Library Kids - September 22, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

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

September 22, 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.

Little Quilts
Tuesday, September 23, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info/register]

CRAFTernoon
Tuesday, September 23, 4:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Craft Lab
Tuesday, September 23, 4:00 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Preschool Storytime - Fire Truck Visit!
Wednesday, September 24, 9:30 am - Pinney Library  [more info]

Preschool & Toddler Dance Party
Thursday, September 25, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

Family Fun Night: Celebrate India!
Friday, September 26, 6:30 pm - Godman South Madison Library  [more info]

Circus at the Library
Saturday, September 27, 9:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, September 27, 10:00 am - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Author Erin Soderberg
Saturday, September 27, 10:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Family Movie Matinee: Muppets Most Wanted
Saturday, September 27, 12:00 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Saturday, September 27, 1:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, September 29, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, September 29, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

R.E.A.D. to a Dog
Monday, September 29, 2:00 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

Perler Bead Madness
Monday, September 29, 3:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info/register]

Sock Hop Toddler Dance Party
Tuesday, September 30, 10:30 am - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Little Quilts
Tuesday, September 30, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info/register]

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

R.E.A.D. to a Dog
Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

Pokemon Club
Thursday, October 2, 4:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: Everybody's Crafty
Friday, October 3, 6:30 pm - Godman South Madison Library  [more info]

Art After Overture
Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 6, 9:15 am - Central Library  [more info]

Little Learners
Monday, October 6, 10:45 am - Central Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, October 6, 3:30 pm - Pinney Library  [more info]

 

Featured Events

Circus at the Library

Stop by the Central Library children's room all day for circus themed activities and displays in celebration of Overture Center for the Arts' 10fest and the Central Library's one year anniversary. Library staff will also be hosting children's activities at an outdoor tent in partnership with Overture Center for the Arts and Madison Children's Museum. Other 10fest activities in the Central Library on September 27 include author Erin Soderberg, reading from her book The Quirks in Circus Quirkus at 10:30 am and a Friends of Madison Public Library book sale all day. 

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

New Books

5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!)
National Geographic Kids

This book features tons of tidbits on toys and games, mysteries of history, robots and reptiles, sports and spies, wacky words, and so much more! For ages 8 - 13.

The Endless Lake
Erin Hunter

The newest installment of the Survivors series. Lucky and his Pack must learn to survive in their new home, at the edge of a strange lake that seems to go on forever. For ages 8 & up.

The Farmer and the Clown
Marla Frazee

A wordless picture book in which a farmer rescues a baby clown who's bounced off the circus train, and reunites him with his clown family. For 5 - 9 year-olds.

Flora and the Penguin
Molly Idle

Flora, from "Flora and the Flamingo" returns. In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness. For ages 2 - 6.

LEGO Legends of Chima Character Encyclopedia
Beth Landis Hester

Enter the world of Chima and meet all of the members of your favorite tribes in DK's new LEGO® Legends of Chima™: Character Encyclopedia . Each beautifully illustrated spread features tons of fun facts on the different characters, variants of each minifigure, and the various vehicles, weapons, and back stories that make up the LEGO® Legends of Chima™ world.

One Big Pair of Underwear
Laura Gehl

Count and share with...underwear! Come along on a zany adventure with hilarious pictures from the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site . What's one thing that two bears, three yaks, four goats, and six cats have in common? They hate to share. But look out-here comes a pack of twenty pigs ready to prove that sharing makes everything twice as fun! For ages 3 - 7.