Calendar

Central Alicia Ashman Goodman South Hawthorne Lakeview Meadowridge Monroe Street Pinney Sequoya

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

April 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
 
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9:00 am
Art After Overture

Art After Overture

Central Library
04/01/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by the Central Library for art activities inspired by the performances at the Overture Center for the Atrs' Kids in the Rotunda series.

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Families or All Ages, Preschool
 
 
9:00 am
Racial Justice Workshop (facilitated by Families for Justice)

Racial Justice Workshop (facilitated by Families for Justice)

Bubbler, Central Library
04/01/2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Families for Justice aims to engage parents and their families in working for racial justice, through dialogue and action. For more information visit familiesforjustice.org. All ages​, no registration necessary.

Learn more about our current Artist-in-Residence at madisonbubbler.org/artist-in-residence/

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages
 
10:00 am
Decoupage Eggs

Decoupage Eggs

Pinney Library
04/01/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using real blown eggs, apply colorful printed papers to create gorgeous vintage-chic and collaged eggs. You will also learn to prepare artificial eggs with papier mache and paint. A wide variety of papers and materials will be provided. Please bring a sharp scissors and a small hair dryer if possible.

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult
2
 
 
1:00 pm
Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Central Library, Media Lab
04/02/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how animators produce cartoons and movies by bringing your own drawings, toys and ideas to life. Explore techniques like claymation and learn basic editing skills while creating short animations.

This Workshop is hosted by professional videographer and storyteller, Maddi.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
3
 
 
5:00 pm
Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/03/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the Web Comic Workshop, attendees will work with a 2D Artist and Animator to learn the tools used to create a Web Comic. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Media Lab expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in 2D Art, Animation and video composition.

Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Media Lab
4
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Animation with Nate

3D Animation with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/04/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the 3D Animation workshop you will learn the basics of using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. Attendees will work with a professional 3D Animator while creating their own high quality 3D Animations. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This class is staffed by Media Lab Instructor Nate, with expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
3:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Nate

Open Media Lab with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/04/2017
3:00 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 and volunteers.

Instructor Nate has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
5
 
 
3:30 pm
School Age Photography

School Age Photography

Central Library, Media Lab
04/05/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

You can bring your own camera, or use one of ours to learn the basics of photography in this fun and creative workshop! For students grade 4-6.

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Media Lab, School Age (grades K-5)
 
6:30 pm
Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Alicia Ashman Library
04/05/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join instructor Kathleen Chapman for a 4-week series for beginning knitters. Adults and teens 13 and older are welcome. Supplies are provided. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration begins on March 22--call 608-824-1780 to reserve your spot.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Bubbler - Adult
6
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Game Design with Nate

3D Game Design with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/06/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of game design using Autodesk Maya and the Unreal Game Engine, the main design programs used by nearly all major video game and film studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

Instructor Nate Clark has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
3:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Nate

Open Media Lab with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/06/2017
3:00 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 and volunteers.

Instructor Nate has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
7
 
 
2:00 pm
Film Editing with Dan

Film Editing with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/07/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Film Editing workshop attendees will work with a professional Film Editor to edit, color correct, master and composite film. Attendees can bring their own footage or use stock footage provided by the Media Lab. Attendees are encouraged to bring a thumb drive or hard drive to save their work, and headphones for editing audio.

This workshop is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Dan

Open Media Lab with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/07/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 and volunteers.

This Open Lab is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
8
 
 
11:00 am
Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Central Library, Media Lab
04/08/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In the Indie Film Production Workshop the crew from the Madison based film company, Key Media, will work with you to draft, plan and plot your own independent film! Topics covered will include; Storytelling techniques, script writing, working on small/micro/no budgets, directing, and how to schedule a well managed production. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device as well as a notepad and a pencil.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
1:00 pm
Intro to Screen Printing

Intro to Screen Printing

Bubbler, Central Library
04/08/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this family-friendly workshop, create a one color stencil for screen printing on paper or fabric. Learn the process of making a stencil with emulsion, mixing inks, and pulling prints. Paper and ink is provided, come to class with your ideas and any fabric you want to print on. Ages 6 and up (with adult supervision). Pre-registration required (limited to 14; families, please register individually).

