Learn new tips and techniques to help your 0-15 month-old develop early literacy and early math skills through rhymes, bounces, books and songs. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation while naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting. For babies ages 0 - 15 months. Weekly registration begins 8/27. Please register for each week you plan to attend.
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One-On-One Computer Assistance
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.
Study Room 1
Cuentos y Cantos
Join local songwriter and storyteller, Clare Norelle, for stories and songs in Spanish and English.
Preschool Storytime Chefs
Start off with a short storytime and Kids Chef Lily will teach everyone how to make storytime-related snacks. Children will need adult assistance. Registration begins 9/1. Register online or call 288-6160.
Community Room B and Kitchen
Explore science, technology, engineering & math through play (and books!). For children ages 3-5 years old. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Drop-In Basic Computer Help
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
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.
Meeting Room 115
Chess at the Library
Chess meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Community Room - Table Side
Pâte à Choux with Abaaso Foods (Rescheduled)
Learn how to make light, airy, crispy pastries and pastry cream. Hands-on making eclairs. Call 608-288-6160 to register. Part of the series, Cooking with the Chefs of the Madison Public Market. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
All of Us - Info Session and Sign Up Opportunity
Today, health care is often one size fits all and is not able to fully consider differences in individuals lifestyles, environments, or biological makeup, because we have limited data from past research studies about how those elements interact. All of Us is a new research program from the National Institute of Health that launched nationally May 6. The programs mission to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs, enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all of us. Join staff from UW-Madison to learn about All of Us and how you can participate. Want to learn more before the meeting? Check out www.joinallofus.org.