Story Times

Mother Goose Story Time

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, August 25, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, September 1, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, September 8, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, September 15, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, September 22, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, September 29, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, October 6, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, October 13, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, October 20, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, November 3, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, November 10, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, December 1, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45amThursday, December 8, 2011 - 9:15am - 9:45am

Story time for children 0 - 3 years of age.  Each story time will include age appropriate books, fun rhymes, movement and music, and a simple craft.

Mother Goose Story Time

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, August 31, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, September 7, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, September 14, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, September 21, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, September 28, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, October 5, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, October 12, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, November 2, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, November 9, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, November 23, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, November 30, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30amWednesday, December 7, 2011 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Story time for children 0 -3 years of age.  Each story time will include age appropriate books, fun rhymes, movement and music, and a simple craft.   

Weekly Readers

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, August 31, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 7, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 14, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 28, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 5, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 12, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 19, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 26, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 2, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 9, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 16, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 23, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 30, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Miss Amy each Wednesday afternoon for jokes, stories, crafts, and more!

Appropriate for grades 1-4. 

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 4, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us every Tuesday for stories, songs, and a craft!

For children ages 3-5 and their parents.

Book Babies

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, August 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, September 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, September 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, October 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, October 20, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, October 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, November 3, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, November 10, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, December 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, December 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, December 15, 2011 - 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. 

Storytime FUN!

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, August 25, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, September 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, September 8, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, September 15, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, September 22, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, September 29, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, October 6, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, October 13, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, October 20, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, October 27, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, November 3, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, November 10, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, November 17, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, December 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, December 8, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amThursday, December 15, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Join Miss Lexie each Thursday 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.

Music & Rhyme Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, August 31, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, September 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, September 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, September 21, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, September 28, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, October 5, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, October 12, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, November 2, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, November 9, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, November 23, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, November 30, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, December 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, December 14, 2011 - 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!

Wiggles and Walking

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, August 23, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, September 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, October 4, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, October 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, October 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, November 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, November 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, November 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, November 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, November 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:15amTuesday, December 13, 2011 - 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

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, August 23, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, August 30, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, September 6, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, September 13, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, September 20, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, September 27, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, October 4, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, October 11, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, October 18, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, October 25, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, November 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, November 8, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, November 15, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, November 22, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, November 29, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, December 6, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30amTuesday, December 13, 2011 - 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.

Halloween Party

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Come in your costume & enjoy spooky stories, crafts, & snacks!

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