family-friendly

END of Summer Reading Party

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

We'll have snacks, crafts, giveaways & much more. Don't miss your time to celebrate all of your hard work this summer!

Harry Potter Day!

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Come celebrate the release of the final Harry Potter movie. We'll party all day long with the movies, snacks & crafts.

Book Explorers Present: A World of Magic, with local magician Mr. Krugh

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

If you've been to Summer Reading in the past three years, then you know how good Mr. Krugh's magic show is.  If you haven't been, then know that you are in for a treat!  Local magician Mr. Waymon Krugh will demonstrate some astounding, awe-inspiring magic tricks.  You won't want to miss this!

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

Book Explorers Present: We Like to Move It, Move It! With The Little Gym of Huntsville

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Get your wiggles out with The Little Gym of Huntsville!  They will demonstrate a typical Little Gym program.  Their professionally developed, non-competitive programs have been designed to build motor skills in a fun and nurturing environment, while fostering enhanced emotional, intellectual and social skills.

For more information about The Little Gym, please visit: http://www.thelittlegym.com/

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.

Flag Day: Patriotic Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

Join the Sunshine Singers for a program of patriotic music representing all our wars.   Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Please note: To fully honor our nation's Flag, all regularly scheduled youth programs will be canceled.  We invite parents and children to participate in our Flag Day activities instead. 

Flag Day: Flag Retirement Ceremony with Boy Scout Troupe #400

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

Flag Day: The Many Faces of Old Glory, a historical documentry

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

This DVD provides historical information about our Nation's flag. 

Flag Day Super Event in the Youth Services Area

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

LearningQuest in partnership with Patriotic Organizations in the Community present:
A Rally 'Round the Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to celebrate the 234th birthday of the American Flag.

9:00-5:00pm Activities in the Youth Services Area

Crafts, flag stories, interaction with historical re-enactors (maybe a visit with Betsy Ross!), display of flags throughout our history, and much more.

Book Explorers Present: World Rhythms with Ever Rhythms

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Ever Rhythms offers a unique approach to team building using rhythm-based activities.  It is not just about playing games, but recognizing the “metaphors from the rhythm experiences” have valuable impact  for children.  The focus of this program will be "How Native Americans, Africans, and American African slaves used drumming and rhythm to communicate".  Come drum with us!

To learn more about Ever Rhythms, please visit: http://www.everrhythms.com/

Drop In Day at the Library!

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pmMonday, June 13, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pmMonday, June 20, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pmMonday, June 27, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pmMonday, July 4, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pmMonday, July 11, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Want something fun to do with your kids?  Drop in the to the Library!  Every Monday during Summer Reading, the Main Library will be hosting "Drop In Day".  From 9:00 am - 5:00 pm families can drop in with their kids to see what's going on.  There will be make and take crafts (with some specifically designed to be easy, medium, and hard) and a scavenger hunt for both pre-readers and readers.  Crafts and Scavenger Hunts will feature a different theme each week.  So drop in and have some fun at the Library each Monday.

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