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I Have a Dream

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Celebrate Black History Month by reading a story about Martin Luther King Jr & painting a picture celebrating his famous speech. Sign up with Ms Maggie to reserve your spot!

Valentine Party

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Join us for a Valentine's Day celebration at the Monrovia Public Library.  We will be creating valentines for all our friends and family.  Come enjoy some sweet stories and a hearty snack as well!

Harry Potter Discussion

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

John Granger“The Dean of Harry Potter Scholars”

 Everyone is invited to a rousing discussion of Harry Potter, hosted by ‘The Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’, John Granger! A dynamic and engaging speaker (can you say “Funny”?), John explains why we love reading our favorite books in a way everyone can understand and so that we want to read more books.

Valentine Family Fun Party

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Won't you be our valentine? Come to our Library Valentine's party! We will make valentines, decorate cookies, read some fun valentine's stories, and more.

Valentine Family Fun Party

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Won't you be our valentine? Come to our Library Valentine's party! We will make valentines, decorate cookies, read some fun valentine's stories, and more.

A visit from Harriet Tubman (Black History Month series)

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The famous abolitionist who helped many escape slavery through the Underground Railroad will be in the youth department to meet people and talk about her fascinating life.

Please contact Lexie Robinson Austin with any questions about this event at lrobinson [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Youth Services: Little Learners

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 2:30pm - 6:00pm

Preview of Fantasy Playhouse's Tom Sawyer

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Bailey Cove hosts a sneak preview of Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater's production of Tom Sawyer. Please join us for a scene from Jackson's Island featuring Tom, Huck, and Joe. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the presentation.

A Visit with Harriet Tubman

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

What was it like to be a member of the Underground Railroad? You can ask Harriet Tubman!  On Thursday, February 3 @ 4:00pm, a historical re-enactor will visit the Main Library and bring Harriet Tubman to life!   Learn more about brave Harriet Tubman:  African American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the Civil War.   This is a great way to kick off African American History month!

Jr Readers

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, January 18, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, January 25, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, February 1, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, February 8, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, February 15, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, February 22, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, March 1, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, March 8, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, March 15, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, March 22, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, March 29, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, April 5, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, April 12, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, April 19, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, April 26, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, May 3, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, May 10, 2011 - 4:00pmTuesday, May 17, 2011 - 4:00pm

Kindergarten-2nd graders are invited to join Ms Mandy for an afternoon of stories, madlibs, jokes & an age appropriate craft.

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