July Events

All our happenings for the week of July 18-23
@ Your Madison Library

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, July 20, at 5:30 pm

Summer Reading is HERE!

Monday, June 6, through
Saturday, July 30

Programs available for all ages.

Tired of losing your reading log?

Play ONLINE this year instead! 
Get the full details at our Website.


Program ends July 30!

Weekly Schedule for prizes for all programs:

Weeks 1 & 2: June 6-18: Program sign-ups only; no prizes available yet
Week 3 & 4: June 21-July 2: Prize 1 available starting June 21
Week 5 & 6: July 5-16: Prize 2 available starting July 5
Week 7 & 8: July 18-30: Prize 3 available starting July 18
Last Day to Sign Up: July 23
Last Day to Collect Prizes: July 30
You can read ahead of schedule, but prizes won’t be available until their release date. If you miss a week, you can collect it the next time.

First Chapter
Teen Writing Contest

Entries DUE


Participants must be ages 12 – 18 to enter.

Get the full rules for submission on our website,
and get writing!

BYU-Idaho Public History Class

100 Years at the Madison Library

Monday, July 18,
from 5:00-7:00 pm

Display will be in the Idaho Section until July 29

Teen and Tween Game and Chess Club
Monday, July 18, at 4:30 pm

in the Community Room

Ages 9 to 18

"Sea" the Possibilities of the Talking Book Service
Thursday, July 21, at 6:00 pm

in the Community Room

A free service delivers "talking books" to Idahoans with difficulty reading regular print material. If large print is no longer large enough - If stiffness prevents you from holding a book or turning pages - Severe dyslexia may even qualify. Drop by tonight for a demonstration that could greatly improve the quality of life for you, a neighbor, or a loved one. Of course there will be cookies!

For patrons of any age with who need this service!

Story Times at the Library!

All Story Times will be in the Community Room!
  • Book Babies (for babies 0-10; not yet walking) - Wednesday at 9:30 am
  • Toddler Time (for babies 11 to 23 mths; walkers) - Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am
  • Story Time (for the preschoolers ages 2 to 5) -  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 10:30 and Tuesday night at 6:30 pm
SAME PROGRAM EACH TIME - Just choose one!

Theme for June Story Times –
Picture a Book from the 1970s!

Week of July 18:  Corduroy

Youth Lego Club!
Tuesday, July 19, at 2:00 pm

In the Community Room

For those aged  6 to 18

Thursday, July 21, at 4:30 pm

in the Community Room

Seashell Mosaic

For teens ages 12 to 18

FREE Family Friendly Films!

Thursdays at 2:00 pm

Join us each week in June for some great kid movies from the 1960s!

July 21: Benji (1974; G)

Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by someone 14 years of age or older.

Parents, please pre-screen movies for appropriateness for your family

See you there!

Join Us at the Book Wagon!


Join us each week and participate in our Read & Return program - no library card needed!

  • SMITH PARK: Every Tuesday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • SUMMERFIELD CLUBHOUSE: Every Tuesday from 1:00 to 2:30 pm
  • SOUTH FORK ELEMENTARY: Every Thursday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • PORTER PARK: Every Thursday from 1:00 to 2:30 pm

The Book Wagon will not go out in bad weather.  Visit the Library instead!

Wednesday, July 20, at 4:00 pm

Spine Poetry!

For teens ages 12 to 18

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

Friday, July 22, at 3:30 pm

For Teens ages 12 to 18

Finished Summer Reading Early? Try

Books for Balloons

Monday, January 10, through
Wednesday, November 30

Read for Balloons and Prizes!

Pick up a reading log tracker and instructions at the library.
For youth ages 0 to 18.
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