wide book...

December Young League of Writers

This month we'll be meeting on Monday, December 14th at 4:30 p.m. We'll report on NaNoWriMo goals and participate in a group storytelling project!

December Combined Tween Book Club

This month we will be reading The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories by O. Henry. We will meet via Zoom. For girls and boys ages 8-11 and accompanying adult. It's a party about a book! Play games, make a cool craft, and eat a tasty snack.

Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza

It's a Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza! Drive up and meet Santa at the Library's curbside check-out on December 9th any time between 1-7 PM! He will give you a sweet treat and a fun activity to do at home. And, if you have have been good, you can hand your...

Upcoming Adult Makers: Christmas Pop-Up Cards

Adult Makers! Pick up a Christmas pop-up card kit starting Monday November 16th and watch how to make them Friday November 20th at www.madisonlib.org/adult-arena. 

November Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Monday, November 16th at 4:30 p.m to watch the final showdown between Aang and Firelord Ozai on Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Upcoming November Adult Makers

Celebrate National Men Make Dinner Night! Lance Hanson of the University of Idaho's extension office will give a demonstration on everyone's new favorite kitchen gadget, the Instant Pot. Get ideas on how to make yours even more fun! The demo will be available on our...

Teen Halloween Dungeons and Dragons

Sign up or RSVP for our spooky session of Teen Dungeons and Dragons this month!

Halloween Trick or Treat bags for kids 0-5

Looking for a safe way to trick or treat? Kids 0-5 can come to the library in costume any time over the week of Halloween (October 26-30) for a take n' go back of treats!

October BiblioManiacs

Book chat for teens 12-17. Join us on October 26th at 4:30 via Zoom to talk about the books you're enjoying.

Kid and Tween STEAM: Butcher Paper Creations

Kid and Tween STEAM: Butcher Paper Creations

What will YOU make with three large pieces of butcher paper? There are so many possibilities! Pick up yours today.

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Butcher Paper Creations

    What will YOU make with three large pieces of butcher paper? There are so many possibilities! Pick up yours today.

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our January kid and tween STEAM Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available through curbside pickup. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Butcher Paper craft - available starting January 5th See what you can make with some...

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Classic Games

    Try these two classic and easy to play games: Hare and Hounds and the Roman game of Bear. You will need: - Three playing pieces/glass stones of the same color - One playing piece/glass stone of a different color - Game board (easy to draw)  

    Kid & Tween STEAM: Turkey Racers

    Try this cause/effect turkey racing competition! Things you will need include: tape permanent marker scissors string two balloons a straw craft feathers

    November Kid and Tween STEAM Activities

    Check out November's upcoming kid and tween Take n' Go kits! Kit 1: Turkey racers made from balloons and feathers, available for pickup starting Tuesday November 10th. Kit 2: Hare and Hounds and classic games, available for pickup starting Tuesday November 24th....

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Stained Glass Spiderwebs

    Get a stained glass effect with this tissue paper spiderweb craft. Things you will need include: glue scissors variety of tissue paper contact paper spiderweb shape paperclip and string for hanging if desired

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Pumpkin Patch Maze

    Experiment with balance and gravity with this pumpkin patch marble maze. Things you will need include: glue or tape scissors green paper orange pom poms a marble

    October Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our October kid and tween STEAM Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available for pickup at the Youth Reference desk. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Pumpkin Patch Marble Maze - available starting October 13 Learn about...

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Infinity Cubes

    Kid and Tween STEAM Infinity CubeMake simple holographic screen projectors using transparency film and a phone, tablet, or laptop. Things you will need include: eight one-inch wooden cubes (can also use cubes made from paper) tape scissors

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Holoprojector

    Kid and Tween STEAM HoloprojectorMake simple holographic screen projectors using transparency film and a phone, tablet, or laptop. Things you will need include: transparency film permanent marker scissors transparent tape phone/tablet/laptop Hologram videos

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our January kid and tween STEAM Take N’ Go kits below. Each will be available through curbside pickup. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel.

