Summer Events at the Monona Library

PROGRAMMING FOR ALL AGES!

This Summer's theme of Libraries Rock! provides an opportunity for children, teens, and adults to enjoy crafts, music, and more at the Monona Library. For details about all library programs click on our Calendar of Events button.

Calendar of Events

Special Events

LIBRARIES ROCK KICKOFF! Thursday, June 14 from 10 am to 12 pm 
Sign up for the reading program, learn about free events, enjoy an I Spy game, make music! --Shake, rattle, roll with Carolyn Schwartz! --Aldo Leopold Nature Center --Great Day Dental Playdoh fun! And more! Calendar Info.
AFTER HOURS: DISC GOLF IN THE LIBRARY!
Friday, June 15 at 
5:45pm
Teens only! For those entering grades 7 through 12.
Don't forget to register, space is limited.

GEOLOGY MUSEUM PRESENTATION
Tuesday, June 26 at 10am  
Libraries REALLY Rock!
Drop in! No cost. Calendar info.
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KIDS AS STORYTELLERS
Thursdays, June 14, 21, 28 July 12 at 4:30 pm
Performance: July 19 at 5 pm
For children ages 8 to 13 years old who have an interest in learning to tell a story. 
Registration is Required. Space is limited.
CONSTRUCTION ZONE BUILDING DAY
Monday, June 18 at 3pm For all ages. Children 8 years old and younger need a caregiver present. The library will provide buckets of LEGO® bricks to give your imagination something with which to work. Volunteers available to supervise Construction Days on Mondays at 3pm are invited to contact Karen@mononalibrary.org
MUSIC MAKERS AT MONONA LIBRARY!
Thursdays, June 21, July 19 at 10:30a.m.

Sign up separately for each event. Children birth to age 5 are invited to shake, rattle and roll with Carolynn Schwartz!

Tuesday Night Family Events

FAMILY FUN NIGHT PRESENTED BY MONONA STATE BANK
Tuesdays at 6pm Drop in! No cost.

  • June 19 "One World, One Sound" Drum circle 
  • June 26 "Interactive Comedy & Juggling Show" 
  • July 10 "Fun Faces: Libraries Rock!" Facepainting & Music!
  • July 17 "Explore Percussion" 
  • July 24 "Talent, Tunes & Treats" Open Mic Night for all ages!

Wednesday Family Events

LIBRARIES ROCK! FRIENDS & FAMILY FUN DAY  
Wednesdays at 1:30pm   Sign up or drop in! No cost.
  • June 20 "Mr. Marvel's Incredible One Man Circus!"  Sign up.
  • June 27 "Multicultural Instruments"  Sign up.
  • July 11 "Libraries Rock!" Music by Tom Kastle. Sign up. 
  • July 18 "Zoo To You! Henry Vilas Zoo!" Sign up.
  • July 25 "Contemporary Vision Dance!"  Sign up.

Storytimes

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BABY & TODDLER: STORYTIME ROCKS!
Thursdays, June 21, 28, July 12, 19 at 9:15am

Babies and Toddlers from birth to 26 months are invited to join us for 15 minutes of fun.

STORYTIME: READY TO READ RACCOONS
Thursdays, June 21, 28, July 12, 19 at 9:45 to 10:15 am

A 30 minute multi-activity storytime for children of all ages.

FRIENDLY FOXES STORYTIMES
Fridays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, at 10am

A 30-minute multi-activity storytime to engage children ages 3 to 5.
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Awesome Activities
DISCOVERY DAYS STEM
Presented by the Friends of Monona Public Library
Mondays, June 25, July 9, July 23 at 1p.m.

For ages 8-14. Click on the links below to find details and to sign up to attend each event. Space is limited.
Activities include: Disc Sand!, Kindness Rocks!, and Stop-Motion!
PAWS & PAGES: READ WITH A DOG
Monday, June 18 from 4:30 to 5:50PM
 
Monday, July 16 from 4:30 to 5:50PM
The main objective of this program is to provide a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere, which allows children (independent readers) to practice the skill of reading. Sign up for a 20 minute slot of time.

Tweens & Teens Events

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Activities for Adults

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