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

April 2017

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2:30 pm
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Goodman South Madison Library
04/03/2017
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:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Lakeview Library
04/03/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Minecraft is a multiplayer sandbox game that allows players to build anything collaboratively using natural resources, reference skills, and each other’s assistance. Madison Public Library offers Madison school aged kids and teens the ability to connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU software while learning ecology, economics, biology, and physics. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. 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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3:30 pm
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Goodman South Madison Library
04/04/2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Lakeview Library
04/04/2017
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), Teen (grades 6-12)
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3:00 pm
Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Library
04/05/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your friends and come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. 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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3:00 pm
Teen Time

Teen Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/06/2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
04/06/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led club program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Code Studio. New and experienced kid programmers and their parents welcome! Information for youth as well as interested volunteer mentors can be found at kidscodemadison.org. Funded through a Pop! Challenge grant by the Madison Public Library Foundation.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
04/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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)
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2:00 pm
Queen of Katwe (Hawthorne Saturday Matinees)

Queen of Katwe (Hawthorne Saturday Matinees)

Hawthorne Library
04/08/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PG / 124 mn / drama / 2016 / USA

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Based on the book "The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster" by Tim Crothers

http://www.queenofkatwe.com/

Terrific films for people of all ages, from kids through adults. Families are welcome, but individual teens and adults are too. Refreshments will be served.
(Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Tags:
Adult - Film, Families or All Ages, Teen (grades 6-12)
 
3:00 pm
Craft Lab

Craft Lab

Alicia Ashman Library
04/08/2017
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 Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Goodman South Madison Library
04/10/2017
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:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Lakeview Library
04/10/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Minecraft is a multiplayer sandbox game that allows players to build anything collaboratively using natural resources, reference skills, and each other’s assistance. Madison Public Library offers Madison school aged kids and teens the ability to connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU software while learning ecology, economics, biology, and physics. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
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)
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3:30 pm
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Goodman South Madison Library
04/11/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Lakeview Library
04/11/2017
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), Teen (grades 6-12)
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3:00 pm
Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Library
04/12/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your friends and come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. 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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3:00 pm
Teen Time

Teen Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/13/2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club - CANCELED - 0

Chapters Teen Writing Club - CANCELED - 0

Pinney Library
04/13/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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)
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3:00 pm
Library Laboratory

Library Laboratory

Lakeview Library
04/14/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop by this drop-in session to play all sorts of games, experiment with cooking, get creative with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! For children in grades 3-12. Supervised younger siblings welcome.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
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1:30 pm
CANCELLED for 4/15 Minecraft Club

CANCELLED for 4/15 Minecraft Club

Pinney Library
04/15/2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:00 pm
Celebrate Poetry!

Celebrate Poetry!

Alicia Ashman Library
04/15/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join local poets to help us celebrate National Poetry Month. Listen to original poetry; share some of your own poetry; or read some of your favorite poets' work. You can also participate in writing some group poetry. Let's all wax poetic!

Tags:
Adult - Other, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Goodman South Madison Library
04/17/2017
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:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Lakeview Library
04/17/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Minecraft is a multiplayer sandbox game that allows players to build anything collaboratively using natural resources, reference skills, and each other’s assistance. Madison Public Library offers Madison school aged kids and teens the ability to connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU software while learning ecology, economics, biology, and physics. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. 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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3:30 pm
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Goodman South Madison Library
04/18/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Library
04/18/2017
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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3:00 pm
Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Library
04/19/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your friends and come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. 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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6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
04/20/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led club program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Code Studio. New and experienced kid programmers and their parents welcome! Information for youth as well as interested volunteer mentors can be found at kidscodemadison.org. Funded through a Pop! Challenge grant by the Madison Public Library Foundation.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club - CANCELED - 0

Chapters Teen Writing Club - CANCELED - 0

Pinney Library
04/20/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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)
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9:00 am
Madison Traditonal Gaming

Madison Traditonal Gaming

Hawthorne Library
04/22/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note: group usually meets third Saturday. Bumped by awesome Friends of Hawthorne Library book sale. Please come and buy, great deals on books, cds, and dvds.
In search of adventure? Have a desire to explore the unknown? If so, be sure to join the Madison Traditional Gaming group here at the Hawthorne Branch Library. Madison Traditional Gaming is all about traditional role-playing games such as Original Dungeons & Dragons, AD&D, Classic Traveller, Labyrinth Lord, and more! Meetings will be on the third Saturday of each month in the community room and will run all day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Note: this meeting will be on the fourth Saturday -- Third Saturday is Friends of Hawthorn Library fundraising book sale.

Tags:
Adult - Other, Teen (grades 6-12)
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2:30 pm
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Goodman South Madison Library
04/24/2017
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:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:30 pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Lakeview Library
04/24/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Minecraft is a multiplayer sandbox game that allows players to build anything collaboratively using natural resources, reference skills, and each other’s assistance. Madison Public Library offers Madison school aged kids and teens the ability to connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU software while learning ecology, economics, biology, and physics. No account necessary. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Ages 17 and under. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Tags:
School Age (grades K-5), Teen (grades 6-12)
 
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)
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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)
 
3:30 pm
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Goodman South Madison Library
04/25/2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
4:00 pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Lakeview Library
04/25/2017
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), Teen (grades 6-12)
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3:00 pm
Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Minecraft Club

Meadowridge Library
04/26/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab your friends and come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. 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

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)
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3:00 pm
Teen Time

Teen Time

Goodman South Madison Library
04/27/2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Chill out time just for teens! Art, video games, computers and more.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
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)
 
6:00 pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Hawthorne Library
04/27/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Middle school students are invited to Kids Code Madison, a weekly, drop-in coding club. A volunteer-led club program, youth can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using programs and tools like Scratch and Code Studio. New and experienced kid programmers and their parents welcome! Information for youth as well as interested volunteer mentors can be found at kidscodemadison.org. Funded through a Pop! Challenge grant by the Madison Public Library Foundation.

Tags:
Teen (grades 6-12)
 
6:00 pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Pinney Library
04/27/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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)
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2:00 pm
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Hawthorne Saturday Matinees)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Hawthorne Saturday Matinees)

Hawthorne Library
04/29/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PG-13 | 2h 13min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 18 November 2016 (USA)
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

http://www.fantasticbeasts.com/

Terrific films for people of all ages, from kids through adults. Families are welcome, but individual teens and adults are too. Refreshments will be served.
(Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Tags:
Adult - Film, Families or All Ages, Teen (grades 6-12)
 
2:00 pm
Mark Twain: an American Life

Mark Twain: an American Life

Sequoya Library
04/29/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

"Mark Twain: an American Life" tells the story of Mark Twain's life with excerpts from his writings, read by Dennis Cook; songs and tunes from the time related to his life, sung and played by Judy Cook, and projected images, including words to choruses so all may join in.
http://judycook.net/
The program will consist of two 45-minute sets with a break at the Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI, on Saturday,
April 29, 2017, beginning at 2:00pm. Registration is required and begins on April 1, 2017. Call 608-266-6385 for information.

Click here to register

Tags:
Adult - Other, Teen (grades 6-12)
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