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

November 2017

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6:30 pm
Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Library
11/01/2017
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)
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2:00 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/02/2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 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)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
11/02/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
11/02/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
11/02/2017
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)
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5:00 pm
A Portrait in Time: Artist Reception and Presentation with Melissa Enderle

A Portrait in Time: Artist Reception and Presentation with Melissa Enderle

Lakeview Library
11/03/2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Specializing in portraiture, Melissa's artwork captures the essence of the people and places she has visited, with an emphasis on tradition and culture. Her highly detailed pieces are rendered in color pencil, watercolor, and pastels.
Reception from 5-7:30 pm
Presentation at 6:00 pm

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Art, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/06/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. 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)
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9:00 am
Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

Bubbler, Central Library
11/07/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Private workshop (MJ)

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
11/07/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 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)
 
4:00 pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Library
11/07/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

Tags:
Chess, School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:30 pm
Holistic Nutrition

Holistic Nutrition

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen, Meadowridge Library
11/07/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Karen Radtke will discuss how different foods affect us physically and mentally. Karen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a board-certified nurse coach. No registration is required for this program

Tags:
Adult - Other, Teen (grades 6-12)
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4:00 pm
Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Meadowridge Library
11/08/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 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.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:00 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/09/2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 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)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
11/09/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
11/09/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
11/09/2017
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)
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3:00 pm
NeedleReads

NeedleReads

Alicia Ashman Library
11/11/2017
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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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/13/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. 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)
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2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
11/14/2017
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)
 
3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Pinney Library
11/14/2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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4:00 pm
Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Meadowridge Library
11/15/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 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.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:30 pm
The Art of Etegami

The Art of Etegami

Alicia Ashman Library
11/15/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Artist and creativity coach Theresa Kim presents the traditional Japanese art of Etegami, a gentle practice of hand-painting while engaging in meditative thought. Learn about this beautiful, stress-relieving pastime--and try your hand at it too! All materials are provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 608-824-1780 to reserve your spot.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Educational, Adult - Seniors, Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:30 pm
Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Crochet Club

Alicia Ashman Library
11/15/2017
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)
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3:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room A, Meadowridge Library
11/16/2017
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)
 
3:30 pm
Rap Sessh

Rap Sessh

Goodman South Madison Library
11/16/2017
3:30 pm - 6:00 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:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
11/16/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
11/16/2017
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)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/20/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. 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)
 
3:00 pm
Tabletop Game Club

Tabletop Game Club

Pinney Library
11/20/2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 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), Teen (grades 6-12)
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4:00 pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Library
11/21/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

Tags:
Chess, School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Monday

Minecraft Monday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/27/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. 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)
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9:00 am
Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

Bubbler Closed 9am-12pm

Bubbler, Central Library
11/28/2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Private workshop (MJ)

Tags:
Bubbler - Teen (Grades 6-12), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:00 pm
Youth Tuesday

Youth Tuesday

Meeting Room 115, Goodman South Madison Library
11/28/2017
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)
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4:00 pm
Nifty Thrifty Gifty

Nifty Thrifty Gifty

Alicia Ashman Library
11/29/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Craft your own one-of-a-kind gifts. Children under 7 need an adult helper. Register by phone at 824-1780 or online beginning November 15.

Click here to register

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Season of Shadows with Alaura Borealis

Meadowridge Library
11/29/2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 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.

Tags:
Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Teen Thursday

Teen Thursday

Goodman South Madison Library
11/30/2017
2:30 pm - 6:00 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)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
11/30/2017
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)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
11/30/2017
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)
 
 
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