Mandy Pinyan's blog

Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove!

Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at the Bailey Cove Public Library on Saturday, May 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. Read more »

$ave $teve

$ave $teve is an innovative, fun way for gamers of all ages to increase their financial literacy. With the help of the Krackle Botz, benevolent robots from another dimension, $teve gains financial knowledge, fiscal responsibility and investment insights on his adventure through secret laboratories and parallel universes. Read more » It Makes "Cents" for Kids!


A few words about

Launched in 1997, the site provides tools to help parents as well as educators teach children to manage money wisely and develop good financial habits: the building blocks for a secure future. Given the current rate of savings and debt in America, this is a lesson that desperately needs to be learned. Read more »

Money as You Grow resource

Money as You Grow  was recommended as an initiative from the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, chaired by John W. Rogers and vice-chaired by Amy Rosen. Read more »

Pinterest Passion: Paint a Dandelion Shirt

No need to wear plain old t-shirts this Spring: these dandelion shirts are simple and pretty! Paint your own dandelion design on a t-shirt you bring from home. All other materials are provided. Call Mandy to RSVP or for more info at 256-461-0046 or mpinyan [at] hmcpl [dot] org

Holiday Bake off for Teens

Back by popular demand! Sign up and bring your favorite holiday dish to compete for the title of Taster's Choice! Create your own dish or use a favorite recipe. Creativity, presentation and taste all count. This month's theme is holiday food. Main dishes, appetizers or desserts are welcome!

The Bake Off is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4th at 6PM

For more information, call Mandy at 256-461-0046 or e-mail at mpinyan [at] hmcpl [dot] org

Family Halloween Party

Calling all ghouls and ghosts! Mandy and Maggie have scared up a fun night for all ages at the Madison Library. Come dressed to trick-or-treat and gather candy in the costume parade. Don't miss the all-new puppet show, featuring the Hallo-weiner and friends in his puppetorial debut! We'll also have games, snacks and frightfully fun storytimes, of course! 

This fun for all ages event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, call Mandy or Maggie, Youth Services Librarians at 256-461-0046

Teen Urban Legend Fest and Zombie Party

Zombies will invade the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m. Be prepared to be scared -- and to have lots of fun. Read more »

Family Painting Day

Fall is here, and we're hooting with excitement! Family Painting Day is Saturday, October 6, at 10 a.m. at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

'P.S. -- I made this' for teens

Teens can create jewelry or another wearable design during P.S. -- I made this... a new series of programs at the Madison Public Library. The next session is Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m. Read more »

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