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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 9:30am to 9:50am

For Toddlers 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. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.

Meeting Room B
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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
 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am

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

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:15am to 10:35am

For Toddlers 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. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.

Meeting Room B
 
10:30am
SCALE
Meeting Room 115
 
Fun Wire Sculpture

Fun Wire Sculpture

Community Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join Amy Mietzel from Bare Knuckle Arts for an easy but fun wire sculpture workshop. We will bend, twist, crimp, and wrap wire to create free standing sculptures. For kids ages 5-12.

Community Room
 
Puzzles Giveaway

Puzzles Giveaway

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Giveaway of puzzles of different shapes, sizes and topics for everyone.
Find used and new puzzles for many hours of fun at the Meadowridge Library.

 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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

Meeting Room
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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
 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am

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

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

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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, 11/21/2018 - 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

 
1:30pm
WMSC Afternoon Movie Program -- FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

WMSC Afternoon Movie Program -- FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Meeting Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
PG-13, 2h 13min, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, November 18, 2016
All shows are free and open to the public. Join the West Madison Senior Center at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on Wednesday afternoons to watch current releases. Refreshments will be served

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

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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)
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 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
Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn Group

Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn Group

Meeting Room
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Alicia Ashman Library hosts this club for crocheters, knitters, and other fiber-crafters. This group meets twice a month, on first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the library. It's a great place to meet with other crafters, learn about different techniques, share your own work, and just commune in general with other creative souls. While there is no formal instructor for this group, there are knowledgeable veteran yarn crafters who are generous with their wisdom. No registration required--just drop by.

Meeting Room
 
7:00pm
Book Discussion of Endurance: a Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery

Book Discussion of Endurance: a Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery

Meeting Room 302
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

by Scott Kelly. Kelly is a four time veteran of off-planet missions, including his year on the International Space Station. Fascinating here is both the depiction of the day-to-day work of astronauts and the portrait he paints of what happened to his body after a year in space. Join us for discussion and dessert!

Meeting Room 302
 
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