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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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All day
 
9:00am
Hip Hop Architecture Camp

Hip Hop Architecture Camp

Meeting Rooms 301 & 302
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs.

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp is open to middle school and high school students, because of the overwhelming interest in the camp, participants must apply for the limited spaces available in each city. Please apply online, applicants will be notified of their acceptance via email: http://hiphoparchitecture.com/2018-madison-camp-registration-form

 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

(for children ages 3-5, siblings welcome)

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

 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended.
Note: No Toddler Time on Jul 4. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please pick up a nametag before the program begins.

 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:00am to 10:20am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally growing his/her social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. For children ages 16 - 35 months. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Stories songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies and toddlers (age 0-36 mths) and their caregivers.

 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:45am to 11:30am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:45am to 11:30am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended.
Note: No Toddler Time on Jul 4. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please pick up a nametag before the program begins.

 
11:00am
Badgercare+ Enrollment
 
11:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

Learn new tips and techniques to help your 0-15 month-old develop early literacy and early math skills through rhymes, bounces, books and songs. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation while naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting.

 
12:30pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

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.

 
1:00pm
Teen Filmmaking Camp

Teen Filmmaking Camp

Media Lab
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

In this 3-day Filmmaking camp, teens will work with a professional filmmaker to produce a short film using the library's Digital Media Lab. Attendees will learn what goes into the 'lights, camera and action!' of making a film - from camera work to lighting, editing and acting. Once completed all attendees will leave with a copy of the film they helped produce!

 
Eating Smart - Being Active

Eating Smart - Being Active

Meeting Room 115
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Eating Smart-Being Active offers research-based information about nutrition, food safety and spending your food dollars wisely. It is a FREE program provided by the University of Wisconsin Extension Food WIse. Lessons focus on simple messages related to food and nutrition and give participants a chance to apply new information through interactive activities. Requires households to have children/grandchildren 18 years of age and under.

Food will be made for sample tasting at each class!

 
1:30pm
WMSC Movie Program : BLACK PANTHER

WMSC Movie Program : BLACK PANTHER

Meeting Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

All shows are free and open to the public. Join the West Madison Senior Center at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on Wednesday afternoons to watch current releases. Refreshments will be served

 
2:30pm
Afternoon Pinney Book Discussion: The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

Afternoon Pinney Book Discussion: The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

Meeting Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

The Afternoon Pinney book group will host a discussion of The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler. New attendees always welcome. Synopsis: A scarred Vietnam veteran and successful businessman reflects on his teen years as a social outcast and friend to a popular youth during a summer camp reunion marked by selflessness and an unthinkable event involving his friend's family members.

 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 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.

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
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 
5:00pm
Panels and Pizza: A Graphic Novel Discussion Group
 
West Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play experience

West Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play experience

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

This program takes place at Haen Family Park (7702 Tree Ln). No program on July 4.

Enjoy play-centered, child led activities in the park each week, based on the educational approach of Anji Play. The library will provide special play equipment to spark your children's imagination. At the end of each event, kids will create a Play Story, drawing and/or writing about their play for that day. Wear messy clothes, bring a water bottle, (optional) bring a picnic dinner or purchase a meal from the "Let's Eat Out" local food carts, and make an evening of it!​ This event is created in partnership with the Madison Parks Division and AnjiPlay, and funded in part by a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation.

Learn more at http://www.anjiplay.com/parents

 
5:30pm
Drop-in Screen Printing with Lesley Numbers

Drop-in Screen Printing with Lesley Numbers

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join local artist Lesley Numbers for a drop-in screen printing event. Learn how screen printing works and pull your own print to take home using pre-made stencils. Paper and ink will be provided; or bring your own t-shirt or textile to print on. Children 6 and under will need an adult to help.

 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.

 
Board Games with Friends of Hawthorne Library

Board Games with Friends of Hawthorne Library

Community Room
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Drop in to play board games at Hawthorne -- sponsored by the Friends of Hawthorne Library!

You are welcome to bring in a favorite game or drop in to join in -- assorted popular board games will be available and refreshments will be served.

Adults of all ages welcome!

 
Meadowridge Anime Club

Meadowridge Anime Club

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Showing: Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie
Description: Sakura, Cardcaptor of the Clow Cards, successfully seals the Arrow Card with help from her friends. That night, Sakura experiences a strange dream where two pieces of cloth pull her underwater. Sakura has to confront the sorceress Madoushi. Madoushi captures Sakura and holds her prisoner. Sakura's friends will have to help her to free her from this predicament.
Language: English Dub

Come watch and discuss anime favorites. Snacks provided.

 
Chicken Biryani with Yakub Kazi

Chicken Biryani with Yakub Kazi

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how to make chicken biryani, a popular rice dish with a mix of spices, and an Indian salad. Registration begins 6/27. Register online or call 288-6160. Part of the series, Cooking with the Chefs of the Madison Public Market. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.

 
7:00pm
Mystery Book Discussion
 
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