September Adult Book Club

September Adult Book Club

September

Adult Book Club

On Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 in the Community Room we will be discussing The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. This book is an international classic of betrayal and redemption set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed.
Book club reading copies are available from the circulation desk. We’ll be making kites during the discussion.

September Adult Makers

September Adult Makers Market Bags Join us by watching the video below to make your market bag!

September Book Bingo

September Book Bingo Crayons It's book bingo! We have bingo pages available at the library. This month's theme is "Crayons." Read enough books that fit the challenges on the bingo paper to get a bingo, bring in your completed card, and get a prize. There is a bingo...

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course!

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course Come see our sidewalk obstacle course outside the library from September 19 - October 3.

Wings of Fire Photo Scavenger Hunt

Tween Book Club Wings of Fire Photo Scavenger Hunt In preparation for our Wings of Fire book club discussion next month, we've hidden dragon eggs around Rexburg! Travel to each of the locations shown in the Google form below and search out the hidden eggs. Once you...

September Adult Book Club

September Adult Book Club On Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 in the Community Room we will be discussing The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. This book is an international classic of betrayal and redemption set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed....

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

Mid-Month Lunch September 2020

September Mid Month Monday Lunch This month's lunch with the librarians will be Monday, September 14 at 12:30pm in the Community Room. Come bring your brown bag or takeout and swap book ideas with fellow lit lovers in this informal gathering. We hold this every second...

Adult Dungeons and Dragons

Adult Dungeons & Dragons Come join us Friday September 25 at 7pm for a D&D one-shot with both new and experienced players. Sign up by filling out the form below!

Upcoming Tween Book Club Kick-Off

Upcoming Tween Book Club Fall Kick-Off We're kicking off Books for Boys and Mother Daughter Book Club this year with a take-n'-go event. Come join us Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 to pick up your kit and meet the books we'll be reading this year! For ages 8-11 with...

Walk Through Middle Earth ends soon

A Walk Through Middle Earth ENDS SOON Don't forget the Walk through Middle Earth ends soon! September 7 is the last day to record mileage. You can turn in your log between September 8-11 to get your awards and be entered into our drawing for an embossed leather dragon...

Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming Teen crafts

In September

Our teen Take n’ Go crafts become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Thursday September 17th. Teens will make yarn key chains and bracelets, and learn the basics of coding with a fun game.

Teen Coding Craft

Teen  Coding GamePlay this coding game by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: Labeled checker board Small game character Card commands Plastic tokens Aluminum foil PDF of instructions and challenges A big thank you to Binary Cocoa for...

Teen Yarn Craft

Teen  Yarn CraftsMake these two string crafts by following the video below! You will need the following supplies. Craft one: yarn scissors popsicle sticks craft tube blue tape keychain rings Craft two:  embroidery floss small piece of cardboard scissors More Teen...

Upcoming September 2020 Bibliomaniacs

September 2020 Madison BiblioManiacs Join us Monday, September 28, 4 PM via Zoom and talk about the books you're reading. Email Gina at gina.m@madisonlib.org for an invite.

September Teen Dungeons and Dragons

September  Teen Dungeons and Dragons Teen Dungeons and Dragons on Wednesday, Sept 23 at 4pm! 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...

September Book Bingo

September Book Bingo Crayons It's book bingo! We have bingo pages available at the library. This month's theme is "Crayons." Read enough books that fit the challenges on the bingo paper to get a bingo, bring in your completed card, and get a prize. There is a bingo...

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course!

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course Come see our sidewalk obstacle course outside the library from September 19 - October 3.

September Teen Anime Club

September Teen Anime Club Don't forget Teen Anime Club Monday, Sept 21 at 4:30 pm! We'll be watching Aang and his friends begin the quest to find an Earthbending teacher. Email Gina at gina.m@madisonlib.org for a KAST/ZOOM invitation.

Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming Teen crafts In September Our teen Take n' Go crafts become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Thursday September 17th. Teens will make yarn key chains and bracelets, and learn the basics of coding with a fun game.

Young League of Writers in September

September Young League of Writers Join the Young League of Writers for a "Writing with Brandson Sanderson" series! Watch his first video (provided below). And then join us for a fun writing game about how to use it, and to share your work with the other members at a...

