Library Kids - June 16, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

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

June 16, 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.

Mad Science of Milwaukee
Tuesday, June 17, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Toddler Dance Party
Tuesday, June 17, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Wonderful Water Filters
Tuesday, June 17, 1:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Rover Design Challenge
Tuesday, June 17, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Meet with a Neighborhood Police Officer
Tuesday, June 17, 3:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Mad Science of Milwaukee
Tuesday, June 17, 3:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Tuesday, June 17, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Telling Children's Stories with Araceli
Wednesday, June 18, 10:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, June 18, 1:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Solar Bugs
Wednesday, June 18, 3:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Zoozort
Thursday, June 19, 11:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Optical Illusion Spinning Tops
Thursday, June 19, 1:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info/register]

Constellation Cards
Friday, June 20, 10:30 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Toddler Art
Friday, June 20, 11:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Book to Movie: James and the Giant Peach
Friday, June 20, 12:00 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Calling All Rockhounds
Friday, June 20, 1:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Family Fun Night: The Science of Music with Rockameem!
Friday, June 20, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Saturday Family Movie Matinee: The LEGO Movie
Saturday, June 21, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Saturday Family Movie Matinee: The LEGO Movie
Saturday, June 21, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, June 23, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Preschool & Toddler Dance Party
Monday, June 23, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Little Learners
Monday, June 23, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

Constellation Cards
Monday, June 23, 2:30 pm - Central Library  [more info/register]

Clare Norelle's Quizzical Creatures
Tuesday, June 24, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Dr Rogue's Magic of Science
Tuesday, June 24, 1:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

Rover Design Challenge
Tuesday, June 24, 1:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Great Scott! It's Magic
Tuesday, June 24, 2:00 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Constellation Cards
Tuesday, June 24, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info/register]

Meet with a Neighborhood Police Officer
Tuesday, June 24, 3:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Dr Rogue's Magic of Science
Tuesday, June 24, 3:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Tuesday, June 24, 6:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, June 25, 10:30 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info/register]

Telling Children's Stories with Araceli
Wednesday, June 25, 10:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, June 25, 1:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info/register]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, June 25, 1:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

DIY Mars Rover
Thursday, June 26, 10:30 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Gardening on Mars
Thursday, June 26, 10:30 am - Central Library  [more info]

Rover Design Challenge
Thursday, June 26, 1:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info/register]

Pop-up Puppet Theatre
Thursday, June 26, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Rocket Star Glitter Globe
Thursday, June 26, 2:30 pm - Monroe Street Library  [more info/register]

Toddler Art
Friday, June 27, 11:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: Solar Bugs
Friday, June 27, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, June 28, 10:00 am - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Family Movie Matinee - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Saturday, June 28, 12:00 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

LEGO Club
Saturday, June 28, 1:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, June 30, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, June 30, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

Birds, Beaks and Bingo
Monday, June 30, 1:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Once Upon a Book Drive

What: With Once Upon a Book Drive we will collect and distribute quality children’s books to early education programs and families in need across Wisconsin. We will accept new or gently used books with educational, appropriate content for children ages 0 to 12.

That means you can donate board books, picture books, early readers, and young adult books! Ask your local children’s
librarian for a suggestion or see our online book lists for ideas at: supportingfamiliestogether.org/once-upon-a-book-drive/

When: June 15, 2014 through August 31, 2014

Local Book Drop-Off Points (Starting June 15):

•     A Room of One’s Own Bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St.
•     Middleton Public Library, 7425 Hubbard Ave.
•     Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.

Don’t have time to head to the store? Buy and donate books through Amazon Smile and have books sent directly to SFTA.
Visit: smile.amazon.com/ch/36-5263016 to start now!

New Books

The Brightest Night
Tui Sutherland

Sunny has always taken the Dragonet Prophecy very seriously, so Morrowseer's devastating news changes everything--now she must forge a new identity and find a way to stop the futile and destructive war between the dragon clans.

Camp Rex
Molly Schaar Idle

Cordelia and her troup of dino-scouts enjoy a camping trip in the great outdoors.

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.

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
Christine Baldacchino

A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school.

Under the Egg
Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighborhood that brings a real treasure.

The Unfairest of Them All
Shannon Hale

In the aftermath of Legacy Day, Raven Queen, reluctant leader of the Rebels, and Apple White, head of the Royals, work together when an Ever After High student, Maddie, gets in trouble, threatening all of their Happily Ever Afters.