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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
English Class for Parents = Clases de Ingles para Padres

English Class for Parents = Clases de Ingles para Padres

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Parents will learn English communication skills to talk about school, reading with children, and more. Free childcare and dinner provided each week. For more information please call 244-3911.
(Los participantes aprenderán a comunicarse mejor en inglés, a hablar sobre la escuela, sobre leer con los niños, y más. ¡Cena gratuita cada semana a las 5 pm, y cuidado de niños disponible! Para más información, llame a 244-3911.)
Library: Goodman South Madison Library

 
Madison Traditional Gaming

Madison Traditional Gaming

Community Room
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

In search of adventure? Have a desire to explore the unknown? If so, be sure to join the Madison Traditional Gaming group here at the Hawthorne Branch Library. Madison Traditional Gaming is all about traditional role-playing games such as Original Dungeons & Dragons, AD&D, Classic Traveller, Labyrinth Lord, and more!

 
Friends of Pinney Library Fall Book Sale

Friends of Pinney Library Fall Book Sale

Meeting Room
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thursday, October 18: 12:00-8:30 Members sale (join at the door!)
Friday, October 19: 9:00-8:30 Open to the public
Saturday, October 20: 9:00-4:30 Open to the public
Sunday, October 21: 1:00 - 4:00 $5 Bag Sale

 
10am
Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Children's Program Room
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Yoga Sprouts Instructor, Katie Muschlewski for a fun family class! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child.

 
Mindful Fitness with Venus Washington
 
1st Madison showing of 1920 BITWA WARSZAWSKI : Battle of Warsaw 1920

1st Madison showing of 1920 BITWA WARSZAWSKI : Battle of Warsaw 1920

Meeting Room
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Not only does 2018 mark Poland's 100th Anniversary of Independence; October is also Polish American Heritage Month!
To celebrate Madison's Polish Heritage Club presents this great 2011 historical drama directed by Jerzy Hoffman, starring Daniel Olbrychski, Natasza Urbanska & Borys Szyc, about Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists.(Polish with English subtitles).
Discussion to follow. Refreshments provided by Madison's Polish Heritage Club.

 
Who Matters? Volume 2: Intergenerational Photo Project

Who Matters? Volume 2: Intergenerational Photo Project

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Madison Public Library and Madison Senior Center have joined together for our second annual intergenerational photo exhibit. We are looking for community members to attend a photo session and share their stories!

You must bring at least one person age 55+, along with anyone of a different generation(s) - related or not - to have your picture taken together. Groups are welcome too. Play it silly or serious. Be creative. Have fun!​

Local artist Jennie Bastian, will take your photo at the library during the photo session time frame:

Saturday, October 20: 10 am - 12 pm

Additionally, share your stories if you'd like to have that included with your photo.

The photos and stories will be on display in early 2019 with a welcome reception to kick it off. Date, time, and location(s) to be announced.

All participants receive a free copy of their photo!

Please call the Senior Center at 266-6581 to sign up for a photo session. Walk-ins are welcome too, but those with a reservation are guaranteed submission.

Funding for the Who Matters project is generously provided by a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation.

 
10am
Separation/Divorce Support Group
 
Spanish Storytime and Sweets / Cuentos y pan dulce para la familia
 
11am
Scientific Illustration Workshop: Drawing Insects w/ Bubbler Artist-in-Residence
 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 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

 
1pm
Bordando Tu Propia Historia (Embroidering Your Own Story)

Bordando Tu Propia Historia (Embroidering Your Own Story)

Bubbler
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join LAS HORMIGAS BORDADORAS (From Tanivet, Oaxaca Mexico) for a workshop to start creating your own story cloth. Embroidery hoops, needle, thread and fabrics will all be provided and no experience necessary. This workshop officially runs from 1-3pm and then participants are welcome to stay from 3-4:45pm to continue working on their pieces and talk with the facilitators more if interested. (Note: There is a display of story clothes by LAS HORMIGAS BORDADORAS currently on view in the 2nd floor display area at Central Madison Public Library)
(This is an adult focused workshop, participants should be 16 years old or older)

