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Monday, September 24, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 9:30am to 9:45am

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.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
10:00am
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading, early math, and social skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

Community Room
 
Preschool Storytime Chefs

Preschool Storytime Chefs

Community Room B and Kitchen
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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 9/17. Register online or call 288-6160.

Community Room B and Kitchen
 
WonderWorks

WonderWorks

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:45am to 11:30am

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
 
11:00am
Toddler Time
Meeting Room 115
 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 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

 
2:30pm
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Call the week of to register for a 15-minute slot, or simply drop in!

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Youth Program Room
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Ages 17 and under. Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Youth Program Room
 
3:00pm
Media Petting Zoo

Media Petting Zoo

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 3:00pm

Join Bubbler staff and try out new media and technology every week in this drop-in, unstructured program! The goal is to become familiar with different tools that create different forms of media.

 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 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 246-4547 in advance to sign up for a one-hour session.

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.

Study Room 1
 
5:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival Volunteer Training
Conference Room (first floor)
 
6:00pm
Chess at the Library

Chess at the Library

Community Room - Table Side
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Chess meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Community Room - Table Side
 
Wok and Roll with Paul Tseng
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
6:30pm
Evening Family Storytime

Evening Family Storytime

Meeting Room B
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Unwind at the library as a family with evening storytime. Bring your dinner or snack and join us for stories, puppets, and songs to appeal to all ages.

Include built in time for you to read together as a family. Pick out a great book from our special stack to take home and read before bed that night. No registration necessary.

Meeting Room B
 
Caregiver Support Group
Meeting Room
 
Wisconsin Book Festival and Friends of the CCBC Reception

Wisconsin Book Festival and Friends of the CCBC Reception

Madison Room
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, Meg Medina will be at the Wisconsin Book Festival to discuss her books for kids of all ages. The Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center will host a free, public welcome reception at 6:30 PM. Gather and learn about the incredible work the CCBC does to support teaching, learning, and research related to children’s and young adult literature.

Madison Room
 
7:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival presents Meg Medina for her collected works

Wisconsin Book Festival presents Meg Medina for her collected works

Meeting Rooms 301 & 302
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, Meg Medina will be at the Wisconsin Book Festival to discuss her books for kids of all ages.

Meg Medina is an award-winning Cuban American author of picture books, middle grade novels, and teen fiction. She was the 2016 recipient of the Pura Belpré Honor medal for her picture book, Mango, Abuela and Me, the 2014 recipient of the Pura Belpre Medal for her young adult novel, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, and the 2012 recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats New Writers Medal for her picture book Tia Isa Wants a Car. Meg’s most recent young adult novel, Burn Baby Burn, was long listed for the National Book Award and shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize.

Meeting Rooms 301 & 302
 
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