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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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All day
 
9am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
10am
Community Coffee

Community Coffee

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Who are the people in your neighborhood? Come meet them and enjoy a cup of coffee.

 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
10am
Up Close with Magnum Opus

Up Close with Magnum Opus

Community Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Come and see a sneak peak of Magnum Opus' holiday performance "Full Light" followed by learning creative ballet steps yourself! Magnum Opus is the newest professional ballet company in all of Wisconsin. They strive to love Madison with positive and inspiring performances while maintaining a high standard of integrity within the ballet work environment. This event is especially for children ages 6 & younger and their families!

Community Room
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Navy Room 126
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
11am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
12pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
Meet the Author at Madison Senior Center

Meet the Author at Madison Senior Center

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Madison Senior Center and Madison Public Library are co-hosting this brown bag lunch series at the Senior Center, located one block from the library at 330 W Mifflin St. The following local authors will discuss their books:

March 13 - Ann Garvin, "I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around"

May 8 - Chris Hill, "Into the Mystic: the Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960's Rock and Roll"

June 5 - Sergio Gonzalez, "Mexicans in Wisconsin"

August 14 - Mohammed Rahman, "My Footprints on the Sands of History: Looking in the Rearview Mirror of Nostalgia"

September 11 - Rex Owens, "Dead Reckoning"

October 9 - Doris Green, "Elsie's Story: Chasing a Family Mystery"

November 13 - Sagashus Levingston, "Infamous Mothers" ***

*** The November 13 event will be held at the Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 South Park St.

 
Meet the Author: Sagashus Levingston discusses 'Infamous Mothers'

Meet the Author: Sagashus Levingston discusses 'Infamous Mothers'

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Madison Senior Center and Madison Public Library co-host this brown bag lunch series. Meet the author is from 12-1 pm the second Tuesday of the month at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin St, unless otherwise noted. The following local authors will discuss their books:

March 13 - Ann Garvin, "I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around"

May 8 - Chris Hill, "Into the Mystic: the Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960's Rock and Roll"

June 5 - Sergio Gonzalez, "Mexicans in Wisconsin"

August 14 - Mohammed Rahman, "Autobiography"

September 11 - Rex Owens, "Dead Reckoning"

October 9 - Doris Green, "Elsie's Story: Chasing a Family Mystery"

November 13 - Sagashus Levingston, "Infamous Mothers" ***

*** The November 13 event will be held at the Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 South Park St.

Meeting Room 115
 
1pm
Sequoya Knitting Group
Meeting Room A
 
2pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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 for today:
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
 
3pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
4pm
Board Games in the children's area

Board Games in the children's area

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Bring some friends or join other kids for Ticket to Ride, Jenga, Connect Four, Sushi Go and other tabletop games. Play our games, or bring your favorite one to share. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Drop-in and stay as long as you like.

 
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Youth Program Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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.

Youth Program Room
 
4pm
Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
5pm
EveryWoman's Journal: Self-Care Through Self-Expression

EveryWoman's Journal: Self-Care Through Self-Expression

Community Room - Table Side
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Take some time out for yourself and see how journaling can be a self-care activity. At this 2-hour workshop, you'll be guided through expressive writing techniques that help to increase awareness of your mental, physical, and emotional health.
Attendees will receive a free journal, guidebook, and pen, as well as useful health information. Participants will also have the option to sign up to receive monthly emailed journaling exercises to help them continue their self-care. Presented by the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation. Registration begins Tuesday, October 30.

Community Room - Table Side
 
6pm
Dane County Beekeeping Association
Meeting Room 115
 
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 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
 
6pm
Our Great Lakes in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Our Great Lakes in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Meeting Room
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Just 3% of the water on earth is freshwater and the Great Lakes have 20% of that supply. Two million people worldwide today face some sort of water-supply shortages and 5 million die from water-borne diseases. What are the specific stressors that face our Great Lakes today and what are we doing about it? Anne Moser of the Wisconsin Water Library will introduce the current science and the issues facing our precious resource.

A reception for the art show, "Under the Surface: A Photographic Journey of Hope and Healing" will follow the presentation. Food will be provided.

More information about this art show can be found here: https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/new/under-surface-photographic-jour...

Meeting Room
 
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