Summer Events at the Monona Library

Calendar of Events

PROGRAMMING FOR ALL AGES!

For information about registration, dates, times & other details about all library programs 

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CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO 5

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Storytimes for ages 0 to 5

Music Makers for ages 1 to 5 (register)


CHILDREN AGES 4 TO 9

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Read with a Dog for independent readers (register)

STEM Construction Zone for ages 4 to 8, however, all ages welcome. 

Laura Doherty "Sun, Moon, Stars!" June 18th at 6PM 

John Heasley "Giant Steps! Driftless Stargazing" June 25th at 7PM

STEAM for Grades K to 5 July 27 & August 10 at 10:30AM

Science is Fun! Family Night August 5th at 6PM

Contemporary Vision Dance! Saturday, August 24 at 10:30AM


Special Events

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DISCOVERY CENTER MUSEUM:
SPACE STATIONS IN THE LIBRARY 

Thursday, July 18 from 4:30 - 5:30pm 

Discovery Center Museum brings some of the fun of the Center to the Monona Public Library! Discovery Center staff and Monona teen volunteers will set up Space Stations around the library. Activities may include: map the stars, make a glittering constellation, hop to the planets, navigate a rover, and create a crater.
http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/


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MARK KROOS: AWARD-WINNING NATIONALLY KNOWN DOUBLE GUITARIST 
Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30pm


Mark was the winner of Guitar Player Magazine's International Competition and has had several appearances in the publication.  He's shared the stage with artists like Phil Keaggy, Sister Hazel and Lee Ritenour and his Dueling Banjos video went viral on social media in 2013.

Mark will discuss the workings of the guitar and the techniques and possibilities of the instrument. He incorporates stories, humor, audience participation and Q&A into each presentation and it makes an enjoyable experience for people of all ages.


Tween & Teen Events

Galaxy in a Jar

GALAXY IN A JAR!


Wednesday, July 24 at 4:00pm
Come and make a galaxy in a jar that shows its celestial colors during the day and glows in the dark at night.
For ages 9 - 17.
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Adult Events

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE MARVELOUS MONONA FARMER'S MARKET WITH MANAGER ANDREA ROMINE


Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00pm
Onions and peppers and berries, oh my!  Learn about cooking and eating your way through the Monona's Farmers' Market with Market Manager Andrea Romaine.  She will cover seasonal specials, the vendor offerings, recipes and some tasty treats. The Monona Farmer's Market is an absolute gem of the summer season -- vendors, produce, plants, music, and community connections -- all available at Ahuska Park on Sundays from May through September. 

For adults and older teens. Registration required; space is limited. 

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