Learn more about our current Artist-in-Residence at madisonbubbler.org/artist-in-residence/

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
 
 
2:00 pm
Audio Engineering with Audrey

Audio Engineering with Audrey

Central Library, Media Lab
04/08/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the Audio Engineering workshop, a professional audio engineer will walk you through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! We start with set up and end with diving into specific questions participants might have such as "How do you do that effect where it sounds like the singer is talking through a cell phone?" and "What are the differences between microphones and how do I know which one to use?" Personal instruments and microphones are not required, but if you have something you'd like to bring in, feel free!

Friday afternoon workshops are staffed by Audrey, who has extensive experience with audio engineering, live sound, and recording.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
9
 
 
1:00 pm
Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Central Library, Media Lab
04/09/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how animators produce cartoons and movies by bringing your own drawings, toys and ideas to life. Explore techniques like claymation and learn basic editing skills while creating short animations.

This Workshop is hosted by professional videographer and storyteller, Maddi.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
10
 
2:00 pm
Monster Jaws with Sarah Conn (A BUBBLER Jr. Program)

Monster Jaws with Sarah Conn (A BUBBLER Jr. Program)

Hawthorne Library
04/10/2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Explore the concepts of levers and fulcrums in this interactive science and art program. Lead by guest Bubbler artist Sarah Conn. Ages 6-12. Registration begins 3/24.

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
 
2:30 pm
Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Pinney Library
04/10/2017
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore hands-on artistic, creative, and techie tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles. Drop-in and stay as long as you like. For kids ages 7 - 12, supervised younger siblings welcome.

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
 
5:00 pm
Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/10/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the Web Comic Workshop, attendees will work with a 2D Artist and Animator to learn the tools used to create a Web Comic. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Media Lab expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in 2D Art, Animation and video composition.

Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Media Lab
11
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Animation with Nate

3D Animation with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/11/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the 3D Animation workshop you will learn the basics of using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. Attendees will work with a professional 3D Animator while creating their own high quality 3D Animations. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This class is staffed by Media Lab Instructor Nate, with expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
3:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Nate

Open Media Lab with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/11/2017
3:00 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 and volunteers.

Instructor Nate has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
2D Animation with Demetrius

2D Animation with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/11/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In the 2D Animation workshop, attendees will work with a video compositor and animator to learn the tools used to illustrate a visual story. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Composition and Animation expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in animation and video composition.

Tags:
Media Lab
12
 
 
5:00 pm
Screen Printing Open Studio

Screen Printing Open Studio

Bubbler, Central Library
04/12/2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Work with Lesley Numbers on an independent screen printing project.  Explore a variety of stenciling methods and experiment with inks and layering to create original designs on paper or fabric.  Some printmaking experience recommended.  Limited card stock, ink, and screens are available, feel free to bring in specialty paper, fabric, or additional screens. Ages 14 and up. No registration necessary but supplies are limited.

Learn more about our current Artist-in-Residence at madisonbubbler.org/artist-in-residence/

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
 
 
5:00 pm
Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Central Library, Media Lab
04/12/2017
5:00 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 and volunteers.

On Wednesday evening our lab is staffed by Demetrius with expertise in animation and video composition and Matt with expertise in video editing.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bubbler and the Media Lab are supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Media Lab
 
6:30 pm
Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Alicia Ashman Library
04/12/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join instructor Kathleen Chapman for a 4-week series for beginning knitters. Adults and teens 13 and older are welcome. Supplies are provided. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration begins on March 22--call 608-824-1780 to reserve your spot.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Bubbler - Adult
13
 
10:00 am
Sensory Science

Sensory Science

Alicia Ashman Library
04/13/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come and explore your five senses with these exploratory science programs designed for younger learners who are just discovering the world and the science you can find in everyday objects. The same series three of will repeat in Apr and May at the Alicia Ashman Library. Registration for each class is separate, register for the topics that interest you!

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Preschool, Preschool
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Game Design with Nate

3D Game Design with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/13/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of game design using Autodesk Maya and the Unreal Game Engine, the main design programs used by nearly all major video game and film studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

Instructor Nate Clark has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
3:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Nate

Open Media Lab with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/13/2017
3:00 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 and volunteers.

