Library Kids - May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

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

May 20, 2016 Issue

In this issue:

Featured Events 

Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

All Madison Public Library locations will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day weekend. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31.

While we're closed, you may drop items off in our book drops or use LINKcat to place holds, check your library card, or renew items. The library's databases and downloadable audiobooks and eBooks will also be accessible with your library card while we're closed.

Sunday hours at Pinney, Sequoya and Central libraries will resume on September 11.


Narrative Through Print with Tyanna J. Buie

Goodman South Madison Library and The Bubbler @ Madison Public Library are excited to welcome Guest Artist Tyanna J. Buie for a one-of-a-kind week of exhibition and experience! 

Family Drop-In Printmaking Workshop
Artist and printmaker Tyanna Buie is hosting a family-friendly drop-in workshop at Goodman South Madison Library! Learn about the technique of monoprinting and try the process out yourself, blending ink and pattern to create a one-of-a-kind unique print. No registration needed!

Teen Printmaking Workshop
Join artist Tyanna Buie for a printmaking workshop at the Goodman South Madison Library just for teens age 13 and up! Learn the process of monoprinting, blendind ink and pattern to create one-of-a-kind prints. Space is limited, so please register online to reserve your spot!

Opening Reception: Narrative Through Print
A native of Chicago and Milwaukee, Tyanna J. Buie is a nationally acclaimed visual artist and professor of fine art and printmaking at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan.  An MFA graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tyanna will be creating prints inspired by family photographs specifically for the Goodman South Madison Library. These prints will be on display at the library throughout the month of June. Meet Tyanna and hear about her work and creative process at a special Opening Reception. All are welcome!

Pictured above: Birthday Party #2 by Tyanna J. Buie (screen-print, hand-applied ink, charcoal), 2016 


Read Like a Badger Summer Reading Club

Read like a Badger -- on your mark, get set, read!

Visit a Madison Public Library location or check in online starting June 1 to join the Summer Reading Club. Every book or hour read (or read to) counts. Earn great prizes, including free event tickets or free pizza, a science kit, a puzzle challenge sheet and a free book! Prizes are available starting Friday, June 17. 

And, summer reading isn't just for kids. Teens can sign up online or in the library for their own summer reading experience, the Teen's Choice Award. 

Thank You Sponsors!  

We couldn't celebrate summer reading without our wonderful sponsors. Funding and programming for the 2016 Summer Reading Program was provided in large part by the Madison Public Library Foundation and its Rock & Read Father's Day fundraiserOur other generous sponsors include: Olbrich Gardens, Overture Center for the Arts, Pizza Hut, Rocky Rococo's Pizza, and the South Central Library System.


Upcoming Events

Find Chess Clubs here
Find Knitting Clubs here
Find LEGO Clubs here
Find Storytimes for ages 0-5 here

One World, One sound Drum Circle
Saturday, May 21, 11 am - 12:00 noon - Pinney Library [more info]

Last Day of Sunday Service before Summer (Sunday hours will resume September 11)
Sunday, May 22, 1 pm - 4 pm - Central, Pinney and Sequoya Libraries

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: ArtWrite Collective Reception
Sunday, May 22, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Central Library [more info]

Baby Gym
Monday, May 23, 9:15 am - 9:45 am - Central Library [more info]

Monday, May 23, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Sequoya Library [more info/register]

Minecraft Monday
Monday, May 23, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

“Toddlers in Motion” with Ms. Cindy
Tuesday, May 24, 10:15 am - 11:15 am - Hawthorne Library [more info]

Music Together
Wednesday, May 25, 11 am - 11:30 am - Pinney Library [more info]

Black Storytime with Denzel McDonald aka King Shabazz
Friday, May 27, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, May 28, 10 am - 10:45 am - Sequoya Library [more info]

Family Movie Matinee - Norm of the North (2016)
Saturday, May 28, 12 noon - 1:45 pm - Hawthorne Library [more info]

All Madison Public Libraries are closed on Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day

Music Together
Wednesday, June 1, 11 am - 11:30 am - Pinney Library [more info]

Stories & Sweets
Saturday, June 4, 10:30 am - 11:15 am - Hawthorne Library [more info]


New Books

As Brave as You
by Jason Reynolds

When Brooklyn-born brothers Genie and Ernie spend their summer in the country with their grandparents, 11-year-old Genie learns a secret about his grandfather and what it means to be brave.

Bedtime Blast-off!
by Luke Reynolds

A young boy and his father use their imaginations before bedtime to transform an ordinary laundry basket into a variety of transportation vehicles.

Double Trouble
by Tia and Tamera Mowry

In this follow up to Double Vision, identical twins Cassie and Caitlyn Waters have adjusted to small-town life in Aura, Texas, but they're still not used to seeing visions of the future. And their Sight is only getting stronger as their twelfth birthday nears! But even with this new gift, neither girl could have predicted what the mysterious package they received would contain--a connection to the father they know nothing about and the grandmother they never knew they had.

Potty = Bacinica
by Leslie Patricelli

Baby, now a toddler, decides to use the potty for the first time in this colorful bilingual board book from author Leslie Patricelli (Yummy yucky = ¡ñam! ¡puaj! and Higher! Higher! = Mas alto! Mas alto!)

Stories from Bug Garden
by Lisa Moser

What may appear to be an abandoned garden is actually home to an eclectic array of insects, from a ladybug who prefers making mud angels to acting like a lady, to a roly-poly bug who loves to roll, to a cricket who dreams of grand adventures. Ages 4 and up will love to peek between the blades of grass at the secret lives of a garden's tiniest inhabitants.

Wolf Hollow
by Lauren Wolk

As World War II rages overseas, twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right at home in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran.