Monday, May 7, 2018

May 11th (Friday)3:00 PM Someone Special CraftsAll ages welcome at this art filled crafting session! We will gather to make flowers and artwork featuring flowers. Paint, finger paint, and create colorful paper flowers to give as gifts to someone special. Registration required. Call 812.265.2744 or go to www.mjcpl.org and click on 'Events' to register.




May 12th (Saturday) 2:00 PM Fairy Tea All children and their caregivers are welcome to attend the fairy tea party! Enjoy a story, games, crafts and snacks.  This is an event you don't want to miss. Dress like a fairy or dress to party if you wish.  Registration required. Call 812.265.2744 or click on "View More" to register.



May 18th and 19th (Friday & Saturday) Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop-off before 6PM Friday    Breakfast 10AM Saturday
The library is throwing a slumber party for your stuffed animals!  All types of stuffed animals /toys are welcome. Each stuffed animal will receive an ID tag.  Children and parents are invited to breakfast on Saturday morning where we will share the fun activities their toys participated in during their stay. Free. Registration required. Call 812.265.2744 or click on "View More" to register. Main Library


May 17th - 20th Friends of the Library Book Sale !  Thursday May 17– Sunday May 20th Main Library 
May 17th 5p-7p (Members only) 
May 18th from 12p-5p, May 19th  9a-5p, May 20th 12p-5p  Paperbacks .50 / Hardbacks $1  Other materials as marked.  This is a great chance to stock up on books for your home library.



May 24th and 31st 
Essential Oil Workshop: Colorful Bath Bombs             
May 24th           6:00 PM           Madison Public Library 
May 31st              5:00 PM        Hanover Branch
Learn about the benefits of essential oils and create a bath bomb using your choice of scents.  All ages welcome, children under eight must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited. Registration is required. 812/265-2744 or go to: www.mjcpl.org and click on “Events” to register.

Friday, April 13, 2018

April Programs!


Movie Matinee & Craft: Coco "Featuring Día De Los Muertos Crafts" April 7th 2:30 PM - Madison Public Library Disney Pixar's Coco is the story of Miguel, an aspiring musician who sets out on a journey to the Land of the Dead to find his great- great grandfather.  Coco won Oscars for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Song. Free movie, popcorn and drinks provided. Craft supplies provided.  No registration necessary. Rated PG, 1 Hr 45 min

Mother Goose on The Loose - April 17th, 24th & May 1st and 8th 10:00 - 10:30 AM Madison Public Library This story and activity time for children 6mo. - 35mo. includes rhymes, songs, musical instruments and more for babies and toddlers and their caregivers.  This group meets for four weeks through May 8th.  Participants do not have to attend all four weeks.  Registration is required. Free.  Go to www.mjcpl.org an click on "Events" to register or call 812-265-2744.

Perler Bead Crafts!  April 17th 3:00 - 5:00 PM  at Madison Public Library AND April  26th 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Hanover Branch Library  All ages are welcome to attend this after-school program.  Create a fun magnet, keychain, decorative pin, coaster, etc.  The library has lots of beads, shaped boards and patterns.  The possibilities are endless! Free. Space is limited. Registration is required.  Call 812/265-2744 for Madison 812/866-1470 for Hanover or go to www.mjcpl.org and click on "Events" to register. 




All Ages Story Time - April 19th, 26th & May 3rd and 10th 10:00 AM Hanover Branch Library
This fun story time includes books, songs, music shakers and crafts.  All ages welcome.  This group meets for four weeks through May 10th. Participants do not have to attend all four weeks.  Registration is required.  Free. Call 812-866-1470 or visit www.mjcpl.org and click on "Events" to register. 




Book Bash! A Homeschool Connection Event - April 23rd  Noon Madison Public Library
All ages are welcome to stop by the library before April 23rd to pick up a "BOOK BAG" with instructions for the book bash.  This si a book club show & tell!  All ages are welcome and can read and share about any book of their choice.  We will meet in the library auditorium for the book bash. Food and drink provided. Registration is required.
Go to www.mjcpl.org an click on "Events" to register or call 812-265-2744.
 
