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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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All day
 
9am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am

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. Please note: class size may be limited. To register, pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins

 
10am
Preschool Creative Movement Dance with MCV

Preschool Creative Movement Dance with MCV

Meeting Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join Madison Contemporary Visions Dance for Preschool a Creative Movement Dance that fosters physical and cognitive development through dance, music, drama, props, rhymes, and stories. MCVD directors are Sara Rohs and Michael Knight. Learn more at www.mcvdance.com. No registration required.

 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:15am to 11:00am

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. Please note: class size may be limited. To register, pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins

 
10am
Family Fitness

Family Fitness

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join fitness expert Venus Washington and get the whole family moving with exercises, yoga, dancing and other fun activities.

 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

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

 
Drawing Jam

Drawing Jam

Community Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join artist Angela Richardson for a drop-in drawing jam with all kind of materials and drawing projects!

 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

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.

 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:15am 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.

 
11am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Stories, songs, and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies and toddlers (aged 0-30 months) and their caregivers -- and it's fun too!

 
12pm
One-on-One Computer Assistance
 
1pm
Teen Time: Bucky Badger Project
 
Interpreting the scores, Making Dances: Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

Interpreting the scores, Making Dances: Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

Bubbler
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Artist-in-Residence, Liz Sexe will be dancing the scores/instructions you have left behind. Stop by and join in dance/interpretation with her!

Liz Sexe is a dance educator, performer and choreographer/artistic director of Liz Sexe Dance Company, established in 2014. In her processes, tasks inspire poetic movement, game theory finds logical, yet often unexpected phrasing, and athletic dancing is paired with deep intentionality. She also performs both regionally and nationally with Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company, Marlene Skog and Dancers and works with many local choreographers curating work.

 
Sequoya Knitting Group
 
3pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 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.

 
4pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

 
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!
(Note: LEGOs are the featured Terrific Tuesday activity on these dates)

 
4pm
Drop-in Math Help
 
5pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 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 Rob - Expertise in audio recording
5-8 Lexie - Expertise in film editing
6-8 Brett - 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.

 
6pm
Sequoya All Ages Chess Club
 
Artist & Craftsman Monthly Workshop

Artist & Craftsman Monthly Workshop

Bubbler
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join artist Bob Elland from Artist & Craftsman Supply for a monthly demo using both new and classic mediums and materials found at your local art supply store. Learn more about the medium, ask questions - and try it out for yourself!
All are welcome to drop by, no registration necessary.
Each month there is a new project or medium that will be announced prior to the workshop.

This month we will be welcoming Kindness Rocks Madison. Kindness Rocks Madison was started with the hope of spreading kindness and smiles throughout the community. Join us for a night of free kindness rock painting! All supplies will be provided by Artist & Craftsman Supply and Kindness Rocks Madison.

 
Woodblock Carving & Printing with Jenie Gao

Woodblock Carving & Printing with Jenie Gao

Meeting Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to create your own woodblock print. Instructor Jenie Gao, former Artist In Residence at THE BUBBLER, will cover how to create your image, carve your block, and print on paper and fabric. Bring a t-shirt or other fabric to print on and wear something you don’t mind getting a little inky!

No prior experience necessary, ages 16+. Registration required.
This workshop will be offered twice, on 7/17 & 7/26. Please register for one session only.

 
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This is a course in computer and employment literacy for adult students who want to improve their reading, writing and general communication skills. Each student will have an individual lesson plan created for them and will work through the semester on completing that plan. Skills learned will help with job searching and applications, completing the GED and improving skills on the computer. Please register for the entire series, January 23 - May 3. Contact Ezi at the Literacy Network, (608)244-3911, ext. 10, for more information or to register.

These classes are funded through the Literacy Network with computer support from Madison Public Library Foundation. Find more literacy classes at http://www.litnetwork.org

 
7pm
Book Discussion of The Art Forger

Book Discussion of The Art Forger

Meeting Room 302
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

by B. A. Shapiro
In this literary mystery, a multiple painting art theft from a museum 25 years ago is revisited when one of the paintings seems to turn up. A young artist who makes a living painting reproductions of popular paintings ends up in the center of the sleuthing, and the details of a painter’s method for creating copies (or forgeries?) come into play. Join us for discussion and dessert!

 
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