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Middleton Public Library
Address: 7425 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-831-5564     Email: info@midlibrary.org
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Outreach - Cops Bobbers 2019

Outreach - Cops Bobbers 2019

Outreach - Cops Bobbers 2019

Outreach - Cops Bobbers 2019

Outreach - Cops Bobbers 2019

Outreach - SwimWest Safety Day

Outreach - SwimWest Safety Day

Outreach - SwimWest Safety Day

Outreach 2019 Nanny Training Day

Outreach 2019 Nanny Training Day

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ KEVA 2019 Spring Into Stories

Outreach @ Northside Elementary School

Outreach @ Northside Elementary School

3rd Annual Fire Station Storytime

3rd Annual Fire Station Storytime

3rd Annual Fire Station Storytime

3rd Annual Fire Station Storytime

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series October

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series August

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate Series August

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Summer Youth Center 2018

National Night Out

National Night Out

Splash Pad Visit 2018

Splash Pad Visit 2018

Greenway Station Playdate Series Visit 2

Greenway Station Playdate Series Visit 2

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Greenway Station Playdate Series Visit 2

Greenway Station Playdate Series Visit 2

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Slide Into a Good Book @ Parkside Heights Park

Outreach-Slide @ Springtree 2018

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Outreach-Greenway Station Playdate June

Splash Pad Visit 2018

Splash Pad Visit 2018

Splash Pad Visit 2018

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach @ the Splash Pad

Outreach: 4k Celebration

Outreach: 4k Celebration

Outreach-KEVA Day with Dad

Outreach-KEVA Day with Dad

Outreach @ KEVA - Storytime

Outreach @ KEVA - Storytime

Outreach @ KEVA - Storytime

Read With a Cop at YMCA Sauk Trail

Outreach-2017 Fire Station Storytime

Outreach-2017 Fire Station Storytime

Outreach-2017 Fire Station Storytime

Outreach-2017 Fire Station Storytime

Outreach-Summer Youth Center

Outreach - 2017 Kids Day

Outreach - 2017 Kids Day

Outreach - 2017 Kids Day

Outreach: Parkside Heights Park

Outreach: Slide Into a Good Book Springtree

Outreach: Parkside Heights Park

Outreach: Parkside Heights Park

Outreach: Parkside Heights Park

Outreach Splash Pad

Outreach Splash Pad

Outreach-Kids' Day Event 2016

Outreach: Day of Caring

Outreach Splash Pad

Outreach-Splash Pad

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Promote Early Literacy
  • Reach Non-Users and Underserved
  • Connect With Schools and Afterschool Sites
  • Attend Special Events
  • Collaborate with Community Groups,
       Businesses, and City Departments

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UPCOMING OUTREACH EVENTS



Friday June 21   
 
Join the Middleton Public Library at Park & Rec's second annual International Day of Yoga event at Parisi Park! The International Day of Yoga event aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. There will be a free yoga class for kids at 11am followed by art projects and kindness activities. From 11:30-1pm, the Middleton Public Library will be at the event and will have a variety of books about yoga to borrow. Don't forget your library card or get one at the event! Parisi Park is located at 2405 Park Street. 10am Mindful walk (through Parisi and on the PBC trail). Followed by a guided meditation in the park. 11am Kids yoga class with Valerie Koschnick 11:30am-1pm Art projects, kindness activities and the Middleton Public Library Outreach. 1pm ACCESSIBLE FLOW YOGA (BREATH, FLOW & HEAL) Facilitated by the Middleton Recreation Yoga Instructors. This class is designed specifically for students who want or need a gentler style class. Yoga postures can be done in many ways making it a yoga class for ALL levels of physical ability. This class is appropriate for those with chronic health issues, those with limited range of motion or those who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor, or for those who truly want to customize a unique practice in the body you have today. All bodies should have access to the practices of yoga, personal empowerment and spiritual connection. 2pm “Ask an Asana” Q&A about yoga and yoga poses for a 1/2 hour. This event is FREE. We just ask you to bring your own mat. Don’t have a mat? That’s okay, bring a towel instead. (We would also suggest bringing your picnic lunch.) Interested in getting involved in the International Day of Yoga Celebration? Contact the Recreation Division at middletonrec@ci.middleton.wi.us


Sunday June 23   
 
Join the Middleton Public Library at the Bock Community Garden (5606 Highland Way in Middleton) on Sunday, June 23 from 6-7pm for their Summer Learning Series! These classes are FREE and open to the public. ORGANIC WEED & PEST CONTROL (teens & adults) Growing healthy organic produce can prove to be a difficult task! In this class, Educational Coordinator, Kathleen, will go over efficiently managing common weeds and pests we find in the Bock Community Garden. Bring your questions and your own knowledge of organic gardening as we discuss how to overcome these challenges. This class is designed for adult and teen gardeners of all skill levels and welcomes members and non-members. The library will bring a variety of books on gardening, pollinators, flowers, vegetables, etc., so don't forget to bring your library card! The Bock Community Garden is located at 5606 Highland Way in Middleton. PLEASE NOTE: The Bock Community Garden is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, however trails within garden are unpaved. Bike rack available at one of the garden entrances. Dogs are not permitted. Parental supervision of children is required at all times. No bathroom facilities on site. Street parking only. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.


