December Young League of Writers

December Young League of Writers

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!

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

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!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

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...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

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!

Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza

Mele Kalikimaka Christmas Extravaganza

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 letter to Santa right here at the Library!!

If you can’t come on the 9th, additional Extravaganza kits will be available at curbside thru December 23 while supplies last.

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.

Teen Craft: Crochet

Teen Craft: Crochet

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here’s what you’ll need:

  • About 10 feet of your petal color (that’s a generous amount)
  • About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous)
  • Size H (4 mm) crochet hook
  • Darning needle (optional)

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Teen Christmas Extravaganza Craft

Learn to make a melted snowman ornament (available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday, December 9th). You will need the following supplies: scissors glue ribbon small black beads/plastic pieces orange craft foam plastic ornament epsom salt

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here's what you'll need: About 10 feet of your petal color (that's a generous amount) About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous) Size H (4 mm) crochet hook Darning needle (optional)

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies: 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf) Elmer's Glue or hot glue gun Hexagon template

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th. Teen craft 2: Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.  

Teen Baby Yoda Craft

Learn to make The Child. You will need the following supplies: scissors large rubber band 4 small rubber bands polyurethane filling small rectangle of fabric brown fleece green fleece needle thread two buttons (preferably black) sewing pins

Teen Ghost Paint Rockets

Launch a ghost paint rocket by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: film canister Alka Seltzer tablets water-based paint like finger paints

Upcoming October Teen Crafts: Ghost Rockets and Baby Yoda

Check out our October teen 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. Ghost Rockets - available starting October 1 We'll launch Alka-Seltzer rockets...

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need: 5 ft plastic string 6 red beads 12 orange beads 24 yellow beads 36 green beads 24 clear beads 48 purple beads

November Madison BiblioManiacs

November Madison BiblioManiacs

November Madison BiblioManiacs

This month we’ll be meeting on Monday, November 23 at 4:30 p.m.

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

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!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

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...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

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!

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies:

  • 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf)
  • Elmer’s Glue or hot glue gun
  • Hexagon template

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Teen Christmas Extravaganza Craft

Learn to make a melted snowman ornament (available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday, December 9th). You will need the following supplies: scissors glue ribbon small black beads/plastic pieces orange craft foam plastic ornament epsom salt

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here's what you'll need: About 10 feet of your petal color (that's a generous amount) About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous) Size H (4 mm) crochet hook Darning needle (optional)

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies: 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf) Elmer's Glue or hot glue gun Hexagon template

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th. Teen craft 2: Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.  

Teen Baby Yoda Craft

Learn to make The Child. You will need the following supplies: scissors large rubber band 4 small rubber bands polyurethane filling small rectangle of fabric brown fleece green fleece needle thread two buttons (preferably black) sewing pins

Teen Ghost Paint Rockets

Launch a ghost paint rocket by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: film canister Alka Seltzer tablets water-based paint like finger paints

Upcoming October Teen Crafts: Ghost Rockets and Baby Yoda

Check out our October teen 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. Ghost Rockets - available starting October 1 We'll launch Alka-Seltzer rockets...

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need: 5 ft plastic string 6 red beads 12 orange beads 24 yellow beads 36 green beads 24 clear beads 48 purple beads

November Teen Dungeons and Dragons

November Teen Dungeons and Dragons

November Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Sign up or RSVP for our November’s session of Teen Dungeons and Dragons! We’re playing November 18th at 4:00 PM.

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

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!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

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...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

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!

November Teen Anime Club

November Teen Anime Club

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.

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

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!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

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...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

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!

November Young League of Writers

November Young League of Writers

November Young League of Writers

This month we’ll be meeting on Monday, November 9th at 4:30 p.m. Check out Sanderson’s third video – we’ll be using it to talk about what we’re writing.

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

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!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

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...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

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!

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November’s upcoming teen Take n’ Go craft kits!

Teen craft 1:

Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th.

Teen craft 2:

Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.

 

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Teen Christmas Extravaganza Craft

Learn to make a melted snowman ornament (available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday, December 9th). You will need the following supplies: scissors glue ribbon small black beads/plastic pieces orange craft foam plastic ornament epsom salt

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here's what you'll need: About 10 feet of your petal color (that's a generous amount) About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous) Size H (4 mm) crochet hook Darning needle (optional)

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies: 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf) Elmer's Glue or hot glue gun Hexagon template

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th. Teen craft 2: Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.  

Teen Baby Yoda Craft

Learn to make The Child. You will need the following supplies: scissors large rubber band 4 small rubber bands polyurethane filling small rectangle of fabric brown fleece green fleece needle thread two buttons (preferably black) sewing pins

Teen Ghost Paint Rockets

Launch a ghost paint rocket by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: film canister Alka Seltzer tablets water-based paint like finger paints

Upcoming October Teen Crafts: Ghost Rockets and Baby Yoda

Check out our October teen 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. Ghost Rockets - available starting October 1 We'll launch Alka-Seltzer rockets...

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need: 5 ft plastic string 6 red beads 12 orange beads 24 yellow beads 36 green beads 24 clear beads 48 purple beads

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