Join the Alicia Ashman Mystery Book Group for a civilized discussion of murder and mayhem on the second Monday of the Month!
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Preschool Creative Movement Dance with MCV
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 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
Community Room B
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.
General Job Assistance
Study Room 204
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing, including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online, or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.
Open Media Lab
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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:
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.
Meeting Room 115
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find more Minecraft clubs in libraries: http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/kids/minecraft
Youth Program Room
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun hosted on the librarys private server. No account is needed, well use library laptops running MinecraftEDU. Minecrafters ages 17 and under sign up for a 30-minute session. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.
Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr program)
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's activity: Fingerprint Art
Join special guest artists and dig-in to Maker Kit activities to explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each week. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems and puzzles. Drop-in and stay as long as you like. For kids ages 7-12, supervised younger siblings welcome. Check online or call the library for this week's activity
Downtown Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play Experience
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
This program takes place at Brittingham Park (829 W. Washington Ave)
Enjoy play-centered, child led activities in the park each week, based on the educational approach of Anji Play. The library will provide special play equipment to spark your children's imagination. At the end of each event, kids will create a Play Story, drawing and/or writing about their play for that day. Wear messy clothes, bring a water bottle, (optional) bring a picnic dinner or purchase a meal from the "Let's Eat Out" local food carts, and make an evening of it! This event is created in partnership with the Madison Parks Division and AnjiPlay, and funded in part by a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation.
Learn more at http://www.anjiplay.com/parents
Madison Mural Alley Opening Celebration
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
We invite everyone to come out and celebrate the official opening of Madison Mural Alley behind the Madison East Shopping Center at 2707 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704.
This project is funded by the Madison Arts Commission, with support from Madison Public Library and the Madison Public Library Foundation.
*A limited number of food cart vouchers will be available for neighborhood residents who need them
To learn more about Madison Mural Alley, visit: http://madisonbubbler.org/madison-mural-alley