Holiday Closure

Enjoy a fun and safe 4th of July! 

Summer Reading Picnic and Fun!

"Fizz, Boom, Pow:
The Zinghoppers Science Screen Show"

Fizz, Boom,'re doing science now! The Zinghoppers present their award-winning educational and entertaining show developed just for libraries celebrating this 2014 Summer Reading Program theme! Utilizing state of the art sound and video projection, this high-energy, interactive movie and concert invites your kids to participate in a fun science themed musical adventure celebrating science and reading! We’ll see amaZING science experiments and the whole band plays fun, fully interactive songs! And the best part? Kids become stars of the show!

Monday, June 30th at 6:00pm in Library Park
(rain location: Library Meeting Room)
Come early for a FREE picnic
 (hotdog, chips, & drink) from

Fizz, Boom, READ!

The Summer Reading Program is underway!  
Check out the fun we're having....

So READ, READ, READ to get your prizes and don't forget, after each block of reading (3 years old to 4th grade) are entered into the BONUS PRIZE drawings! 

TEENS! (5th-8th grade) Each punch card (8 books) you complete you get a prize AND entry into win a Kindle Fire HD!

Upcoming Friends of MPL Event....

A Revolution is Not a Dinner Party:
A Brief History of China
Presented by Eve Fisher 

Eve taught Chinese, World, and Japanese history at SDSU, studying the cross-cultural, cross-chronological patterns – and differences – that have shaped, and are shaping, our modern world.

Thursday, June 26th at 7PM

Madison Public Library

sponsored by the Madison Public Library with assistance from the Friends of the Madison Public Library*

*Want to learn more about being a friend?  

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