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

Thursday, December 7 2017

Time Items
All day
 
9:00 am
 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Pinney Library
12/07/2017
9:15 am - 10:00 am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

No programs Oct 19.

Tags:
Baby, Preschool, Toddler
10:00 am
 
Baby Gym

Baby Gym

Sequoya Library
12/07/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Help your baby gain good pre-reading and writing skills and have fun at the same time! Baby Gym incorporates large motor activities with stories to develop body and mind. For babies aged 3 months to 18 months. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

Tags:
Baby
 
 
Free Mending

Free Mending

Central Library, Study Room 210
12/07/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Pinney Library
12/07/2017
10:15 am - 11:00 am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

No programs Oct 19.

Tags:
Baby, Preschool, Toddler
12:00 pm
 
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen, Meadowridge Library
12/07/2017
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
1:00 pm
 
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Lakeview Library
12/07/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Monday mornings and Thursday afternoons! Call 246-4547 to make an appointment.

Tags:
Adult - Job Assistance, Computer Training
2:00 pm
 
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Central Library, Media Lab
12/07/2017
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:
2-5 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art
2-5 Yoon - General lab help
5-8 Michael- Expertise in film production and writing

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 - Families or All Ages, Media Lab
2:30 pm
 
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Goodman South Madison Library
12/07/2017
2:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Event that gives teens a safe space to do homework, socialize and various activities that build community and bring awareness.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
3:00 pm
 
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Meadowridge Library
12/07/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or bring your current project. Supplies provided. Children under 8 must have an adult present. Note: No Knitting on 9/14, 11/23

Tags:
Knitting, Families or All Ages
 
 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Central Library, Study Room 201
12/07/2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 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
3:30 pm
 
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Central Library
12/07/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis in the Children's study rooms on the library's lower level.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5)
 
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
12/07/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
4:00 pm
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Hawthorne Library
12/07/2017
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.

Call 246-4548 to make a 60-minute appointment.

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 - Educational, Adult - Job Assistance
4:30 pm
 
 
Madison Public Library Board

Madison Public Library Board

Central Library, Conference Room (first floor)
12/07/2017
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

meeting

Tags:
6:00 pm
 
Literacy Network

Literacy Network

Meadowridge Library
12/07/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Improve reading, writing and computer skills! Call Ezi at 244-3991 Ext 10 to register, space is limited.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5)
 
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
12/07/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share your stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club will be led by local author Carole Madrzak and aspiring teen author Corey Pope.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
12/07/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Upper elementary (4th and 5th Grade) and middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Trinket. New and experienced kid programmers welcome! Special note: Programming activities are not appropriate for younger elementary school kids.

Kids Code Madison is a club, not a class, so you can come any week, anytime! New programmers will be given some direction with tutorials and help from volunteers, and experienced programmers can work on ongoing projects, start something new, help a friend, or practice the “sushi” (mini, bit sized) skill of the day.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
RESCHEDULED: The Art of the Recipe (will be held Jan 11, 2018)

RESCHEDULED: The Art of the Recipe (will be held Jan 11, 2018)

Central Library
12/07/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UPDATE: This class has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 11, 2018.

Recipes are everywhere, but what makes a great one? Whether for publication or personal use, the best recipes are creative, informative and articulate. This class, a soup-to-nuts exploration of recipe-writing rules and resources, covers everything from inspiration to style, from titles to measurements, and from copyright law to recipe testing.

Terese Allen has written scores of food-focused articles and books, including the award-winning cookbooks, The Flavor of Wisconsin and The Flavor of Wisconsin for Kids. She is a columnist for Edible Madison and Edible Door magazines, and is a co-founder and long-time leader of the Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW).

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Other
 
I Am Jazz - Community Book Reading

I Am Jazz - Community Book Reading

Central Library
12/07/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"I Am Jazz" community book reading - supporting trans, non-binary, and gender expansive youth.

At the Madison Children's Museum from 6-8 pm
100 N Hamilton St.

register for free here:

http://hrc.im/iamjazzmadison

Children's book reading by Sarah McBridge. Family night with art, pizza, and ice cream!

This program is sponsored by Madison Children's Museum, Madison Public Library, Fair Wisconsin, G Safe, Madison Metropolitan School District, A Room of One's Own, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and Welcoming Schools.

Tags:
Families or All Ages
6:30 pm
 
 
Central Cinema Cinesthesia presents Children of Men (2006)

Central Cinema Cinesthesia presents Children of Men (2006)

Central Library, Meeting Room 302
12/07/2017
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

(Dir.: Alfonso Caurón) No children. No future. No hope. In the year 2027, eighteen years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Theo (Clive Owen) becomes an unlikely champion of the human race when he is asked by his former lover (Julianne Moore) to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for.

Tags:
Adult - Film
 
Lakeview Book Discussion of "A Man Called Ove"

Lakeview Book Discussion of "A Man Called Ove"

Lakeview Library
12/07/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us around the fireplace to discuss "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. Copies available at the library.

Tags:
Adult - Books
 
Humanitarian Knitting

Humanitarian Knitting

Pinney Library
12/07/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Knitting for charity. Assistance is available for those wishing to learn to knit or to improve skills. Yarn is provided.

Tags:
Adult - Other
7:00 pm
 
De-Stress with Yoga

De-Stress with Yoga

Pinney Library
12/07/2017
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Just in time for the busy holiday season, join instructor Katie of Lotus Roots Kundalini Yoga in a 75 minute introductory level Kundalini Yoga class for adults. Learn de-stress techniques to use throughout the upcoming busy season. Each participant should bring a yoga mat or towel. Wearing socks and comfortable clothing that allows for freedom of movement is recommended. Teens 13 and older are also welcome to register. No experience necessary. Please register for only one class (either November 16 or December 7).

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Other
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