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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size may be limited. To register, pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins

 
10am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:15am to 11:00am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size may be limited. To register, pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins

 
10am
Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Meadowridge Library

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Meadowridge Library

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

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.

 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays, and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge, and narrative skills. Daycares, groups, and siblings always welcome.

 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)

Enjoy rhymes, bounces, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your baby develop early literacy and early math skills and naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation.

 
11am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Stories, songs, and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies and toddlers (aged 0-30 months) and their caregivers -- and it's fun too!

 
12pm
CANCELED One-on-One Computer Assistance
 
1pm
Interpreting the scores, Making Dances: Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

Interpreting the scores, Making Dances: Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

Bubbler
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Artist-in-Residence, Liz Sexe will be dancing the scores/instructions you have left behind. Stop by and join in dance/interpretation with her!

Liz Sexe is a dance educator, performer and choreographer/artistic director of Liz Sexe Dance Company, established in 2014. In her processes, tasks inspire poetic movement, game theory finds logical, yet often unexpected phrasing, and athletic dancing is paired with deep intentionality. She also performs both regionally and nationally with Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company, Marlene Skog and Dancers and works with many local choreographers curating work.

 
Sequoya Knitting Group
 
2pm
Slime Party

Slime Party

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ooey, gooey, bouncy, sticky.... who doesn't love slime? Explore different methods for making several types of slime, including fluffy slime, glitter slime, and more! For ages 6 to 12. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

 
3pm
Wisconsin Book Festival Schedule Release
 
Wisconsin Book Festival Schedule Launch

Wisconsin Book Festival Schedule Launch

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Wisconsin Book Festival members and media are invited to a special Wisconsin Book Festival schedule launch party, featuring festival director Conor Moran and author David Maraniss.

 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

 
4pm
CANCELLED: Memory Cafe: Alzheimer's and Down Syndrome

CANCELLED: Memory Cafe: Alzheimer's and Down Syndrome

Meeting Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

*This event has been cancelled--stay tuned for a new date*. Presented by the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin and the
Madison Area Down Syndrome Society
Sponsored by the generosity of Bader Philanthropies
Join us for a casual meet-up of individuals with Down syndrome
and Alzheimer’s/dementia and their caregivers! This is a chance for
caregivers and individuals with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s/
dementia to meet others like them in their community. We will have
a fun scrapbooking activity to do together - bring photos of your
favorite memories!
In addition, there will be a brief presentation on Alzheimer’s and
Down syndrome along with resources to take home. Snacks and drinks will be provided!
RSVP Online by August 20:
www.dsaw.org/events/madisonmemorycafe

 
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

 
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!
(Note: LEGOs are the featured Terrific Tuesday activity on these dates)

 
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! View the traveling LEGO Capitol exhibit.

 
5pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
Rob- Expertise in audio recording
Lexie - Expertise in film editing
(6-8pm) Brett - Expertise in 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.

 
Midvale Lincoln PTO Board meeting
 
6pm
Vegan Dairy Staples with The Mint Bunny

Vegan Dairy Staples with The Mint Bunny

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join vegan chef T.J. and plant-based nutrition coach Val, of The Mint Bunny, to discover the cooking potentials of a high-speed blender. Learn how to create several dishes that are typically dairy using only dairy-free ingredients. Register online or call 608-288-6160. Please put in an email address if you'd like a reminder sent. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.

 
Sequoya All Ages Chess Club
 
Artist & Craftsman Monthly Workshop

Artist & Craftsman Monthly Workshop

Bubbler
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join artist Bob Elland from Artist & Craftsman Supply for a demo using Gel Printing Plates to create monoprints. Learn more about the medium, ask questions - and try it out for yourself!
All are welcome to drop by, no registration necessary.
Each month there is a new project or medium that will be announced prior to the workshop.

 
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This is a course in computer and employment literacy for adult students who want to improve their reading, writing and general communication skills. Each student will have an individual lesson plan created for them and will work through the semester on completing that plan. Skills learned will help with job searching and applications, completing the GED and improving skills on the computer. Please register for the entire series, January 23 - May 3. Contact Ezi at the Literacy Network, (608)244-3911, ext. 10, for more information or to register.

These classes are funded through the Literacy Network with computer support from Madison Public Library Foundation. Find more literacy classes at http://www.litnetwork.org

 
Hoop Embroidered Drawings with Anthology
 
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