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YA Book Club at Madison

Madison's YA Book Group will be meeting this Thursday, February 20th, 2014, at 5:00 in the YA room at the Madison Library. We will be discussing Philip Pullman's Ruby in the Smoke, a turn of the century mystery thriller. Come discuss the mystery of the ruby and the strange events in Sally Lockhart's life. 

Madison's YA Book Group meets every third Thursday in the YA room at 5:00pm. March's book will be Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

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Pinterest Test Lab St. Patrick's Day banner

Attention all Pinterest fans! Join us each month in the Pinterest Test Lab as we tackle a popular craft from Pinterest. In our March session, we will make a St. Patrick's Day banner. Cost is $3.00. Please RSVP by calling the Madison library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa Allison at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Adult Painting Class

Adult Painting Class

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 2:00pm -4:00pm

Express your creative side at the Madison Library. We'll paint on an 11 x 14 inch canvas. Materials will be provided, but registration is required. To register, please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

 

Triangle Loom Weaving - Beginner and Beyond

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Maximum number of participants: 10 (adults and youth ages 14 and up)

Supply fee: $6

Learn to weave on a triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish and join the triangles. In this workshop we'll use a 36" loom to make a child's shawl or adult scarf. We'll have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas and ponchos to give you ideas. You'll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes. No weaving experience is required. Read more »

Garden Rangers - Birdhouses

With wintry weather in full force, it's a great time to learn how to help our small feathered friends.

School-age kids can learn how to make birdfeeders during the Garden Rangers program at the Madison Library on Monday, February 3, at 4 p.m. Read more »

The X Factor Book Club

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read?

Join us at Madison Public Library's first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. On Thursday, January 16th @ 4pm, we'll meet to discuss some of our favorite books and decide which books to read together next! Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! Read more »

YA Book Club at Madison

Madison's YA Book Club will meet Thursday, January 16th at 5:00 pm in the YA room to review and discuss its first book, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book. Come out to discuss Bod's adventures, Gaiman's writing style, and the many dead and undead characters. Snacks will be provided. No RSVP is required. Any questions, ask for Doom at 256-461-0046.

 

Pinterest Test Lab Valentine Wreath

Attention all Pinterest fans! Join us each month in the Pinterest Test Lab as we tackle a popular craft from Pinterest. In our February session on Feb.7 at 10:00 a.m., we will make a Valentine wreath. Cost is $3.00. Please RSVP by calling the Madison library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa Allison at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Fandom Fest

Introducing Madison's newest teen program, Fandom Fest! Fandom members are invited to the library to experience the magic of each fandom first hand as different shows, movies and anime are explored. Fandom Fest will occur each 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:00pm. No RSVP is required, but please come early. This month, Whovians will rejoice as we explore the most ancient of fandoms, the journey of the Doctor and his companions. Allons-y!

 

And always remember, Bananas are good!

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