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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:30am to 9:50am

For Toddlers ages 16 - 35 months. Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally growing his/her social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.

Meeting Room B
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:30am to 10:10am

(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 and siblings welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Room
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Drop-in Preschool Art Studio
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:05am to 10:35am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:15am to 10:35am

For Toddlers ages 16 - 35 months. Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally growing his/her social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.

Meeting Room B
 
10:30am
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

Meeting Room
 
SCALE
Meeting Room 115
 
Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join fitness and mindfulness coach Venus Washington in this fun event to explore the mind/body connection. Especially designed for seniors, but open to anyone interested, Venus will help you start wherever you are on your fitness journey (even if you haven't begun it yet!). Perfect for beginners and anyone interested in getting moving and learning that how you think affects the way you move; and how you move affects the way you think. Be prepared for movement, but at a level that's right and safe for you. Registration is recommended, but not required.

Meeting Room
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:45am to 11:15am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nutritious meals are offered to those 60 and older. The suggested minimum contribution is $4.00 per meal but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. If you are under age 60 and do not meet the nutrition program eligibility guidelines, you are required to pay the total cost of your meal which is $10.23. Transportation is available by a $1.00 donation round trip. The meal is served at noon and participants must arrive on time. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding business day by calling 238-7368 ext. 8

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.

Mondays: 12-4 pm
Wednesdays: 1-5 pm
Saturdays: 12-4 pm

Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program

 
1:30pm
WMSC Movie Program : BOOK CLUB

WMSC Movie Program : BOOK CLUB

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 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

Meeting Room
 
2:00pm
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Bubbler
 
3:30pm
Wonderful Wednesdays
Meeting Room 115
 
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 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.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Call 224-7100 to set up your one-hour appointment.

Madison Writing Assistance is a free service provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of The Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, Altrusa International of Madison, and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

 
4:30pm
Make your own Treasure Map!

Make your own Treasure Map!

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day by making your very own Treasure Map with Amy Mietzel of Bare Knuckle Arts! What treasure will it lead to? Where will you bury the treasure? It's all up to you!

Meeting Room
 
5:30pm
The Odyssey Project
Meeting Room 115
 
6:00pm
Go Big Read Book Discussion of The Death And Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

Go Big Read Book Discussion of The Death And Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join in the discussion of UW-Madison’s 2018 Go Big Read Book, “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” by Dan Egan.

Egan, a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a senior water policy fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences, tells the story of the Great Lakes and the ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of these bodies of water with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.

Find out more at madisonpubliclibrary.org/go-big-read.

 
Meadowridge Anime Club

Meadowridge Anime Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Come watch and discuss Gosick by Kazuki Sakuraba. Main characters Victorique and Kazuya need to solve mysteries happening on the nation of Sauville to keep themselves save from the impending war that is coming their way.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Bombay Street Snacks with Yakub Kazi (Rescheduled from 8/28)

Bombay Street Snacks with Yakub Kazi (Rescheduled from 8/28)

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how to make popular fried street snacks like vada pav,a deep-fried potato patty served on a soft bread roll, and pakoras,fritters, filled with tamarind chutney. Register online or call 288-6160. 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
 
6:30pm
Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn Group

Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn Group

Meeting Room
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Alicia Ashman Library hosts this club for crocheters, knitters, and other fiber-crafters. This group meets twice a month, on first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the library. It's a great place to meet with other crafters, learn about different techniques, share your own work, and just commune in general with other creative souls. While there is no formal instructor for this group, there are knowledgeable veteran yarn crafters who are generous with their wisdom. No registration required--just drop by.

Meeting Room
 
7:00pm
Go Big Read Book Discussion of The Death And Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

Go Big Read Book Discussion of The Death And Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

Meeting Room 302
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join in the discussion of UW-Madison’s 2018 Go Big Read Book, “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” by Dan Egan.

Egan, a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a senior water policy fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences, tells the story of the Great Lakes and the ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of these bodies of water with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.

Find out more at madisonpubliclibrary.org/go-big-read.

Meeting Room 302
 
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