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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Music + Movement: Summer Series with Ms. Gabi
 
10am
Free Mending

Free Mending

Study Room 211
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

We are here to mend anything you need as the weather from spring to summer, including clothing, coats, and other fabric-related repairs. Sewers from the Sewing Machine Project will be available to mend your things for free every Thursday.

All are welcome
First come, first served
Work done on site

 
Summer Reading Club
 
Bubbler Room CLOSED 9am-12pm
 
Pop Up Making!

Pop Up Making!

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us in the teen area of Hawthorne library for a morning of making & tinkering. Make a sock monster, tinker with circuits, or build amazing towers. Drop in any time from 10-12 and see what activity we have brought with us this week!

Maker Corps is generously supported by a grant from the Evjue Foundation.

 
Music + Movement: Summer Series with Ms. Gabi
 
12pm
Daytime Book Discussion of "The Little Red Chairs" by Edna O'Brien

Daytime Book Discussion of "The Little Red Chairs" by Edna O'Brien

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join our discussion of "The Little Red Chairs" by Edna O'Brien. New members always welcome.

Synopsis: One night, in the dead of winter, a mysterious stranger arrives in the small Irish town of Cloonoila. Broodingly handsome, worldly, and charismatic, Dr. Vladimir Dragan is a poet, a self-proclaimed holistic healer, and a welcome disruption to the monotony of village life. Before long, the beautiful black-haired Fidelma McBride falls under his spell and, defying the shackles of wedlock and convention, turns to him to cure her of her deepest pains.

Then, one morning, the illusion is abruptly shattered. While en route to pay tribute at Yeats's grave, Dr. Vlad is arrested and revealed to be a notorious war criminal and mass murderer. The Cloonoila community is devastated by this revelation, and no one more than Fidelma, who is made to pay for her deviance and desire. In disgrace and utterly alone, she embarks on a journey that will bring both profound hardship and, ultimately, the prospect of redemption.

Moving from Ireland to London and then to The Hague, THE LITTLE RED CHAIRS is Edna O'Brien's first novel in ten years -- a vivid and unflinching exploration of humanity's capacity for evil and artifice as well as the bravest kind of love. -- Amazon.com

 
2pm
Pop Up Making!

Pop Up Making!

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the teen area of Lakeview library for an afternoon of making & tinkering. Make a sock monster, tinker with circuits, or build amazing towers. Drop in any time from 2-4 and see what activity we have brought with us this week!

Maker Corps is generously supported by a grant from the Evjue Foundation.

 
3pm
Movie Matinees: Early Man

Movie Matinees: Early Man

Community Room
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us at the library for a showing of "Early Man."

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Rated PG.

We'll provide the popcorn!

 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

 
Knitting at the Library
 
3pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun hosted on the library's private server. No account needed, we'll use library laptops running MinecraftEDU. Minecrafters 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.

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

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 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 246-4548 to make a 60-minute appointment.

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.

 
5pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
5-8 Nate - Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art.
5-8 Lexie - Expertise in film editing

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.

 
6pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.

 
Racial Justice Film Series presents Free Cece!

Racial Justice Film Series presents Free Cece!

Meeting Room 302
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm

On her way to the store with a group of friends, Chrishaun Reed “CeCe” McDonald was brutally attacked. While defending her life, a man was killed. After a coercive interrogation, CeCe was incarcerated in a men’s prison in Minnesota.

In the end, CeCe emerged not only as a survivor, but also as a leader. Documentarian Jac Gares pushed past the everyday narratives of victimhood surrounding the lives of transgender people, to spotlight the way CeCe and other trans people are leading a growing movement fighting for the rights of transgender people everywhere.

Please join us following the film for a facilitated discussion led by GSAFE and OutReach LGBT Community Center.

Hosted by Community Shares of Wisconsin in partnership with the Madison Public Library, the Racial Justice Film Series aims to educate and spark community-led conversation on systemic racism and related issues at the heart of the contemporary racial justice movement.

 
Choices and Wishes: Making Advance Health Care Decisions

Choices and Wishes: Making Advance Health Care Decisions

Meeting Room B
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Would your family know what to do if you had a health crisis and couldn’t communicate your health care wishes? Do they understand what you would and would not want, and are they prepared to honor those choices? If you haven’t put your thoughts into writing or had a conversation with others about what you want if you were so ill you couldn’t communicate, this presentation is for you. This hands-on seminar explains the “Power of Attorney for Health Care,” a legal document that makes your health care wishes clear to others. You will get a Wisconsin Power of Attorney for Heath Care Document form and hear instructions for completing it. This is a free program presented by an educator from Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care.

 
Literacy Network

Literacy Network

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Improve reading, writing and computer skills! Call Ezi at 244-3991 Ext 10 to register, space is limited.

 
6pm
Cancer 101: What You Need to Know

Cancer 101: What You Need to Know

Meeting Room
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Dr. Stephen Rosenberg, the Radiation Oncology Chief Resident at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, is the best-selling author of "Cancer: what you need to know: overcome the 10 common mistakes patients make". Committed to helping cancer patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options, Dr. Rosenberg says "there's a lot of textbooks out there on cancer, but they are missing a lot of good information about making easy to understand topics to patients as you are going through this really overwhelming diagnosis." Join us as Dr. Roseberg discusses his book, and provides time for questions and answers on this important issue that touches so many lives.

 
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