Madison Library

February 12, 2021

MADISON, NJ - Valentine's Day is here so of course we have Blind Date with a Book! Stop by our Courtyard Browsing and go on a blind date!

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The Madison Library will be hosting a virtual event on Organic Gardening Practices on April 5, 2021. The program will be presented via Zoom. Those interested in organic gardening practices will benefit from this presentation.  This talk will address the key issues and choices in planning, ...

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Here's the Live streaming Group Exercise class schedule for the upcoming week. Have you checked out the NEW members-only Virtual Platform yet? Head madisonareaymca.org/virtual-ymca to see all the virtual offerings, including the full weekly schedule and their growing video library.

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Hoopla Recommendations Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance-  In Taking the Fifth, a gruesome and very unusual murder plunges the intrepid Beau into a lethal cinematic nightmare. Michigan's Flint Journal places Jance "in the elite company of Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell." Taking the Fifth, now in ...

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Hoopla Recommendations Winter’s Tale (movie)- Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, "Winter's Tale" is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil. Swamp Thing by Maggie Stiefvater (graphic novel)- Twins Alec and Walker ...

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Hoopla Recommendations Vegan Everything by Nadine Horn and Jorg Mayer- Over 100 simple, affordable vegan recipes for any time, any occasion, and anyone-inspired by international cuisine and healthy living Think eating vegan is limiting? Think again!  A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan- Winter ...

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Hoopla Recommendations Of Bears and Ballots by Heather Lende- This is the true story one woman's term on the Haines Borough Assembly. Everyone knows everyone in Haines and as the longtime obituary writer for the local newspaper Heather is deeply ensconced in her community. Still, it is a year of ...

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Hoopla Recommendations Halloween (movie)- Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again. A Blissful Feast by Teresa Lust- A delicious journey through Italy and ...

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Hoopla Recommendations All the Acorns on the Forest Floor by Kim Hooper- For many women, becoming a mother is the strongest expression of love they know, for others the conscience choice to not have children empowers them to live their truth. Motherhood looks different for all of the women in ...

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Hoopla Recommendations The Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame-she has only tried to make the world a little better and a little freer. But nearly a half-century into her career, something funny happened to the octogenarian: she won the ...

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Yearning to browse through shelves of books and other items? Madison Library is offering pop up browsing in the courtyard on Sunday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Available while weather permits, pop up browsing allows patrons to come look through a curated collection of items ranging ...

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Hoopla Recommendations Stay and Fight by Madeline Ffitch- A wildly original, piercingly timely addition to the story of the American family. Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio full of love and her boyfriend's ideas for living off the land. Too soon, with winter coming, he calls it quits. Helped ...

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September kicks off Library Card Sign Up Month at the Madison Public Library. This year, we are hosting a giveaway for the children’s and adult patrons. For every new card signed up and for each current card use, patrons will receive an entry into our raffle baskets of Madison Public Library ...

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Reading Recommendations Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter (available on Hoopla and CloudLibrary)- A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that ...

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The Madison Public Library is hosting a virtual sewing workshop with Sew It! on May 19th at 3:30 PM. Miss Ellen will demonstrate several types of stitches that can be used to personalize or mend your wardrobe using supplies that are likely already in your home. Can’t make the live session? ...

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Research and Reading Everything may be shut down but standardized exams can still be studied for. Mometrix can help you study and prepare for your next examination. Mometrix offers study guides, flashcards, and practice exams for some of the most popular exams. The resource offers the world’s ...

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MADISON, NJ - Do you miss your librarian’s recommendations? The Madison Public Library is recommending NoveList. Novelist is a comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers, said the library.  According to the library, Novelist can help with an intuitive interface and extensive ...

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2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote.  Attorney Sharon M. Hallanan, an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Speaker’s Bureau, will present a program on voting rights and the struggle for women to ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Library is hosting a workshop titled Pollinator Garden: Seed Starting Workshop on Saturday, January 11 at 1p.m. Our colorful home gardens are sleeping through the winter right now. But we can dream about the beauty that will bloom when the seasons change! January ...

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Drop in and enjoy some of the crafting we have done throughout the year! Painting, beading, and other library classics. Snack will be served with our smorgasbord of crafting. The event takes place at the Madison Library, located at  39 Keep Streetat 2pm- 4pm on December 30

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MADISON, NJ - Madison residents are invited to a conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden at the Madison Library on Tuesday October 29 at 7pm.  Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden, both novelists and writing partners, will have a conversation including topics such as their book, what ...

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