Library Kids - March 9, 2015

Library Kids

Monday, March 9, 2015

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

March 9, 2015 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.

 

Toddlers in Motion
Tuesday, March 10, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Tuesday, March 10, 4:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Wooden Art Cars with Justin Bitner
Tuesday, March 10, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, March 11, 10:15 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, March 11, 11:00 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Meadowridge Minecraft Club
Wednesday, March 11, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, March 12, 9:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, March 12, 10:35 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Tabletop Thursdays
Thursday, March 12, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Pokemon Club
Thursday, March 12, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Family Forts Storytime
Thursday, March 12, 6:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Wooden Art Cars with Justin Bitner
Friday, March 13, 10:30 am - Hawthorne Library  [more info/register]

Drop-in Button Making
Friday, March 13, 1:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Pop-up Puppet Theatre
Friday, March 13, 1:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Library Laboratory Featuring TetraPAKMAN
Friday, March 13, 6:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: Games Animals Play (in Spanish and English)
Friday, March 13, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Art After Overture
Saturday, March 14, 9:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, March 14, 10:00 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

One World, One Sound Drum Circle
Saturday, March 14, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club - Second Saturday of the Month!
Saturday, March 14, 2:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Read to a Dog at the Library
Saturday, March 14, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, March 16, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Hora de Cuentos Preescolar: Story Time in Spanish
Monday, March 16, 10:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, March 16, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, March 16, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

  Library LEGO Club
Monday, March 16, 4:00 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, March 16, 6:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Tuesday, March 17, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

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

CRAFTernoon
Tuesday, March 17, 4:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

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

WonderWorks
Wednesday, March 18, 10:15 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, March 18, 11:00 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Meadowridge Minecraft Club
Wednesday, March 18, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, March 19, 9:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, March 19, 10:35 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Tabletop Thursdays
Thursday, March 19, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Thursday, March 19, 3:00 pm - Monroe Street Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: Water Stories with Ann Moser
Friday, March 20, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Red, White & Read
Saturday, March 21, 10:00 am - Central Library  [more info
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One World, One Sound Drum Circle
Saturday, March 21, 10:30 am - Monroe Street Library  [more info]

Family Matinee: Big Hero 6
Saturday, March 21, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

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

Hora de Cuentos Preescolar: Story Time in Spanish
Monday, March 23, 10:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

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

  

Featured Events

Wisconsin Film Festival Children's Sneak Peek

The 17th annual Wisconsin Film Festival is adding a new series this year just for kids! You're invited to a free preview of this year's Big Screens, Little Folks children's film series at the Wisconsin Film Festival (April 9-16, 2015). Watch some short films made for just children, trailers for children's films that will be playing at the Festival, and learn about the Film Festival from Karin Kolb, WFF Youth Programming Specialist. Sneak Peek events are funded in part by Beyond the Page, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Madison Community Foundation.

For more information and a full list of sneak peek events, visit http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/film-fest

Monday, March 16,  3:00pm - 3:45pm, Central Library

Red, White and Read

Red White & Read

Read, make craft projects, check out books and...meet Bucky Badger!   Our next generation of book-lovers will have chance to read with UW student athletes at this year's Red, White and Read, a campaign that is helpling Madison area kids get excited about reading.

  • Saturday, March 21, 10:00am-12:00pm at Central Library (Children's Program Room)

This event is sponsored by the UW Student United Way and Student-Athletes Equally Supporting Others (SAESO).




New Books

Candy Experiments 2
Loralee Leavitt

Candy Experiments 2 delivers fun science facts from the perspective of a real mom in the kitchen doing crazy things with brand-name store-bought candy. For ages 6 & up. Find this in the Children's New Non-Fiction section.

It's Only Stanley
Jon Agee

Very strange noises that keep awakening the Wimbledon family one night have an even stranger source. For ages 4 - 8. Find this in the New Picture Books section.

Little Bird Takes a Bath
Marisabino Russo

The only thing Little Bird likes about rain is the puddles it leaves behind, but after flying through Manhattan to find the perfect puddle, his bath is interrupted again and again. For ages 2 - 6. Find this in the New Picture Books section.

The Madman of Piney Woods
Christopher Paul Curtis

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors. For ages 9 - 12. Find this in the Children's New Fiction section.

Meditation Is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids
Whitney Stewart

"Nine simple mindfulness exercises designed to manage stress and emotions"-- Provided by publisher. For ages 4 - 10. Find this in the New Picture Book section.

Pathfinder
Angie Sage

"13-year-old Alice TodHunter Moon goes in search of her friend Ferdie, who has been kidnapped by the malevolent Lady, encountering Septimus Heap, ExtraOrdinary Wizard, and awakening her own Magykal potential"-- Provided by publisher. For ages 9 - 13. Find this in the children's New Fiction section.