Instructor Nate has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
6:00 pm
Basics of Photoshop with Nate

Basics of Photoshop with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/13/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photoshop - everyone knows what it is, but not everyone knows how to use it. In the Intro to Photoshop workshop, Media Lab Instructor, Nate will teach you about all of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing - From painting portraits to putting Brad Pitt in your vacation photos! Attendees will gain a basic understanding of digital creation as well as photo manipulation and digital editing. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Media Lab Instructor Nate Clark has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Media Lab
14
 
 
12:00 pm
Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Central Library, Media Lab
04/14/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In the Indie Film Production Workshop the crew from the Madison based film company, Key Media, will work with you to draft, plan and plot your own independent film! Topics covered will include; Storytelling techniques, script writing, working on small/micro/no budgets, directing, and how to schedule a well managed production. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device as well as a notepad and a pencil.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
2:00 pm
Film Editing with Dan

Film Editing with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/14/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Film Editing workshop attendees will work with a professional Film Editor to edit, color correct, master and composite film. Attendees can bring their own footage or use stock footage provided by the Media Lab. Attendees are encouraged to bring a thumb drive or hard drive to save their work, and headphones for editing audio.

This workshop is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Dan

Open Media Lab with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/14/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 and volunteers.

This Open Lab is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
8:00 pm
Night Light - Past, Present, Future

Night Light - Past, Present, Future

Central Library, Madison Room
04/14/2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join the Bubbler at Madison Public Library for the opening of a new art show by Polka! Press celebrating the diverse talent of their members over the years. This lively evening will also highlight the Tarot Art Show: Re-imagining the Tarot Deck, curated by artist-in-residence, Lesley Numbers featuring 150+ artists from all over the country.
Other art featured that evening will include work from Thomas Hellstrom displayed throughout the building.

Come to enjoy art, drinks by Gib's, and activities including:
Polka! Press members leading screen-printings and zine makings demos throughout the evening with takeaways!

Anja Notànjà Sieger composing one-card tarot interpretations spontaneously from her typewriter. Anja is a typewriter performance artist based out of Milwaukee. More info at www.anjanotanja.com.

Marcelle Richards - tarot readings and games in the Bubbler Room, inspired by the Bubbler tarot deck. Marcelle Richards is a writer, activist, adventurer, and shamanic practitioner. For more info about their healing and guidance services, visit marcellerichards.com.

Make your own tarot card with Anthology. Draw a card, consult with reference books and collage your way to interpretation. We'll have twinkling watercolors, rubber stamps, collage images, washi tape, and other supplies for you to use.

Streaming live from the Cathedral Hall in Jersey City, NJ: A three-act performance of "The Divine Comedy," a collaboration across disciplines. Visual artists, poets, actors, musicians, thinkers, chefs and others who will all contribute this unique take on the "The Divine Comedy."

Tags:
Art, Bubbler - Adult
15
 
10:30 am
Saturday Morning Cartooning

Saturday Morning Cartooning

Sequoya Library
04/15/2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Calling all comic book lovers, graphic novel gurus, aspiring artists, and cartoon enthusiasts! Dive into the world of cartooning with guest artists and fun comic related activities on Saturday mornings… and enjoy some vintage cartoons while you’re at it!

Breakfast snacks provided by the friends of SEQUOYA library. Drop in any time, no registration required. Ages 6-12, younger supervised siblings welcome.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
 
2:00 pm
Poetry in Motion - A Bubbler Jr. Program

Poetry in Motion - A Bubbler Jr. Program

Monroe Street Library
04/15/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Play games and have fun with high energy exercises to get you and your mind moving! Turn your wiggles into concrete poems and tummy-tickling, brain-sparking, laugh-making kennings. Ages 7-12 families welcome.

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5)
 
 
2:00 pm
Audio Engineering with Audrey

Audio Engineering with Audrey

Central Library, Media Lab
04/15/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the Audio Engineering workshop, a professional audio engineer will walk you through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! We start with set up and end with diving into specific questions participants might have such as "How do you do that effect where it sounds like the singer is talking through a cell phone?" and "What are the differences between microphones and how do I know which one to use?" Personal instruments and microphones are not required, but if you have something you'd like to bring in, feel free!

Friday afternoon workshops are staffed by Audrey, who has extensive experience with audio engineering, live sound, and recording.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
16
 
17
 
 
5:00 pm
Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/17/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the Web Comic Workshop, attendees will work with a 2D Artist and Animator to learn the tools used to create a Web Comic. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Media Lab expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in 2D Art, Animation and video composition.

Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Media Lab
18
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Animation with Nate

3D Animation with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/18/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the 3D Animation workshop you will learn the basics of using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. Attendees will work with a professional 3D Animator while creating their own high quality 3D Animations. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This class is staffed by Media Lab Instructor Nate, with expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
2D Animation with Demetrius

2D Animation with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/18/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In the 2D Animation workshop, attendees will work with a video compositor and animator to learn the tools used to illustrate a visual story. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Composition and Animation expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in animation and video composition.

Tags:
Media Lab
 
 
6:00 pm
Fluid Painting Demo

Fluid Painting Demo

Bubbler, Central Library
04/18/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn all about what makes the magic happen when R Elland (@ellandart) hosts a fluid painting demo and takes us through the process step by step. This demo is open to all ages, no registration necessary, please feel free to drop-in!

Demo supplies generously provided by Artist & Craftsman Supply

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages
19
 
 
3:30 pm
School Age Photography

School Age Photography

Central Library, Media Lab
04/19/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

You can bring your own camera, or use one of ours to learn the basics of photography in this fun and creative workshop! For students grade 4-6.

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), Media Lab, School Age (grades K-5)
 
 
5:00 pm
Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Central Library, Media Lab
04/19/2017
5:00 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 and volunteers.

On Wednesday evening our lab is staffed by Demetrius with expertise in animation and video composition and Matt with expertise in video editing.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bubbler and the Media Lab are supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Media Lab
 
6:30 pm
Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Alicia Ashman Library
04/19/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join instructor Kathleen Chapman for a 4-week series for beginning knitters. Adults and teens 13 and older are welcome. Supplies are provided. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration begins on March 22--call 608-824-1780 to reserve your spot.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Bubbler - Adult
20
 
10:00 am
Sensory Science

Sensory Science

Alicia Ashman Library
04/20/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come and explore your five senses with these exploratory science programs designed for younger learners who are just discovering the world and the science you can find in everyday objects. The same series three of will repeat in Apr and May at the Alicia Ashman Library. Registration for each class is separate, register for the topics that interest you!

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Preschool, Preschool
 
 
1:00 pm
3D Game Design with Nate

3D Game Design with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/20/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of game design using Autodesk Maya and the Unreal Game Engine, the main design programs used by nearly all major video game and film studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

Instructor Nate Clark has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
6:00 pm
Basics of Photoshop with Nate

Basics of Photoshop with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/20/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photoshop - everyone knows what it is, but not everyone knows how to use it. In the Intro to Photoshop workshop, Media Lab Instructor, Nate will teach you about all of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing - From painting portraits to putting Brad Pitt in your vacation photos! Attendees will gain a basic understanding of digital creation as well as photo manipulation and digital editing. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Media Lab Instructor Nate Clark has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Media Lab
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2:00 pm
Film Editing with Dan

Film Editing with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/21/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Film Editing workshop attendees will work with a professional Film Editor to edit, color correct, master and composite film. Attendees can bring their own footage or use stock footage provided by the Media Lab. Attendees are encouraged to bring a thumb drive or hard drive to save their work, and headphones for editing audio.

This workshop is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Dan

Open Media Lab with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/21/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 and volunteers.

This Open Lab is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
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9:00 am
BUS-TED

BUS-TED

Central Library, Children's Program Room
04/22/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Busted

Say goodbye to the old Dane County Bookmobile and hello to the new one! There will be a variety of interactive, artistic ways for kids and adults to deconstruct the old bus, tour the new bus, and participate in activities in the Central Library Children's Room!

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Families or All Ages
 
 
11:00 am
Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Central Library, Media Lab
04/22/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In the Indie Film Production Workshop the crew from the Madison based film company, Key Media, will work with you to draft, plan and plot your own independent film! Topics covered will include; Storytelling techniques, script writing, working on small/micro/no budgets, directing, and how to schedule a well managed production. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device as well as a notepad and a pencil.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
film, Adult - Film, Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
2:00 pm
Audio Engineering with Audrey

Audio Engineering with Audrey

Central Library, Media Lab
04/22/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the Audio Engineering workshop, a professional audio engineer will walk you through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! We start with set up and end with diving into specific questions participants might have such as "How do you do that effect where it sounds like the singer is talking through a cell phone?" and "What are the differences between microphones and how do I know which one to use?" Personal instruments and microphones are not required, but if you have something you'd like to bring in, feel free!

