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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TONIGHT   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!




Wednesday June 2   
 
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!




Friday June 4   
 
In the Upper Level Library

Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales
June 4 – August 14
Kids of all ages are invited to join the reading incentive program. All you need is a Reading Log: pick one up at the Self-Serve Summer Reading Station or print one out online. Set your own goal – aim high! Earn prizes when you reach your goal.




Saturday June 5   
 
Outside the Library

Summer StoryWalk®
June 5 – August 31
Celebrate books and summer reading fun with an outdoor, interactive DIY reading of Hooray for Books by Brian Won. The StoryWalk® takes readers on a 25-stop reading adventure around Downtown Middleton to read a page or two from the book with a coordinating activity. You’ll find loads of fun suggestions for more books to read along the way and discover Middleton businesses! Pick up a map at the library.

 




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.




Wednesday June 9   
 
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 June 14   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 1 (June 14 - 20)

Investigation of the Past (K-1)
I have always been curious about how people lived long ago. I want to learn more by doing an investigation! Come with me to learn more about the past!

Fishing Fiasco (Gr. 2)
You and your friend want fish for dinner so you decide to go out to the local lake to catch some. There is a storm heading in your direction. Can you quickly catch some fish and get back to the dock before the storm hits?

How Much is that Doggie (Gr. 2-3)
You and your mom were shopping at the mall last week when you noticed the most adorable puppies in the pet store window. You have always wanted a dog, and now you can’t stop thinking of that cute little face. Do your research about owning a dog, so you can approach your mom with the details of why you should go get that puppy! 

Donut Shop Decimals (Gr. 4-5)
You have been hired to work at your Uncle Joe’s donut shop, Joe’s Donuts & Joe. Make it through your first day to earn your pay—all the donuts you can eat!




Monday June 14   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Family Yoga 
June 14, July 12, August 16
Toddlers (Ages 2 and up) at 10:30am
Kids (Ages 5 and up) at 6pm
Fun yoga poses, songs and games led by the awesome instructors from little om BIG OM. Practice yoga in the comfort of your own home with your whole family! Register to receive the Zoom link at least 30 minutes before the start of each class.




Tuesday June 15   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday June 16   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Orchid Heights Park!  All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up, free books for babies to teens, and a take-and-make kids craft (while supplies last).  

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on June 28, July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Orchid Heights (3960 Valley Ridge Rd):  Wednesdays from 10-11am on June 16, 23, and 30. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday June 16   
 
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 June 21   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 2 (June 21 - 27)

Dr. Sam H. Abitat’s Presentation Problem (Gr. 4-5)
Dr. Sam H. Abitat just got back from his year-long trip where he researched different habitats all around the world. He scheduled a presentation for his return to share what he learned with those who are interested. On his way out the door, he dropped all his materials and they flew everywhere! Can you help him sort through his things and make it to his presentation on time?

Driving Me Crazy (Gr. 1)
Hop in the car—we are going for a drive! Where do you want to go? We just have to make sure we follow the directions and pay attention to road signs. Don’t forget to put your seatbelt on!

Fossil Fun (Gr. 3)
The students are so excited to show off what they have learned during their unit on fossils! Before they left yesterday, their teacher helped them set up the gym for the share fair.  Unfortunately, some curious preschoolers got in there this morning and explored for themselves. Help us get the gym back in order before the other students come to see!




Tuesday June 22   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday June 23   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Orchid Heights Park!  All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up, free books for babies to teens, and a take-and-make kids craft (while supplies last).  

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on June 28, July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Orchid Heights (3960 Valley Ridge Rd):  Wednesdays from 10-11am on June 23, and 30. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday June 23   
 
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!




Saturday June 26   
 
Outside the Library

Crafty Kids To Go: Red, White & Blue! (All ages)
Saturday June 26, 12pm
Crafts and fun for kids of all ages! Pick up a bag of crafts to take home. We’ll be outside in front of the library if weather permits. While supplies last. Limit 1 per child.




