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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Trademark Basics with Craig Morris from the US Patent and Trademark Office

Trademark Basics with Craig Morris from the US Patent and Trademark Office

Meeting Room 301
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Presented in partnership with UW Libraries and 100State
- how trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ.
- why any new business should select a trademark that will be both federally registrable and legally protectable, highlighting factors critical when choosing a mark.
- the importance of doing a complete search and whether to use an attorney.
- what to do if another trademark owner sends a "cease-and-desist" letter.
- how to apply to seek federal registration and the role of the USPTO.
- how to avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies that request fees for services not required by the USPTO.
- what happens after registration.

Biographical information:
Craig Morris works within the Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, he is the Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach, spearheading the effort for increased USPTO educational activities in the area of trademark fundamentals. For fourteen years prior, he was the Managing Attorney for the Trademark Electronic Application System, focusing on making the Trademark Operation a total e-government environment. Mr. Morris has been with the USPTO since 1983, previously serving as a Law Office Examining Attorney, Senior Attorney, and Managing Attorney.

 
Music + Movement: Summer Series with Ms. Gabi
 
9:30am
Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print ans phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups welcome. Siblings welcome. No registration required.

 
10:00am
Free Mending

Free Mending

Study Room 211
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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

 
Make Music Madison Storytime

Make Music Madison Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join our most musical librarians in a special storytime, kicking off a whole day celebration for Make Music Madison!

 
Pop Up Making!

Pop Up Making!

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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
 
10:30am
Make Music Madison at Lakeview Library

Make Music Madison at Lakeview Library

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:30am to 7:30pm

Enjoy a day of free music outside the library as Lakeview plays host to Make Music Madison musicians all day long from 10:30am to 7:30pm! Pull up a seat on the sidewalk and enjoy the sweet sounds of talented local artists. Visit library for performer lineup. No registration required. The event is free for all ages, but these hardworking artists do appreciate your generous tips.

10:30am Les Hoffman
NOLA Blues/Rock

11:15am Eric de los Santos
Marimba

12:15pm TWA Dogs
Celtic folk

1:30pm Dead Sea Squirrels
Uke, melodica, guitar, and voice

4:00pm Dana Perry
Singer/songwriter

5:30pm greenTONE acapella

6:30pm Mike D
Accordion

 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups and younger siblings welcome!

 
11:00am
Make Music Madison 2018

Make Music Madison 2018

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00am to 8:00pm

A day of free, live music! We have a full slate of musicians ready to make some noise at the library:

11:00 Harwood String Quartet
A string quartet with heart and a sense of humor.

12:00 Still Jaded after All These Years
A folk rock duo specializing in vocal harmony and witty repartee.

1:00 Dark of the Moon Contra-Band
Women's band specializing in snappy music like polkas, jigs, and reels as well as other types of traditional music good for dancing or listening.

2:00 Raquel Aleman & Steve Truesdale
Former bandmates (Weapons of Mass Defunktion) reunite for a vocal and guitar duo show performing originals by Raquel Aleman & 1nvisibleman as well as several fun pop covers.

3:00 Twa Dogs
Traditional Celtic folk music on whistle and accordion. The Twa Dogs combine classical music training with a love of folk music and a casual, down-to-earth approach to performance.

4:00 MAUI: Madison Area Ukulele Initiative
Approximately 20 strummers will play familiar, popular songs from 1920's to present. Audience members are invited to sing along.

5:00 Karavay
Karavay, named after the Russian bread of welcome and celebration, plays folk songs from around the world.

6:00 Madison Classical Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble of classical guitarists that plays a variety of classical music.

7:00 Angela Puerta
A Colombian singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Madison, Wisconsin. She performs Pop, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and Cumbia for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

 
12:00pm
Webinar: Cooperatives and Affordable Housing Needs

Webinar: Cooperatives and Affordable Housing Needs

Meeting Room 301
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Part of the Cooperative Solutions for Community Needs webinar series that is offered by the UW-Madison Center for Cooperatives. Series explores how cooperatives are being used to address a variety of unmet needs in rural and urban communities. Presenters who have worked with local community members to develop cooperative solutions will give brief case studies, follow by a Q&A session.

