SPECIAL EVENTS FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES Some programs require pre-registration. To register for these free programs, use the online link in the program description below, or call 608-827-7402, email info@midlibrary.org, or stop by at the library's upper level Help Desk.

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TONIGHT   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Grades 3-6) Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15, 6:30-8:00pm Dungeons and Dragons is back at the Middleton Public Library! Anyone in grades 3-6 is welcome to sign up to join us for this classic role- playing fantasy game. All levels—including beginners—are welcome! We'll meet six Wednesdays in a row. Registration is required - space is limited to 6! Registering for the October 11 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday October 19   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."


Saturday October 21   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

“Krafty” Kids: Happy Halloween! (All ages) Saturday, Oct 21, 2:30-3:30pm Halloween is howling fun at our craft event for everyone! Doors open at 2:30pm. Drop in anytime, but be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete your craft by 3:30pm.


Monday October 23   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Books & Cooks (Grades 3-6) Monday, Oct 23, 6pm Theme: Scary Stories! Recipe: BRAINS! Put on your chef’s hat and grab your books! Scary food art is what’s on the menu this month. Don’t worry, I’ll have yummy snacks to share while we talk about books. Read one or more of the suggested books or choose your own. Registration is required - space is limited. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman * Shadow House by Dan Poblocki * Desmond Pucket and the Cloverfield Junior High Carnival of Horrors by Mark Tatulli * The Most Frightening Story Ever Told by Philip Kerr * The Inn Between by Marina Cohen


Wednesday October 25   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Grades 3-6) Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15, 6:30-8:00pm Dungeons and Dragons is back at the Middleton Public Library! Anyone in grades 3-6 is welcome to sign up to join us for this classic role- playing fantasy game. All levels—including beginners—are welcome! We'll meet six Wednesdays in a row. Registration is required - space is limited to 6! Registering for the October 11 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday October 26   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Carve or Paint a Pumpkin (All ages) Thursday, October 26, 2-4pm Celebrate Halloween AND a day off from school by carving or painting a pumpkin. Bring your own pumpkin or use one of ours (while supplies last). We’ll provide the carving tools and paints; you provide the imagination! Thank you to Pick ‘n Save for their generous donation in support of this event.


Thursday October 26   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."


Friday October 27   
 
In the Upper Level Library

Trick-or-Treat 11am-2pm Wear your costumes and "Trick-or-Treat" at businesses in downtown Middleton. Look for the pumpkin sign in the window! Organized by the Downtown Middleton Business Association.


Friday October 27   
 
In the Upper Level Library

Young Entrepreneur’s Craft Fair (Grades 3-12) Applications Due Friday, October 27 by 6pm Saturday, Nov. 4, 2-4pm It’s a craft fair featuring items made by YOU! If you’re interested in selling items you’ve made, sign up to host a table at our Young Entrepreneurs’ Craft Fair. Details and applications are available at the Main Level Help Desk (applications are due back by October 27). Space is limited; pick up your application today! (All ages are welcome to shop at the Fair, cash only, please.)


Wednesday November 1   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Grades 3-6) Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15, 6:30-8:00pm Dungeons and Dragons is back at the Middleton Public Library! Anyone in grades 3-6 is welcome to sign up to join us for this classic role- playing fantasy game. All levels—including beginners—are welcome! We'll meet six Wednesdays in a row. Registration is required - space is limited to 6! Registering for the October 11 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday November 2   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."


Thursday November 2   
 
In the Mack Reading Room

Join fellow portable gaming enthusiasts for an evening of multiplayer fun! We will be playing and sharing 3DS and Switch games. All ages welcome and encouraged to play!


Saturday November 4   
 
In the Upper Level Library

Young Entrepreneur’s Craft Fair (Grades 3-12) Applications Due Friday, October 27 by 6pm Saturday, Nov. 4, 2-4pm It’s a craft fair featuring items made by YOU! If you’re interested in selling items you’ve made, sign up to host a table at our Young Entrepreneurs’ Craft Fair. Details and applications are available at the Main Level Help Desk (applications are due back by October 27). Space is limited; pick up your application today! (All ages are welcome to shop at the Fair, cash only, please.)


Monday November 6   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

little om BIG OM presents Yoga for young kids and families. Songs, rhymes and games make learning & practicing yoga fun! Recommended for families and toddlers. Registration does fill up for this event every month, so please remember to cancel if you are unable to attend. Even the morning of the event is not too late for someone on the waiting list to fill your spot. Thank you all for your support and cooperation.


Wednesday November 8   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Grades 3-6) Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15, 6:30-8:00pm Dungeons and Dragons is back at the Middleton Public Library! Anyone in grades 3-6 is welcome to sign up to join us for this classic role- playing fantasy game. All levels—including beginners—are welcome! We'll meet six Wednesdays in a row. Registration is required - space is limited to 6! Registering for the October 11 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday November 9   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."


Monday November 13   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Monday, Nov 13 @ 10:30am (For ages 2-5) Professionals from i9Sports will be here to teach us some introductory Soccer & Basketball Drills. Registration is required.


Monday November 13   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

‘Tween Mystery Night (Grades 3-6) Monday, November 13, 6:00-7:30pm Someone released a dangerous, fire-breathing dragon out of a library book! Do you have what it takes to solve the mystery? You are part of the action! Everyone will have a role to play - you might even be the culprit! Analyze the clues, hear from witnesses, interrogate the suspects…and solve the mystery! Registration is required – space is limited.


Tuesday November 14   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore new technologies in a collaborative setting. These events encourage kids to learn new skills, while also being tons of fun! Participants with all backgrounds and abilities are welcome to attend. Registration preferred. Nov 14 - Scratch Coding - Scratch is a program that allows users to learn to write code. We will learn to create games, animations, videos, music, and characters.


Wednesday November 15   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Grades 3-6) Wednesdays, October 11 - November 15, 6:30-8:00pm Dungeons and Dragons is back at the Middleton Public Library! Anyone in grades 3-6 is welcome to sign up to join us for this classic role- playing fantasy game. All levels—including beginners—are welcome! We'll meet six Wednesdays in a row. Registration is required - space is limited to 6! Registering for the October 11 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday November 16   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

LC3 = Loosely Controlled Chaos Club (Grades K-6) November 16, 4:15-5pm = It’s Electric! Potato Batteries & Snap Circuits December 14, 4:15-5pm = The Heat is on! Exothermic Reactions Calling all MAD SCIENTISTS! Join forces to explore & create. Each month we’ll tackle a new, challenging, and most-likely very messy experiment! Adults, please don your own goggles to assist our younger scientists. Registration is required – space is limited.


Thursday November 16   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."


Saturday November 18   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

John Becker in Concert (All ages) Saturday, Nov 18, 3pm MAGIC + MUSIC = FUN! Join Sauk Trail and Kromrey music teacher John Becker for a fun afternoon of professional magic tricks and original music for children of all ages. Come ready to laugh, be amazed, and enjoy the "magic" of music.


Sunday November 19   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club (All ages) Sunday, November 19, 1:30-3:30pm Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Upcoming Meetings: December 3;


Tuesday November 28   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore new technologies in a collaborative setting. These events encourage kids to learn new skills, while also being tons of fun! Participants with all backgrounds and abilities are welcome to attend. Registration preferred. Nov 28 - 3D Art & Design - Learn how to create files for a 3D printer using free online technology.


Thursday November 30   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Registration required. Interact and collaborate in the library's Minecraft Education Server. Play includes creative mode and occasional gaming, such as "Capture the Flag."




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