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Storytime FUN!

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, January 30, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, February 6, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, February 13, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, February 20, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, February 27, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, March 5, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, March 12, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, March 19, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, April 2, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, April 9, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, April 16, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, April 23, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, April 30, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Miss Lexie each Monday for a super fun Preschool Storytime.  Using a different theme each week, Miss Lexie will read 3-4 books and lead songs, fingerplays, and rhymes to prepare children for reading.  The storytime will finish up with a craft designed to strengthen fine motor skills.

Book Babies

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, January 26, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, February 2, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, February 9, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, February 16, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, February 23, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, March 1, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, March 8, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, March 15, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, March 22, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, March 29, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, April 5, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, April 12, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, April 26, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Spend some quality time with your baby!  Join Miss Emily for a special storytime designed specifically for pre-walkers and their caregivers.  This storytime features lots of repetition, songs, nursery rhymes, and cuddling to begin building the foundation of literacy. 

Music & Rhyme Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, January 25, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 1, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 8, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 15, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 22, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 29, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 7, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 14, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 21, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 28, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 4, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 11, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 25, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Research has shown early music experiences can have a significant impact on literacy, language, social, and math skills later in life.  Miss Marianne and her musical helpers will lead children as they experience sing alongs,  musical instrument activities,  rhythm & movement, and of course a musical story!

Super Duper Science Club

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, January 24, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, January 31, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, February 7, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, February 14, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, February 21, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, February 28, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, March 6, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, March 13, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, March 20, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, March 27, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, April 3, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, April 10, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, April 17, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, April 24, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Drop in each Tuesday between 4:30—5:30 p.m. to learn more about the world around you.  Miss Lorena will be conducting some easy and quick science experiments based on basic science principles.  Some days will feature a special guest speaker from local science based organizations!  (Check the HMCPL website for exact time and details for these special programs).

Wiggles and Walking Baby Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, January 24, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, January 31, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, February 7, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, February 14, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, February 21, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, February 28, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, March 6, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, March 13, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, March 20, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, March 27, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, April 3, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, April 10, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, April 17, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, April 24, 2012 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Your baby is growing and so is their storytime experience!  This time is for babies who have started walking and their caregivers.  The program includes songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and movement games to continue building your little one’s pre-literacy skills. 

Tremendous Toddlers Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, January 24, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, January 31, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, February 7, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, February 14, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, February 21, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, February 28, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, March 6, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, March 13, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, March 20, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, March 27, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, April 3, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, April 10, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, April 17, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, April 24, 2012 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Join us for Toddler Storytime with Miss Lexie.  Each week we will explore 2-3 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs. These activities will help increase your two to three year old’s language skills and prepare them for Preschool Storytime. The storytime will finish up with an easy to do craft, designed to strengthen motor skills.

LEGO Mania

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, January 30, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, February 6, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, February 13, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, February 20, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, February 27, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, March 5, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, March 12, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, March 19, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, March 26, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, April 2, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, April 9, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, April 16, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, April 23, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, April 30, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Each Monday, join other LEGO fans and construct projects out of your wildest dreams!  The Library will provide some LEGOs and DUPLOs, and participants are welcome to bring their own.  Each week participants will be invited to create projects on a theme and finished projects can be put on display at the Library for one week.   All ages are invited to participate!

* Help us out!  We’re currently looking for  donations of gently used LEGOs and DUPLOs to support this program *

American Girls Party

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn a dance, make a craft, and even try on a special period costume!

Music & Movement Storytime

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Can't come during the week - no problem!

Ms Maggie will have a special music & movement storytime one saturday a month.

Recycled Gifts for Kids

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In honor of Ben Franklin's birthday, we'll make 'thrify' gifts out of recycled materials.
 

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