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All Month: Take & Make Craft - Gingerbread Houses

Grab a take and make craft bag in the library foyer. Get your’s before they are gone!

All Month: November Spice of the Month - Nutmeg

Stop by the library to pick up your spice packet. Packet includes 2 recipe cards, a history of the spice and enough spice for those 2 recipes.

December 2nd: Breakfast with Santa 8am -11am

Ho Ho Ho! It’s time for breakfast with Santa! Grab some breakfast in the Sauder Center from 8am to 11am and then stop by the library for a Christmas storytime and craft.

December 12th - 16th: Winter Book Sale @ the Library!

What could be better than books for Christmas?! Stop by the library during normal business hours Dec. 12th – 16th.

$1.00 for Hardbacks, $0.50 for Paperbacks, $0.50 for DVDs and $5.00 to fill a bag of books!

November 15th: Christmas Craft & Trivia Night @ 6pm

Join us as we make hot cocoa in a jar – a festive and fun gift idea! We will then have some rounds of holiday themed trivia. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited so sign up today: 620-437-2634. $10 suggested to participate.

December 20th @ 11:30 at the Madison Senior Center: Lunch and Learn Program on Holiday Bow Making

Struggling to make the perfect Christmas bow? Have no fear – we can help! Bring your own favorite ribbon or try some of ours. Kim Gaines will be leading this program with a step by step process to ensure you have the most beautiful holiday bows! 
Please RSVP to the Senior Center by Dec. 18th @ 620-437-2696
$4.00/meal age 60+
$6.50/meal age 59 & under

December 20th (during Lunch & Learn) Free Blood Pressure Checks at the Madison Senior Center @ 11:30am

Stop by during our Lunch & Learn program to get your blood pressue checked by a member of the Newman Regional Health Community Care Team.

Tuesday December 26th: CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

December 27th @ 6pm: December Book Club Discussion: Community Board: A Novel by Tara Conklin

Beginning Dec. 27th - pick up your 2024 Reading Challenge and get a sweet treat!

Celebrate the new year with a new reading challenge. 2024 Reading Challenges will be available for all ages. Grab yours and a sweet treat, too!

Weekly Programming:

Coffee, Craft & Chat for Adults: Weds & Fri @10:00am

Wee Wigglers Story Time: Preschool focused story time on Thursdays @ 10:00am

Afterzone Activity with USD #386 students: Fun STEAM and reading centered activities at the library during warmer months, and at Madison Elementary during colder months. Thursdays during the school year @4:00pm

Monthly Programming:

Lunch & Learn @ the Madison Senior Center: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11:30am

Madison Book Club: Monthly discussions on the last Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm

Take & Make Craft for Kids: a different craft is bagged up each month and located for pick up at the front entrance



NEW in 2023: Discover Your Next Chapter with Greenwood County Libraries

Spice of the Month: Register at the library and stop in monthly to recieve a different spice, 2 recipes and a brief history of the spice. Brought to you by a Dream grant funded by SEKLS

Passport Bingo: Pick up a Greenwood County Library Passport with 16 squares of activities to complete PLUS 4 bonus activities for further exploring. Fill out to win a prize!

Reading Challenge: Pick up a 2023 Reading Challenge sheet at any Greenwood County Library. Challenges are separated into Adult, Tweens & Teens and Children up to age 10. Fill it out by the end of 2023 to win a prize!

One County One Read: Pick up a copy of  by David Grann. Join in our County Wide Book Discussion to be entered to win free movie tickets! Starts Spring 2023.

Tiny Art Show: Pick up a mini canvas & paint set and create a work of art! Bring back to your local library to put on display. Starts Summer 2023.

Solar Eclipse: Pick up a pair of solar eclipse glasses at your local library and learn more about the Solar Eclipse of 2023! Starts in October.

Discovering a Healthier YOU!: Each library will have programming throughout 2023 focusing on bettering your physical, emotional, mental and financial health!

This project was made possible by a Dream Grant funded by Southeast Kansas Library System

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Mercury Rising : by Shesol, Jeff
American Republics : by Taylor, Alan
You Have More Influence Than You Think : by Bohns, Vanessa K
Presumed Guilty : by Chemerinsky, Erwin
Don't Believe A Word : by Shariatmadari, David
By Hands Now Known : by Burnham, Margaret A
Start With Hello : by Martin, Shannan
The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch / by Taub, Melinda
The Madstone : by Crook, Elizabeth
Seek : by Shigeoka, Scott
The Second Chance Year / by Wiesner, Melissa
Everything I Learned, I Learned In A Chinese Restaurant : by Chin, Curtis
Love In Winter Wonderland / by Bello, A
Songs On Endless Repeat : by So, Anthony Veasna
Courting Mr. Lincoln / by Bayard, Louis
Know What Matters : by Shaich, Ron
The Woman In Me / by Spears, Britney
Invisible : by Steel, Danielle
The Dark Side : by Steel, Danielle
Switch-Hitter / by Jeter, Derek
Love Is A Choice : by Chapman, Gary D
The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled People : by Warner, Marcus
The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled Marriages : by Warner, Marcus
The Book of Sisters : by Meikle, Olivia
Eclipse / by Rash, Andy
Total Solar Eclipse : by Sandberg, Jayme
The Friend Zone / by Jimenez, Abby
Part of Your World / by Jimenez, Abby
The Happy Ever After Playlist / by Jimenez, Abby
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 / by Ball, Georgia

Madison Public Library

110 S 1st St
Madison, KS 66860

► Hours

Sunday, Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm

► Phone

(620) 437-2634


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