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Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 9:05am to 11:05am

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Monday and Saturday mornings and Thursday afternoons! Call 246-4547 to make an appointment.

 
10am
Donuts with Dad

Donuts with Dad

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too.

 
11am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

 
12pm
Make your own Thinking Cap

Make your own Thinking Cap

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

It's the start of a new school year--do you need a Thinking Cap? Artist Bird Ross will help participants to create their very own special Thinking Cap to get the year started off just right. Pizza will be served as part of this program! Register online beginning August 18 or call 824-1780.

 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 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

 
12pm
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 12:30pm to 5:00pm

Stop into the Bubbler Room to learn more about Jacki and why she is wild about the wild things in this world! Draw with her or take on your own interpretation of creatures real and unreal with various making materials.

 
1pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 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:
Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording
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.

 
1pm
LEGO Club

LEGO Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! For All Ages.

 
2pm
Thursday's Artists Reception

Thursday's Artists Reception

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A Meet the Artists Reception for Thursday's Artists. Their group exhibit "Young at Art" is showing at Pinney Library September 1-October 29, 2018

Thursday's Artists is a group of women with a shared love of drawing and painting. The artists began meeting over 20 years ago and continue to meet weekly. The group has an average of two shows a year, displaying their artwork at libraries, coffee shops and other venues. Each is inspired by the others, and the group shares ideas and critiques.

 
Mystery Games
 
3pm
Craft Lab

Craft Lab

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Not your momma's craft class! A new craft project each month, sometimes featuring local artists. Call the library or check back on this calendar for specific details closer to the event itself. Ages 12 and up.

 
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