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Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

April 2017

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1:00 pm
Family Games

Family Games

Goodman South Madison Library
04/01/2017
1:00 pm

JUGANDO JUEGOS como los que jugabas en el barrio con tus vecinos. No te pierdas esta gran oportunidad de compartir una tarde de diversión y alegría. Te esperamos!

Similar to the games we used to play in our childhood with our neighbors. Don't miss this great opportunity to have fun and meet others. We hope to see you there!

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Families or All Ages
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10:15 am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/03/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. One adult per child is recommended.

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Toddler
 
11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Goodman South Madison Library
04/03/2017
11:00 am - 11:45 am

A happy blend of stories, songs, fingerplays that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills.

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Preschool
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9:30 am
Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Central Library, Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, Hawthorne Library, Lakeview Library, Meadowridge Library, Monroe Street Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, Readmobile
04/06/2017
9:30 am - 10:15 am

A happy blend of stories told in English and Hmong, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. The Bayview Community Center is located at 601 Bay View. For more information contact Jody at 608-243-0170. Registration not required.

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Families or All Ages, Preschool
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6:30 pm
Black Story Hour with Melvin Hinton

Black Story Hour with Melvin Hinton

Goodman South Madison Library
04/07/2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring the whole family to these events meant to entertain, educate and engage children and parents. Our speaker will be Melvin Hinton, who will be talking about James Weldon Johnson and the Harlem Renaissance. Melvin Hinton was a member of The Madrid Players in Madrid, Spain, where he studied music theory and voice at the Escuela Superior de Canto, after which he covered much of Spain in vocal recitals, acting in Murray Schisgal’s The Typists with Kathy Seley, and touring with Donna Hightower’s gospel music ensemble. He has directed students in theater at the U. S. Cultural Center in Madrid, at Tennessee State University, and at The University of the South. His work as a Spanish and English tutor at Lincoln Elementary School has been highlighted by The Madison Times, Umoja Magazine, and others. He recently attended the African Story-Telling Workshop conducted by Ms. Nothando Zulu, director of the Black Storytellers’ Alliance. Melvin Hinton’s program Radio Literature airs every Thursday at 7:30 p. m. on WORT FM89.9 as well as on the internet.

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Families or All Ages
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11:00 am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Goodman South Madison Library
04/08/2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

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School Age (grades K-5)
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10:15 am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/10/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. One adult per child is recommended.

Tags:
Toddler
 
11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Goodman South Madison Library
04/10/2017
11:00 am - 11:45 am

A happy blend of stories, songs, fingerplays that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills.

Tags:
Preschool
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6:00 pm
An Evening of Rare Jazz Films with Gary Alderman

An Evening of Rare Jazz Films with Gary Alderman

Goodman South Madison Library
04/11/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Charlie Parker's Yardbird

Jazz historian Gary Alderman will present and explain films of the historically-significant innovators of modern jazz, including the only two existing videos with sound of Charlie Parker. Among the other musicians shown will be those relevant to Parker’s music and career, including Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Sonny Sitt, and Cannonball Adderly.

This program is part of Madison Opera's Extending the Stage: Charlie Parker's Yardbird (performances will be 2/10 & 2/12). These programs and others in the series are funded by a grant from Beyond the Page, http://www.beyondthepage.info

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Families or All Ages
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9:30 am
Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Central Library, Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, Hawthorne Library, Lakeview Library, Meadowridge Library, Monroe Street Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, Readmobile
04/13/2017
9:30 am - 10:15 am

A happy blend of stories told in English and Hmong, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. The Bayview Community Center is located at 601 Bay View. For more information contact Jody at 608-243-0170. Registration not required.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, Preschool
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6:30 pm
Family Fun Night: Family Movie Night

Family Fun Night: Family Movie Night

Goodman South Madison Library
04/14/2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a family movie along with refreshments. Family Fun Nights are funded by a gift from The Capital Times Kids Fund.

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Families or All Ages
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2:00 pm
Library Lego Club

Library Lego Club

Goodman South Madison Library
04/15/2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

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Families or All Ages
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10:15 am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/17/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. One adult per child is recommended.

Tags:
Toddler
 
11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Goodman South Madison Library
04/17/2017
11:00 am - 11:45 am

A happy blend of stories, songs, fingerplays that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills.

Tags:
Preschool
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9:30 am
Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Preschool English and Hmong Storytime at Bayview Community Center

Central Library, Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, Hawthorne Library, Lakeview Library, Meadowridge Library, Monroe Street Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, Readmobile
04/20/2017
9:30 am - 10:15 am

A happy blend of stories told in English and Hmong, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. The Bayview Community Center is located at 601 Bay View. For more information contact Jody at 608-243-0170. Registration not required.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, Preschool
 
4:00 pm
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Goodman South Madison Library
04/20/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring a favorite book and read loud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5)
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6:30 pm
Family Fun Night: An Earth Day Celebration

Family Fun Night: An Earth Day Celebration

Goodman South Madison Library
04/21/2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring the whole family and enjoy a night honoring Earth Day with Clare Norelle! Family Fun Nights are funded by a gift from The Capital Times Kids Fund.

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Families or All Ages
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2:00 pm
Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

Goodman South Madison Library
04/22/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio. Experience poetry, prose, and drama that will shed light on what it means to be African American in Wisconsin today, yesterday, and tomorrow through a multimedia presentation about the work and lives of these literary artists and their interpretations of race in Wisconsin.

This event is funded by Beyond the Page, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Madison Community Foundation.

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Adult - Educational, Families or All Ages
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10:15 am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/24/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. One adult per child is recommended.

Tags:
Toddler
 
11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Goodman South Madison Library
04/24/2017
11:00 am - 11:45 am

A happy blend of stories, songs, fingerplays that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills.

Tags:
Preschool
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6:30 pm
Family Fun Night: Artist Ife Williams (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Family Fun Night: Artist Ife Williams (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Goodman South Madison Library
04/28/2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn about art with Ife Williams! Family Fun Nights are funded by a gift from The Capital Times Kids Fund.

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Bubbler - Families or All Ages
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