Fizz! Boom! Read! Summer Library Program - June 23-August 1, 2014
Readers of all ages will explore all things "science-y" this summer with experiments, feats of engineering, gross-ology fun, nature and art explorations and more. Read for fun and prizes, too! Register today at the Library.
Where's the Robot? Every day, a toy robot will be hiding somewhere in the library. Find it and your name will be entered for a weekly prize drawing.
PreK Storytime - Fridays at 10am. For children ages 2-5 years old, but younger siblilngs are always welcome.
Lunch Bunch - Fridays at noon. Great for kids in 1st-4th grades. Listen to a couple of chapters from "George Brown Class Clown, Three Burps and You're Out" while you eat your own sack lunch. We'll have dessert for you and some fun, crafty projects. Reigstration is required and is limited.
(Mostly) Wednesday Programs - at 2pm, except as noted* - For kids in 2nd-5th grades, although younger children - with adult supervision -are welcome to join the fun.
- 6/25: Build It! Who can build the tallest, sturdiest, craziest structure using only marshmallows and toothpicks?
- 7/2: That's Gross! We'll explore the wonderful world of grossness with experiments, contests and repugnant recipes.
- 7/9: Fizz! Boom! Pop! Awesome chemistry experiments that you can do at home to amaze your family and friends.
- 7/9; 5:30pm* Fizz! Pop! Spark! Boom! with Mad Science Summer of Iowa Plus+ This great, family-friendly show sparks the imagination with hands-on science experiences for kids - at the Mazomanie Community Building..
- 7/10: ZAPPED! with the Science Alliance. Join us for a hair-raising experience at the Mazomanie Commnnity Building.
- 7/16: LEGOs at the Library We'll supply the Legos, you provide the imagination. Build something awesome!
- 7/23: Mighty Machines Learn how simple machines can multiply your force. We'll make a working crane, a snack conveyor and more.
- 7/29: Be a Ham Radio Star a local ham radio operator will present an introduction to this unique form of communication. You can send a message to someplace near or far.
- 7/30: Fibonacci Fun Unlock the mystery of nature's most intriguing number code with kid-friendly projects that explore the connection between math and art.
Summer Battle of the Books - 5th -8th grade readers form teams to represent Mazomanie or Black Earth Libraries. Register individually or as a team and get your reading list. The battle will be waged on Friday, August 1 at 2pm. Prizes! Snacks! Awwesome trophy.
Library programs are free and open to the public. The Mazomanie Free Library welcomes patrons of all ages and abilities. If you need accomodations to attend these programs, call the Library at 795-2104 two weeks in advance.
Many thanks to all of our Friends and volunteers whose support and generosity helps to make the summer library program possible for the families of Mazomanie.
Building Your Child’s Literacy Skills
Parents and teachers know that children who are read to at an early age become confident, capable readers. Reading to your child just twenty minutes each day helps encourage language skills, stimulate curiosity, and prepare for success in school.
Have a child with a specific interest like race cars or horses? Need help finding the right book to interest your young reader? Have a school project deadline coming up? Just ask and we will be happy to help you locate just the right books either on our shelves or available through the South Central Library System.
Live Homework Help® for students and adult learners
Online tutors are available on demand, every day from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. for one-to-one help with everything from homework to skills building and test prep. Professionally trained and experienced tutors will help students in kindergarten through 12th grades with math, science, English and social studies. Tutors will help adult learners with their GED, adult education courses, grammar help with their resume or a work-related project, and more.
How it works
The student and tutor communicate in a virtual classroom via IM (instant messenger). Live Homework Help® also uses two-way white boards, which are especially helpful for math and science problems.
Through Live Homework Help®, the tutor sees the grade level, subject and student’s question and the student sees the tutor’s first name and last initial. The tutor is not allowed to share personal or identifying information. With your Black Earth, Mazomanie or Dane County library card, you may get free Live Homework Help® every day, 2 to 9 p.m.
Wisconsin Heights School District's Live Homework Help® is funded entirely by the Madison Community Foundation. Click on the smiley logo to get started.
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