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Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

January 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/02/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Sequoya Library
01/02/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:30 pm
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
01/02/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Drop in for help with your math homework - all subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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6:30 pm
Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Library
01/03/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join the community of crocheters at Alicia Ashman Library each first and third Wednesday of the month. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll enjoy the camaraderie of sharing an evening with other crocheters. See what others are working on, get advice from other crocheters, learn new techniques, and share your own work.

Tags:
Adult - Seniors, Bubbler - Adult, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:45 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/04/2018
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Event that gives teens a safe space to do homework, socialize and various activities that build community and bring awareness.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
01/04/2018
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
01/04/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share your stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club will be led by local author Carole Madrzak and aspiring teen author Corey Pope.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
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7:00 pm
Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid (anime)

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid (anime)

Hawthorne Library
01/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Miss Kobayashi lives a normal life until she befriends a dragon named Tohru. The two end up living together and make a unique arrangement: Tohru serves as Kobayashi’s very own live-in maid! In the human form of a cute girl, she starts working as a maid dragon. She takes care of usual things like cleaning the house and cooking, but doing typical human things can still be a challenge for a dragon!

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.

Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Film, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/08/2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/09/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Board Games in the children's area

Board Games in the children's area

Sequoya Library
01/09/2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring some friends or join other kids for Ticket to Ride, Jenga, Connect Four, Sushi Go and other tabletop games. Play our games, or bring your favorite one to share. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Drop-in and stay as long as you like.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:30 pm
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
01/09/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Drop in for help with your math homework - all subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:45 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/11/2018
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Event that gives teens a safe space to do homework, socialize and various activities that build community and bring awareness.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
01/11/2018
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
01/11/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share your stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club will be led by local author Carole Madrzak and aspiring teen author Corey Pope.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
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7:00 pm
Dunkirk (feature film)

Dunkirk (feature film)

Hawthorne Library
01/12/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2017 / United Kingdom / English / War drama, history / 105 min / PG-13
When 400,000 men couldn't get home, home came for them.
Writer and director Christopher Nolan's feature film about WWII's Dunkirk evacuation.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Film, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/16/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Sequoya Library
01/16/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:30 pm
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
01/16/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Drop in for help with your math homework - all subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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6:30 pm
Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Library
01/17/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join the community of crocheters at Alicia Ashman Library each first and third Wednesday of the month. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll enjoy the camaraderie of sharing an evening with other crocheters. See what others are working on, get advice from other crocheters, learn new techniques, and share your own work.

Tags:
Adult - Seniors, Bubbler - Adult, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:45 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Goodman South Madison Library
01/18/2018
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Event that gives teens a safe space to do homework, socialize and various activities that build community and bring awareness.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
01/18/2018
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
01/18/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share your stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club will be led by local author Carole Madrzak and aspiring teen author Corey Pope.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
01/18/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Upper elementary (4th and 5th Grade) and middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Trinket. New and experienced kid programmers welcome! Special note: Programming activities are not appropriate for younger elementary school kids.

Kids Code Madison is a club, not a class, so you can come any week, anytime! New programmers will be given some direction with tutorials and help from volunteers, and experienced programmers can work on ongoing projects, start something new, help a friend, or practice the “sushi” (mini, bit sized) skill of the day.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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7:00 pm
The Morose Mononokean (anime)

The Morose Mononokean (anime)

Hawthorne Library
01/19/2018
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Ashiya Hanae’s life is turned upside down when he’s possessed by a yokai! His only help comes in Abeno Haruitsuki, a handsome young man known as the “Master of the Mononokean.” But his aid comes at a price, one that has Ashiya working as his assistant to pay it off! Can they stop bickering with each other long enough to help the yokai trapped in this world?

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.

Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Film, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/22/2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/23/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Pokemon Club (TCG)

Pokemon Club (TCG)

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Sequoya Library
01/23/2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Do you love Pokemon? Learn to play the trading card game, during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids! Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours!

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:30 pm
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
01/23/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Drop in for help with your math homework - all subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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5:00 pm
Panels and Pizza: A Graphic Novel Discussion Group

Panels and Pizza: A Graphic Novel Discussion Group

Lakeview Library
01/24/2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kids ages 10-13 are welcome to join their peers for a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about old favorites, reading new titles, and doing occasional activities around them. Pizza will be served!

For questions, contact Beth McIntyre: 608-266-6345 or bmcintyre@madisonpubliclibrary.org

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:45 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/25/2018
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Event that gives teens a safe space to do homework, socialize and various activities that build community and bring awareness.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
01/25/2018
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
01/25/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share your stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club will be led by local author Carole Madrzak and aspiring teen author Corey Pope.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
01/25/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Upper elementary (4th and 5th Grade) and middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Trinket. New and experienced kid programmers welcome! Special note: Programming activities are not appropriate for younger elementary school kids.

Kids Code Madison is a club, not a class, so you can come any week, anytime! New programmers will be given some direction with tutorials and help from volunteers, and experienced programmers can work on ongoing projects, start something new, help a friend, or practice the “sushi” (mini, bit sized) skill of the day.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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7:00 pm
It (feature film)

It (feature film)

Hawthorne Library
01/26/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2017 / USA / English / horror, thriller / 135 min. / R
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
http://itthemovie.com/

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Film, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/29/2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Valentine Card Making

Valentine Card Making

Lakeview Library
01/29/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Nothing says “I care” more than a handmade greeting card. Start with a stamp set, select a color scheme, and you are on the road to creating your Valentine's Day card. In this class, Stampin’ UP! demonstrator Jamie Statz-Paynter will provide an assortment of tools, paper, stamps, ink, markers, punches, embellishments, embossing folders and glue you will use to design your own Valentine’s Day Cards. For ages 12 and up. Call 246-4547 or go online to register beginning Saturday, January 13.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Other, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
01/30/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:30 pm
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
01/30/2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Drop in for help with your math homework - all subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:30 pm
Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Alicia Ashman Library
01/30/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Valentine's Day is coming! Join us in making your own custom card for a friend or loved-one. Professional crafter Jamie Statz-Paynter will provide all the material and instruction you'll need to leave with a personalized, professional-quality card of your own. Registration opens January 15th for this limited-space class.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Other, Adult - Seniors, Teen (grades 6-12)
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