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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 9:30am to 10:15am

(for children ages 3-5, siblings welcome)

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups welcome, no registration required.

 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime Chefs

Preschool Storytime Chefs

Community Room B and Kitchen
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Start off with a short storytime and Kids Chef,Chef Lily, will teach everyone how to make related snacks. Children will need adult assistance. Registration begins 8/15. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.

 
12:00pm
Cooking with Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy (ages 5-12)

Cooking with Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy (ages 5-12)

Community Room B and Kitchen
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

*Cancelled*Join The Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids ages 5-12. Participants will whip up some of Lily's favorite fun recipes. Theme:TBD. Vegetarian option and nut free. Registration begins two weeks before class starts. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.

 
12:30pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

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.

 
1:30pm
WMSC Movie Program : CHAPPAQUIDDICK

WMSC Movie Program : CHAPPAQUIDDICK

Meeting Room
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

All shows are free and open to the public. Join the West Madison Senior Center at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on Wednesday afternoons to watch current releases. Refreshments will be served

 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

 
5:00pm
Panels and Pizza: A Graphic Novel Discussion Group
 
5:30pm
Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Alicia Ashman Library

Rock the Library Summer Reading Celebration @ Alicia Ashman Library

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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.

 
6:00pm
Madison Travel Circle presents Westward Ho! Exploring South Dakota and Wyoming

Madison Travel Circle presents Westward Ho! Exploring South Dakota and Wyoming

Community Room
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Explore the beauty of the Badlands of South Dakota, also Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills. See Native American traditions at the Crazy Horse Memorial. Ride along the Iron Mountain Road leading to a breathtaking view of Mt. Rushmore through the third tunnel carved into the hill. Marvel at the alien beauty of Devil's Tower in Wyoming. In Hot Springs, visit the Mammoth Site and the beauty of the city in spring. Come join Laurie and her husband Alvin as they explore the mighty West!

 
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.

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

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

Bubbler
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.

 
Meadowridge Anime Club
 
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