Summer Library Program

UPCOMING EVENTS
Click here to go to our Register for Events page.
Scroll through several pages of activities for a wide variety of age groups. Registration for summer activities begins May 15.

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET,  PLAY, READ!

Youth Summer Reading & Activity Program for children. 
  • Lively Storytimes for children ages birth to age 6.
  • Awesome activities for kids ages 6 to 12.
    Tuesday Night Meet & Greet
    Wednesdays at 1PM Performances
    Creative Movement & Jazz Hip Hop Dance Workshops
    LEGO Building Drop-in
    Discovery Days S.T.E.A.M. programs presented by Monona State Bank!
    Read to a Dog days
  • Reading games with exciting prizes!

GET IN THE GAME! READ!
Teen Summer Reading & Activity Program for kids ages 11 to 16.
  • Hands-on activities.
  • Disc Golf in the Library Pizza Night!
  • Games, sports, art & crafts, music, open mic and more!
  • Food, prizes.
  • Reading challenges with fantastic prizes!

EXERCISE YOUR MIND, READ!
Summer Reading & Activity Program for adults and teens ages 17+.

2016 SPONSORS
Thank you to: 
Angelo's 
Benvenuto's 
Culver's
Fat Jack's
Fraboni's 
Glass Nickel PIzza 
Hometown News Group 
Ken's Meat & Deli 
Lazy Jane's 
Madison Knitters' Guild 
Madison Monona Lioness Club
Monona State Bank
Noodles & Company
Schuster's Playtime Farm
Madison Mallards
Dane County Fair
Eugster's Farm
Pizza Hut
Red Robin
Starbucks
Weinberger Family
South Central Library System 
Friends of Monona Public Library

If you would like your name or business listed here, contact Karen at karen@mononalibrary.org
SUMMER FUN FOR ALL AGES
Read books & earn great prizes.
Enter to Win Weekly Prize Drawings!  

TIPS FOR ATTENDING EVENTS
Summer reading program events are open and free to the public. A library card from any library in South Central Library System is required to check out books. Monona Library does not charge a fee for books returned late. 
 
Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. Contact Karen if you would like to set up an appointment to bring your group  for a library activity.

Certain activities require you to sign up at our "Register for Events" page, other events require a free ticket, and some activities accept walk-ins.

Activities which require Free Tickets - tickets will be available 20 minutes prior to the event at the Front Desk or at a Check-in table on the lower level. Expect a waiting line for tickets and please understand shows may "sell out." Tickets may be reserved in advance online or by calling 222-6127. Pick up reserved tickets before showtime or they may be given away.

Drop-In activities do not require a ticket or pre-registration.

Tween Programs are exclusively for youth ages 9 to 12.
Teen Programs are exclusively for youth ages 11 to 16.
Adult Programs are exclusively for ages 15+
Watch for age recommendations when you register for events.

The library is accessible. If you need special accommodations to attend an event, please contact the library 2 weeks in advance.