    Butcher Paper craft – available starting January 5th

    See what you can make with some sheets of colored butcher paper.

     

    Bowling for Penguins craft – available starting January 19

    Cut out and color paper penguins and use them as bowling pins.

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Butcher Paper Creations

    What will YOU make with three large pieces of butcher paper? There are so many possibilities! Pick up yours today.

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our January kid and tween STEAM Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available through curbside pickup. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Butcher Paper craft - available starting January 5th See what you can make with some...

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Classic Games

    Try these two classic and easy to play games: Hare and Hounds and the Roman game of Bear. You will need: - Three playing pieces/glass stones of the same color - One playing piece/glass stone of a different color - Game board (easy to draw)  

    Kid & Tween STEAM: Turkey Racers

    Try this cause/effect turkey racing competition! Things you will need include: tape permanent marker scissors string two balloons a straw craft feathers

    November Kid and Tween STEAM Activities

    Check out November's upcoming kid and tween Take n' Go kits! Kit 1: Turkey racers made from balloons and feathers, available for pickup starting Tuesday November 10th. Kit 2: Hare and Hounds and classic games, available for pickup starting Tuesday November 24th....

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Stained Glass Spiderwebs

    Get a stained glass effect with this tissue paper spiderweb craft. Things you will need include: glue scissors variety of tissue paper contact paper spiderweb shape paperclip and string for hanging if desired

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Pumpkin Patch Maze

    Experiment with balance and gravity with this pumpkin patch marble maze. Things you will need include: glue or tape scissors green paper orange pom poms a marble

    October Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our October kid and tween STEAM Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available for pickup at the Youth Reference desk. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Pumpkin Patch Marble Maze - available starting October 13 Learn about...

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Infinity Cubes

    Kid and Tween STEAM Infinity CubeMake simple holographic screen projectors using transparency film and a phone, tablet, or laptop. Things you will need include: eight one-inch wooden cubes (can also use cubes made from paper) tape scissors

    Kid and Tween STEAM – Holoprojector

    Kid and Tween STEAM HoloprojectorMake simple holographic screen projectors using transparency film and a phone, tablet, or laptop. Things you will need include: transparency film permanent marker scissors transparent tape phone/tablet/laptop Hologram videos

    On the Same Page Kick-Off

    On the Same Page Kick-Off

    On the Same Page Kick-Off

    Each winter we host a month long community reading event we call On the Same Page. Basically, we hand out hundreds of copies of a selected book and then spend a month exploring it through activities, lectures, concerts, and contests. Think of it as a county-wide book club. Read with your neighbors and friends, talk about what you read, and come and join in the fun.

    Our Kick-Off Kits will be available starting Friday, January 29th, so make sure to come pick them up!

    On the Same Page Kick-Off

    Each winter we host a month long community reading event we call On the Same Page. Basically, we hand out hundreds of copies of a selected book and then spend a month exploring it through activities, lectures, concerts, and contests. Think of it as a county-wide book...

    December Young League of Writers

    This month we'll be meeting on Monday, December 14th at 4:30 p.m. We'll report on NaNoWriMo goals and participate in a group storytelling project!

    December Combined Tween Book Club

    This month we will be reading The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories by O. Henry. We will meet via Zoom. For girls and boys ages 8-11 and accompanying adult. It's a party about a book! Play games, make a cool craft, and eat a tasty snack.

    Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza

    It's a Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza! Drive up and meet Santa at the Library's curbside check-out on December 9th any time between 1-7 PM! He will give you a sweet treat and a fun activity to do at home. And, if you have have been good, you can hand your...

    Upcoming Adult Makers: Christmas Pop-Up Cards

    Adult Makers! Pick up a Christmas pop-up card kit starting Monday November 16th and watch how to make them Friday November 20th at www.madisonlib.org/adult-arena. 

    November Teen Anime Club

    This month we'll be meeting on Monday, November 16th at 4:30 p.m to watch the final showdown between Aang and Firelord Ozai on Avatar: The Last Airbender.

