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

Saturday, December 9 2017

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All day
 
9:00 am
 
Friends of Lakeview Library Book Sale

Friends of Lakeview Library Book Sale

Lakeview Library
12/09/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A quarterly book sale sponsored by The Friends of Lakeview Library. Bag sale 2 - 4 pm. Proceeds help fund library programs.

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Book Sale
 
 
Porchlight Outreach - BOOKED FOR PATRON

Porchlight Outreach - BOOKED FOR PATRON

Central Library, Study Room 211
12/09/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Adult - Assistance
 
 
Art After Overture

Art After Overture

Central Library, Children's Program Room
12/09/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stop by the Central Library's Children's Room for art activities inspired by today's performance at the Overture Center for the Arts' Kids in the Rotunda series.

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Families or All Ages, Preschool, School Age (grades K-5)
 
Enroll in Healthcare

Enroll in Healthcare

Pinney Library
12/09/2017
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Covering Wisconsin has you covered! Their friendly staff will help you sign up for health insurance, including: Employer Coverage, Medicare, BadgerCare Plus, and The Marketplace.

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Adult - Educational
 
Basic one-on-one Computer Assistance

Basic one-on-one Computer Assistance

Central Library
12/09/2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Need basic computer assistance? Learn how to use a PC, search the internet, set up an email account, or use Microsoft office products by reserving a spot for an individual learning experience. Call 266-6350 to set up your one-on-one hour appointment.

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Adult - Assistance
10:00 am
 
Donuts with Dad

Donuts with Dad

Alicia Ashman Library
12/09/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too.

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Families or All Ages
 
Learn to... build your own computer controls

Learn to... build your own computer controls

Sequoya Library
12/09/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Our learn to series explores a different concept each month through hands on making! Drop in, and learn something new as you explore interesting materials and technology. Everybody is an inventor! Drop in this month and create your own computer controls using a MakeyMakey and conductive materials. Learn about electricity, but mostly have some fun! Ages 6 and up, younger siblings welcome if accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.

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Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5)
 
Friends of the Goodman South Library Book & Bake Sale

Friends of the Goodman South Library Book & Bake Sale

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
12/09/2017
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

New or good-as-new books, DVDs, CDs and more, plus delicious baked goods - all at bargain prices. Great for gifts! Two day sale hours are Friday, 10am - 8pm, and Saturday 10am-1pm. Saturday bag sale - all you can fit in a paper grocery bag for $5.00.

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Adult - Books
 
 
Someone to Somebody Somewhere Workshop

Someone to Somebody Somewhere Workshop

Bubbler, Central Library
12/09/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Drop by and join artist-in-residence, Kim Charles Kay, in this creative and reflective art-making process. Each participant will walk away with a personalized reminder of who they are, what and whom they love, and what that love means. All are welcome!!

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Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
12:00 pm
 
Drop-in Basic Computer Help

Drop-in Basic Computer Help

Central Library
12/09/2017
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

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Adult - Assistance, Computer Training
 
Monroe Street Holiday Glow - Books for Giving Special Sale

Monroe Street Holiday Glow - Books for Giving Special Sale

Monroe Street Library
12/09/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Books for Holiday Giving
You’ll find a great selection of books ideal for holiday gift-giving as part of the neighborhood’s Holiday Glow on Monroe. Treats, and free giftwrap. Enjoy holiday cheer at the library, where books and neighbors come together all year long.

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Adult - Other, Book Sale, Families or All Ages
1:00 pm
 
Bubbler Afternoons! - Wreck It! with Karen Corbeill

Bubbler Afternoons! - Wreck It! with Karen Corbeill

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Sequoya Library
12/09/2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what’s inside a dvd player? An old school vcr player? A paper shredder? Your old laptop? Find out in the Wreck it! adventure with guest tinkerer Karen Corbeill. Dismantle old technology to discover how it works and learn to use some awesome hand tools in the process. Learn how to recycle our old technology effectively when we’re done using it! Ages 7 and up. Register online or at 266-6385. Registration begins 11/22

Click here to register

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Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
 
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Central Library, Media Lab
12/09/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 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:
1-4 Dan- Expertise in film production and editing
1-4 Sophie - Expertise in digital art, graphic design, and animation
1-4 Yan - General Help
1-4 Bradley DLO - Expertise in audio recording

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.

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Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Media Lab
 
Spreading Joy: A Handmade Greeting Card Workshop

Spreading Joy: A Handmade Greeting Card Workshop

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
12/09/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring happiness to your family and friends, one card at a time! In this class, we will make three unique greeting cards with the help of a professional demonstrator. All materials are provided. Adults and children ages 13+ accompanied by an adult are encouraged to register for this class.

Click here to register

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Adult - Other, Families or All Ages
1:30 pm
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126, Goodman South Madison Library
12/09/2017
1:30 pm - 4:30 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.

Appointments for writing assistance may be made the day of assistance only! Call 266-6395 to make a 45-minute appointment. Due to high demand, you are encouraged to call as soon as the library opens (Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.)

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.

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

Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis (A Bubbler Program)

Community Room B, Meadowridge Library
12/09/2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

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Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
3:00 pm
 
Craft Lab for Teens

Craft Lab for Teens

Alicia Ashman Library
12/09/2017
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The Library will provide the materials and equipment; you bring your enthusiasm for trying something new.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Families or All Ages, Teen (grades 6-12)
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