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Madison Public Library announces May events

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Summer Teen Volunteers Needed The library is now accepting applications for Summer Teen Volunteers. Any interested students who have completed 6th grade and will be 12 years old by June 1 are eligible. Completed forms and teacher recommendations must be received by May 10. Volunteers assist two-four hours per week in the Youth Services area with Summer Reading Program activities, story times, book shelving, and teen programs. For more information, call Stephenie Walker at 461-0046 or email swalker@hpl.lib.al.us
May 13 Friends Meeting at 7 p.m. All members of the Madison Friends of the Library are invited to our monthly meeting. Participate in your community's libraryn join the Friends today! Call 461-0046 for details
May 19 Literary Giants Book Club at 6:15 p.m. Another meeting of the Literary Giants Book Group will take place tonight as we review another great title. Light refreshments provided. Call Helen at 461-0046 or email hlee@hpl.lib.al.us for June's featured book.
May 20 Rocket City Writer's Group at 6:15 p.m. Serious writers of all genres are invited for an evening of writing practice, readings, critiques, and fellowship with others in the writing community. A monthly supplement to the RCWG at Barnes &Noble, this group is for writers ready for the next dedication level. A $5 fee is required for materials, refreshments, and guest speakers. Call Stephenie at 426-8300 or email swalker@hpl.lib.al.us for details.
DVD's have arrived We have begun circulating DVDs at the Madison Library and the larger branches. The DVDs we buy will be the currently popular movie titles. To help us build a collection, we will also gladly accept donations of new or used DVDs. DVD Policy:
– Loan Period: 1 week, no renewals – Borrowing Limit: 1 per card – Overdue Fine: $1/day – $15 maximum per DVD; $1.00 if returned in bookdrop – No holds can be placed on DVD's
Teens Movie Madness, Tuesdays at 6- 7:45 p.m. Join us for our monthly movie night at the library. Adventure is in the air in tonight's feature presentation, "I Spy" starring Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson. Soda and popcorn will be served. PG-13.
We Want Your Band! The Madison Library is looking for student-led bands for an after-hours summer youth concert. Do you qualify? Call Stephenie at 426-8300 to find out.
Artists Interested in displaying your artwork? The Madison Library is looking for creative, energetic work from art students ages 14-20. Must be framed and ready to display.
Musicians Original and/or cover Performances from musicians age 14-20 needed. Acoustic or unplugged sets only, please. Call Stephenie Walker at 461-0046 or email swalker@hpl.lib.al.us for details.
Kids Events Weekly story times: – Toddler Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30 am (18 months. n 3years). – Preschool Story time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:30 am (3-5 years.) – Jr. Readers Circle: Tuesdays at 4 p.m. (1st n 4th grades). – Family Story Hour: Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. (all ages).
Story time theme May 6 – 8 Under the Sea The weather's getting warm and this week we're going to the shore! "Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister and "How Will We Get to the Beach?" Are just two books we'll read.
STORYTIME BREAK May 13 – 29 The Madison Library will be taking a programming break May 11 n 31 in order to prepare for our annual Summer Reading Program. There will be no story times or events during this time. We will resume programs by June 1.
May 27 Summer Reading Registration Begins It's finally here! Registration for Madison's Summer Reading Program begins today and participation is through July 31. Pick up your summer reading log and some great books today n earn prizes for the hours you read! Children of all ages can participate in the log (even babies) and attend our great Summer of Flight events!

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