Summer Reading

Super Duper Science Club

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 12, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 19, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 26, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 3, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 10, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 24, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn more about the world around you! Miss Lorena will be conducting some easy and quick science experiments based on basic scientific principles.  This program is perfect for kids in grades 3rd-5th.
These events are part of the Discover Tech Program.

Dates for specific programs:

     June 5th - What Does an Engineer Do?

     June 12th - Science of Paper Airplanes

     June 19th - The 3M Science Wizard

     June 26th - Redstone Arsenal Science FUN!

Book Explorers

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, June 10, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, June 17, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, June 24, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, July 1, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, July 8, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, July 15, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmMonday, July 22, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Come exploring with us!  Each week, Youth Services will host a different guest to lead you on an exciting expedition!  From Magic Shows to Super Heroes, we'll explore it all!
This series of programs is perfect for children in grades K-2nd.   

Dates for specific programs:

     June 3rd - Magic Show with Mr. Krugh

     June 10th - Moving with Little Gym

     June 17th - A Visit with the Botanical Gardens

     June 24th - Super Hero Academy

All Ages Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, June 13, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, June 20, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, July 18, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmThursday, July 25, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

All ages storytime welcomes families and groups of all ages! Each week Miss Cassie will read three to four fantasitic books and sing some special songs. Sometimes there will even be special activities. Storytime will feature a different theme each week. You won't want to miss this!

 

Book Babies

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, June 13, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, June 20, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, June 27, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

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, June 5, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 12, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 26, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 10, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 17, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 24, 2013 - 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 Emily and her musical helpers will lead children as they experience sing alongs, musical instrument activities, rhythm & movement, and of course a musical story!

 

Wiggles & Walking

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 11, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 2, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 23, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

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, June 4, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 11, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 18, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 25, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 16, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 23, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15am

Join us for Toddler Storytime with Miss Emily. 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

 

Preschool Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 10, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 17, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 24, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 1, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 8, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 15, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 22, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Miss Cassie each Monday for a super fun Preschool Storytime. Using a different theme each week, Miss Cassie 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.

Helen P. Lee Memorial Fun Run

Join us at Madison Public Library for our Summer Reading kickoff event, including the annual Helen P. Lee Memorial Fun Run, on Saturday, June 1, from 8 to 10 a.m. Read more »

Duck Dynasty Event

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate one of our favorite reality families!  Bring your best Duck Dynasty knowledge - we will play duck trivia! Don't forget your plastic cup.  We will will enjoy Si's favorite beverage... sweet southern tea.

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