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Monday, August 20, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Preschool Creative Movement Dance with MCV
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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.

 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 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

 
General Job Assistance

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.

 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

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:
2-6 Rob- Expertise in audio recording
2-6 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and 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.

 
2:30pm
Minecraft Monday
 
3:00pm
Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr program)

Maker Monday (a Bubbler Jr program)

Meeting Room
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

 
4:30pm
Alder Furman open office hours
 
6:00pm
Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Room
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Instructions for both beginners and those who wish to improve their chess playing skills will be available.
(children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).

 
Paper Folding Dance: Dancing the Score for “Folding, Unfolding, Refolding”

Paper Folding Dance: Dancing the Score for “Folding, Unfolding, Refolding”

Bubbler
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?
This workshop serves as sample for the community rehearsals that will take place for the performance at Hawthorne Library.
“Folding, Unfolding, Refolding” is a piece that Liz has been working on, and can be performed in various settings and with all people.

No experience necessary, please register ahead of time.
Open to all ages

 
Scallion Pancakes and Egg Drop Soup with Paul Tseng
 
6:30pm
Chess Club - Free Play (6:45 PM - 8:00 PM)
 
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