Library Kids - September 8, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

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

September 8, 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.

Zany Zoo Animal Fun!
Wednesday, September 10, 10:00 am - Pinney Library  [more info/register]

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

WonderWorks
Wednesday, September 10, 1:30 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info/register]

Family Fun Night: Hawaiian Luau
Friday, September 12, 6:30 pm - Godman South Madison Library  [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, September 13, 10:00 am - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Snakes Alive!
Saturday, September 13, 10:30 am - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Second Saturday! Make New Friends but Keep the Old
Saturday, September 13, 2:00 pm - Goodman South Madison Library  [more info]

Instrument "Petting Zoo"
Saturday, September 13, 2:00 pm - Lakeview Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Sunday, September 14, 2:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, September 15, 2:30 pm - Sequoya Library  [more info/register]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, September 15, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Library LEGO Club
Tuesday, September 16, 4:00 pm - Meadowridge Library  [more info]

The Supper Club
Thursday, September 18, 6:00 pm - Alicia Ashman Library  [more info]

Family Fun Night: Muppets Most Wanted
Friday, September 19, 6:30 pm - Godman South Madison Library  [more info]

Instrument "Petting Zoo"
Saturday, September 20, 2:00 pm - Monroe Street Library  [more info]

CRAFTernoon
Monday, September 22, 2:30 pm - Central Library  [more info]

Read to a Dog
Monday, September 22, 3:30 pm - Hawthorne Library  [more info]

Featured Events

 

Fall Kidspages

Check out the library activities for children and families this fall with the online version of Fall Kidspages. Print copies are available at a library near you, or, print your own from our web site - English version or Spanish language version. Want to receive notices of upcoming events by age? Sign up for our email newsletters - Library Kids, Books for Eight Year Olds, Booked for Teens, Art of the Picture Book, and others.

 

 

Libraries Closed Thursday for All Staff Inservice Training

All Madison Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, September 11 for an All-Staff inservice training.

You are welcome to use our book drops to return items while we're closed, and LINKcat to place holds, check your record, or renew items you've checked out.  While we're closed, check out our always-accessible online collections, OverDrive ebooks and downloadable audiobooks and Yahara Music Library

All Madison libraries will resume normal hours on Friday, September 12.

New Books

The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf and Grandma
Diane Fox

Cat tries to read the story of Little Red Riding Hood aloud, but Dog keeps interrupting with silly questions.

Count on the Subway
Paul DuBois Jacobs

Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the sights and sounds of a subway ride in New York City as a mother and child go uptown, counting their way from one to ten and back again.

Dinosaur vs. School
Bob Shea

Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.

Hooey Higgins and the Tremendous Trousers
Steve Voake

The inventive skills of Hooey Higgins and his friends are put to the test in an adventure that compels them to invent super-protective pants that they hope will safeguard them from crocodiles, flying toffee apples, and log-flume malfunctions.

LEGO STAR WARS The Visual Dictionary
Simon Beecroft

Fans of all ages will learn about every LEGO Star Wars set released while exploring the updated cross sections that expose the inner workings of larger-piece sets such as the Death Star or Millennium Falcon. The updated "Beyond the Bricks" chapter goes behind-the-scenes to take a look at how LEGO sets are made, new models, plus fun fan creations.

The Luck Uglies
Paul Durham

Eleven-year-old Rye O'Chanter and her two friends delve into the secret lore of their village when mysterious creatures of legend reappear on the night of the Black Moon, leading them to the notorious secret society, the Luck Uglies.

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