Sunday June 23   
 
Join the Middleton Public Library at the Bock Community Garden (5606 Highland Way in Middleton) on Sunday, June 23 from 6-7pm for their Summer Learning Series! These classes are FREE and open to the public. BUGS IN THE GARDEN (ages 4-12) Show appreciation for the diversity of insects found in the garden! Special guest, Jacki Whisenent, will help us observe, classify and illustrate insects found inside the Bock Community Children’s Garden! Jacki holds a Master’s certificate in Science Illustration from the University of California - Monterey Bay and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Entomology at UW-Madison. Join us in the garden as we’re introduced to new insects! The library will bring a variety of books on gardening, pollinators, flowers, insects, vegetables, etc., so don't forget to bring your library card! The Bock Community Garden is located at 5606 Highland Way in Middleton. PLEASE NOTE: The Bock Community Garden is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, however trails within garden are unpaved. Bike rack available at one of the garden entrances. Dogs are not permitted. Parental supervision of children is required at all times. No bathroom facilities on site. Street parking only. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.


Monday June 24   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday June 25   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at Fireman's Park next to Middleton High School this summer during the free summer lunch and park program supervised by the Youth Center Staff. The free lunch program is from 11:15-1:15pm and is open to any student under 18 years old. The Middleton Public Library will bring books for teen and 'tween readers, some games, and other hands on activities (while supplies last) from 12:15-1:15pm every Tuesday from June 25 through July 30.


Thursday June 27   
 
We’re giving away free books this summer! Visit staff from the Middleton Public Library and Sauk Trail Elementary School on Thursday, June 27 and Wednesday, July 17 from 10-11:30am to choose free books to keep! All Middleton students in are invited! Elm Lawn Elementary School is located at 2205 Branch Street in Middleton. Find us at the green space right in front of the school by the main entrance. For more information, please contact the Outreach Librarian from the Middleton Public Library at (608) 827-7402.


Monday July 1   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday July 2   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at Fireman's Park next to Middleton High School this summer during the free summer lunch and park program supervised by the Youth Center Staff. The free lunch program is from 11:15-1:15pm and is open to any student under 18 years old. The Middleton Public Library will bring books for teen and 'tween readers, some games, and other hands on activities (while supplies last) from 12:15-1:15pm on July 2, July 16, July 23, and July 30.


Monday July 8   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday July 9   
 
Outside the Library

We’re giving away free books this summer! Visit staff from the Middleton Public Library, Elm Lawn Elementary School, Northside Elementary School, and Kromrey Middle School at Parkside Heights Park on July 9 and August 13 from 1-2:30pm to choose free books to keep and to play in the park! All Middleton students in grades K-12 are invited! Parkside Heights Park is located at 3201 Northbrook Drive in Middleton, just off Donna Drive, two blocks from Kromrey Middle School. Plenty of street parking available! For more information, please contact the Outreach Librarian from the Middleton Public Library at (608) 827-7402.


Monday July 15   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday July 16   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at Fireman's Park next to Middleton High School this summer during the free summer lunch and park program supervised by the Youth Center Staff. The free lunch program is from 11:15-1:15pm and is open to any student under 18 years old. The Middleton Public Library will bring books for teen and 'tween readers, some games, and other hands on activities (while supplies last) from 12:15-1:15pm on July 16, July 23, and July 30.


Wednesday July 17   
 
We’re giving away free books this summer! Visit staff from the Middleton Public Library and Sauk Trail Elementary School on Wednesday, July 17 from 10-11:30am to choose free books to keep! All Middleton students are invited! Elm Lawn Elementary School is located at 2205 Branch Street in Middleton. Find us at the green space right in front of the school by the main entrance. For more information, please contact the Outreach Librarian from the Middleton Public Library at (608) 827-7402.