Únete a las Hormigas Bordadoras (de Tanivet, Oaxaca, México) para un taller práctico de con tela, apliqué y bordado para contar su propia historia. Todos los herimientos del taller, hilos, agujas, aro de bordados se proporcionan. No se necesita experiencia. El taller es de 1 – 3 pero están invitados a quedar más tiempo para seguir bordando y platicar con las maestras de México. (Hay un exposición de las obras de Hormigas Bordadoras ahora en el segundo piso de la Biblioteca Central Pública de Madison)

Read more about the group here:
Hormigas Bordadoras is a group of women in Tanivet, Oaxaca Mexico, who use quilting and embroidery to create unique, one-of-a-kind art pieces that narrate moments from their lives. Each women draws, designs and sews her own pieces. Their themes range from playful moments in everyday life to powerful messages about the impact of immigration on individuals, families and communities. The making and selling of their compelling artwork has given the women a voice, and a way to share their experiences.

Hormigas Bordadoras es un grupo de mujeres de Tanivet, Oaxaca México quien elaborar sus telas únicas con bordados y appliqué. Cada pieza es una narración, un dibujo individual sobre su vida. Las temas que utilizan son de momentos tiernos de la vida normal hasta temas fuertes como lo de la migración y el impacto sobre la personas, las familias y la comunidad. Por sus obras las mujeres han encontrado sus voces y una manera de compartir sus experiencias.

 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 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 listing for today:
Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
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.

 
1pm
Goodman South Book Club Book Discussion of Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Goodman South Book Club Book Discussion of Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Come join the book club for lively, thoughtful discussions of our monthly book selection, Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk.

★ An NPR Best Book of the Year
★ A Booklist Best Book of the Year
★ An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the Year
★ A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

"Annabelle has lived in Wolf Hollow all her life: a quiet place, still scarred by two world wars. But when cruel, manipulative Betty arrives in town, Annabelle's calm world is shattered, along with everything she's ever known about right and wrong.

When Betty disappears, suspicion falls on strange, gentle loner Toby. As Wolf Hollow turns against him, and tensions quickly mount, Annabelle must do everything in her power to protect Toby - and to find Betty, before it is too late.

Powerful, poignant and lyrical, Wolf Hollow is an unforgettable story." -from Google Books

 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 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.

 
2pm
Who Matters? Volume 2: Intergenerational Photo Project

Who Matters? Volume 2: Intergenerational Photo Project

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Madison Public Library and Madison Senior Center have joined together for our second annual intergenerational photo exhibit. We are looking for community members to attend a photo session and share their stories!

You must bring at least one person age 55+, along with anyone of a different generation(s) - related or not - to have your picture taken together. Groups are welcome too. Play it silly or serious. Be creative. Have fun!​

Local artist Jennie Bastian, will take your photo in Mural Alley behind Hawthorne Library (weather permitting, backup location in the library) during the photo session time frame:

Saturday, October 20: 2 pm - 4 pm

Additionally, share your stories if you'd like to have that included with your photo.

The photos and stories will be on display in early 2019 with a welcome reception to kick it off. Date, time, and location(s) to be announced.

All participants receive a free copy of their photo!

Please call the Senior Center at 266-6581 to sign up for a photo session. Walk-ins are welcome too, but those with a reservation are guaranteed submission.

Funding for the Who Matters project is generously provided by a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation.

 
Saturday Family Movie Matinee : Disney Pixar COCO

Saturday Family Movie Matinee : Disney Pixar COCO

Meeting Room
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal & Benjamin Bratt
(PG, 1hr 45min, 2017)

Feature films the whole family can enjoy

 
2pm
Hmong-inspired Comfort Food with TK's Noodles
 
3pm
Pokemon Club

Pokemon Club

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Do you love Pokémon TCG (The Card Game)? Learn to play during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids!

 
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