Monday June 28   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 3 (June 28 – July 4)

Exploration of Lands (Gr. K-2)
You are getting ready to travel around the USA. You need to find out what parts of land you can explore! What is out there? 

Grading Artwork (Gr. 3)
You have been hired to help out an art teacher with assigning grades! The only problem is, sometimes, she wants you to identify the mistakes, and sometimes, she wants you to identify the examples of perfection! 

Dreaming of DC (Gr. 5)
Your grown-ups have decided this is the summer for a family road trip! Yay! You've always wanted to see Washington D.C.! Wait, what is that? They are taking you to the Canton Carrot Festival? Carrots?  Oh, no. Quick, you have just enough time to convince them to take you to see the nation's capital instead!
 




Monday June 28   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Lakeview Park! Participants can choose free books and a take and make craft activity (while supplies last).  Self-guided nature walk activity also available.

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on June 28, July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Orchid Heights (3960 Valley Ridge Rd):  Wednesday from 10-11am on June 30. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Monday June 28   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

‘Tween Book Club: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia (Ages 9-12)
Monday, June 28, 6pm
Get a book – read a book – discuss a book! The first 30 ‘Tweens to register will receive a free copy of the book – to keep! The Zoom meeting will include trivia challenges, MAD Libs, games and more. Registration deadline to receive a copy of the book: June 21.




Tuesday June 29   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday June 30   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Orchid Heights Park!  All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up, free books for babies to teens, and a take-and-make kids craft (while supplies last).  

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on June 28, July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Orchid Heights (3960 Valley Ridge Rd):  Wednesday from 10-11am on June 30. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday June 30   
 
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 July 5   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 4 (July 5 - 11)

Energy Crash Course (Gr. 4)
Alex is taking a crash course all about energy!  He is so excited all of his thoughts are colliding together!  Help him make it through his crash course and solve the energy puzzles!

Game of Shapes (Gr. 2)
The annual Game of Shapes is taking place and you are representing House 2D. The competition is fierce. Can you make it through the Game of Shapes and claim the shape throne?

Game on (Gr. 1)
It’s tournament time! The winner of all the games takes home a trophy. Do you have what it takes to come out on top? Game on!




Tuesday July 6   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday July 7   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Stone Horse Green in downtown Middleton. 

All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up. Participants can also choose free books and a take and make craft activity (while supplies last). Plus, try to complete the Challenge Course! 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday July 7   
 
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 July 12   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Miles for a week of Coding and Programming. We will be using lessons and curriculum from Google's CS First Program. This program teaches kids to code using a program called Scratch.




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

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 5 (July 12 - 18)

Engineering Solutions with Edith, Sam, & Veronica (Gr. 4)
Edith, Sam, and Veronica have spent the last couple of weeks learning about engineering.  They are so excited to show you everything they have learned and hope you can learn something too!

Grand Canyon Quarter Clues (Gr. 3-12)
You’ve been collecting National Park quarters for over a year. All you have left for your collection is the Grand Canyon quarter. It can’t be too easy since this is your last quarter. Instead of giving you the quarter they found, your family has placed these clues for you to solve. 

Historical Mix Up (Gr. K-1)
I dropped my history books and the pages fell out! Everything is all mixed up! Help me sort them out!




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

Family Yoga 
July 12, August 16
Toddlers (Ages 2 and up) at 10:30am
Kids (Ages 5 and up) at 6pm
Fun yoga poses, songs and games led by the awesome instructors from little om BIG OM. Practice yoga in the comfort of your own home with your whole family! Register to receive the Zoom link at least 30 minutes before the start of each class.




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

Join Mr. Miles for a week of Coding and Programming. We will be using lessons and curriculum from Google's CS First Program. This program teaches kids to code using a program called Scratch.




Wednesday July 14   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Miles for a week of Coding and Programming. We will be using lessons and curriculum from Google's CS First Program. This program teaches kids to code using a program called Scratch.




