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Tuesday, October 3 2017

Time Items
All day
 
9:00 am
 
 
Bubbler Room Closed (9am-12pm)

Bubbler Room Closed (9am-12pm)

Bubbler, Central Library
10/03/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Private workshop (MJ)

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
11:00 am
 
 
Badgercare+ Enrollment

Badgercare+ Enrollment

Central Library, Study Room 210
10/03/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
2:00 pm
 
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Central Library, Media Lab
10/03/2017
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to explore digital media production in the realms of stop motion animation, 3D world design, green screen video, audio design and graphic design. Drop in and explore the lab or work on projects with the expertise of our media lab staff.

Lab staff for today will be:
2-4 & 5-8 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art
2-5 Carlee- General lab help
2-5 Dusty- Expertise in coding and stop-motion animation

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bubbler and the Media Lab are supported by grants from Madison Public Library Foundations and The Friends of the Madison Public Library.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
Library Takeover Meeting

Library Takeover Meeting

Bubbler, Central Library
10/03/2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Planning meeting for presenters, mentors, and library staff to talk about Library Takeover 2018.

Tags:
Adult - Other
3:00 pm
 
 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Central Library, Study Room 201
10/03/2017
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Computer Training
4:00 pm
 
 
MINECRAFT Club

MINECRAFT Club

Central Library, Children's Program Room
10/03/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5)
6:30 pm
 
RESCHEDULED: Create, Connect, Ignite: The Business of Freelance Writing

RESCHEDULED: Create, Connect, Ignite: The Business of Freelance Writing

Central Library
10/03/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

UPDATE: As of 9/21/17, this workshop has been rescheduled, and the series will now begin on Tuesday, October 10. The new sessions are:

10/10 - Session 1: Pitching 101 (1st fl conference room)
10/17 - Session 2: Writers' Panel (1st fl conference room)
10/24 - Session 3: Digital Content & Promotion (Bubbler room)

Trying to launch or increase your profile and/or your visibility as a freelance writer? Learn how to connect with different media outlets (print and digital); the pros and cons of freelancing; and insightful tools for how to start building those crucial connections on a local and national level by using effective self-promotion via social media, other web-based platforms and direct interactions in your community.

10/3 - Session 1: Pitching 101
10/10 - Session 2: Digital Content & Promotion
10/17 - Session 3: Writers' Panel

Please register for each session individually at madisonpubliclibrary.org or by calling 608-266-6300.

About the instructor: ​Rachel Werner is the assistant editor of BRAVA, a magazine created by women for women. She's also a fitness instructor, health coach, blogger and a 2016-2017 national WomenRide4Change Ambassador.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Other
 
 
The Pleasure of His Company: Our Love Affair with Shakespeare- Film & Discussion

The Pleasure of His Company: Our Love Affair with Shakespeare- Film & Discussion

Central Library, Meeting Room 302
10/03/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a screening of "The Pleasure of His Company: Our Love Affair with William Shakespeare and The First Folio," a 2016 tribute to William Shakespeare in celebration of the Bard’s 400-year legacy by Randall Duk Kim, Former Artistic Director and Co-founder of American Players Theatre, and Anne Occhiogrosso, Former Director and Co-founder of American Players Theatre; film by Wisconsin Public Television.

Stay after the film for a discussion about Shakespeare and theater with:

Sarah Day, Actor, American Players Theatre; Advisory Company, Forward Theater​
Jen Uphoff Gray, Artistic Director, Forward Theater Company​
Sarah Marty, Interdisciplinary Programs Director (Madison Early Music Festival), UW–Madison Arts Institute

Sponsored by the UW-Madison Arts Institute, Wisconsin Public Television, and Orange Tree Imports. Refreshments provided courtesy of Orange Tree Imports.

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Film
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