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   - 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 1/25/19.


Wednesday February 20   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, Feb 6 – Mar 13, 6:30-8:00pm Are you a Rogue, a Wizard or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the Feb 6 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday February 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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 1/25/19.


Friday February 22   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Elmore Lawson Drum Circle (All ages) Friday, Feb 22 @ 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.


Monday February 25   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

‘Tween Mystery Night (Grades 3-6) Monday, Feb 25, 6-7pm You and your fellow celebrities are gathered to celebrate the Golden Trophy Awards. But, alas, some fiend has stolen then trophy! Was it you? 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 24 suspects...I mean, participants.


Wednesday February 27   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, Feb 6 – Mar 13, 6:30-8:00pm Are you a Rogue, a Wizard or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the Feb 6 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday February 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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 1/25/19.


Wednesday March 6   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, Feb 6 – Mar 13, 6:30-8:00pm Are you a Rogue, a Wizard or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the Feb 6 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


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

LC3 = Loosely Controlled Chaos Club (Grades K-6) 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. Thursday, Mar 7, 4:15-5pm: Endo/Exothermic Reactions Thursday, April 4, 4:15-5pm: Walking Rainbows Thursday, May 9, 4:15-5pm: Squishy Circuits


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

CANCELED due to school conferences. Please join us another time!


Thursday March 7   
 
In the Mack Reading Room




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

Swim Safely into Stories @ SwimWest Swim School Friday, March 8 @ 11am; Open Swim to follow. Stories, Songs & Swimming! What could be better! Learn about pool safety at Swim West Swim School at this special off-site storytime followed by Open Swim. For our special event, no membership is necessary, but you will need to sign a waiver. Swim West is located at 1001 Deming Way, Madison, WI. Visit their website at www.swimwest.com to learn more about the facility and classes. Registration is required - space is limited to 50 children.


Sunday March 10   
 
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.


Monday March 11   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 March 12   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

CANCELED due to school conferences. Please join us another time!


Wednesday March 13   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, Feb 6 – Mar 13, 6:30-8:00pm Are you a Rogue, a Wizard or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the Feb 6 date signs you up for the entire 6 week series.


Thursday March 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 8-14. Registration is required. Registration for this event opens on 2/25/19.


Saturday March 16   Sign-up Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dogs on Call: Read with Me (All ages) Saturdays, Mar 16, 2:30-4pm Read with a trained therapy dog at the library! Sign up for a 15- minute time slot by calling (608) 827-7402.


Saturday March 16   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Trinity Irish Dance Performance (All ages) Saturday, Mar 16, 3:30pm Trinity Irish Dance has been sharing the power, grace and joy of traditional Irish Dancing since 1982. Come ready to be amazed at the complexity of the movements & rhythms!


Tuesday March 19   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 2/25/19.


Monday March 25   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

10 - 11:30 am Build and collaborate with others in our Minecraft Server. Ages 8-13. Registration required. Please register for each day you plan to attend.


Monday March 25   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. ‘Tween Paint Night: Sights of Spring (Grades 3-6) Monday, March 25, 2-3pm & 6-7pm


Tuesday March 26   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. Toddler Art (Ages 2-5) Tuesday, March 26, 10-11am Wednesday, March 27, 10-11am Thursday, March 28, 10-11am


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

10-11:30 am Build and collaborate with others in our Minecraft Server. Ages 8-13. Registration required. Please register for each day you plan to attend.


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

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. Toddler Art (Ages 2-5) Tuesday, March 26, 10-11am Wednesday, March 27, 10-11am Thursday, March 28, 10-11am


Wednesday March 27   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

10-11:30 am Build and collaborate with others in our Minecraft Server. Ages 8-13. Registration required. Please register for each day you plan to attend.


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

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. Toddler Art (Ages 2-5) Tuesday, March 26, 10-11am Wednesday, March 27, 10-11am Thursday, March 28, 10-11am


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

10-11:30 am Build and collaborate with others in our Minecraft Server. Ages 8-13. Registration required. Please register for each day you plan to attend.


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

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. Family Paint: Sights of Spring (Grades K-6) Thursday, March 28, 3-4pm


Friday March 29   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Spring Break Art Week: March 25-29 Celebrate the beginning of Spring by creating an original artwork! All materials provided – no experience necessary. Wear grubby clothes or smocks as some paints are not washable. Registration is required as space is limited. Please only register for one session and respect age requirements. Baby Art: Footprint Fun! (Ages 0-2) Friday, March 29, 10-11am




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