Library Kids - August 12, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Library Kids is Madison Public Library's email newsletter featuring events, news, and recommended books for kids PreK-grade 6.

August 12, 2014 Issue

In this issue:

Upcoming Events

Find Chess at the Library information here.
Find Knitting at the Library information here.
Find Storytimes for Ages 0 - 5 here.

What's in a Pond?
Tuesday, August 12, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Rover Design Challenge
Tuesday, August 12, 3:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info/register]

Meet with a Neighborhood Officer
Tuesday, August 12, 3:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

CrAfternoons: Shark Week
Tuesday,August 12, 5:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Toddler Dance Party
Wednesday, August 13, 10:30 am - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

What's in a Pond?
Thursday, August 14, 11:00 am - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Young Sock Monsters
Thursday, August 14, 2:00 pm - Central Library  [more info/register]

Constellation Cards
Thursday, August 14, 2:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info/register]

Duck Tape Mania
Thursday, August 14, 3:30 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Tabletop Thursdays!
Thursday, August 14, 5:00 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

DreamBikes at Pinney
Friday, August 15, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Magical Fizzes and Booms
Friday, August 15, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Zoo to You
Friday, August 15, 10:30 am - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Book to Movie: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Friday, August 15, 12:00 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Friday, August 15, 2:00 pm -  Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Friday, August 15, 6:30 pm -  Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Monday, August 18, 10:30 am - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Tuesday, August 19, 10:30 am - Monroe Street Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Tuesday, August 19, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

DreamBikes at Goodman South Madison Library!
Tuesday, August 19, 12:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Meet with a Neighborhood Officer
Tuesday, August 19, 3:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Tuesday, August 19, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

What's in a Pond?
Wednesday, August 20, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Toddler Dance Party
Wednesday, August 20, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Animation Open Lab
Wednesday, August 20, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Thursday, August 21, 9:30 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Let's Go To Kindergarten!
Thursday, August 21, 10:30 am - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Big I Little U Fitness Fun: Family Fitness Program!
Saturday, August 23, 10:00 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, August 23, 10:00 am - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Saturday, August 23, 1:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Seed Saving Workshop
Saturday, August 23, 2:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info/register]

Preschool and Toddler Dance Party
Monday, August 25, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

 

Flannelboard Make & Take

Join us for a festive flannelboard fandango. Strictly for educators and librarians, their friends and helpers of all ages. Come and make flannelboards for storytelling, narrative play, concept reinforcement and more. Use our patterns or bring your own. Materials and refreshments provided. Call 266-6345 or visit our calendar to register. Registration is required.

Central Library, Saturday, August 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


 

New Books

The Glass Sentence
S.E. Grove

In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption -- when all of the continents were flung into different time periods -- thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped.

Little Green Peas
Keith Baker

Little green peas make their way into collections of objects of many different colors, from blue boats, seas, and flags, to orange balloons, umbrellas, and fizzy drinks.

Loot: how to steal a fortune
Jude Watson

When Alfie McQuinn, the notorious jewel thief, is killed on a job, his last words to his son, March, are to "find jewels" and this instruction leads the boy to Jules, the twin sister he never knew he had--and the perfect partner to carry on the family business. For ages 9 - 13.

My Explosive Diary
Emily Gale

Eliza Boom is the daughter of a spy gadget inventor who hopes to create a great invention like her father, but first she needs to get a roll of her father's top-secret film back from the class bully Zoe Wakefield. For 7 - 10 year olds.

My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not)
Peter Brown

Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

Wake Up, Rupert!
Mike Twohy

"Rupert the rooster is tired from rising early to wake everyone on the farm up. Will his friend Sherman the sheep be able to do the job?"

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