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Events Calendar

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

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
9am
9:00am to 4:00pm
Friends of Sequoya Book Sale (6672 Odana Road)

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale (6672 Odana Road)

*Offsite
Saturday, Oct 1, 9:00am to 4:00pm

This sale takes place at the Friends of Sequoya Bookshop, 6672 Odana Road

Friends of Sequoya First Saturday Book Sales have resumed at our shop located at 6672 Odana Road in Market Square (next to Play-it-Again Sports.)
At this time, for the safety of our customers and volunteers, masks are not required but are encouraged.

*Offsite
 
10am
10:00am to 11:00am
Multi-age Storytime (ages 5 and under)

Multi-age Storytime (ages 5 and under)

*In Central Library
Saturday, Oct 1, 10:00am to 11:00am

READ and PLAY together with children under age 5! Join us in the youth services area on the lower level this Saturday! Engaging with books, songs and playful experiences all help children develop communication skills, patience, empathy, and pre-reading skills​ and helps to build a lifelong love of reading. Library programs are always free. Siblings and childcare groups are welcome.

*In Central Library
 
10:00am to 1:00pm
FULL: Cyanotype Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Angela Johnson

FULL: Cyanotype Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Angela Johnson

Studio
Saturday, Oct 1, 10:00am to 1:00pm

This workshop will explore the history of cyanotypes (a camera-less photography process) as well as offer lots of time for hands-on exploration of this media. Pre-treated fabric will be used to create single and dual sided imagery, using a variety of materials for inspiration including leaves, flowers, stencils and more.

Feel free to bring your own inspirational items from home to use (lace doily, pressed flowers, or other FLAT or translucent materials)

This workshop is geared towards older teens, adults, and seniors.

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About Angela Johnson's Pinney Library Studio Artist Residency:

PROCESSING: ART AS HEALING

How does art heal you?
What have you learned through art?

ANGELA’S RESIDENCY TERM: September 2022 - December 2022

ANGELA’S IN-STUDIO CREATIVE TIME: Thursdays from 12-2pm at Pinney Library

ANGELA’S OPEN STUDIO DROP-IN & MAKE: Thursdays from 2-4pm at Pinney Library

Pinney Studio RESIDENCY OVERVIEW:

As an artist who works in bookmaking, box making, alternative photo processes, art journaling, and installation art (with a focus on storytelling through family stories!) Angela Johnson invites Madison adults and seniors to come explore new art mediums with her.

Angela sees the tools of creating as a way to process ideas, she plans to host weekly open studio sessions and workshops for the community throughout her time in residence. These opportunities will be focused on different media/processes each month with an emphasis on storytelling through thinking outside the box.  Learn more about Angela on her website (external link).

Studio
 
1pm
1:00pm to 1:15pm
Munch Mobile Lunch Van

Munch Mobile Lunch Van

*In Lakeview Library
Saturday, Oct 1, 1:00pm to 1:15pm

The Munch Mobile Lunch Van will make a stop at Lakeview Library on Saturdays during the school year.  All people in and around the library can get a free lunch between 1:00pm and 1:15pm.

*In Lakeview Library
 
1pm
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Saturday, Oct 1, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners. 

Blue Room 128
 
2pm
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Serendipity Saturday with the Bubbler

Serendipity Saturday with the Bubbler

Youth Program Room
Saturday, Oct 1, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Will you make a cardboard instrument? Explore pastels or watercolors? Or build something out of wood? That’s the joy of serendipity - you never know until you get there! Drop in anytime to enjoy fun hands-on art and maker activities for kids of all ages. 

Youth Program Room
 
2pm
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Saturday, Oct 1, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners. 

Blue Room 128
 
3pm
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Goodman South Anime Club
*In Goodman South Madison Library
 
3pm
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Saturday, Oct 1, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners. 

Blue Room 128