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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:30am to 10:10am

(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
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Costume Toddler Dance

Costume Toddler Dance

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Break out the costumes early and come and dance to new and familiar tunes at this specially themed Music & Movement program. For toddlers ages 2 & up.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please pick up a nametag before the program begins.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am

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

Children's Program Room
 
Drop-in Preschool Art Studio
 
10:30am
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Room
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

Meeting Room
 
SCALE
Meeting Room 115
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:45am to 11:30am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler (age 16-35 months) develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally grow social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended.
Note: No Toddler Time on Jul 4. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please pick up a nametag before the program begins.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:45am 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.

Children's Program Room
 
11:00am
Badgercare+ Enrollment
Study Room 211
 
11:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

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.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 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
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.

Mondays: 12-4 pm
Wednesdays: 1-5 pm
Saturdays: 12-4 pm

Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program

 
2:00pm
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Open Studio

Bubbler
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Bubbler
 
3:30pm
Wonderful Wednesdays
Meeting Room 115
 
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
Media Petting Zoo
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 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 224-7100 to set up your one-hour appointment.

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.

 
5:30pm
The Odyssey Project
Meeting Room 115
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
6:30pm
Cabin Fever Writing Club with Oscar Mireles

Cabin Fever Writing Club with Oscar Mireles

Bubbler
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Looking to be a part of a friendly writing community? Free and open to adult writers of all levels, this winter the Bubbler will be hosting three consecutive all-genre workshops. These classes will be led by some of Madison’s brightest minds and will keep your creative flame alive throughout our darkest months!
Registration is recommended: http://madisonbubbler.org/creativewriting/

All classes are Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00p in the Bubbler room at Central Library.

Session 1: Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 24 (2018) with Derrick Austin
Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14 (2018) with Oscar Mireles
Session 3: Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23 (2019) with Katrin Talbot

Please note that by registering, you are signed up for all sessions of Cabin Fever. You are free to attend any and all classes as you wish. If you have any questions, please contact volunteer coordinator Aaron Fai at aaronfai@gmail.com.

Bubbler
 
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