Library Kids - September 12, 2015

Library Kids
Library Kids
Saturday, September 12, 2015

 

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

Sepptember 11, 2015 Issue

In this issue:

 

Featured Events


Bookmaking with Angela Richardson

Learn different bookmaking techniques to make your own book with Bubbler artist Angela Richardson.

Register by calling 608-266-6300 or online here

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museums and Libraries.

 

Toddler Fun

While the older kids have gone back to school, there are many opportunities to get toddlers up and grooving. Check out these rockin' events:

Preschool/Toddler Obstacle Course

Play and exercise gross motor skills through a variety of activities. Registration recommended but not required.

Toddlers in Motion with Miss Cindy

Help toddlers up to age 4 stay active with music, dance, ribbons and shakers, interactive free play, an interactive obstacle course and more. Be ready to rock 'n' roll! No registration required.

Preschool & Toddler Dance Party

Shake it all about to familiar and new tunes. Refreshments provided. Registration begins two weeks before the dance party.

 

Pokemon Club is Back!


Do you love Pokemon? Love playing the trading card game or want to give it a try? Learn how to play during the first half hour, then compete against friends and fellow players.

No registration required.

 

Upcoming Events

Find Chess at the Library information here. 
Find Knitting at the Library information here.
Find Storytime for Ages 0-5 information here
Find LEGO Club information here.

 

Preschool/Toddler Obstacle Course
Monday, September 14, 10:30 am - Meadowridge Library [more info/register]

WonderWorks
Monday, September 14, 10:45 am - Sequoya Library [more info/register]

Read to a Dog
Monday, September 14, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library [more info]

Fall Crafts
Monday, September 14, 6:30 pm - Pinney Library [more info/register]

Toddlers in Motion with Miss Cindy
Tuesday, September 15, 10:15 am - Hawthorne Library [more info]

Open Studio Time with Artist in Residence - James Bellucci
Tuesday, September 15, 1:00 pm - Central Library [more info]

Bookmaking with Angela Richardson (A Bubbler Junior Program)
Tuesday, September 15, 4 pm - Central Library [more info/register]

Open Media Lab
Tuesday, September 15, 4:00 pm - Central Library [more info]

The Supper Club
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Preschool/Toddler Obstacle Course
Wednesday, September 16, 10:30 am - Meadowridge Library [more info/register]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, September 16, 10:30 am - Alicia Ashman Library [more info/register]

Open Media Lab
Wednesday, September 16, 1:00 pm - Central Library [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, September 16, 1:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library [more info/register]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, September 16, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library [more info]

Open Media Lab
Wednesday, September 16, 5:00 pm - Central Library [more info]

LIBRARY CLOSED -- Library In-Service
Thursday, September 17 - ALL DAY [more info]

Open Media Lab
Friday, September 18, 9:30 am - Central Library [more info]

Black Story Time: Stories in the African and African American Tradition
Friday, September 18, 6:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Open Media Lab
Saturday, September 19, 11 am - Central Library [more info]

Screen Printing Workshop with Craig Grabhorn
Sunday, September 20, 1:30 pm - Central Library [more info/register]

Cuentos y Canciones: Spanish Language Story Time
Monday, September 21, 10:30 am - Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

WonderWorks
Monday, September 21, 10:45 am - Sequoya Library [more info/register]

Bubbler Jr.: Drawing Jam with Angela Richardson
Monday, September 21, 2:30 pm - Lakeview Library [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, September 21, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library [more info]

Toddlers in Motion with Miss Cindy
Tuesday, September 22, 10:15 am - Hawthorne Library [more info]

Open Studio time with Artist in Residence - James Bellucci
Tuesday, September 22, 1 pm - Central Library [more info]

Pokemon Club
Tuesday, September 22, 3:30 pm - Central Library [more info]

Open Media Lab
Tuesday, September 22, 4 pm - Central Library [more info]

Dinner & a Movie: Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Tuesday, September 22, 6 pm - Central Library [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, September 23, 10:30 am - Alicia Ashman Library [more info/register]

Open Media Lab
Wednesday, September 23, 1:00 pm - Central Library [more info]

WonderWorks
Wednesday, September 23, 1:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Pokemon Club
Wednesday, September 23, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library [more info]

Open Media Lab
Wednesday, September 23, 5 pm - Central Library [more info]

Constructed Imagery Workshop with Artist in Residence James Bellucci
Wednesday, September 23, 6 pm - Central Library [more info/register]

Preschool & Toddler Dance Party
Thursday, September 24, 10 am - Pinney Library [more info/register]

Open Media Lab
Thursday, September 24, 4 pm - Central Library [more info]

Cartooning Workshop for Youth Ages 6-12 (Pizza Provided!)
Thursday, September 24, 6 pm - Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Open Media Lab
Friday, September 25, 9:30 am - Central Library [more info]

Library Laboratory
Friday, September 25, 5:30 pm - Lakeview Library [more info]

Family Fun Night: Monkey Kingdom (DisneyNature, 2015, rated G)

 
 
Blackthorn Key
by Kevin Sands
 
In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.
 
 
 
Fable Comics
by Chris Duffy (editor), Charise Mericle Harper, et al.
 
From classics like "The Tortoise and the Hare" and "The Grasshopper and the Ants" to obscure gems like "The Frogs Who Desired a King," Fable Comics has something to offer every reader. Twenty-eight fables from different cultures and traditions are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by twenty-six different cartoonists and edited by New York Times bestselling Fairy Tale Comics' Chris Duffy.
 
 
 
 
Learning how to knit with your fingers is the best way to start crafting without cumbersome needles! All you need is some yarn and your hands to create modern and sophisticated knitted strands that you can use in any project around the house or everyday fashion. From jewelry and wearable accessories to wall art, gifts, and room decorations, Howell includes step-by-step instructions for project, which use yarn and other exciting materials such as paracord and leather.
 
 
 
Rodeo Red
by Maripat Perkins and Molly Schaar Idle
 
Rodeo Red and her hound dog, Rusty, are happy as can be until Side Swiping Slim comes to town and starts stirring up trouble for them, but when Slim steals Rusty, Red will do anything to get him back--even give up the birthday gift her Aunt Sal, a city slicker, sent.
 
 
 
 
A stunning debut about how grief can open the world in magical ways. After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.
 
 
 
Trick ARRR Treat: a Pirate Halloween
by Leslie Kimmelman and Jorge Monlongo
 
Charlotte Blue-Tongue, Peg-Leg Pete, Glass-Eyed Gabby, and their friends swashbuckle through the streets demanding loot and treasure from their neighbors in this Halloween pirate tale. As their world transforms from neighborhood to pirate's lagoon, they shout, "We be pirates. TRICK ARRR TREAT!" But what's lurking in the shadows? Are the pirates brave enough to defend their treasure?