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 Service Desk.

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Monday April 12   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 5 (April 12 – 18)

Feeding Time (Kindergarten)
Your class is on a field trip to the farm. It is time to help the farmer feed the animals but the food is locked in the barn. Help the farmer unlock the barn and feed the hungry animals!

Everest Expedition (Gr. 2-3)
You’ve been training for months and are finally getting the chance to scale Mount Everest - the tallest mountain in the world.  As you look over your research on the plane, you look forward to scaling the mountain, hopefully in record time.  Are you up to the task?

Excursion Island (Gr. 3-7)
It is the summer and your parents asked if you want to go on an excursion. It sounded exciting so you said yes and packed your bags. Unfortunately you didn’t quite understand what is an excursion or where you're going. Use the clues to find out what is an excursion and where you are going before the plane leaves.




Monday April 12   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Family & Toddler Yoga via Zoom (Ages 2 & up) 
Mondays at 10:30am: 
January 18, February 15, March 15, April 12, May 24

Fun songs and poses for families with younger children!  Registration is required before 10am the day of class to receive the Zoom link.




Tuesday April 13   
 
Online

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 

*NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC MEETING* 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89897169653?pwd=Q0xVUk0yZ3pYT1FBVmdZM0dCNlprZz09

Meeting ID: 898 9716 9653 

Password: 755113 

or Call in by phone +1 (301)715-8592 (same Meeting ID and Password) 

Monthly library board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.  Agenda and minutes at midlibrary.org/board




Tuesday April 13   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday April 14   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Wednesday April 14   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch: 5 Minute Mysteries! via Zoom (Grades K-5)
Wednesdays, 4pm, January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14

This isn’t just any old book club! You’ll be given all the clues, but can you solve the mystery? A new set of mysteries to solve every month. Register by 3:30 on April 14th to receive the Zoom link.




Monday April 19   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 6 (April 19 – 25)

Hidden Jewels of Geometra (Kindergarten)
There has been a legend for millions of years that there are hidden caves on Geometra that may contain bright colored jewels! The Shapeterians have recently located some of these caves and are on a mission to find out what may be hidden inside.  Can you help them search and identify what may be in the caves?

Fido's Fraction Fiasco (Gr. 2-5)
Fido has a full day ahead of him but he seems to be frazzled by fractions.  Can you use your knowledge about fractions to help Fido figure out this fraction fiasco?

Fun House (Gr. 5-8)
Can you escape from the Wacky Shack Fun House?




Tuesday April 20   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday April 21   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Thursday April 22   
 
Outside the Library

Earth Day To Go: Plant a Seed
Thursday, April 22, 6pm

There’s something so satisfying about growing a plant from a seed! Each kit will contain everything you need to get your plant off to a great start. The bags will be marked with the type of seed inside. Limit one per person – kids need not be present. Weather permitting. While supplies last.




Monday April 26   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 7 (April 26 – May 2)

Hot Air Balloon Contest (K-1)
The animals are having a hot air balloon contest. They are working together to design hot air balloons. They have arrived at the store to get their supplies but it is locked. These clues were left to unlock the doors. Hurry help them get their supplies so they can design their hot air balloons before the contest begins.

Farmer Dan Can't Measure Up (Gr. 1-5)
Farmer Dan is doing some work on his farm to get ready for your annual field trip but he needs your help. He has lost all of is measuring tools and can’t remember what unit of measure to use for each job. Solve the clues and work through the puzzles to help him put his farm back together for the upcoming field trip!

Galaxy Games (Upper Elementary, Middle School, High School)
It is time for some Galaxy Games Excitement! Galaxy Games is the hottest selling gaming system in the Galaxy. Do you have what it takes to defeat the Aliens and the Zombies and Breakout?




Tuesday April 27   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday April 28   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Monday May 3   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 8 (May 3-9)

Fun and Games (K-2)
It is time for fun and games. As you go to unlock the door to the closet with all the fun and games inside, it won’t budge. Someone has locked the door! Hurry and unlock the door before the time runs out!

Filmore's Frenzy (Gr. 1-4)
Filmore Frog has gotten himself into a fix. He cannot remember how to get out of the middle of the pond. Plus he has been bombarded by numbers from all sides and he cannot seem to make sense of them. Can you use your knowledge of place value to help him escape?

