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X Factor Book Club - Dragon Rider

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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers

With a lonely boy named Ben on board, the brave young dragon Firedrake sets out on a magical journey to find the mythical place where silver dragons can live in peace forever. Flying over moonlit lands and sparkling seas, they encounter fantastic creatures, summon up surprising courage--and cross the path of a ruthless villain with an ancient grudge who's determined to end their quest. Only a secret destiny can save the dragons in this enchanting adventure about the true meaning home. Read more about X Factor Book Club - Dragon Rider

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X Factor Book Club - A Tangle of Knots

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
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978-0399255175
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Lisa Graff
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A Tangle of Knots

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers.

Told in multiple viewpoints, A Tangle of Knots is a magnificent puzzle. In a slightly magical world where everyone has a Talent, eleven-year-old Cady is an orphan with a phenomenal Talent for cake baking. But little does she know that fate has set her on a journey from the moment she was born. And her destiny leads her to a mysterious address that houses a lost luggage emporium, an old recipe, a family of children searching for their own Talents, and a Talent Thief who will alter her life forever. However, these encounters hold the key to Cady's past and how she became an orphan. If she's lucky, fate may reunite her with her long-lost parent.  Read more about X Factor Book Club - A Tangle of Knots

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X Factor Book Club - The Witches

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
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978-0142410110
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Roald Dahl
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The Witches

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers.

The Witches by Roald Dahl - Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories—but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself! Read more about X Factor Book Club - The Witches

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Halloween Puppet Show

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
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MPL's Youth Services Librarians present a brand new, original story: The Bravish Rabbit and the Sorta Lazy Raccoon. Our family-friendly Halloween party will also feature spooky stories and of course, CANDY! And children will trick-or-treat during a costume parade throughout the library.

Call 256-461-0046 for more information. No RSVP required. Read more about Halloween Puppet Show

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Music Cafe

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Repeats every week every Saturday 2 times .
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 3:00pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:00pm
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Music Cafe has moved to Saturdays. Bring your instrument to the Young Adult room at MPL, or use one of the library's new ukuleles, part of the soon to be introduced Madison Maker Studio. Help bring music to your library.

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Michael's Other Test Event

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YA Book Club at Madison: The Fault in Our Stars

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Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Come discuss the bestseller The Fault in Our Stars by John Green with other teens. We'll meet in the YA room. Read more about YA Book Club at Madison: The Fault in Our Stars

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The Anglo Files

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Repeats every week until Mon Jul 07 2014 .
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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The Anglo Files have enjoyed the popular PBS series, "Downton Abbey", as well as "Mr. Selfridge". Next, we will view and discuss "Call the Midwife". So, mark your calendars for Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00. You won't want to miss this! Read more about The Anglo Files

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Weave a Tote/Purse Basket

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Join instructor, Crystal Kitchens, to learn how to weave a tote/purse basket. No basket making experience is required. This class is open for adults and youth ages 14 and up. The supply fee is $14. Registration is required. To register, please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org. Please make your check payable to Crystal Kitchens and mail to the Madison Library at 130 Plaza Blvd. Madison, AL  35758  ATTN: Tammy.  Read more about Weave a Tote/Purse Basket

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Knitting Without Needles or Loom Knitting

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Friday, June 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Instructor, Crystal Kitchens, will be teaching how to use the round knitting loom, rectangular knitting loom, knitting rake, knitting spool, knitting comb, etc. No knitting experience is required. This class is open for adult and youth ages 14 and up. The supply fee is $3.00. Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa @tallison@hmcpl.org. Make checks payable to Crystal Kitchens and mail to the Madison Library at 130 Plaza Blvd. Madison, AL  35758 ATTN: Tammy. Payment must be received by June 20 to reserve your spot in the class. Read more about Knitting Without Needles or Loom Knitting

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