Thursday July 18   
 
Bring your little sprouts to the Greenway Station Playdate Series at the Greenway Station Farmers’ Market on Thursday, July 18 between 9-10:30am for this free, family-friendly event! There will be a variety of fun and free activities for families to enjoy brought to you by Greenway Station, Madison Moms Blog, and the Middleton Public Library! The theme for July is "Summer Days" and the Madison Moms Blog has a great selection of activities lined up such as Sassy Cow Creamery Ice Cream and a Summer Sun Craft. The Middleton Public Library will also have books for checkout and a variety of outdoor toys to play with. For complete details about this free, family-friendly event series, visit the library’s outreach page at www.midlibrary.org/Outreach or Greenway Station’s website at www.greenwayshopping.com. Greenway Station is located at 1650 Deming Way in Middleton. Plenty of free parking available! PLEASE NOTE: For inclement weather, this event will be held inside a vacant store space at Greenway Station. Signs will be posted at Greenway Station Farmers' Market that morning with more info.


Sunday July 21   
 
Join the Middleton Public Library at the children's garden at the Bock Community Garden on Sunday, July 21 from 6-7pm for their Summer Learning Series! These classes are FREE and open to the public. Classes are recommended for young gardeners, ages 4-12. Explore the elements found inside a garden! A fun scavenger hunt will guide young gardner’s in their discovery! Gardens can be created almost anywhere! Plant a seed and take it home and you’re well on your way to becoming a Master Gardener! You can start a garden in your backyard or on a windowsill as long as you have sunlight, water, and room to grow! The Middleton Public Library will bring a variety of books on gardening, pollinators, flowers, vegetables, etc., so don't forget to bring your library card! The Bock Community Garden is located at 5606 Highland Way in Middleton. PLEASE NOTE: The Bock Community Garden is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers and there is a bike rack at one of the garden entrances. Dogs are not permitted. Parental supervision is required at all times. No bathroom facilities on site. Street parking only. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.


Monday July 22   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday July 23   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at Fireman's Park next to Middleton High School this summer during the free summer lunch and park program supervised by the Youth Center Staff. The free lunch program is from 11:15-1:15pm and is open to any student under 18 years old. The Middleton Public Library will bring books for teen and 'tween readers, some games, and other hands on activities (while supplies last) from 12:15-1:15pm on July 23, and July 30.


Monday July 29   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Tuesday July 30   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at Fireman's Park next to Middleton High School this summer during the free summer lunch and park program supervised by the Youth Center Staff. The free lunch program is from 11:15-1:15pm and is open to any student under 18 years old. The Middleton Public Library will bring books for teen and 'tween readers, some games, and other hands on activities (while supplies last) from 12:15-1:15pm.


Monday August 5   
 
Cool off this summer by visiting the Middleton Public Library at the Splash Pad in Lakeview Park! (6300 Mendota Ave. & Allen Blvd) All visits will take place on Mondays, June 17 through August 5, from 9:30-11:30am. Sign up for Summer Reading, get a library card, or choose a free book. We will bring a variety of outdoor toys and a surprise craft activity (while supplies last). The Splash Pad is a free, outdoor sprinkler park in Lakeview Park in Middleton. Look for us at the picnic tables under the large pavilion.


Wednesday August 7   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at the annual National Night Out event held at Lakeview Park from 5:30-7:30pm. We'll bring fun activities for kids to enjoy, plus lots of books to borrow about first responders, emergency vehicles, police officers, firefighters, and paramedics to borrow! Don't forget to bring your library card...or ask us how you can get a library card at the event if you don't have one yet! Other activities include: • Free Food and Beverages! • Police Cars • Med Flight and DEA Helicopters • Police K-9 • Madison PD Mounted Patrol • Police Motorcycle • Middleton Fire Department • Middleton EMS See you there! Lakeview Park is located at 6300 Mendota Avenue in Middleton.


Tuesday August 13   
 
We’re giving away free books this summer! Visit staff from the Middleton Public Library, Elm Lawn Elementary School, Northside Elementary School, and Kromrey Middle School at Parkside Heights Park on July 9 and August 13 from 1-2:30pm to choose free books to keep and to play in the park! All Middleton students in grades K-12 are invited! Parkside Heights Park is located at 3201 Northbrook Drive in Middleton, just off Donna Drive, two blocks from Kromrey Middle School. Plenty of street parking available! For more information, please contact the Outreach Librarian from the Middleton Public Library at (608) 827-7402.


Sunday August 18   
 
Join the Middleton Public Library at the children's garden at the Bock Community Garden onon Sunday, August 18 from 6-7pm for their Summer Learning Series! These classes are FREE and open to the public. Classes are recommended for young gardeners, ages 4-12. Learn why pollinators are crucial to growing healthy gardens, learn the basic anatomy of a flower, how a plant is pollinated, and what occurs after pollination. Special guest, Jacki Whisenent will help us identify some pollinators inside the Bock Children’s Garden. Learn what you can do in your own yard or community to encourage healthy, happy pollinators! The Middleton Public Library will bring a variety of books on gardening, pollinators, flowers, vegetables, etc., so don't forget to bring your library card! The Bock Community Garden is located at 5606 Highland Way in Middleton. PLEASE NOTE: The Bock Community Garden is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, however trails within garden are unpaved. Bike rack available at one of the garden entrances. Dogs are not permitted. Parental supervision is required at all times. No bathroom facilities on site. Street parking only. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.