Wednesday July 14   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Stone Horse Green in downtown Middleton. 

All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up. Participants can choose free books and a take and make craft activity (while supplies last). Plus, make sure you check out the Middleton Park and Recreation Department's special activity! 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Mondays from 1:30-3pm on July 19, and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July 14, 21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday July 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!




Thursday July 15   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Miles for a week of Coding and Programming. We will be using lessons and curriculum from Google's CS First Program. This program teaches kids to code using a program called Scratch.




Friday July 16   Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Join Mr. Miles for a week of Coding and Programming. We will be using lessons and curriculum from Google's CS First Program. This program teaches kids to code using a program called Scratch.




Saturday July 17   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Tails & Tales Virtual Pet Show and Tell (Ages 0-8)

Saturday, July 17 @ 10am

Celebrate all our favorite furry friends with stories, songs and a virtual pet show! Cats, dogs, fish, hedgehogs, pets of all kinds and even your favorite stuffed animals are welcome to join to pet show! Register at least half an hour before the event to receive the Zoom link.




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

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 6 (July 19 – 25)

Gigi’s Garden (Gr. 1)
Gigi's garden is growing full of colorful flowers and yummy vegetables. But be careful--you might get lost in all of those beautiful plants! Can you find your way through Gigi's garden?

Get to the Zoo (Gr. 2-6)
A new zoo is being built in your town. Teachers and students from schools all around can't wait for opening. Unfortunately, there’s been a delay in the building process. The workers mixed up all the signs for the animal exhibits and they need help rearranging them to the correct places. Can you help them sort through the animal adaptation clues so the zoo can open on time? 

Game Night (Gr. 4)
It’s game night and you are ready to crush the competition with your expert gaming skills. Work through the puzzles to be the best and break your own record high scores!

Every Vote Counts (Upper Elementary & Middle Grades)
Mr. Hulvey has been busy teaching about the election process. Unfortunately, some of his students are still struggling to learn the basics. He decided to launch a school-wide election for a new class president to give his students real life voting experience!




Monday July 19   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Lakeview Park!  All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up, free books for babies to teens, and a take-and-make kids craft (while supplies last).  

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Monday from 1:30-3pm on July 19 and August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesdays from 10-11am on July  21, and 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Monday July 19   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

‘Tween Book Club: Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races by K.D. Halbrook (Ages 9-12)
Monday, July 19, 6pm
Get a book – read a book – discuss a book! The first 30 ‘Tweens to register will receive a free copy of the book – to keep! The Zoom meeting will include trivia challenges, MAD Libs, games and more. Registration deadline to receive a copy of the book: July 12.




Tuesday July 20   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday July 21   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Stone Horse Green in downtown Middleton. 

All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up. Participants can choose free books and a take and make craft activity (while supplies last). Plus, try to complete the Challenge Course! 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Monday from 1:30-3pm on August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Stone Horse Green (Green Space at 7550 Hubbard Ave): Wednesday from 10-11am on July 28.  Please note: street parking only. No facilities available.

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday July 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!




Wednesday July 21   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Outside the Library

little om BIG OM: Yoga for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12)
Wednesdays, July 21 & 28 at 1pm
Beginners to seasoned yogis, all ‘tweens are welcome! Registration is required for each week – space is limited to 20. These programs will be held outdoors in the greenspace across the street from the library under a tent. Weather permitting.




Wednesday July 21   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Outside the Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Wednesdays, 2-3pm
July 21, 28, August 4, 11
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 July 21 date signs you up for the entire 4 week series. This program series will be held outdoors in the greenspace across the street from the library under a tent. Weather permitting.




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

Weekly Digital Escape Rooms: Summer Session (Grades K-5)
June 14 – August 13
Test your puzzle-solving skills with a new escape room sent to you via email each week. Weekly Prizes and a Grand-Prize Drawing! All participants must register to receive the online links even if you participated in previous sessions.

