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
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Community Room B
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 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, 08/20/2018 - 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, 08/20/2018 - 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, 08/20/2018 - 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
Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr program)
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's activity: DIY Screenprinting
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
Paper Folding Dance: Dancing the Score for Folding, Unfolding, Refolding
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Using all sizes of paper, including oversized pieces of paper, join Artist-in-Residence, Liz Sexe as we create worlds to explore. Remember a time when paper and notes were how we communicated. We will ask the questions: Why do we fold paper? What can we create with paper folding? What memories exist with paper folding?
No experience necessary, please register ahead of time.
Scallion Pancakes and Egg Drop Soup with Paul Tseng
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm
Scallion pancakes are one of most famous street foods or small dishes in the Chinese community. Watch Chef Paul show how to make scallion pancakes and a simple egg drop soup. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Chess Club - Free Play (6:45 PM - 8:00 PM)
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm
From 6:45 PM to 8 PM it's time to hone your skills and have some fun playing chess.
Chess Club is open to all Ages and Skill Levels (children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).