Library Kids - October 6, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

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

October 6, 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.

CRAFTernoon
Tuesday, October 7, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Dinner & a Movie: Toy Story of Terror
Tuesday, October 7, 6:00 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Preschool Players
Thursday, October 9, 1:30 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info/register]

The Science of Sound
Thursday, October 9, 4:00 pm - Sequoya Madison Library  [more info/register]

Pokemon Club
Thursday, October 9, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Tabletop Thursdays
Thursday, October 9,  5:00 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Amelia Bedelia Party!
Thursday, October 9, 6:30 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: The Magic of Dennis Christie
Friday, october 10, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, October 11, 10:00 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

We're Going Batty!
Saturday, October 11, 10:00 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Sabado Impresionante - Awesome Saturday with Marisol Gonzalez
Saturday, October 11, 2:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Have a Ball with Science
Saturday, October 11, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Sunday, October 12, 2:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 13, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 13, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

Have a Ball with Science
Monday, October 13, 2:30 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

Kid's Knitting
Monday, October 13, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, October 13, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

BATCOW - Bat Conservation of Wisconsin
Monday, October 13, 4:00 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, October 13, 6:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, October 16, 9:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Toddlers in Motion
Thursday, October 16, 10:35 am - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Pokemon Club
Thursday, October 16, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

The Supper Club
Thursday, October 16, 6:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Curious Creatures: Stories and Songs about Animals from Many Parts of the World
Friday, October 17, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Responsible Dog Ownership 101: with Polly Cisco of the Badger Kennel Club
Saturday, October 18, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 20, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 20, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, October 20, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Perler Bead Madness
Monday, October 20, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, October 20, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

 

Featured Events

Wisconsin Science Festival Preview Events

Come to one of the many Science events happening at Madison Libraries in anticipation of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Experiment with the science of sound, or make your own bouncy ball.  Learn all about bats from Bat Conservation of Wisconsin. See Upcoming Events for a program near you.

A Christmas Wish for Corduroy

It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy wishes he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas?  A Wisconsin Book Festival Event

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:00am - Central Library - Children's Program Room  

New Books

Cool Paper Folding: creative activities that make math and science fun for kids!
Anders Hanson

Shows how to create such figures as a tetrahedron and a modular cube using origami. For ages 9 - 14. Find this in the New Children's Non-fiction section.

Hermelin the Detective Mouse
Mini Grey

A mouse with typewriting skills secretly helps the people of Offley Street find lost items, and eventually saves the day. Recommended for grades K - 2.

Lion, Lion
Miriam Busch

A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way. For ages 4 - 7.

Twelve Minutes to Midnight
Christopher Edge

Thirteen-year-old Penelope, the secret author of macabre tales in "The Penny Dreadful," Victorian London's bestselling magazine, investigates the mystery of a strange phenomenon occurring in the local insane asylum. For ages 9 - 13. Find this in the New Children's Mystery section.

Two
Kathryn Otoshi

TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery. For ages 4 - 8.