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Alicia Ashman
Goodman South
Monroe Street

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Madison Traditional Gaming

Madison Traditional Gaming

Community Room
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 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!

Libraries are for everyone drop-in screenprinting

Libraries are for everyone drop-in screenprinting

Meeting Room
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Stop by for this drop-in workshop and create your own screenprint of an inclusive "Libraries are for Everyone" image, with text available in English, Spanish, or Arabic. Bring your own t-shirt/tote/material to print on, or create a print on paper. One print per person, please.

Baby Wearing Internation of Madison
Dim Sum Style Taro Cake with Madame Chu
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 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.

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Pinney Library

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Pinney Library

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

North Fire Truck Storytime at Northport Apartments (1740 Northport Dr.)
This Is Us Artist Reception
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 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:
Richard - Expertise in beat making, audio recording, and audio production
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.

Goodman South Book Club - Tribe, by Sebastian Junger

Goodman South Book Club - Tribe, by Sebastian Junger

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Come join the book club for lively, thoughtful discussions of our monthly book selection, Tribe, by Sebastian Junger. "Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, TRIBE explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning. It explains the irony that-for many veterans as well as civilians-war feels better than peace, adversity can turn out to be a blessing, and disasters are sometimes remembered more fondly than weddings or tropical vacations. TRIBE explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today's divided world." Everyone welcome to our public group. Please find our books for the club next to the hold shelf.

Library Lego Club

Library Lego Club

Children's Program Room
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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

Indian Dishes with Nausheen Qureishi

Indian Dishes with Nausheen Qureishi

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Nausheen in making mixed masala vegetables, cumin rice and roasted papadum,an Indian flatbread. 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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