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Monday, December 3, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
Before 10am
Pinney Library Closed
Meeting Room
 
10am
Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Richard Jones

Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Richard Jones

Bubbler
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Stop into the Bubbler Room to learn more about Richard and participate in the ongoing projects throughout his residency such as the Community Recording Manual, the Silent Song, and the beat-making and storytelling stations.

Bubbler
 
10am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room B
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

Community Room B
 
Preschool Art Class with Amy Mietzel

Preschool Art Class with Amy Mietzel

Community Room
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Experiment with collage, puppet making, sculpture, and more as we share a story and create art with local artist Amy Mietzel. Smocks or "messy" clothes recommended. For preschoolers ages 3-5.
November 26: Hungry Caterpillars
December 3: Leo the Late Bloomer Puppets
December 10: Pizza Collages
December 17: Elmer the Elephant Sculptures

Community Room
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

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. For children ages 16-35 months.

Community Room
 
11am
CANCELLED - Toddler Time
Meeting Room 115
 
11am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

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 plan and conversation. For babies ages 0-15 months.

Community Room
 
12pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing, including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online, or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.

Study Room 204
 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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

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

 
1pm
Study Room 101
 
2pm
CANCELLED - Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
3pm
Media Petting Zoo

Media Petting Zoo

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 3:00pm

Join Bubbler staff and try out new media and technology every week in this drop-in, unstructured program! The goal is to become familiar with different tools that create different forms of media.

 
4pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 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 246-4547 in advance to sign up for a one-hour session.

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.

Study Room 1
 
6pm
Teen Open Lab for Audio Projects w/ Artist-in-Residence Richard Jones

Teen Open Lab for Audio Projects w/ Artist-in-Residence Richard Jones

Media Lab
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Middle and high school students are invited to come in and work with our Artist-in-Residence on audio recording and engineering. Come with a project in mind, bring your instrument of choice, or just tag along with a friend to try our equipment and software in the Library's Media Lab.

No previous experience is necessary, no registration required, ages 13+

Media Lab
 
Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Chess Instruction at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Room
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Instructions for both beginners and those who wish to improve their chess playing skills will be available.
(children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).

Meeting Room
 
Suminigashi [CANCELLED]

Suminigashi [CANCELLED]

Community Room
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Ink on water is magical. Suminigashi is a Japanese form of paper marbling. Over and over again, people who do this workshop are mesmerized at what happens when you let go and get curious. In the end you take home marbled paper, but the real power is in the process. For ages 12+. Registration begins Monday, November 19.

Community Room
 
Memoirs Salon

Memoirs Salon

Meeting Room 115
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

"First Monday, First Person!" We will share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people. We meet at 6pm, and enjoy light refreshments and stories until library staff chases us out at 7:45pm.

Sign up upon arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers. Event is Free and open.

Join us on the first Monday of every month (except when Monday is a holiday.)

Meeting Room 115
 
6pm
Evening Family Storytime

Evening Family Storytime

Meeting Room B
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Unwind at the library as a family with evening storytime. Bring your dinner or snack and join us for stories, puppets, and songs to appeal to all ages.

Include built in time for you to read together as a family. Pick out a great book from our special stack to take home and read before bed that night. No registration necessary.

Meeting Room B
 
Chess Club - Free Play (6:45 PM - 8:00 PM)
Meeting Room
 
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