Week 7 (July 26 – August 1)

Down on the Farm (Gr. 1)
Farmer Joe has so many plants and animals on his farm. He loves to watch the plants grow and see how the animals take care of their little ones.

Hungry Henry (Gr. 1-5)
Henry is hungry, but he hasn’t always made the best choices when it comes to nutrition. He needs your help in choosing the right foods so he can be healthy and strong.

Glorious Glacier Park Camp (Gr. 3-12)
The day has finally arrived for you to attend a week long camp at Glacier National Park. You arrive at the camp to find it locked. This isn’t what you were expecting. You look down and see that the camp leaders have left clues for you to solve. Solve these clues to get into the Glorious Glacier Park Camp.

Factory Machine Mishaps (Gr. 4)
Someone (or someTHING) is tinkering with the machines and assembly line equipment causing lots of mayhem in the factory. Work with your Sleuth Club mates to figure out what is behind all these mishaps so the factory can run efficiently again.




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

'Tween Harry Potter Challenge (ages 9-12)
Monday, July 26, 6pm

Do you know your Wingardium Leviosa from your Bezoar Stone? Show off your Potterworld knowledge at the Harry Potter Trivia Challenge. All participants will receive a Harry Potter Prize Pack. Costumes welcome! Registration closes at 5:30pm, July 26.




Tuesday July 27   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Online

Virtual Book Bunch & Lunch via Zoom: Clean Getaway (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 12pm 

June 15-August 10


Get in, we’re going on an adventure! When Granny sells her house and buys an RV, Scoob jumps at the chance to join her on a cross country road trip. But, Scoob quickly discovers that not everything is as it seems, and wonders if he made a big mistake.  Grab your lunch and join Ms. Katie from the comfort of your own home to travel along with Scoob and Granny in Clean Getaway by Nic Stone. Register by 11:30am to receive the Zoom link.




Wednesday July 28   
 

The Middleton Public Library is going to the parks this summer! 

Today's visit will be held at Stone Horse Green in downtown Middleton. 

All visits will offer Summer Reading Program sign up. Participants can choose free books and a take and make craft activity (while supplies last). Plus, make sure you check out the Middleton Park and Recreation Department's special activity! 

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTES: 

1. Mask wearing is required when visiting the library table.

2. Only one family at the library table at one time. 

3. Those waiting to visit the library table should social distance at least 6ft from each other AND the library table. If social distancing is not possible while waiting in line to visit the library table, please wear a mask. 

4. Use hand sanitizer before touching any of the available books at the library table.  Hand sanitizer will be available.

REMAINING 2021 LIBRARY IN THE PARK VISIT LOCATIONS, DATES, & VISIT TIMES:

Lakeview Park Splash Pad (6300 Mendota Ave): Monday from 1:30-3pm on August 23. Look for the library under or near the large pavilion. 

Harvey John and Lucille Taylor Park (5280 Bishops Bay Pkwy): Wednesdays from 10-11am on August 4, 11, and 18. Look for the library near the pavilion. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUTDOOR EVENTS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND MAY BE CANCELLED LAST MINUTE BASED ON PROJECTED FORECAST. Thanks for your understanding!




Wednesday July 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!




Wednesday July 28   Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!
 
Outside the Library

little om BIG OM: Yoga for ‘Tweens (Ages 9-12)
Wednesdays, July 21 & 28 at 1pm
Beginners to seasoned yogis, all ‘tweens are welcome! Registration is required for each week – space is limited to 20. These programs will be held outdoors in the greenspace across the street from the library under a tent. Weather permitting.




Wednesday July 28   Sign-up Required
 
Outside the Library

‘Tween Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 9-12)
Wednesdays, 2-3pm
July 21, 28, August 4, 11
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 July 21 date signs you up for the entire 4 week series. This program series will be held outdoors in the greenspace across the street from the library under a tent. Weather permitting.






All Programs at the library are funded by the Friends of the Middleton Public Library. Become a Friends Member today!