Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Summer Reading is winding down...

We have just over a week left in Summer Reading!  The fun ends July 25th!!  Kids who would like to attend the Pizza Party at the Madison Library on July 31st must finish and RSVP by July 25th to attend.  We will  have pizza, a craft, free State Fair Tickets, and a drawing for tickets to the Newport Aquarium.    Call the library at 812-265-2744 to sign up your finisher today!

*  Madison Consolidated Schools will have their Pool Party on Monday, July 27th.  The Pool party is for students going into grades K-5th who finished ALL 3 PARTS of their PASSPORT including:  summer reading program (20 hrs or 40 books), 20 good deeds and 40 total math problems.  Take your completed passport to the party!  

 The YA Party will be Wednesday, July 29th and will feature tacos, giveaways, and a drawing to win a Kindle!


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Summer Reading is HERE! Join the Fun today!!

Summer Reading Calendars of Activities and Entertainers are now available at the Madison and Hanover Libraries.  Come in to the library and check out our display case to see the summer reading prizes!.  We kicked off on May 30th but kids of all ages Birth - Grade 12 can still sign up for summer reading at the library!  You can begin signing up for activities like story hours and crafts now too.  :)  Summer Reading ends July 25th!  
If you have your Madison Consolidated Schools Passport we still need you to fill out your sign up slip for the Reading part of the Challenge!!  Thank you.  

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Summer Reading Kickoffs!

This year's Summer Reading Theme is Superheroes!
Summer Reading Kickoffs will be:
Saturday, May 30th from 10AM - Noon at the Madison Library and from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at the Hanover Branch.  There will be games, a craft, snack, and it's the first day to pick up your reading logs and  Library Program Calendars!  

Madison Consolidated Students going into grades K-5th should have a "Passport to Adventure" that will serve a their reading log.   Everyone is welcome to the party and should fill out a registration form to participate in the FREE summer reading program.  No need to register for the kickoffs. 

Prizes will also be offered from the Gleaners Free Lunch Buses throughout the summer.  When children come to the Free Lunch Bus they need to bring their reading log or passport to collect prizes for reaching their reading goals!  If you have questions please ask in the children's department.  812-265-2744    

Friday, May 1, 2015

May Programs!

NEW Sensory Story Time! - May 2nd  at 11:00 AM at the Hanover Branch  For children ages 2-8 who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload.  If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other story times, this program might be for you.  The next Sensory story TBA in June. Please, call 812-866-1470 to sign up for this FREE program.
BOOK CHARACTER SCAVENGER HUNTS!!  -Throughout the month of May!  Stop by either Madison or Hanover Children's Department and look for familiar book characters or Fairy Tale Characters!  Write down all 12 numbers for characters and earn a prize.  Children can do the hunt one time at each library.   

Minecraft Monday - May 11th at 5:30 PM at the Hanover Branch All ages welcome, some experience playing is helpful. Sign-ups are required.  When computers fill up patrons can bring a device to connect to the wireless.  812-866-1470
*  Also There will be a Special Thursday Minecraft session in May!!  Call Hanover for more details!!!!  

Lego Club - May 16th at 11:00AM  in Madison.  All ages welcome!  Bring your own legos or build with some of ours.  We also have Lincoln logs, tinker toys, bristle blocks and more!  Please, call to sign up.  812-265-2744

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Touch Tone Tales

Touch Tone Tales is our  Dial-A-Story service!  Sound effects, music and more make these stories irresistible!  Call today to enjoy a fun story.  812-265-2255