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Saturday, July 21, 2018

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9am
Madison Traditional Gaming

Madison Traditional Gaming

Community Room
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

In search of adventure? Have a desire to explore the unknown? If so, be sure to join the Madison Traditional Gaming group here at the Hawthorne Branch Library. Madison Traditional Gaming is all about traditional role-playing games such as Original Dungeons & Dragons, AD&D, Classic Traveller, Labyrinth Lord, and more!

 
Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Find great bargains for your home library and support the library! This sale features books, DVDs and other materials of all types. Most items are $2 or less. Hosted by the Friends of the Madison Public Library in and near the Friends' Book Store. Visit http://www.friendsmpl.com for more information or to become a member.

This is a multi-day sale. Sale hours: Thursday, July 19, 9am-9pm, Friday, July 20, 9am-6pm, Saturday, July 21, 9am-3pm (bag sale from 12pm-3pm $5/bag).

 
Friends of Lakeview Library Vinyl Sale

Friends of Lakeview Library Vinyl Sale

Community Room
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

This is a music collectors' dream! Stop by the Lakeview Library for this special sale featuring music of all formats. The Lakeview Library will be accepting donations prior to the sale, including records of all sizes (33 1/3, 45, 78, or others) as well as CDs, sheet music, music magazines, or anything else related to music. Donation forms for tax purposes are available at the library. Drop off your donations or call the library to inquire about possible home pickup of larger donations.

 
Adult Adoptees Discussion Panel

Adult Adoptees Discussion Panel

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Adoption Wellness Presents:
A Q&A WITH ADULT ADOPTEES
Join us as adult adopted persons share their experiences
● growing up adopted
● being a part of a transracial family
● birth family search & reunions
● relationships and intimacy
Moderated by Jaclyn Skalnik, LCSW
Registration: 9:45 - Panel 10-12
(Tweens & teens welcome at parental discretion)
Please register online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adult-adoptees-discussion-panel-tickets-4
7488461266

 
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 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.

 
10am
Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Meeting Room
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a celebration of everything Harry Potter throughout the library. Create your own wands in Olivander’s shop, test your hand at potions class, play a quick round of quidditch, and snap a picture in our Harry Potter photo booth! Costumes and owls welcome and encouraged. No registration necessary.

 
Fruit Pizza with Abaaso Foods

Fruit Pizza with Abaaso Foods

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Enjoy making a fun fruit pizza. Kids will select a cookie crust base and top with frosting/sauce and fruits of their choice. Kids 7 and under will need adult assistance. Registration begins 7/7. 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.

 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 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.

 
1pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 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 Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording
1-4 Sophie- Expertise in digital art, graphic design, and animation
1-4 Corey - Expertise in audio recording

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.

 
1pm
Goodman South Book Club Book Discussion of Love, InshAllah...

Goodman South Book Club Book Discussion of Love, InshAllah...

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Come join the book club for lively, thoughtful discussions of our monthly book selection, Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women. "Romance, dating, sex and - Muslim women? In this groundbreaking collection, 25 American Muslim writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their search for love openly for the first time, showing just how varied the search for love can be--from singles' events and online dating, to college flirtations and arranged marriages, all with a uniquely Muslim twist." While we encourage you to read all the stories, our discussion will be around the following chapters:

- The Opening
- Love in the Time of Biohazards
- The Hybrid Dance
- Rerouting
- Last Night on the Island
- Shalom to Salam
- Three
- Brain Meets Heart

Discussions facilitated by members of the Library Takeover planning team, including Maria Ahmad, Syed Umar Warsi, Mouna Algahaithi, and Asmahan Sandokji.

Library Takeover is made possible with support from the Gerald M. Kline Foundation. Please find our books for the club on the shelves near the hold shelf.

 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 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.

 
2pm
Family Movie Matinee - HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
 
Art Yard Sign Pick-Up

Art Yard Sign Pick-Up

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Art yard signs by Madison artist collective It's About The Future will be available for pick-up. Stop by to say hello and get your sign. This project is a City of Madison Arts Commission temporary public art project.

 
2pm
Library Lego Club

Library Lego Club

Children's Program Room
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans to build your own unique creation.

 
Bouquet Fruit Carving with Artesan Fruit

Bouquet Fruit Carving with Artesan Fruit

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Learn how to carve a mini bouquet out of fruits and vegetables. Participants under 12 will need adult assistance. Registration begins 7/7. 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.

 
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