PROGRAMS 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 October 3   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Everyone is welcome! 




Saturday October 8   
 
Outside the Library

Visit the library table at the Stone Horse Green grand opening, 10am-2pm 7550 Hubbard Ave.  This event is presented by the Middleton Development Authority and in collaboration with Strollin' Jazz Festival and Arts + Literature Laboratory.  Check out https://www.stonehorsegreen.org for more information. 




Tuesday October 11   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

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

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 




Tuesday October 11   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

Minecraft Club in the Tech Area on the Main Level. Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on September 27th.




Saturday October 15   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Programming Room

Visit the new MCFA exhibit in the Christensen Family Art Gallery and learn more about fiber art.  Then, create your own bookmark using paper, yarn, and felt (for ages 3+).  Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 




Monday October 17   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, October 17
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Monday October 17   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, October 17
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Friday October 21   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Baby Bounce & Bubbles

Fridays, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16 @ 9:30am

Short stories, nursery rhymes, songs and lap bounces designed specially for pre-walkers. 




Tuesday October 25   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

A special scary themed Minecraft Club! We'll be working together to make a scary haunted mansion.

Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on October 11th.




Wednesday October 26   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

'Tween Book Club: All the Lovely Bad Ones (Ages 9-12)

Wednesday, October 26 6pm

Get a book! Read a book! Discuss a book!

Do you like scary stories? If yes, then this month's book is for you! Travis and Corey are excited to spend the summer at their grandmother's remote Vermont Inn. The Inn at Fox Hill has a history of ghost sightings. What could be more exciting than seeing a ghost? When Travis and Corey decide to do a little haunting of their own, something goes terribly wrong!

Registration required. Free books to the first 20 'Tweens who register.




Thursday October 27   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Scary Stories for Kids!

Thursday, October 27, 2pm

Get ready for Halloween with some spooky stories! Bring your favorite to share, or come just to listen…if you dare! Recommended for grades 2-6, but brave kids of all ages are welcome to join!




Saturday October 29   
 
In the Main Level Programming Room

Get your Halloween started with this fun all ages, drop in event! The library will supply small craft pumpkins and all sorts of paints, pens, embellishments and googly eyes, and you provide the inspiration and artistic flair. Stop by the main level programming room anytime between 10AM and Noon to create your very own pumpkin masterpiece!




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

Halloween Slime (Grades K-6) 

Saturday, October 29, 2:00pm 

Create your very own Halloween Slime! 

Please register all party members - kids & adults.




Saturday November 5   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Programming Room

Come play some board games at the library! We'll have a selection of games available for you to choose from. Bring friends or family to play with, or meet new people at the library!

Registration is appreciated.




Monday November 7   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Everyone is welcome! 




Tuesday November 8   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

Minecraft Club in the Tech Area on the Main Level. Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on November 1st.




Wednesday November 9   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

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

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 




Monday November 14   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, November 14
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Monday November 14   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, November 14
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Friday November 18   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Baby Bounce & Bubbles

Fridays, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16 @ 9:30am

Short stories, nursery rhymes, songs and lap bounces designed specially for pre-walkers. 




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

'Tween Book Club: Two Roads (Ages 9-12)

Get a book – read a book – discuss a book! The first 20 ‘Tweens to register will receive a free copy of Two Roads by Joseph Bruchac – to keep!

It's 1932, and 12 year old Cal Black and his dad have been on the move since losing their farm during the Great Depression. When Cal's dad needs to go to Washing D.C. and can't take Cal, he tells him that they are members of the Creek Indians and Cal will need to go to a government boarding school. 




Tuesday November 29   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

Minecraft Club in the Tech Area on the Main Level.

We'll be doing some basic coding in Minecraft, starting with raining chickens and flower trails! Familiarity with Minecraft and very basic typing skills are encouraged. If you already know the basics of block coding you are welcome to work ahead, however the instructor may not be available to answer more advanced questions during the class.

Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on November 15th.




Wednesday November 30   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Wednesday November 30   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Saturday December 3   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Build and decorate a gingerbread house! The library will have everything you need to create a sweet mini masterpiece. Stop by the Archer Rooms on the lower level between 10:30am and 12:30pm to get started.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration appreciated.




Monday December 5   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Everyone is welcome! 




Tuesday December 6   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

Minecraft Club in the Tech Area on the Main Level. Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on November 22nd.




Wednesday December 7   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Wednesday December 7   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Friday December 9   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Music Together

Friday, December 9, 10am (Ages 0-4)

Join Catherine for 45 minutes of musical fun with your child! Sing, chant, and dance while singing about the trains, animals, and the world around us.

Catherine teaches Music Together through Music Together Madtown, and is excited to meet you all for a time of musical fun!




Saturday December 10   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Programming Room

Come play some board games at the library! We'll have a selection of games available for you to choose from. Bring friends or family to play with, or meet new people at the library!

Registration is appreciated.




Monday December 12   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, December 12
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Monday December 12   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Little om BIG OM Yoga 
Monday, December 12
Toddlers (ages 1-3) at 10:30am
Kids (ages 5 & up) at 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness practices specifically designed for each age group and led by awesome little om BIG OM instructors. Registration is required.




Tuesday December 13   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

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

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 




Wednesday December 14   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Wednesday December 14   Registration Required
 
In the Upper Level Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Thursdays, 4-5pm & 6-7pm

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 November 30 date signs you up for the entire 3 week series. 




Friday December 16   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Baby Bounce & Bubbles

Fridays, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16 @ 9:30am

Short stories, nursery rhymes, songs and lap bounces designed specially for pre-walkers. 




Monday December 19   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

'Tween Book Club: The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop (Ages 9-12)

Get a book – read a book – discuss a book! The first 20 ‘Tweens to register will receive a free copy of The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop by Kate Saunders – to keep!

Twins Lily and Oz have just inherited a house that contains a mysterious boarded-up chocolate shop on the ground floor. The twins' great-great-uncles were famous chocolatiers, and their chocolate was anything but ordinary. In fact, it was magical. Now, an evil gang wants the secret recipe and Lily and Oz have to stop them. The world depends on it!




Tuesday December 20   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Main Level Computer Area

A Special Winter Themed Minecraft Club! We'll be working together to build a Winter Wonderland in creative mode.

Open to ages 7-13. Registration required.

Registration opens on December 6th.






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