Thursday August 22   
 
Bring your little sprouts to the Greenway Station Playdate Series at the Greenway Station Farmers’ Market on Thursday, August 22 between 9-10:30am for this free, family-friendly event! There will be a variety of fun and free activities for families to enjoy brought to you by Greenway Station, Madison Moms Blog, and the Middleton Public Library! The theme for August is “Out of this World Playdate" and the Madison Moms Blog has a great selection of activities lined up such as Outerspace Story with Engineering for Kids, Rocket Launch with Engineering for Kids, and a Reach for the Stars Craft. The Middleton Public Library will also have books for checkout and a variety of outdoor toys to play with. For complete details about this free, family-friendly event series, visit the library’s outreach page at www.midlibrary.org/Outreach or Greenway Station’s website at www.greenwayshopping.com. Greenway Station is located at 1650 Deming Way in Middleton. Plenty of free parking available! PLEASE NOTE: For inclement weather, this event will be held inside a vacant store space at Greenway Station. Signs will be posted at Greenway Station Farmers' Market.


Thursday August 22   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at the Walter R. Bauman Aquatic Center for Middle School Night at the Pool. Students in 5-8th grade have full use of the pool at this annual event hosted by the Middleton Recreation Department. The library will bring lots of free books to choose from (and keep!). When you're not splashing around in the pool, enjoy some yummmy food specials, fun contests, plus many more activities! This annual event is hosted by the Middleton Recreation Department and benefits the Middleton Youth Center. PLEASE NOTE: this event requires a $3 per person admission fee. This event is ONLY for 5-8th graders and the pool will be closed to all others. Visit http://www.ci.middleton.wi.us/170/Aquatic-Center for more information about event location, admission fees, and event times.


Saturday August 24   
 
Visit the Middleton Public Library at the Good Neighbor Fest on Saturday, August 24! There will be free books for babies to adults and outdoor toys to enjoy! Learn more about the Next Chapter! Get a library card! The library will be located by the basketball court under the smaller pavilion at Fireman's Park. See you there, neighbors! The Good Neighbor Fest is located at Fireman's Park, 7400 Lee Street, adjacent to Middleton High School.


Thursday September 19   
 
Bring your little sprouts to the Greenway Station Playdate Series at the Greenway Station Farmers’ Market on Thursday, September 19 between 9-10:30am for this free, family-friendly event! There will be a variety of fun and free activities for families to enjoy brought to you by Greenway Station, Madison Moms Blog, and the Middleton Public Library! The theme for September is “Back to School” and the Madison Moms Blog has a great selection of activities lined up such as a Book Worm Story Time and a School Craft. The Middleton Public Library will also have books for checkout and a variety of outdoor toys to play with. For complete details about this free, family-friendly event series, visit the library’s outreach page at www.midlibrary.org/Outreach or Greenway Station’s website at www.greenwayshopping.com. Greenway Station is located at 1650 Deming Way in Middleton. Plenty of free parking available! PLEASE NOTE: For inclement weather, this event will be held inside a vacant store space at Greenway Station. Signs will be posted at Greenway Station Farmers' Market.


Thursday October 3   
 
Bring your little sprouts to the Greenway Station Playdate Series at the Greenway Station Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 3 between 9-10:30am for the final free, family-friendly event in this Playdate Series! There will be a variety of fun and free activities for families to enjoy brought to you by Greenway Station, Madison Moms Blog, and the Middleton Public Library! The theme for October is “Princesses + Pirates” - wear a costume if you like! There will be a fun storytime at 9:30am with Miss Lori (no in-library Storytimes today) followed by a Pumpkin Crown craft activity. The Madison Moms Blog has also invited a Princess and Pirate to visit! The Middleton Public Library will also have books for checkout and a variety of outdoor toys to play with. For complete details about this free, family-friendly event series, visit the library’s outreach page at www.midlibrary.org/Outreach or Greenway Station’s website at www.greenwayshopping.com. Greenway Station is located at 1650 Deming Way in Middleton. Plenty of free parking available! PLEASE NOTE: For inclement weather, this event will be held inside a vacant store space at Greenway Station. Signs will be posted at Greenway Station Farmers' Market that morning with more info.