Summer Reading

Preschool Storytime

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 17, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 24, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 1, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 8, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 15, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 22, 2010 - 9:30am

This storytime is appropriate for children from the ages of 3-5 years.

Preschool Storytime

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 17, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, June 24, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 1, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 8, 2010 - 9:30amThursday, July 15, 2010 - 9:30am

This weekly storytime is appropriate for children from 3-5 years of age.

Mother Goose Storytime

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, June 17, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, June 24, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, July 1, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, July 8, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, July 15, 2010 - 9:15amThursday, July 22, 2010 - 9:15am

This weekly storytime is age appropriate for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

The Little Mermaid - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Loosely based upon the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Ariel, youngest daughter of King Triton, is dissatisfied with life in the sea. She longs to be with the humans above the surface, and is often caught in arguments with her father over those "barbaric fish-eaters". She goes to meet Ursula, the Sea Witch, to strike a deal, but Ursula has bigger plans for this mermaid and her father.

Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated G.

Nim's Island - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Anything can happen on Nim's Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl's imagination. It is an existence that mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover - the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from their island, a twist of fate brings her together with Alexandra. Now they must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer Nim's Island.

Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated PG.

The Princess and the Frog - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A modern day retelling of the classic story The Frog Prince. The Princess and the Frog finds the lives of arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana crossing paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician and Tiana, following suit, upon kissing the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.

Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated G.

Finding Nemo - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Marlin (a clown fish) is a widower who only has his son Nemo left of his family after a predator attack. Years later, on Nemo's first day of school, he's captured by a scuba diver and taken to live in a dentist office's fish tank. Marlin and his new absent-minded friend Dory set off across the ocean to find Nemo, while Nemo and his tank mates scheme on how to get out of the tank before he becomes the dentist's niece's new pet. 

Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated G.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Free Willy - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A 12 year old street kid. A 3 ton orca whale. A friendship you could never imagine. An adventure you'll never forget.

Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated PG.

Ponyo - Kids' Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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