This summer, Sequoya Library has been asking kids to recommend their favorite books by writing them on "space" shapes like rockets, stars, and robots. Library staff created a book list based on their recommendations for all to share and enjoy.
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Older elementary kids interested in programming and coding will enjoy Kids Code Madison events at Hawthorne Library! New and experienced coders are welcome.
The Library offers free movie screenings for all ages! From new releases to oldies-but-goodies, documentaries to blockbusters - there's something for everyone.
Each year Madison Public Library partners with UW-Madison to extend the perennially popular Go Big Read program into the broader community with book discussion groups and programs at our libraries.
The 2018-2019 Go Big Read selection is The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Quest for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of the fight for food safety in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley.
Have you ever wondered about the stories your home has to tell? Are you fascinated by the history of historical homes in your neighborhood?
Madison Public Library partnered with the City of Madison Planning Department and Madison Trust for Historic Preservation to create a community presentation entitled, “Researching the Story of Your House.”
After 11 years in the space, the Friends of Sequoya Library will host their final book sales in their storefront at Westgate Mall.
Children ages 5 and under can enjoy a "Mini" Rumpus - a soft start to the regular Wild Rumpus program and specifically geared towards younger children.
There will be lots of sand and water play opportunities! Attendees are welcome to stay for the Wild Rumpus beginning at 5:00pm.
A Mini Rumpus!
Wednesdays, Jul 24 - Aug 14, 4:00-5:00pm
Haen Family Park [7702 Tree Ln]
Your Library card gives you immediate online access to print issues of the well-respected Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content that provides important information about choosing the best products and services available.
Introducing our newest Artist-in-Residence, Juliette Walker! During her residency Light As Material Project (L.A.M.P.), Juliette will host open studio hours and workshops for folks of all ages to play with clay, draw lamps, and read and explore ideas of lamps and lights throughout July and August.
Learn to play and get a taste of adventure! In a fantastical world full of danger, monsters, dungeons, and even the occasional dragon or two, treasure and glory await those brave and clever enough to seek it. Join a team of fellow adventurers to undertake heroic quests in the world’s greatest tabletop role-playing game. Ages 11-17.
No experience necessary! Drop in for a quick one-shot session, or help plan an epic campaign.