September 18-November 20
Mondays @ 10 am
Thursdays @ 6:30 pm
All Ages Storytime - Mondays @ 10 am & Thursdays @ 6:30 pm
For children and their caregivers. Celebrate stories as we share books, rhymes, music and movement in a format appropriate for young children. This program runs approximately 30 minutes and will be the same for both the Monday morning and Thursday evening session.
(There will be no Thursday PM Storytime on October 5.)
Toddler Music - Thursdays @ 10 am
Enjoy fun ways to develop early literacy skills in young children with music, dancing, singing and exploration of simple musical concepts. Recommended for ages 1-4, siblings welcome. Great for wigglers! This program runs approximately 30 minutes.
September 18-December 18
Come play Minecraft at the library! 10 players at a time may play in the library's private realm using the library ipads.
There will be a signup sheet available at the Children's desk, the first 10 people to add their names to the list will be able to play using the library ipads. If necessary, we will add names to a waitlist.
Ages 6-15, first come, first served. You are welcome to bring your own device and play Minecraft in your own world!
September 14-May 30
Thursdays 1-3 pm
The library meeting room is reserved every Thursday from 1-3 pm. The first Thursday of each month, Ms. Amy, one of the Youth Services Librarians, will lead the group activity. Every week will be fun and full of variety, giving the homeschool community a chance for learning and connection. Click here for more information about specific dates.
Saturday, November 4
Storytime @ 10:00 am
Dinosaur Dimensions Performance, 10:30-11:30 am
Get DiNovember rolling at our Dino Romp!
We'll have Dino-themed Storytime at 10:00 am, followed by a performance by Dinosaur Dimensions: an amazing collection of realistic puppets present an experience like no other, featuring a cute baby Triceratops, a life size Raptor, even a Pteranadon & T-Rex! The interactive puppet show will be followed by an opportunity to meet the dinosaurs.
Monday, November 13, 1-2pm
The Mad Scientist is coming to the library! This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and demonstrates how giant beach balls can float in the air. Students are amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers! Geared towards ages 5-12.
Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18
Riding the rails might not be a way of life anymore, but you can still enjoy the thrill of it! Explore the world of railways at the library with the The Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew as they bring their incredible model train exhibit to our library for 2 days only. A model train show for all ages!
The Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew is an H.O. Scale model railroad club with membership based in the Madison area. The Crew will display their train layout, answer questions, and talk railroads all day!
Looking for more programs? Click here to view our full calendar of events.
The Children's Area
Our cozy children's area features a variety of toys and activities for playing and learning.
We have collections of books and audio for children ages birth-18, learning kits and busy boxes on a variety of subjects.
Come over to play and connect with other families!
School-age materials are available in the Intermediate Area.