    Upcoming November Adult Makers

    Celebrate National Men Make Dinner Night! Lance Hanson of the University of Idaho's extension office will give a demonstration on everyone's new favorite kitchen gadget, the Instant Pot. Get ideas on how to make yours even more fun! The demo will be available on our...

    Teen Halloween Dungeons and Dragons

    Sign up or RSVP for our spooky session of Teen Dungeons and Dragons this month!

    Halloween Trick or Treat bags for kids 0-5

    Looking for a safe way to trick or treat? Kids 0-5 can come to the library in costume any time over the week of Halloween (October 26-30) for a take n' go back of treats!

    October BiblioManiacs

    Book chat for teens 12-17. Join us on October 26th at 4:30 via Zoom to talk about the books you're enjoying.

    Combined Tween Book Club in January

    Combined Tween Book Club in January

    Combined Tween Book Club in January

    This month we will be reading Half Magic by Edward Eager. We will meet via Zoom at 6:30 on Thursday January 7th.

    Meanwhile, we’re building a collaborative half snow castle and other half snow structures in honor of the book! Come to the field by the library and add to it!

    For girls and boys ages 8-11 and accompanying adult. It’s a party about a book! Play games, make a cool craft, and eat a tasty snack.

    Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    We'll be closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

    Kid and Tween STEAM: Butcher Paper Creations

    What will YOU make with three large pieces of butcher paper? There are so many possibilities! Pick up yours today.

    January Kid and Tween STEAM

    Check out our January kid and tween STEAM Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available through curbside pickup. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Butcher Paper craft - available starting January 5th See what you can make with some...

    On the Same Page Kick-Off

    Each winter we host a month long community reading event we call On the Same Page. Basically, we hand out hundreds of copies of a selected book and then spend a month exploring it through activities, lectures, concerts, and contests. Think of it as a county-wide book...

    Combined Tween Book Club in January

    This month we will be reading Half Magic by Edward Eager. We will meet via Zoom at 6:30 on Thursday January 7th. Meanwhile, we're building a collaborative half snow castle and other half snow structures in honor of the book! Come to the field by the library and add to...

    Read Look Learn: Bowling

    Join us for episode 3 of Read, Look, Learn! About twice a month we'll take a look at a topic with books from our catalog, then go out into our neighborhood and see if we can find someone to tell us more about it. This time we're talking about machinery at Fat Cats!...

    Closed for New Years

    Happy New Years! We'll be closed December 31 - January 1. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

    Closed December 24-26th

    Happy holidays! We'll be closed Thursday and Friday December 24-25. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

    Christmas Window Search & Find

    Drive by or walk by the library starting Saturday, December 5th to take a look at our Christmas window displays! Use our search and find list here. You can also vote for your favorite window and we'll announce the winner at the end of the month.

    December Young League of Writers

    This month we'll be meeting on Monday, December 14th at 4:30 p.m. We'll report on NaNoWriMo goals and participate in a group storytelling project!

    Read Look Learn: Bowling

    Read Look Learn: Bowling

    Read Look Learn: Bowling

    Join us for episode 3 of Read, Look, Learn!

    About twice a month we’ll take a look at a topic with books from our catalog, then go out into our neighborhood and see if we can find someone to tell us more about it.

    This time we’re talking about machinery at Fat Cats! Many thanks to them for sharing with us.

    Read, Look, Learn Episode 2: Halloween with Paradise Donuts

    Join us for episode 2 of Read, Look, Learn! About twice a month we'll take a look at a topic with books from our catalog, then go out into our neighborhood and see if we can find someone to tell us more about it. This time we're talking about Halloween and making...

    Read, Look, Learn Episode 1: Martial Arts

    Join us for episode 1 of Read, Look, Learn! About twice a month we'll take a look at a topic with books from our catalog, then go out into our neighborhood and see if we can find someone to tell us more about it. This time we're talking about martial arts! Many thanks...

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