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

Tuesday, December 12 2017

Time Items
All day
 
9:00 am
 
 
Porchlight Outreach

Porchlight Outreach

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

Tags:
Adult - Assistance
 
 
Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

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

Private workshop (MJ)

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

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

(for children ages 16-35 months)

Enjoy stories, songs and activities. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size is limited. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. To register, please pick up a nametag 10 minutes before the program begins. (NOTE: No Toddler Time on Oct 24.)

Tags:
Toddler
10:00 am
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

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

(for children ages 16-35 months)

Enjoy stories, songs and activities. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size is limited. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. To register, please pick up a nametag 10 minutes before the program begins. (NOTE: No Toddler Time on Oct 24.)

Tags:
Toddler
10:30 am
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Hawthorne Library
12/12/2017
10:30 am - 11:15 am

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

Tags:
Preschool
 
Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Monroe Street Library
12/12/2017
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
11:00 am
 
Book Baby

Book Baby

Pinney Library
12/12/2017
11:15 am - 12:00 pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)

Enjoy short stories and songs, then stay for play and conversation.
(NOTE: No Book Baby Oct 24.)

Tags:
Baby
11:30 am
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Monroe Street Library
12/12/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

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

Tags:
Baby, Toddler
12:00 pm
 
One-on-One Computer Assistance

One-on-One Computer Assistance

Hawthorne Library
12/12/2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Need help with computer assistance or Internet skills? We offer free one-on-one sessions! Call 246-4548 to make an appointment.

Tags:
Computer Training
 
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen, Meadowridge Library
12/12/2017
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
 
Sequoya Knitting Group

Sequoya Knitting Group

Sequoya Library
12/12/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome. Come on in & share tips or get advice!

Tags:
Adult - Other
2:00 pm
 
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
12/12/2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Central Library, Media Lab
12/12/2017
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 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art
4-5 Carlee- General lab help
5-8 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art

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
3:00 pm
 
 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Central Library, Study Room 209
12/12/2017
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
4:00 pm
 
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

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

Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation.

Tags:
Families or All Ages
 
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Lakeview Library
12/12/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday at 4:00 for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts & crafts, cooking, games, and more!

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5)
 
Tabletop Game Club

Tabletop Game Club

Sequoya Library
12/12/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring some friends or join other kids for chess, checkers, and other tabletop games. Play our games, or bring your favorite one to share. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Drop-in and stay as long as you like.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5)
4:30 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
12/12/2017
4:30 pm - 7:30 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 (Tuesdays at 10:00 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.

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Job Assistance
 
Drop-in Math Help

Drop-in Math Help

Lakeview Library
12/12/2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

All subjects through calculus.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
6:00 pm
 
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Hawthorne Library
12/12/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a course in computer and employment literacy for adult students who want to improve their reading, writing and general communication skills. Each student will have an individual lesson plan created for them and will work through the semester on completing that plan. Skills learned will help with job searching and applications, completing the GED and improving skills on the computer. Please register for the entire series, September 19 - December 12. Contact Ezi at the Literacy Network, (608)244-3911, ext. 10, for more information or to register.

These classes are funded through the Literacy Network with computer support from Madison Public Library Foundation. Find more literacy classes at http://www.litnetwork.org

Tags:
Adult - Job Assistance, Computer Training
 
Sierra Club

Sierra Club

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen, Meadowridge Library
12/12/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Showing of the film, ""From the Ashes,"" at the Meadowridge Library Commons starting at 6:00 pm. This documentary is about the harmful effects of coal on our planet, our health and our economy. The film is one hour and 22 minutes long and no registration is required.

Tags:
Adult - Other
6:30 pm
 
SlaveFree Madison

SlaveFree Madison

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
12/12/2017
6:35 pm - 7:50 pm

SlaveFree Madison is the community action group that promotes awareness about modern-day slavery and advocates cooperative community responses to reduce the incidence of human trafficking in Dane County. We bridge knowledge with action. Our focus is local. Our awareness is global.

Tags:
Adult - Other
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