Winners of the 2020 Teen Fractured Fairy Tale Writing Contest

Winners of the Teen Fractured Fairy Tale Writing Contest  First Prize: Malina Oliver Second Prize: William Isle Third Prize: Caitlyn Isle   Congratulations to all who participated! Prizes First prize- $50 Amazon gift card. Second prize- Fat Cat’s movie date pack....

Mid-Month Lunch September 2020

Mid-Month Lunch September 2020

September

Mid Month Monday Lunch

This month’s lunch with the librarians will be Monday, September 14 at 12:30pm in the Community Room. Come bring your brown bag or takeout and swap book ideas with fellow lit lovers in this informal gathering. We hold this every second Monday of the month.

September Adult Makers

September Adult Makers Market Bags Join us by watching the video below to make your market bag!

September Book Bingo

September Book Bingo Crayons It's book bingo! We have bingo pages available at the library. This month's theme is "Crayons." Read enough books that fit the challenges on the bingo paper to get a bingo, bring in your completed card, and get a prize. There is a bingo...

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course!

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course Come see our sidewalk obstacle course outside the library from September 19 - October 3.

Wings of Fire Photo Scavenger Hunt

Tween Book Club Wings of Fire Photo Scavenger Hunt In preparation for our Wings of Fire book club discussion next month, we've hidden dragon eggs around Rexburg! Travel to each of the locations shown in the Google form below and search out the hidden eggs. Once you...

September Adult Book Club

September Adult Book Club On Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 in the Community Room we will be discussing The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. This book is an international classic of betrayal and redemption set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed....

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

Mid-Month Lunch September 2020

September Mid Month Monday Lunch This month's lunch with the librarians will be Monday, September 14 at 12:30pm in the Community Room. Come bring your brown bag or takeout and swap book ideas with fellow lit lovers in this informal gathering. We hold this every second...

Adult Dungeons and Dragons

Adult Dungeons & Dragons Come join us Friday September 25 at 7pm for a D&D one-shot with both new and experienced players. Sign up by filling out the form below!

Upcoming Tween Book Club Kick-Off

Upcoming Tween Book Club Fall Kick-Off We're kicking off Books for Boys and Mother Daughter Book Club this year with a take-n'-go event. Come join us Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 to pick up your kit and meet the books we'll be reading this year! For ages 8-11 with...

Walk Through Middle Earth ends soon

A Walk Through Middle Earth ENDS SOON Don't forget the Walk through Middle Earth ends soon! September 7 is the last day to record mileage. You can turn in your log between September 8-11 to get your awards and be entered into our drawing for an embossed leather dragon...

Young League of Writers in September

Young League of Writers in September

September

Young League of Writers

Join the Young League of Writers for a “Writing with Brandson Sanderson” series! Watch his first video (provided below). And then join us for a fun writing game about how to use it, and to share your work with the other members at a ZOOM meeting. Email gina.m@madisonlib.org for a ZOOM meeting invite.

Teen Coding Craft

Teen  Coding GamePlay this coding game by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: Labeled checker board Small game character Card commands Plastic tokens Aluminum foil PDF of instructions and challenges A big thank you to Binary Cocoa for...

Teen Yarn Craft

Teen  Yarn CraftsMake these two string crafts by following the video below! You will need the following supplies. Craft one: yarn scissors popsicle sticks craft tube blue tape keychain rings Craft two:  embroidery floss small piece of cardboard scissors More Teen...

Upcoming September 2020 Bibliomaniacs

September 2020 Madison BiblioManiacs Join us Monday, September 28, 4 PM via Zoom and talk about the books you're reading. Email Gina at gina.m@madisonlib.org for an invite.

September Teen Dungeons and Dragons

September  Teen Dungeons and Dragons Teen Dungeons and Dragons on Wednesday, Sept 23 at 4pm! 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...

September Book Bingo

September Book Bingo Crayons It's book bingo! We have bingo pages available at the library. This month's theme is "Crayons." Read enough books that fit the challenges on the bingo paper to get a bingo, bring in your completed card, and get a prize. There is a bingo...

