Come to the Madison Public Library for our Holiday Puppet show. Join us in the storytime room at 2pm for a shadow puppet show and Christmas carols. Then we'll travel into the garden for hot cocoa, games and a holiday movie (weather permitting). Lawn chairs and blankets recommended!
Local author, Jonny Payne, will be at the Madison Library on Nov. 23 at 2:00 to discuss his new book - Mighty Little Man. Payne is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. During his time in the Air Force, Payne and his cat flew on assignments around the world. Payne describes his book as “the inspirational true story of a military man’s whatever-it-takes approach and his beloved cat … as they unite in a battle against what we feared would be certain death.” Read more about Local Author, Jonathon Scott Payne, to visit the Madison Library
What sound does a French horn make? What is the difference between a viola and a violin? How many strings are on a harp?
Children (and their parents and grandparents) have fun discovering the answers to these musical questions and more during twenty-minute Opus Tadpole presentations, entertaining and interactive ways for our youngest listeners to learn about the instruments of the orchestra. Grownups may also learn a thing or two! Read more about Opus Tadpole - Violin (MADISON)
Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye.
Join us at the Madison Public Library for a special edition of Jr. Readers where the Skating School of Huntsville presents Ava's One Wish. Ava's One Wish is the story of an orphan who ventures out with hope on a journey along with Jingles, her ever devoted companion. They encounter woodland creatures, menacing ravens, happy villagers, sweet confections, icy crystals, sparkling lights and more! Come experience the wonder of Christmas and the joy of a wish come true!