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Monday, June 4, 2018

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10:00am
One-On-One Computer Assistance [no-show]

One-On-One Computer Assistance [no-show]

Study Room 1
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Monday and Saturday mornings and Thursday afternoons! Call 246-4547 to make an appointment.

 
10:30am
Preschool Art with Jovita

Preschool Art with Jovita

Community Room
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join local artist Jovita Hogan to create art while exploring different media and techniques! Each week will feature a different project.

 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.

Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program

 
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing, including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online, or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.

 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to explore digital media production in the realms of stop motion animation, 3D world design, green screen video, audio design and graphic design. Drop in and explore the lab or work on projects with the expertise of our media lab staff.

Lab staff for today will be:
2-6 Rob- Expertise in audio recording
2-6 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bubbler and the Media Lab are supported by grants from Madison Public Library Foundations and The Friends of the Madison Public Library.

 
2:30pm
Minecraft Monday
 
3:00pm
Lego Club

Lego Club

Meeting Room
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Call 246-4547 in advance to sign up for a one-hour session.

Madison Writing Assistance is a free service provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of The Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, Altrusa International of Madison, and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

 
4:30pm
CANCELED: Madison Teacher Studio

CANCELED: Madison Teacher Studio

Bubbler
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

All educators are welcome to attend!
This event is:
* Free and open to ANY educator interested in teaching through making and maker spaces.
* Available for UW-Madison credits or continuing education units (CEUs)

You can expect to:
* Make connections with other educators interested in teaching through making
* Gain at least one concrete practice that you might consider implementing with your students
* Engage in critical conversations about challenges and benefits of teaching through making in K12 classrooms
* Enjoy great food and great conversation

The event is free, but please RSVP so we know how much food to bring.
Visit this link: https://wisconsinteacherstudio.org/madison-teacher-studio-faq-register to RSVP and to find out more! Please bring a laptop if possible.

 
6:00pm
Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Room
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Ms. Belakovskaia, Women's Grand Master (WGM); three time U.S. Women's Champion; and Member of the U.S. Women's Olympian Team, will be giving special instruction and advise for beginners.

(children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).

 
Memoirs Salon

Memoirs Salon

Meeting Room 115
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

"First Monday, First Person!" We will share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people. We meet at 6pm, and enjoy light refreshments and stories until library staff chases us out at 7:45pm.

 
6:30pm
Wild Threads II: Making Soft Sculpture Patterns w/ Artist-in-Residence

Wild Threads II: Making Soft Sculpture Patterns w/ Artist-in-Residence

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bring an object made of a hard material that you’d like translate into a soft sculpture. It could be a fork, a stone, a radio, a carrot...almost anything will work. We’ll start class by looking at a few soft sculptures and the patterns used to make them, as well as some artists that use soft sculpture in their work. Then we’ll use a variety of techniques to make the patterns-tracing, drawing, simplifying shapes, using a copy machine. Bring a sketchbook and an open mind!

No experience needed, registration required, maximum 12 participants. Ages 15+
Note: Wild Threads I, II, and III are designed as a series, but can be taken as stand-alone workshops.

 
Chess Club - Free Play (6:45 PM - 8:00 PM)
 
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