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

'Tween Escape Room: Happy Birthday, Mr. Braille Monday, January 27 (Grades 3-8) Two sessions: 4:30-5:30pm and 6-7pm You and your friends are trying to throw a birthday party for Mr. Braille, but the key party items have been locked away. Decipher the clues before the party starts! Registration is required: space is limited.


TONIGHT   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

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 12/25/19.


Wednesday January 29   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

Crochet Club: Wrist Warmers (Ages 8 & up) Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29, 4:30-5:30pm Main Level Commons Area While the weather outside is frightful, stay inside and crochet wrist warmers! All skill levels welcome. Please register for planning purposes.


Thursday January 30   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Upper Level Library

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 12/25/19.


Friday January 31   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Kindermusik (all ages) Friday, January 31, 10:30am 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 February 3   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Family & Toddler Yoga (Ages 2 & up) Monday, February 3 @ 10:30am & 6pm Fun songs and poses for families with younger children! Registration is required: space is limited.


Monday February 3   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 1/25/20.


Wednesday February 5   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday February 6   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 1/25/20.


Thursday February 6   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

3DS & Switch Club (all ages) Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm: February 6, March 5, April 2, and May 7 Friends Community Room Bring your 3DS, Switch and games for the group to share!


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

Monday, February 10, 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.


Monday February 10   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 1/25/20.


Wednesday February 12   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday February 13   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 1/25/20.


Friday February 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, February 14, 4:15-5pm: Liquid Chemistry: My Chemical Romance! Calling all MAD SCIENTISTS! Join forces to explore and create. Let's make hearts dance and layered "love" potions in this Valentine themed afternoon of science exploration! Adults, please don your own goggles to assist the younger scientists. Registration is required – space is limited. Please register all party members - kids & adults.


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

Bean Bag Game Creation (Ages 5 & up) Saturday, February 15, 3-4pm Create everything you need for a fun bean bag toss game. Kids will get to use real sewing machines to sew straight seams on their bean bags. All supplies provided. Younger kids will need adult help. Optional: Bring a shoe box to decorate. Registration is required: space is limited.


Sunday February 16   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club (All ages) Sundays @ 1:30-3:30pm: February 16, March 15, April 19, May 10 Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Monday February 17   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

MAD Science of Milwaukee: Up, Up & Away! (Recommended ages 5 & up) Monday, February 17, 1pm This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Children see an incredible exothermic reaction take place and even get the chance to watch a hovercraft in action!


Monday February 17   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 1/25/20.


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

’Tween Books & Cooks (Grades 3-6) Monday, February 17, 6-7pm Theme: Warm Winter Reads Recipe: Grilled Cheese! Put on your chef’s hat and grab your books! We’ll fire up the griddles for hot, gooey grilled cheese sandwiches and escape the winter by discussing our favorite books. Bring book suggestions to share. Registration is required: space is limited.


Wednesday February 19   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday February 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. This program is for ages 7-13. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this event opens on 1/25/20.


Monday February 24   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 1/25/20.


Wednesday February 26   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday February 27   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 1/25/20.


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

Friday Fun Day! Ages 2-5 Friday, February 28, 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 March 2   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Family & Toddler Yoga (Ages 2 & up) Monday, March 2, 10:30am 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 March 2   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.


Wednesday March 4   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday March 5   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

*Cancelled due to parent/teacher conferences* 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 2/25/20.


Thursday March 5   
 
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

3DS & Switch Club (all ages) Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm: March 5, April 2, and May 7 Friends Community Room Bring your 3DS, Switch and games for the group to share!


Friday March 6   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
SwimWest Storytime & Open Swim (All ages) Friday, March 6, 11:30am Stories, songs & swimming! Have fun while learning important safety rules at SwimWest Swim School located at 1001 Deming Way. Registration is required.


Monday March 9   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.


Wednesday March 11   Registration Required
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Dungeons and Dragons for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 11 6:30-8:00pm Join us for this classic role-playing fantasy game. All skill levels welcome! Registration is required - space is limited to 5. Registering for the February 5 date signs you up for the entire six-week series. Participants must use basic math and reading skills to play the game.


Thursday March 12   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 2/25/20.


Saturday March 14   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Trinity Irish Dance Performance (All ages) Saturday, March 14, 2:00pm 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!


Sunday March 15   
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club (All ages) Sundays @ 1:30-3:30pm: March 15, April 19, May 10 Chess lessons will begin at 1:30pm followed by open play. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Monday March 16   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.


Thursday March 19   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the Lower Level Computer Lab

*Cancelled due to parent/teacher conferences* 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 2/25/20.


Monday March 23   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Paint on Canvas: Create your version of A Lightning Storm by “Step by Step Paininting with Tracie Kiernan.” Acrylic paint on canvas. Registration is required for all participants. ‘Tween Paint Night (Ages 9-12) Monday, March 23, 3pm or 6pm


Tuesday March 24   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Popped Bubble Art (Ages 2-5 with adult) Tuesday, March 24, 10am-12pm Wednesday, March 25, 10am-12pm Blow colored bubbles onto to heavy tagboard to create an amazing and fun work of art. Registration is required. Allow 20 min for project. Start any time between 10am and 11:30am. Limit 1 class.


Tuesday March 24   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Paint on Canvas: Create your version of A Lightning Storm by “Step by Step Paininting with Tracie Kiernan.” Acrylic paint on canvas. Registration is required for all participants. Limit 1 class. Family Paint (Ages 5 & up with adult) Tuesday, March 24, 2pm, Wednesday, March 25, 2pm Thursday, March 26, 2pm


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

Popped Bubble Art (Ages 2-5 with adult) Tuesday, March 24, 10am-12pm Wednesday, March 25, 10am-12pm Blow colored bubbles onto to heavy tagboard to create an amazing and fun work of art. Registration is required. Allow 20 min for project. Start any time between 10am and 11:30am. Limit 1 class.


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

Paint on Canvas: Create your version of A Lightning Storm by “Step by Step Paininting with Tracie Kiernan.” Acrylic paint on canvas. Registration is required for all participants. Limit 1 class. Family Paint (Ages 5 & up with adult) Wednesday, March 25, 2pm Thursday, March 26, 2pm


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

Paint on Canvas: Create your version of A Lightning Storm by “Step by Step Paininting with Tracie Kiernan.” Acrylic paint on canvas. Registration is required for all participants. Limit 1 class. Family Paint (Ages 5 & up with adult) Thursday, March 26, 2pm


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

Salt Dough Ornament (Ages 0-5) Friday, March 27, 10am-12pm Mix up a batch of salt dough to make a keepsake hand print or foot print ornament. Take home to bake. Registration is required. Allow 20 min for project. Start any time between 10am and 11:30am.


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.




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