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course!

Silly Sidewalk Obstacle Course Come see our sidewalk obstacle course outside the library from September 19 - October 3.

September Teen Anime Club

September Teen Anime Club Don't forget Teen Anime Club Monday, Sept 21 at 4:30 pm! We'll be watching Aang and his friends begin the quest to find an Earthbending teacher. Email Gina at gina.m@madisonlib.org for a KAST/ZOOM invitation.

Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming Teen crafts In September Our teen Take n' Go crafts become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Thursday September 17th. Teens will make yarn key chains and bracelets, and learn the basics of coding with a fun game.

Young League of Writers in September

September Young League of Writers Join the Young League of Writers for a "Writing with Brandson Sanderson" series! Watch his first video (provided below). And then join us for a fun writing game about how to use it, and to share your work with the other members at a...

Winners of the 2020 Teen Fractured Fairy Tale Writing Contest

Winners of the Teen Fractured Fairy Tale Writing Contest  First Prize: Malina Oliver Second Prize: William Isle Third Prize: Caitlyn Isle   Congratulations to all who participated! Prizes First prize- $50 Amazon gift card. Second prize- Fat Cat’s movie date pack....

Upcoming Kid and Tween STEAM Activities in September

Upcoming Kid and Tween STEAM Activities in September

Upcoming Kid and Tween STEAM activities

In September

Our STEAM take n’ go activities for ages 6-11 will become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Tuesday, September 8 for our holo-projector craft and Tuesday, September 22 for our infinity cube craft.

They will be handed out as long as supplies last, so don’t miss them!

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

Upcoming Kid and Tween STEAM Activities in September

Upcoming Kid and Tween STEAM activities In September Our STEAM take n' go activities for ages 6-11 will become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Tuesday, September 8 for our holo-projector craft and Tuesday, September 22 for our infinity cube...

Summer STEM – Cave of Wonders Wishes in the Light – Lava Lamps

Travel to the Cave of Wonders and make a wish in the lights with this lava lamp! This is a bubble lamp in a bag. Things you will need include: ziploc bag antacid tablet water oil UV light highlighter paper towel Enter to win STEM-themed prizes by sending us a photo of...

Summer STEM – DIY DNA

Solve who broke into the Bears' house and ate their porridge by making this tasty DNA strand. There are four types of chemical bases in DNA. They always form the same pairs. Adenine (A) always pairs with Thymine (T), and Cytosine (C) always pairs with Guanine (G)...

Grab Lab – Hansel and Gretel’s Compass

Always find north with this simple compass! Make sure you have an adult help you for this craft. You will need: a bar magnet a large bowl a smaller bowl (needs to fit the magnet on the bottom) a piece of cardboard or paper that fits over the small bowl tape a marker...

Grab Lab – Ariel’s Periscope

Periscopes use mirrors to relay light and let you see around corners. Here's how to build your own! You will need: a pool noodle duct tape two 2 inch round mirrors a protractor (optional) scissors a piece of paper a marker If you signed up for a Grab Lab and need some...

Grab Lab – Hickory Dickory Water Clock

Water clocks have been used for centuries to tell time. Build your own using cardboard and cups! This week you will need: a long piece of cardboard 3 disposable cups 2 push pins a glass of water (not provided) a marker (not provided) a timer (not provided) Once you've...

Sign up Grab Labs

  UPDATE: These kits have all been taken, but you can still watch the instructional videos to follow along with your own supplies!In place of our in-person STEM activities, we are offering these grab labs for kids ages 6-11. There are 29 kits available, so be...

Summer STEM – Film Canister Rocket

Learn about Newton's 3rd Law with these film canister rockets! Do this activity with an accompanying adult. You will need antacid tablets and a film canister. In an OUTDOOR place, put one antacid tablet in the film canister. Do the next steps quickly: 2. Add a tsp of...

Summer STEM – Parachute Knight

Experiment with air resistance by making parachutes! You will need string, a straw, a sandwich bag and/or coffee filter, and a toy figure.  Pull one of the strings through the straw. Cut off the zipper portion of the bag. Reach into the bag and pull both bottom...

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