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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TODAY   Sign-up Required
 
In the Storytime Room

Dogs on Call: Read with Me (All ages) Thursdays, Dec 13, 4-5:30pm Read with a trained therapy dog at the library! Bring a favorite book to read. Sign up for a 15-minute time slot by calling (608) 827-7402.


TONIGHT   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! Ages 8-14. Registration required. Registration opens 11/25/18.


Friday December 14   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

FIT4MOM (All ages) Fridays @ 10:30am: Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 16, Dec 14 Join Jackie Dorris from FIT4MOM Madison for an active story about living a healthy lifestyle. We’ll read stories to learn about fueling our bodies & eating a rainbow, then move our bodies - songs, dance and exercises - and finish with a cool down and relaxation. Please register.


Friday December 14   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, Dec 14, 4:15-5pm: Potato Battery & Snap Circuits Calling all MAD SCIENTISTS! Join forces to explore & create. Adults, please don your own goggles to assist our younger scientists. Registration is required for each month – space is limited.


Saturday December 15   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

“Krafty” Kids: Winter Wonderland! (All ages) Saturday, Dec 15, 3-4pm Crafts and fun for everyone! Doors open at 3pm. Drop in anytime, but allow yourself enough time to complete your craft by 4pm.


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

Looking for an opportunity to learn computer science and have fun in a supporting and collaborative environment? Possible activities include Coding/Programming, Spheros, Minecraft Edu, Game Creation, Building Holograms, Makey Makeys, PicoBoards & Scratch. Ages 8-14. Registration required. Registration opens 11/25/18.


Thursday December 20   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! Ages 8-14. Registration required. Registration opens 11/25/18.


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

Kindness Rocks (All ages) Thursday, Dec 27, 3-4pm Start the new year in a positive way. Join the “Kindness Rocks” movement by painting a rock with a favorite quote, word, or original thought. Pictures of your creations will create the “Positive New Year” bulletin board display on the Main Level. Registration is required for planning purposes.


Friday December 28   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Big & Tall’s Rockin’ Noon Year’s Eve Party! (All ages) Friday, Dec 28, 11am-Noon Sing, dance and party in the “Noon” Year with Big & Tall! Visit www.mrbilly.com to see videos. Balloon drop at the stroke of noon!


Thursday January 3   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Share Nintendo Switch games and tips/tricks! We're meeting in the Archer Rooms this evening to show a few things on the big screen.


Monday January 7   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Family & Toddler Yoga (Ages 2-5) Mondays @ 10:30am: Jan 7, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 6 Fun songs, poses and yoga games! Registration is required – space is limited.


Tuesday January 8   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

(formerly Computer Science Club) This Spring, our Coding Club will be working with the Google CS First Curriculum. This curriculum is based heavily on Scratch programming and coding. Scratch is an amazing tool that teaches coding skills and problem solving. For more info on the curriculum, visit: http://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/home This program is for ages 8-14. Registration is required. Registration opens on 12/25/18.


Thursday January 10   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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 12/25/18.


Tuesday January 15   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

(formerly Computer Science Club) This Spring, our Coding Club will be working with the Google CS First Curriculum. This curriculum is based heavily on Scratch programming and coding. Scratch is an amazing tool that teaches coding skills and problem solving. For more info on the curriculum, visit: http://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/home This program is for ages 8-14. Registration is required. Registration opens on 12/25/18.


Thursday January 17   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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 12/25/18.


Friday January 18   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Introduction to Baby & Toddler Sign Language Friday, January 18 @ 9:30 a.m. Curious about using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate more effectively with infants and toddlers? Parents/caregivers, little ones ages 0-2, and expecting parents are all welcome! Please register.


Sunday January 20   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club (All ages) Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 10, Apr 14, May 5 Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Tuesday January 22   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

(formerly Computer Science Club) This Spring, our Coding Club will be working with the Google CS First Curriculum. This curriculum is based heavily on Scratch programming and coding. Scratch is an amazing tool that teaches coding skills and problem solving. For more info on the curriculum, visit: http://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/home This program is for ages 8-14. Registration is required. Registration opens on 12/25/18.


Thursday January 24   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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 12/25/18.


Friday January 25   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

MAD Science of Milwaukee: Sounds like Science! Friday, Jan 25, 1pm (Grades K-6) Have fun with science on your day off from school. Watch amazing demonstrations, participate as a volunteer, and learn all about the science of sound.


Monday January 28   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

‘Tween Books & Cooks (Grades 3-6) Monday, January 28, 6-7pm Theme: Historical Fiction Recipe: Historical Pancakes! Put on your chef’s hat and grab your books! Travel through time with the turn of a page. We’ll talk about books while we eat. Read one or more of the suggested books or choose your own. Pick up a list of recommended books at the Help Desk. Registration is required - space is limited.


Tuesday January 29   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

(formerly Computer Science Club) This Spring, our Coding Club will be working with the Google CS First Curriculum. This curriculum is based heavily on Scratch programming and coding. Scratch is an amazing tool that teaches coding skills and problem solving. For more info on the curriculum, visit: http://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/home This program is for ages 8-14. Registration is required. Registration opens on 12/25/18.


Thursday January 31   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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 12/25/18.




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