Library Kids - December 2, 2014

Library Kids

Library Kids

Monday, December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 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.

Toddler Music
Tuesday, December 2, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Yoga
Tuesday, December 2, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Carolers at Central
Tuesday, December 2 , 5:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Dinner & a Movie: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Tuesday, December 2, 6:00 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Toddler Art Class
Wednesday, December 3, 10:45 am - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, December 3, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Wednesday, December 3,  4:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info/register]

Read to a Dog at the Library
Wednesday, December 3, 5:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Playtime with Colors & Shapes
Thursday, December 4, 9:30 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Toddler Dance Party
Thursday, December 4, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Amelia Bedelia Party
Thursday, December 4, 11:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Thursday, December 4,  3:30 pm - Monroe Street Library  [more info/register]

Family Science Night
Friday, December 5, 6:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Kids GET IT!
Saturday, December 6, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Saturday Stories & Sweets
Saturday, December 6, 10:30 am - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Geodesic Domes
Saturday, December 6, 11:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Saturday, December 6, 1:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Little Learners
Monday, December 8, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, December 8, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

Let's Move! Parent & Child Fitness
Monday, December 8, 10:45 am - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Read to a Dog at the Library
Monday, December 8, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, December 8, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, December 8, 6:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Toddler Music
Tuesday, December 9, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Yoga
Tuesday, December 9, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Tuesday, December 9,  4:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Tuesday, December 9,  4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, December 10, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Thursday, December 11, 4:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info/register]

Tabletop Thursdays!
Thursday, December 11, 5:00 pm -Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Pop-Up Puppet Theatre
Friday, December 12, 10:00 am - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Friday, December 12,  4:00 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Art after Overture
Saturday, December 13, 9:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

LEGO Buildathon
Saturday, December 13, 9:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, December 13, 10:00 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Saturday, December 13, 1:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info/register]

Saturday Movie Matinee - ELF
Saturday, December 13, 2:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Second Saturday! Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Saturday, December 13, 2:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info/register]

Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Saturday, December 13, 3:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info/register]

Library LEGO Club
Sunday, December 14, 2:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Gingerbread Cookie Fun!
Monday, December 15, 10:30 am - Central Library  [more info/register]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, December 15, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, December 15, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

 

Featured Events

Kids Web Camp

Kids Get IT

Kids GET IT! is a joint partnership between Madison Public Library, GET IT and Madison+ to create a workshop for kids. This interactive workshop is designed to appeal to boys and girls who are always wondering how things are made. The workshop (3 sessions) will demonstrate the intricacies of IT Careers, Web Design and Web Development, in an easy to learn setting. This workshop will introduce kids to the world of creation in several fields, while showcasing the fun and creativity it encompasses.

Lunch, Snacks and beverages are included.  For ages 11-14. Parents are welcome to stay and learn with their child.

Saturday, December 6, 10 am - 2:30 pm, Central Library
Register online at madisonpl.us/kids-web-camp

Nifty Thrifty Gifty

Nifty Thrifty Gifty

 Make special, one-of-a-kind treasures to keep or to give to your loved ones this holiday season. 

Ages 6 & up. Children under 8 must have an adult helper.

PlayTime Productions Presents: The Snow Queen

PlayTime Productions Presents: The Snow Queen

Did you like Disney's Frozen? If so, come and check out PlayTime Productions take on the tale of The Snow Queen!

Goodman South Madison Library, Saturday, December 13, 1:00 pm

 

 

 

New Books

The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains. For grades 4 - 7. Find this in the New Children's Fiction section.

Following Papa's Song
Gianna Marino

"Little Blue, a young humpback whale, has never made the long migration up the coast, and he is worried about his first long journey with Papa" For ages 3 - 8. Find this in the Nature section of the Children's Picture Books.

The Girl and the Bicycle
Mark Pett

A wordless picture book in which a girl sees a bicycle she wants to buy, works hard for a kindly neighbor to earn the money for it, then gets a pleasant surprise. For ages 4 - 9. Find this in the New Picture Books section.

Hooray for Hat!
Brian Won

Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own. For ages 2 - 6. Find this in the New Picture Books section.

Let's Mix!
Shari Last

Join the funny, wacky Mixels as they have fun, play pranks, and mix with each other! For LEGO fans, ages 3 - 8. Find this in the Early Readers section.

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Jen Bryant

The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time. For grades 2 - 5. Find this in the Children's Non-Fiction section.

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