Thursday, December 28, 2017
Library Kids is Madison Public Library's email newsletter featuring news, events, and recommended books for kids PreK through grade 6.
December 28, 2017 Issue
In this issue:
Meadowridge Teen Library Visits
Glenna, teen services librarian at Meadowridge Library, is hard at work to make sure teens have the opportunity to connect with authors that are reflective of their own lives.
She's coordinated two "field trips" for youth to attend author talks at locations throughout the city, including a visit to see Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, at Goodman Community Center. “It was so meaningful to me to watch our youth, again, feel seen by an incredible author!”
Thanks to partnerships between the library and local community organizations, young people in Madison are having more opportunities to hear from authors that write about their lived experiences.
Get the full story on the library website.
Draw the Library with RADillustrates
Every line has a purpose. Observe the world around you through line-drawings and illustration with artist-in-residence Rachal Duggan of RADillustrates.
In January and February, Duggan will host various workshops and doodle sessions in the Bubbler Room at Central Library, as well as live-drawing sessions where you can take home your very own illustrated portrait. All events are free to attend but some do require registration.
Learn more about workshop dates and times.
Library Closed for Winter Holidays
All Madison Public Library locations will be closed for the winter holidays on Sunday, December 31st and Monday, January 1st.
While we're closed, you can still items off in our book drops or use LINKcat to place holds, check your library card, or renew items.
Ring in the new year with our downloadable audiobooks and eBooks and databases, accessible 24/7 with your library card. Liven up your holiday parties with local music from Yahara Music Library.
Find a complete event listing in our Fall Kidspages or find Chess Clubs, Knitting Clubs, LEGO Clubs, Minecraft Clubs or Storytimes for ages 0-5
Workshops with Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: RADillustrates
Various Dates & Times in January and February - Central Library
Cooking with Chef Lilly
Friday, December 29, 11:00-12:15pm - Meadowridge Library
Friday December 29, 1:00-2:15pm - Meadowridge Library
Friday, December 29, 3:00-4:15pm - Meadowridge Library
Saturday, December 30, 10:30-11:45am - Meadowridge Library
Saturday, December 30, 12:30-1:45pm - Meadowridge Library
Saturday, December 30, 2:30-3:45pm - Meadowridge Library
Celebrating Kwanzaa with Poet Fabu
December 29 & 30, 1:00-2:00pm - Goodman South Madison Library
Movie Matinee at Lakeview: Leap!
Saturday, December 30, 2:30-4:00pm - Lakeview Library
Read to a Dog
Thursday, January 4, 3:30-5:00pm - Central Library
Saturday, January 6, 11:15am-12:15pm - Hawthorne Library
Saturday, January 13, 11:00am-12:30pm - Goodman South Madison Library
Thursday, January 18, 4:00-5:00pm - Goodman South Madison Library
Monday, January 22, 2:30-3:30pm - Lakeview Library
Thursday, January 25, 4:00-5:30pm - Alicia Ashman Library
Yoga and Mindfulness with Katie Muschlewski
Friday, January 5, 3:30-4:30pm - Alicia Ashman Library
Monday, January 8, 9:30-10:15am - Sequoya Library
Monday, January 22, 9:30-10:15am - Sequoya Library
Toddlers in Motion with Miss Cindy
Thursday, January 11, 10:15-11:15am - Goodman South Madison Library
Thursday, January 18, 10:15-11:15am - Goodman South Madison Library
Preschool and Toddler Dance Party
Saturday, January 13, 10:30-11:30am - Lakeview Library
Monday, January 22, 10:00-11:00am - Alicia Ashman Library
Kids Code Madison
Thursday, January 18, 6:00-7:30pm - Hawthorne Library
Thursday, January 25, 6:00-7:30pm - Hawthorne Library
The Supper Club
Friday, January 19, 6:00-6:45pm - Monroe Street Library
Libraries are for Everyone Drop-in Screenprinting
Saturday, January 20, 1:00-3:00pm - Pinney Library
MakerPalooza: Kindness Rocks (A Bubbler Jr. Program)
Saturday, January 20, 2:00-3:00pm - Pinney Library
Looking for some new apps to keep the kiddos entertained during winter break or holiday travels? Youth services librarian Carissa is always on the lookout for apps that you can feel good about using with your child.
Take a look at Carissa's top 5 apps for road trips, travels, and school break!
Subscribe to her e-newsletter to get regular app reviews sent straight to your inbox!