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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 9:05am to 11:05am

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.

 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Room
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

 
10:30am
Spanish Family Storytime

Spanish Family Storytime

Meeting Room
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Acompáñenos para escuchar cuentos en español! Nos enfocamos en la alfabetización temprana a través de la lectura, la música y el juego.

Please join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish, focused on building early literacy skills.

 
11:00am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Study Room 101
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

 
11:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)

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

 
12:00pm
POSTPONED: Artist-in-Residence: Eric Adjetey Anang

POSTPONED: Artist-in-Residence: Eric Adjetey Anang

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:30pm

Eric Adjetey Anang is a Ghanaian sculptor and fantasy coffin carpenter. He was born in Teshie, Ghana, where he lived and ran the Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop building custom coffins, a family tradition started by this grandfather. During his time in Madison as the Bubbler artist-in-residence, Eric will be interacting with the public through hosting workshops on woodworking with hand tools, while creating his next life-size wooden coffin in the library.

Individuals of all ages are welcome to visit the library and explore the craft of woodworking, try using a variety of different hand tools, and learn more about the sacred tradition of designer coffin making. Drop in during Eric's open studio times in the coming months. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 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.

 
1:00pm
USS Bubbler Regatta

USS Bubbler Regatta

Meeting Room B
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ahoy shipbuilders! Anchors away for the first annual Bubbler Regatta! Create your own mini vessels from recycled materials, test their seaworthiness, and race against your friends down our raingutter course… you may have to supply your own wind. Children under 7 should be accompanied by an adult.

Registration begins Jun 30. Register online, in person, or by phone at 266-6385

 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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:
1-4 Dusty- Expertise in coding, graphic design, and stop-motion animation

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.

 
1:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including school assignments, resumes and cover letters, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems and absolutely any other kinds of writing. Appointments for writing assistance may be made the day of assistance only! Call 266-6395 to make a 45-minute appointment. Due to high demand, you are encouraged to call as soon as the library opens (Saturdays at 9 a.m.) This free service is provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center through the College of Letters & Sciences. Thank you to the Evjue Foundation, Altrusa International of Madison and the UW Anonymous Fund for generously supporting this program.

 
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