Friday afternoon workshops are staffed by Audrey, who has extensive experience with audio engineering, live sound, and recording.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
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1:00 pm
Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Stop-Motion Animation Open Lab with Maddi

Central Library, Media Lab
04/23/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how animators produce cartoons and movies by bringing your own drawings, toys and ideas to life. Explore techniques like claymation and learn basic editing skills while creating short animations.

This Workshop is hosted by professional videographer and storyteller, Maddi.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
1:30 pm
Book to Art: Wildflower

Book to Art: Wildflower

Bubbler, Central Library
04/23/2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Book to Art Club is a hands-on, creative way to engage with literature – where the process of art-making is more important than the product. Join us each month at the Bubbler to discuss the book of the month and participate in an art activity connected to the book!

This month's book is:
Wildflower by Drew Barrymore
Genre: Autobiography | Project: Flowers

See more here: www.booktoartclub.org/about/

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Art, Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Pinney Library
04/24/2017
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore hands-on artistic, creative, and techie tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles. Drop-in and stay as long as you like. For kids ages 7 - 12, supervised younger siblings welcome.

Tags:
Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:00 pm
Maker Monday with the Bubbler!

Maker Monday with the Bubbler!

Sequoya Library
04/24/2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore hands-on artistic, creative, and techy tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles. Drop-in and stay as long as you like. For kids ages 7 - 12, supervised younger siblings welcome.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5)
 
 
5:00 pm
Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Web Comic Workshop with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/24/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the Web Comic Workshop, attendees will work with a 2D Artist and Animator to learn the tools used to create a Web Comic. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Media Lab expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in 2D Art, Animation and video composition.

Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Media Lab
 
 
6:00 pm
CANCELED - Maptime Madison

CANCELED - Maptime Madison

Bubbler, Central Library
04/24/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Maptime Madison

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Families or All Ages
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1:00 pm
3D Animation with Nate

3D Animation with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/25/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the 3D Animation workshop you will learn the basics of using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. Attendees will work with a professional 3D Animator while creating their own high quality 3D Animations. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This class is staffed by Media Lab Instructor Nate, with expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
3:00 pm
Rap Sessh

Rap Sessh

Meadowridge Library
04/25/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Local musician, Rob Dz, is passionate about words, and the power held in the words we choose to use. During this series of weekly after school music production and personal branding workshops, teen participants will be challenged to tell their story, and to tell their truth, through poetry, lyrics and music.

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
 
4:00 pm
2D Animation with Demetrius

2D Animation with Demetrius

Central Library, Media Lab
04/25/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In the 2D Animation workshop, attendees will work with a video compositor and animator to learn the tools used to illustrate a visual story. From an initial idea, to a script, to the animation and final edit, Composition and Animation expert Demetrius will walk you though the tools and processes that he uses to create his stories. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device (portable hard drive or flash drive) to save their work.

This workshop is staffed by Demetrius, with expertise in animation and video composition.

Tags:
Media Lab
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1:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Nate

Open Media Lab with Nate

Central Library, Media Lab
04/26/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 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 and volunteers.

Instructor Nate has expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, and digital art.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
3:30 pm
Rap Sessh

Rap Sessh

Lakeview Library
04/26/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Local musician, Rob Dz, is passionate about words, and the power held in the words we choose to use. During this series of weekly after school music production and personal branding workshops, teen participants will be challenged to tell their story, and to tell their truth, through poetry, lyrics and music.

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
 
5:00 pm
Screen Printing Open Studio

Screen Printing Open Studio

Bubbler, Central Library
04/26/2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Work with Lesley Numbers on an independent screen printing project.  Explore a variety of stenciling methods and experiment with inks and layering to create original designs on paper or fabric.  Some printmaking experience recommended.  Limited card stock, ink, and screens are available, feel free to bring in specialty paper, fabric, or additional screens. Ages 14 and up. No registration necessary but supplies are limited.

