5 Favorite Things: President's Weekend

There's ton of fun for the whole family during the long weekend coming up!!

Madison Public Library Teen Events

Tween Book Club (5th-8th grades)

Genre for the month: Dystopian! If you need help finding a book, please see a librarian. No assigned books – read what you want in that particular genre. By the end of the meeting, we’ll pick a new genre.

Thursday, February 15, 3:30 - 4:30

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Anime & Ramen (8th grade+)

Friday, February 16, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of ramen and anime in the Chase Room. Snacks and ramen provided by the Teen Librarian.

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Gobsmacked! The Amazing A Cappella and Beatboxing Shot

Sunday, February 18 at 7 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Seven incredible singers and beat-boxers create pure musical magic guaranteed to leave you with a song in your heart and a smile on your face. Featuring world champion beatboxer Ball-Zee and a cast of world-class vocalists, Gobsmacked! weaves stories through all forms of a cappella, from traditional street corner harmonies to cutting-edge, multi-track live looping. It is funny, joyful and uplifts the spirits of all ages.

Tickets $39 - $59

Ages 10 and up

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President's Day Glassblowing Class

Monday, February 19, 10 am - 4 pm

Morris County School of Glass

Spend President's Day at a Glassblowing class. Gain exposure to the world of art and creativity in this action-packed day of glass blowing. This unique program introduces the science and art of glass blowing to youth. This class will give students the rare hands-on experience of learning the many facets of glass blowing while exploring their own creativity and making beautiful glass mementos.

All students need a waiver to participate. 5+ years and up

$65

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President's Day Kids Camp

Monday, February 19, 10 am - 12:30 pm

Healthy Italia

Kids will enjoy and create:

  • Cheese tasting
  • Insalata (HANDS ON)
  • Homemade spaghetti (HANDS ON)
  • Vanilla gelato (HANDS ON)

The menu contains eggs, gluten and dairy.

Ages 5-9

$75

President's Day @ Morris Museum

Monday, February 19th, 10 am - 5 pm

Special activities at the museum from 12 - 2 pm, on this day include:

  • Make a paper plate presidential face mask
  • Create a colorful quill pen
  • Access activity sheets and informational handouts about Presidents in history.
  • Play presidential bingo with our educator and historian Emma Fredericks in the classroom (There will be two sessions/rounds of bingo only at 12:30 and 1:30pm. Seats are first come first serve).

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