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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am

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

Meeting Room
 
9:30am
Monroe Street Library Fall Book Sale
Meeting Room
 
10:00am
Donuts with Dad

Donuts with Dad

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday morning fun with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. *Moms, Grandparents and other super important people welcome, too! All ages.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Family Fun Sewing Sampler One with Bird Ross

Family Fun Sewing Sampler One with Bird Ross

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This drop-in sewing circle is an opportunity for hands of all ages to experience what you can do with a needle and thread. This sampler class will introduce simple hand sewing and stitching techniques, such as: custom picture stitching, Tyvek embroidery for younger hands, creating pin cushions, and other projects for more experienced sewers. This workshop is recommended for four years and up. Participants under the age of 7 will need to have an adult sewing buddy.

 
10:30am
Spanish Storytime and Sweets / Cuentos y pan dulce para la familia
Meeting Room
 
11:00am
Scientific Illustration Workshop: Drawing Plants w/ Bubbler Artist-in-Residence

Scientific Illustration Workshop: Drawing Plants w/ Bubbler Artist-in-Residence

Bubbler
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

This all-ages workshop looks at the classic subject of scientific illustration - plants have so many wonderful forms that it is a marvelous opportunity to investigate how different they can all be. With subjects fresh from the farmer's market, we will investigate flowers and their relationship with pollinators, and practice drawing cross section diagrams as well as watercolor painting.

Bubbler
 
Nigerian Moin-Moin with Afrique Carib

Nigerian Moin-Moin with Afrique Carib

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Learn how to make Nigerian moin-moin, a savory bean pudding steamed in banana leaves. 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
 
11:30am
Baby Gym

Baby Gym

Meeting Room
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

Help your baby gain good pre-reading and writing skills and have fun at the same time! Baby Gym incorporates large motor activities with stories to develop body and mind. For babies aged 3 - 18 months.

Meeting Room
 
Real Life Library: Justice for All?
Meeting Room 115
 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 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

 
12:30pm
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 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.

Bubbler
 
1:00pm
A Very Bubbler Saturday

A Very Bubbler Saturday

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each month. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles. Look for more information online closer to the event!

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 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:
Rob- Expertise in 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.

Media Lab
 
1:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including school assignments, resumes and cover letters, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems and absolutely any other kinds of writing.

Appointments for writing assistance may be made the week of assistance. Call 266-6395 to make a 45-minute appointment. Due to high demand, you are encouraged to call as soon as the library opens (Tuesdays at 10 a.m., or Saturdays at 9 a.m.)

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

Navy Room 126
 
2:00pm
Saturday Family Matinee - The Lion King
Community Room
 
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