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

Wednesday, December 6 2017

Time Items
All day
 
9:00 am
 
 
Porchlight Outreach

Porchlight Outreach

Central Library, Study Room 211
12/06/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
 
Knit-a-thon!

Knit-a-thon!

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Sequoya Library
12/06/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Let's get together and knit for charity!

Patterns and submission forms from Knots of Love will be available (see www.knotsoflove.org), as well as a limited supply of yarn . You can also choose your own charitable project.

Knit-a-Thon will be open all day. Drop in anytime, for as long as you'd like.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Families or All Ages
 
 
1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups

Central Library, Meeting Room 301
12/06/2017
9:15 am - 10:30 am

A free, weekly program for entrepreneurs to present their business ideas to an audience of peers over coffee. Presenters, discussion and live stream available online or @1MillionCupsMAD.

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Other
9:30 am
 
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Central Library, Children's Program Room
12/06/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am

Stories, songs and interactive activities for babies and toddlers ages 0-30 months.

Tags:
Baby, Preschool, Toddler
10:00 am
 
Scrabble at the Library

Scrabble at the Library

Lakeview Library
12/06/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Attention word lovers: exercise your brain by playing Scrabble with other adults!

Tags:
Adult - Educational
 
Little Yoga

Little Yoga

Pinney Library
12/06/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am

For ages 2 & up. Please register for each class individually to ensure a spot. Drop-in spots available on a first come first served basis.

Click here to register

Tags:
Preschool
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Lakeview Library
12/06/2017
10:05 am - 10:35 am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Tags:
Baby, Preschool, Toddler
10:30 am
 
 
Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Central Library, Children's Program Room
12/06/2017
10:30 am - 11:15 am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups and siblings welcome, no registration required.

Tags:
Preschool
 
SCALE

SCALE

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
12/06/2017
10:30 am - 12:45 pm

Skills in computer and literacy for employment.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Lakeview Library
12/06/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Tags:
Baby, Preschool, Toddler
11:00 am
 
 
Badgercare+ Enrollment

Badgercare+ Enrollment

Central Library, Study Room 210
12/06/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
12:00 pm
 
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen, Meadowridge Library
12/06/2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nutritious meals are offered to those 60 and older. The suggested minimum contribution is $4.00 per meal but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. If you are under age 60 and do not meet the nutrition program eligibility guidelines, you are required to pay the total cost of your meal which is $10.23. Transportation is available by a $1.00 donation round trip. The meal is served at noon and participants must arrive on time. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding business day by calling 238-7368 ext. 8

See http://www.wmseniorcenter.org

Tags:
Adult - Seniors
 
Drop-in Basic Computer Help

Drop-in Basic Computer Help

Central Library
12/06/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays
12-4 pm
First floor of the Central Library

Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program

Tags:
Adult - Assistance, Computer Training
1:30 pm
 
WMSC Movie Day -- The Glass Castle

WMSC Movie Day -- The Glass Castle

Alicia Ashman Library
12/06/2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Starring: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts; PG-13, 2hrs, 7min.
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

West Madison Senior Center Programs are designated to provide opportunities for learning, socializing and community involvement.

Tags:
Adult - Seniors, Families or All Ages
 
FoodShare Outreach & Assistance

FoodShare Outreach & Assistance

Aqua Room 128, Goodman South Madison Library
12/06/2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet with a FoodShare outreach provider to get assistance with applying for and maintaining FoodShare (SNAP) benefits. No appointment necessary!

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
3:30 pm
 
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue), Meadowridge Library
12/06/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Families or All Ages
4:00 pm
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Pinney Library
12/06/2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Madison Writing Assistance is a free service provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of The Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, Altrusa International of Madison, and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

Tags:
Adult - Assistance, Adult - Educational
 
Cancelled-Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis (A Bubbler Program)

Cancelled-Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis (A Bubbler Program)

Meadowridge Library
12/06/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Cancelled-Make messes and play with light at Meadowridge Library! Join Alaura Borealis in building metaphors and cultivating feelings with light boxes, shadow puppets, projectors, movie making, and more. Experiment with shadow art during this youth-focused residency.

Bio:Alaura Borealis is a social artist, community-based teacher, and co-founder of the ArtWrite Collective. Borealis is currently investigating gender in their ongoing project, Season of Shadows, and has translated that creative research into workshops for Meadowridge Library and other groups around Madison. How do you explain what you're feeling? What can you make from a shadow? Borealis wants to help figure that out.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
4:30 pm
 
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Meadowridge Library
12/06/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

Tags:
Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5)
6:00 pm
 
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Lakeview Library
12/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.

Tags:
Knitting, Families or All Ages
 
 
Tools for ____________ Workshop

Tools for ____________ Workshop

Bubbler, Central Library
12/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Many things about our world and our daily lives feel unspeakable or unresolvable. Please join artist Kim Charles Kay for an exercise in making and shaping objects that respond to the unspeakable. Using simple sculpture material, participants will be guided through a process to create individual sculptures that have a purpose only for the maker. Due to the nature of this workshop’s content and art-making materials, participants will need to register ahead of time.
Individuals are encouraged to register for multiple Wednesday sessions, all ages and abilities are welcome!

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
 
Chocolate Truffles with Punky Egan

Chocolate Truffles with Punky Egan

Lakeview Library
12/06/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chocolate Truffles
Punky will demonstrate how quick and easy truffles are to make for the upcoming holidays. The key is using a good quality, dark chocolate for the richest taste. Sample espresso, hazelnut, and mint truffles. Limited to 14. Registration begins Wednesday, November 22.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational
 
Knit-a-thon continues!

Knit-a-thon continues!

Meeting Room B, Sequoya Library
12/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Let's get together and knit for charity!

Patterns and submission forms from Knots of Love will be available (see www.knotsoflove.org), as well as a limited supply of yarn . You can also choose your own charitable project.

Knit-a-Thon will be open all day. Drop in anytime, for as long as you'd like.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Families or All Ages
6:30 pm
 
Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Library
12/06/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join the community of crocheters at Alicia Ashman Library each first and third Wednesday of the month. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll enjoy the camaraderie of sharing an evening with other crocheters. See what others are working on, get advice from other crocheters, learn new techniques, and share your own work.

Tags:
Adult - Seniors, Bubbler - Adult, Teen (grades 6-12)
 
Film Movement Screening: Harmonium

Film Movement Screening: Harmonium

Pinney Library
12/06/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A monthly film screening of first-run, award winning independent and foreign films.

With his highly perceptive attention to character, director Koji Fukada creates an explosive family drama with HARMONIUM (FUCHI NI TATSU). Intended as a companion piece to the black comedy HOSPITALITE, HARMONIUM returns to the domestic sphere as it captures the collapse of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. Life for Toshio, his wife, and their younger daughter Hotaru carries on as usual until he hires the mysterious Mr. Yasaka, an old acquaintance dressed in white who has just been released from prison, in his workshop.

In Japanese, with English subtitles. This film is not rated.

Tags:
Adult - Film
7:00 pm
 
Mystery Book Discussion of The Swede by Robert Karjel

Mystery Book Discussion of The Swede by Robert Karjel

Meeting Room A, Sequoya Library
12/06/2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a book discussion of titles in the mystery genre. New members are always welcome. The next title will be available for pick-up following the discussion, with extra copies available at the Ask Here desk while supplies last.

Tags:
Adult - Books
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