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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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
Pop-Up Story Play

Pop-Up Story Play

Meeting Room B
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join in as we explore David Wiesner's nearly wordless picturebook, The Three Pigs. We will share, read, talk, laugh, and then make puppets for creative play. In this special storytime children will begin to
learn how to notice and analyze the visual images in Wiesner's book.

For children ages 3 - 8 and their adults.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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.

 
Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Hawthorne Library

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Hawthorne Library

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Finish your summer reading Bingo card this summer and earn a golden ticket to rock out at the library! Create a music video to your favorite song on your own or with your friends with our green screen or stop motion animation technology. Make props with us or bring your own costume for this one of a kind jam session.
Interested in suggesting a song for our Rock the Library Jukebox? Submit your suggestion via the link below
Please choose one Rock the Library session to attend. Call ahead to your library to add your name to the list for a half hour block of studio time or sign up for a spot on the day. If you are making a video with a sibling or a friend, you will only need to sign up for 1 spot. Make costumes, props, and practice your dance moves while you wait for your studio sesh.

Read Like a Badger is funded in part by Topitzes Family Foundation, the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation, and the Madison Public Library Foundation.

 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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, 08/07/2018 - 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
Interpreting the scores, Making Dances: Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

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

Bubbler
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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

Sequoya Knitting Group

Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome. Come on in & share tips or get advice!

 
2pm
Tuesdays @ 2 Sidewalk Chalk Masterpieces

Tuesdays @ 2 Sidewalk Chalk Masterpieces

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Did you know there are 64 different colors of sidewalk chalk? Neon? Glitter? Join us on the Sequoya porch to create a sidewalk chalk masterpiece or hopscotch super course! Water and Lemonade will be provided. Children under age 7 should have an adult helper. No registration required.

 
3pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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.

 
3pm
Madison Public Library Board
 
4pm
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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.

 
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Youth Program Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!
Note: LEGO Club is the Terrific Tuesday activity on June 19, July 17, and August 21.

 
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! View the traveling LEGO Capitol exhibit at the library.

 
4pm
Drop-in Math Help
 
Spending Plans - Make Every Penny Count
 
5pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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:
Rob- Expertise in audio recording
(6-8pm) Brett - Expertise in 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
Hoop Embroidered Felt Lettering with Anthology
 
Libraries Rock! Read Like a Badger Concert and Picnic at Olbrich Gardens

Libraries Rock! Read Like a Badger Concert and Picnic at Olbrich Gardens

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Pack up your supper and head to the Olbrich Gardens (3330 Atwood Ave) for a fun-filled family concert! Come, rain or shine, at 6:00pm to play with bubbles, make a project with Olbrich Gardens staff, and practice voting with the Madison City Clerk's office. Then, at 7:00pm, Jack and Kitty will get your toes tapping while you munch! Sponsored by Overture Center for the Arts' Kids in the Rotunda, the Madison City Clerk's Office, Madison Water Utility's Water Wagon and Olbrich Gardens.

 
Sequoya All Ages Chess Club
 
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 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

 
6pm
The Basics of Canning with Holly & Joey Baird
 
Get Smart about Smart Phones

Get Smart about Smart Phones

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Don't let smart phones outsmart you! Are you considering getting a smart phone, but don't know where to start? Do you have questions about how to use your own phone? Join tech and gadget expert Dave Friedman as he explains some ins and outs of your phone, or helps you decide about getting a new phone. He'll provide some tips and tricks, and you can come with questions for him, too.

 
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