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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 9:15am to 10:00am

(for children 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.

Meeting Room
 
9:30am
Baby Signs Storytime

Baby Signs Storytime

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Learn some simple signs to communicate with your baby as their motion and language develops through songs, books, and play! Each week will include core communication signs and themed signs each week. Themes will include animals, play, food, and more! Registration for this series beginning August 28 online or by calling 824-1780.

Meeting Room
 
10:00am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:15am to 11:00am

(for children 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.

Meeting Room
 
10:30am
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

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
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

(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
 
11:00am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)

Enjoy rhymes, bounces, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your baby develop early literacy and early math skills and naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation.

Meeting Room
 
11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

(for children ages 0-30 months)

Stories, songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies, toddlers, and their caregivers--and it's fun too!

Meeting Room
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 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
 
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Study Room
 
1:00pm
Sequoya Knitting Group
Meeting Room A
 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
2-5 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
2-5 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design
5-8 Rob- Expertise in audio recording
6-8 Brett - Expertise in graphic design

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
 
3:00pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

Local History Room
 
4:00pm
Pokemon Club

Pokemon Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you love Pokémon TCG (The Card Game)? Learn to play during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids! For ages 5 & up.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Clothespin Puppets with Amy Mietzel
Meeting Room
 
Terrific Tuesdays [CANCELLED]

Terrific Tuesdays [CANCELLED]

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!
Note: LEGO Club is the Terrific Tuesday activity on September 18, October 16, November 20, and December 18.

 
4:30pm
Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
6:00pm
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This is a course in computer and employment literacy for adult students who want to improve their reading, writing and general communication skills. Each student will have an individual lesson plan created for them and will work through the semester on completing that plan. Skills learned will help with job searching and applications, completing the GED and improving skills on the computer. Please register for the entire series, January 23 - May 3. Contact Ezi at the Literacy Network, (608)244-3911, ext. 10, for more information or to register.

These classes are funded through the Literacy Network with computer support from Madison Public Library Foundation. Find more literacy classes at http://www.litnetwork.org

Community Room
 
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.
Library: Central Library

Bubbler
 
6:30pm
Dane County Jail Space discussion
Meeting Room 115
 
Self-Care

Self-Care

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Courtesy of GrapeVine Health Education/ Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation, and presented by registered nurse Jean Skinner, this one hour session will teach participants about self-care. Self-care is a necessary and unselfish tool for maintaining good health and well-being. This unit will educate women on the steps they can take for balanced physical, mental, and spiritual health needs amidst everyday responsibilities. Registration requested, but not required.

Meeting Room
 
7:00pm
Pinney Book Group discusses Vintage by Susan Gloss

Pinney Book Group discusses Vintage by Susan Gloss

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Pinney Book Group hosts a discussion of Vintage by Susan Gloss. New attendees always welcome. Synopsis: At Hourglass Vintage in Madison, Wisconsin, every item in the boutique has a story to tell...and so do the women who are drawn there. Violet Turner has always dreamed of owning a shop like Hourglass Vintage. When she is faced with the possibility of losing it, she realizes that, as much as she wants to, she cannot save it alone (excerpted from publisher).

Meeting Room
 
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