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Friday, October 12, 2018

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9:00am
Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 2

Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 2

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:00am to 9:30pm

The second day of Wisconsin's premier literary event. The Festival offers opportunities to meet authors, discover new books or favorite writers, and have books signed at locations around Madison. Day 2 features fantastic authors like Samira Ahmed, Kate Moore, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Bao Phi, and many more!

You can learn more and see the full schedule at https://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org.

 
Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Thousands of gently used books, DVDs and other materials. Most items are $2 or less. Hosted by the Friends of the Madison Public Library in conjunction with the Wisconsin Book Festival. Sale runs October 11-14. Sale hours: Thursday, October 11, 9 am - 9 pm, Friday, October 12, 9 am - 6 pm, Saturday, October 13, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, October 14, 1 pm - 3 pm (bag sale).

 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For children ages 3 - 5, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
10:00am
Baby Gym

Baby Gym

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:00am to 10:40am

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. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

 
10:30am
Storytime for the Very Young
Community Room B
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For children ages 3 - 5, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
3:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 103
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Please come in or call 266-6385 to reserve a 45-minute appointment.

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

Study Room 103
 
6:00pm
Family Fun Night: Family Movie Night: Early Man
Meeting Room 115
 
6:30pm
Friday Night Mix Up--Coloring, Crafts, Games and Puzzles all on the same night!
Meeting Room
 
7:00pm
GeGeGe no Kitaro

GeGeGe no Kitaro

Community Room
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Nearly twenty years into the 21st century, people have forgotten the existence of Yokai. When a number of unexplainable phenomena plague adults of the human world with confusion and chaos, thirteen-year-old Mana writes a letter to the Yokai Post in search of answers, only to be greeted by Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro.

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.

Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.

Community Room
 
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