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

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 2/25/20.


Monday March 30      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


Tuesday March 31      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


Wednesday April 1   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

LEGO Mindstorms (Grades 2-6 with adult) Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30pm April 1, 8, 15 Build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms. Each class will be a mix of building and/or programming. Younger kids will need adult assistance. Please register all members of your party. Registration is required for each week: space is limited.


Wednesday April 1      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Thursday April 2      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


Thursday April 2   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

3DS & Switch Club (all ages) Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm: April 2, and May 7 Friends Community Room Bring your 3DS, Switch and games for the group to share!


Friday April 3   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Friday Fun Day! Ages 2-5 Friday, April 3, 10:30am Enjoy a variety of active games and free play at the library. Registration is limited to 35 children. Adults do not need to register.


Friday April 3      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


Saturday April 4      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


Sunday April 5      - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual Scratch Coding Club from 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm DAILY - beginning Monday, March 30th on Zoom! Media Maker Instructor Mr. Miles will be available to help with tutorials, hints, tricks, and cool projects using Scratch coding. Learn some new coding concepts, share your creations, and practice the idea of 'being together' in a virtual space! Scratch (www.scratch.mit.edu) is an MIT platform teaching coding to youth using planning and problem solving skills. For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult. No registration required! Use this Zoom link during each session time: https://zoom.us/j/962845362


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

Family & Toddler Yoga (Ages 2 & up) Monday, April 6, 10:30am & 6pm Monday, May 4, 10:30am Fun songs and poses for families with younger children! Registration is required: space is limited.


Monday April 6   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Wednesday April 8   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

LEGO Mindstorms (Grades 2-6 with adult) Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30pm April 1, 8, 15 Build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms. Each class will be a mix of building and/or programming. Younger kids will need adult assistance. Please register all members of your party. Registration is required for each week: space is limited.


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Friday April 10   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Elmore Lawson Drum Circle (All ages) Friday, April 10 @ 2pm Collaborate to create playful, expressive and energetic music as a community and learn basic West African drum rhythms and chants. A hands-on, highly interactive and entertaining experience! Please register.


Saturday April 11   
 
In the Upper Level Library

Local Author Showcase (All ages) Saturday, April 11, 2-3pm Meet local authors, learn about their books, ask about the publishing process - all in a casual environment. Authors will have copies of their books for sale.


Monday April 13   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Join in the fun at KEVA Sports Center for this annual Spring Into Stories Storytime Event! Storytime starts at 10:30am on the basketball court and is followed by open play on one of KEVA's indoor soccer fields. KEVA Sports Center is located at 8312 Forsythia St. in Middleton, www.kevasports.com. A KEVA membership is not required to attend this storytime or the open play. A signed waiver is required – pick one up at the event or at the Main Level Service Desk at the Middleton Public Library. Registration is required, but space is NOT limited! There will be books to checkout too. Don't forget to bring your library card!


Wednesday April 15   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

LEGO Mindstorms (Grades 2-6 with adult) Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30pm April 1, 8, 15 Build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms. Each class will be a mix of building and/or programming. Younger kids will need adult assistance. Please register all members of your party. Registration is required for each week: space is limited.


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


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

Chess Club (All ages) Sundays @ 1:30-3:30pm: April 19, May 10 Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Monday April 20   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Thursday April 23   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Friday April 24   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Kindermusik (all ages) Friday, April 24, 10:30am A fun interactive exploration of music and rhythm led by the professionals from Musical Pathways Foundation. Please register. Please register all members of your party - kids & adults.


Monday April 27   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Monday, April 27, 10:30am (For ages 3-5) Professionals from i9 Sports will be here to teach introductory soccer & basketball drills. Registration is limited to 22 children. Adults do not need to register.


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 3/25/20.


Friday May 1   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Friday Fun Day! Ages 2-5 Friday, May 1, 10:30am Enjoy a variety of active games and free play at the library. Registration is limited to 35 children. Adults do not need to register.


Monday May 4   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Family & Toddler Yoga (Ages 2 & up) Monday, May 4, 10:30am Fun songs and poses for families with younger children! Registration is required: space is limited.


Monday May 4   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


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

’Tween Mystery Night (Ages 9-12) Wednesday, May 6, 6-7pm Do you have what it takes to solve A Superhero 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 to 16 suspects...I mean, participants.


Thursday May 7   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


Thursday May 7   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

3DS & Switch Club (all ages) Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm: May 7 Friends Community Room Bring your 3DS, Switch and games for the group to share!


Friday May 8   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

LC3 = Loosely Controlled Chaos Club (Grades K-6) Friday, May 8, 4:15-5pm Edible Science! Calling all MAD SCIENTISTS! Join forces to explore & create. Adults, please don your own goggles to assist our younger scientists. Please register all members of your group – space is limited. Please list any food allergies at registration.


Saturday May 9   
 
Swim West Safety Day Saturday, May 9, 12:30-3:30pm Join the Middleton Public Library at Swim West’s annual Safety Day. Enjoy safety stations, open swim, outdoor toys, and books to borrow! Swim West is located at 1001 Deming Way in Madison – www.swimwest.com. This event is free. No registration required.


Sunday May 10   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club (All ages) Sundays @ 1:30-3:30pm: May 10 Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Monday May 11   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


Monday May 18   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

Explore a variety of activities teaching kids to program and code. Activities include: Scratch, Kodu, game creation, Sphero, and Code.org programs. Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace to learn these important and fun skills. For ages 7-13. Registration required. Space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


Thursday May 21   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.


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

This incredibly popular club allows kids to have fun while interacting with peers in our Creative Library Minecraft Server. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 4/25/20.




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