 
1:00pm
MADTech Series: Tools for Collaboration

MADTech Series: Tools for Collaboration

Conference Room (first floor)
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

There are a lot of tools that can be used for collaboration— an overwhelming amount. In this workshop, we'll group tools into 3 major areas (project management, meetings, communication) and discuss some of the tools available in each, usage cases, and potential benefits.
Class is free and funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy. Please rsvp with MadTech at madtech.eventbrite.com or call 608-266-6350 for more information.

 
VA Outreach
 
2:00pm
Pop Up Making!

Pop Up Making!

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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.

 
3:00pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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
 
3:30pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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.

 
4:00pm
Thursdays @ 4 Slime-o-rama!

Thursdays @ 4 Slime-o-rama!

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 4:00pm

Join us on the Sequoya porch to create your own unique glitter or iridescent slime putty at the library! Mix the ingredients together in a sticky, squishy experiment to watch your slime come to life. Children under age 7 should have an adult helper.

This event will happen Thursday June 21st & Tuesday June 26th, please register and attend 1 session only. Registration begins June 7th. Register online, in person, or by phone at 266-6385

 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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.

 
5:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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.

 
6:00pm
Kids Code Madison

Kids Code Madison

Community Room
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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. The summer session will be focusing on physical computing, linux, and raspberry pies. New and experienced kid programmers welcome! Special note: Programming activities are not appropriate for younger elementary school kids.

 
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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.

 
Literacy Network

Literacy Network

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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

 
The Faces of Lake Wisconsin Film Screening

The Faces of Lake Wisconsin Film Screening

Meeting Room 302
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm

The Faces of Lake Wisconsin is the new version of an ongoing project by director Valérie Lanciaux - an atypical and poetic documentary that seeks to learn more about southern Wisconsin through the voices and faces of women who live there.

Born in France, Valérie Lanciaux is a trained actor, filmmaker, and educator. In 2011 she was invited to Portage, Wisconsin to present her solo performance and run theatre workshops to children at the Zona Gale Young People’s Theater. This experience inspired Valérie to discover more about the area.

“I fell in love with the region and the people. I decided I would also make a version of my (Faces of…) project there. It was obvious.” “Now Wisconsin is a second home for me.”

For more about Valérie Lanciaux, and to view a trailer of the film, go to http://valerielanciaux.wixsite.com/mywork-val

 
6:30pm
Lakeview Mystery Book Discussion of "Darktown" by Thomas Mullen

Lakeview Mystery Book Discussion of "Darktown" by Thomas Mullen

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us to discuss "Darktown" by Thomas Mullen. New members always welcome.

Synopsis: Award-winning author Thomas Mullen is a “wonderful architect of intersecting plotlines and unexpected answers”(The Washington Post) in this timely and provocative mystery and brilliant exploration of race, law enforcement, and justice in 1940s Atlanta.

Responding to orders from on high, the Atlanta Police Department is forced to hire its first black officers, including war veterans Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith. The newly minted policemen are met with deep hostility by their white peers; they aren’t allowed to arrest white suspects, drive squad cars, or set foot in the police headquarters.

When a woman who was last seen in a car driven by a white man turns up dead, Boggs and Smith suspect white cops are behind it. Their investigation sets them up against a brutal cop, Dunlow, who has long run the neighborhood as his own, and his partner, Rakestraw, a young progressive who may or may not be willing to make allies across color lines. Among shady moonshiners, duplicitous madams, crooked lawmen, and the constant restrictions of Jim Crow, Boggs and Smith will risk their new jobs, and their lives, while navigating a dangerous world—a world on the cusp of great change.

A vivid, smart, intricately plotted crime saga that explores the timely issues of race, law enforcement, and the uneven scales of justice. -- Amazon.com

 
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