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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
10am
AARP Tax Meeting
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

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

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
11am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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!

 
12pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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

 
One-on-One Computer Assistance
 
1pm
Sequoya Knitting Group
 
2pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
3pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
3pm
Teen Time

Teen Time

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Bring some skills & imagination to show off your talents in a wide array of art and technology workshops. Some projects will last one session, and some projects will be ongoing until they are finished.

Stop by to find out what we are working on this week!

 
4pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Youth Program Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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.

 
4pm
Drop-in Math Help
 
5pm
Bubbler Drop-in Screen Printing

Bubbler Drop-in Screen Printing

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Drop in the Bubbler Room & work with our team of printers on an independent project or try out some of
our pre-made designs. No experience needed and all ages are welcome!
Limited card stock, ink, & screens are available.
Feel free to bring in specialty paper, fabric, or additional screens.
No registration necessary, but supplies are limited.

 
6pm
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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

 
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 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

 
Moms Demand Action

Moms Demand Action

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Moms Demand Action will gather to discuss strategies for ending gun violence in our community and how we can support common sense gun laws.

 
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