Five Curious Readers (Elementary, Middle School)
Five Curious Readers Choosing books of every kind. Predicting, connecting, wondering if they have enough time! The 1st one said, “Detective Mysteries are my fave!” The 2nd one said, “Poetry, Poetry is what I crave.” The 3rd one said, “I love magic and fantasy where people fly!” The 4th one said, “Non-Fiction books answer questions, who, what, where or why?” The 5th one said, “Let me crack you up with a joke.” Then they all had a laugh and turned to their books with a smile, And the Five Curious Readers kept reading all the while.




Tuesday May 4   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday May 5   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Monday May 10   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 9 (May 10-16)

Freddy the Frog Gets Home (K-2)
You did such a good job helping Lucy the Ladybug find her spots, that the word has gotten out! Now, Freddy the Frog needs help getting his wife and making the journey home to take care of his many, many children!

Five Curious Scientists (Elementary)
Five curious scientists, a problem to figure out. Asking questions, making predictions, what is it all about?

Geometry Confusion (Gr. 5-8)
You are sitting in geometry class and you are getting ready to present your project about sides, shapes, and lines. As you are reviewing your project you start reading about aliens, ninjas, zombies and game show contestants. You realize that your science fiction reading project and math project are all mixed up. Hurry and get the projects sorted before it is your turn to present!




Tuesday May 11   
 
Online

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 

*NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC MEETING* 

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89897169653?pwd=Q0xVUk0yZ3pYT1FBVmdZM0dCNlprZz09 

Meeting ID: 898 9716 9653 

Password: 755113 

or Call in by phone +1 (301)715-8592 (same Meeting ID and Password) 

Monthly library board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.  Agenda and minutes at midlibrary.org/board




Tuesday May 11   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday May 12   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Monday May 17   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Spring Session
March 15 – May 17
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online link even if you participated in previous sessions. 

Week 10 (May 17 – 23) LAST WEEK OF SPRING SESSION

Goods for Dinner (K-1)
I would like to get some things for dinner. But I want to know the best way to get them. Help me find out about all they ways I can get food!

Gamer’s Choice (Gr. 2-5)
Matt Mindboggler has trapped you in his game. You will need to solve each task to advance to the next level and find your way out. Good Luck!

Get Back to Reality (Elementary, Middle School)
You've become trapped in the 8-bit world of Minecraft and the only way back to reality is through the locked boxes that you see before you.  Make sure you read the clues carefully and pay attention to everything you see in order to figure out the combinations, open the locks and break into the box.




Monday May 17   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual ‘Tween Book Bingo (Ages 9-12)
Monday, May 17, 6pm
Who doesn’t love BINGO? But since we’re a library, we’ve replaced the plain old numbers with book covers, and winners of each round receive a book prize. Register to receive a set of cards and bingo pieces. Pick them up with your holds, or we can mail the cards to you. 
Deadline for mailing option is Friday, May 7. 
Deadline for holds pickup is Thursday, May 13.
Zoom link will be emailed on Monday, May 17.




Tuesday May 18   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday May 19   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Monday May 24   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Family & Toddler Yoga via Zoom (Ages 2 & up) 
Mondays at 10:30am: 
January 18, February 15, March 15, April 12, May 24

Fun songs and poses for families with younger children!  Registration is required before 10am the day of class to receive the Zoom link.




Tuesday May 25   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Wednesday May 26   
 
Outside the Library

Pick up a craft in a sack for the toddler(s) in your life.  Available while supplies last, weather permitting, and please wear a mask!




Tuesday June 8   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 

*NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC MEETING* 

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89897169653?pwd=Q0xVUk0yZ3pYT1FBVmdZM0dCNlprZz09 

Meeting ID: 898 9716 9653 

Password: 755113 

or Call in by phone +1 (301)715-8592 (same Meeting ID and Password) 

Monthly library board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.  Agenda and minutes at midlibrary.org/board




Tuesday June 8   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Tuesday June 15   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Tuesday June 22   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.




Tuesday June 29   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Brian Miles and the Middleton Public Library Virtual  'Hour of Code' Club from 6-7 pm on Zoom!

The Hour of Code is a worldwide activity that teaches kids computer science and coding. Learn more at: https://hourofcode.com/us. This club will provide a space for  kids to gather and learn together.

For ages 7-12 & available to younger participants with the support of an adult.

Register to receive the Zoom link via email before the session.






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