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Saturday, August 11, 2018

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

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 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.

 
9:30am
CANCELLED -Monarch for Kids - Butterfly Release

CANCELLED -Monarch for Kids - Butterfly Release

Children's Program Room
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 9:45am to 10:15am

Join volunteers from Monarchs for Kids to meet and release butterflies! We will meet in the Children's area and then venture up to the third floor balcony to set them on their way!
Tentative based on the monarch's schedule. Call 266-6345 to confirm.

 
10:30am
Preschool and Toddler Dance Party
 
11:00am
**CANCELLED**Ten Beginner Reptiles with the Madison Herpetological Society
 
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Children's Program Room
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 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.

 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 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
Whoopensocker at the Library - Live Whoopensocker Cabaret

Whoopensocker at the Library - Live Whoopensocker Cabaret

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The fun doesn’t stop with story creation. Come see the best stories, poems, and songs of the summer written from kids across Madison come to life in the Library’s Woopensocker show. With music, sound effects, and children's creativity, it's sure to be a hoot. Plus print your own Woopensocker t-shirt with the Bubbler. Open to all, families and all ages, whether you participated in a workshop or just love to laugh.

All are welcome, no registration necessary

 
**CANCELLED**Amazing Arachnids with the Madison Herpetological Society
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 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:
Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording
Sophie- Expertise in digital art, graphic design, and 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.

 
2:00pm
Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Alicia Ashman Library

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Alicia Ashman Library

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

 
2:30pm
Family Movie Matinee - A WRINKLE IN TIME

Family Movie Matinee - A WRINKLE IN TIME

Meeting Room
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Pop into Pinney for a family matinee. We'll provide the popcorn, courtesy of the Friends of Pinney Library!

This month's movie is A Wrinkle in Time.

We will have room for 45 attendees on chairs and carpet squares. First come, first serve. Doors open at 2:00pm.

 
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