Lego Club - April 28th 11:00 AM Madison Public Library 
All ages are welcome to come and build with us! Use our legos or bring your own.  We also have Lincoln Logs, tinker toys, Snap Bots, marble runs and new Magnetic Blocks! Free. Registration is required.  Call 812/265-2744 or go to www.mjcpl.org and click on "Events" to register. 


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March Programs



Mother Goose on the Loose    March 6th, 13th, 20th    10:00 – 10:30 AM 
Madison Public Library  Story/Activity time.  Children 6mo. – 35mo. Rhymes, songs, musical instruments and more for babies and toddlers and their caregivers.   This group meets for five weeks through March 20th.  Participants do not have to attend all five weeks.  Registration is required. Free. Call 812/265-2744

All Ages Story Time            March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd  10:00 AM  Hanover Public Library
Books, songs, music shakers and crafts.  All ages welcome. This group meets for five weeks through March 22nd.  Participants do not have to attend all five weeks.  Registration is required. Free. Call 812/866-1470

St. Patrick's Day Crafts       March 13      3:00 PM - 5:00 PM     Madison Public Library
Join us for a variety of fun St. Patrick's Day Crafts for all ages.  Crafts will include a fun leprechaun hat, a rainbow with a pot of gold, shamrock stamping and a leprechaun puppet.   Registration required.  Call 812/265-2744



Sand Art  March 19th 2:00 PM Hanover Public Library  &  
                     March 27th   2:00 PM  Madison Public Library
Create your own bottled colorful sand art!  All ages welcome.  Free.  Space is limited. Registration required.  Go to www.mjcpl.org and click on Events to register!  Hanover:  812/866-1470     Madison 812/265-2744


After Hours Dinner & A Movie:  WONDER!  March 23rd 6:00 PM Madison Public Library  Join us in the main library auditorium for a special after-hours showing of the movie “Wonder” based on the book by R.J. Palacio.  The movie is rated PG and is 113min. Pizza will be provided!  Space is limited. Please register by March 22nd!  Go to www.mjcpl.org and click on Events to register! or call 812/265-2744

Lego Club Saturday    March 24th   11:00 AM    Madison Public Library  &  3:00 PM   Hanover Public Library  All ages are welcome to come and build with us!  Use our Legos or bring your own.  We have Lincoln Logs, tinker toys, Snap bots, marble runs and new magnetic blocks!    Go to www.mjcpl.org and click on Events to register! 812/265-2744 and 812/866-1470


Dr. Seuss Night March 29th 6:00 PM Madison Public Library 
This program features crafts, games, and Dr. Seuss themed snacks.  Fun for the whole family.
Registration required. Go to www.mjcpl.org and click on Events to register! Free. 812/265-2744





Thursday, February 8, 2018

February Children's Programs




Mother Goose on the Loose    February 6th, 20th, 27th & March 6th, 13th, 20th   
10:00 – 10:30 AM Story/Activity time.  Children 6mo. – 35mo. Rhymes, songs, musical instruments and more for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Registration required. Main Library  812.265.2744




All Ages Story Time   February 1st, 8th, 22nd & March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd  @ Hanover  10:00 AM

Books, songs, music shakers and crafts.  Story/Activity Time. All ages welcome.  Registration required.   Hanover Branch  812.866.1470




Movie: My Little Pony The Movie & crafts          February 10th  2:00 PM   The library welcomes families to a free showing of My Little Pony the Movie.  The Mane 6 go on a quest to save Equestria.  Join the journey! Free popcorn and drinks.  Rainbow and pony/unicorn crafts! Free.  Registration appreciated.  Main Library 812.265.2744


Valentine’s Crafts!   February 13th from 3PM – 5PM    Stop in and make amazing crafts: heart sun catchers, emoji hearts, necklaces and Valentines.  Please, call to register.  Main Library  812.265.2744


Block Busters! Building Club    February 17th        11:00 AM   All ages are welcome to come and build with us!  Use our Legos or bring your own.  We have Lincoln Logs, tinker toys, Snap bots, marble runs and new magnetic blocks!  Please, call to register. MainLibrary  812.265.2744


Explore the Underground Railroad!        February 26th 2:00 PM   Home school families are welcome to attend this Library- Home School Connection event.  Join us for an hour of discovery as we study a fascinating part of African American history.  Crafts, books, stories and interactive displays will be available during this program.  Registration required.   Main Library 812.265.2744