Learn more about our current Artist-in-Residence at madisonbubbler.org/artist-in-residence/

The Bubbler is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
 
 
5:00 pm
Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Open Media Lab With Demetrius and Matt

Central Library, Media Lab
04/26/2017
5:00 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 and volunteers.

On Wednesday evening our lab is staffed by Demetrius with expertise in animation and video composition and Matt with expertise in video editing.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bubbler and the Media Lab are supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Media Lab
 
6:30 pm
Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Alicia Ashman Library
04/26/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join instructor Kathleen Chapman for a 4-week series for beginning knitters. Adults and teens 13 and older are welcome. Supplies are provided. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration begins on March 22--call 608-824-1780 to reserve your spot.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Bubbler - Adult
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9:00 am
Poem In Your Pocket Day

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Pinney Library
04/27/2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

The Academy of American Poets has designated April 27, 2017 as Poem In Your Pocket Day! Stop by our poetry station to write your own poem or select & open a surprise poem scroll. Carry the poem with you and share it with others throughout the day. Check out www.poets.org for more poems you can carry. #pocketpoem #npm17

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12)
 
10:00 am
Sensory Science

Sensory Science

Alicia Ashman Library
04/27/2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come and explore your five senses with these exploratory science programs designed for younger learners who are just discovering the world and the science you can find in everyday objects. The same series three of will repeat in Apr and May at the Alicia Ashman Library. Registration for each class is separate, register for the topics that interest you!

Click here to register

Tags:
Bubbler - Preschool, Preschool
 
3:30 pm
Rap Sessh

Rap Sessh

Goodman South Madison Library
04/27/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Local musician, Rob Dz, is passionate about words, and the power held in the words we choose to use. During this series of weekly after school music production and personal branding workshops, teen participants will be challenged to tell their story, and to tell their truth, through poetry, lyrics and music.

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Film Editing with Dan

Film Editing with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/28/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Film Editing workshop attendees will work with a professional Film Editor to edit, color correct, master and composite film. Attendees can bring their own footage or use stock footage provided by the Media Lab. Attendees are encouraged to bring a thumb drive or hard drive to save their work, and headphones for editing audio.

This workshop is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Tags:
Adult - Film, Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
 
4:00 pm
Open Media Lab with Dan

Open Media Lab with Dan

Central Library, Media Lab
04/28/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 and volunteers.

This Open Lab is staffed by Dan, with an expertise in Film Editing and Production.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
6:30 pm
Family Fun Night: Artist Ife Williams (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Family Fun Night: Artist Ife Williams (a Bubbler Jr. program)

Goodman South Madison Library
04/28/2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn about art with Ife Williams! Family Fun Nights are funded by a gift from The Capital Times Kids Fund.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages
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10:30 am
Tiny Acts of Kindness with Danika Brubaker

Tiny Acts of Kindness with Danika Brubaker

Hawthorne Library
04/29/2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Drop in to meet Bubbler Artist Danika Brubaker to create, tag, and hide a kindness-themed creation for a stranger to discover. Choose to create a tiny flower bouquet, drawing, letter or decorated word rock. Conspire to make someone's day a little brighter; leave with the thrill (and empathy) of sharing your artistic creation with a stranger. More magic! More kindness!

The Bubbler if funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5)
 
 
11:00 am
Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Indie Film Production Workshop with Key Media

Central Library, Media Lab
04/29/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In the Indie Film Production Workshop the crew from the Madison based film company, Key Media, will work with you to draft, plan and plot your own independent film! Topics covered will include; Storytelling techniques, script writing, working on small/micro/no budgets, directing, and how to schedule a well managed production. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB compatible storage device as well as a notepad and a pencil.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Tags:
film, Adult - Film, Bubbler - Adult, Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Media Lab
 
2:30 pm
Tiny Acts of Kindness with Danika Brubaker

Tiny Acts of Kindness with Danika Brubaker

Alicia Ashman Library
04/29/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop in to meet Bubbler Artist Danika Brubaker to create, tag, and hide a kindness-themed creation for a stranger to discover. Choose to create a tiny flower bouquet, drawing, letter or decorated word rock. Conspire to make someone's day a little brighter; leave with the thrill (and empathy) of sharing your artistic creation with a stranger. More magic! More kindness!

The Bubbler if funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Tags:
Bubbler - Families or All Ages, Bubbler - School Age (Grades K-5), School Age (grades K-5)
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