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Friends of Lakeview Library Book Sale
A quarterly book sale sponsored by The Friends of Lakeview Library. Bag sale 2 - 4 pm. Proceeds help fund library programs.
Friends of Goodman South Madison Library Book Sale
Goodman South Madison Friends of the Library Book Sale
Meeting Room 115
Donuts with Dad
Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too.
Yoga Sprouts with Katie
Children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Yoga Sprouts Instructor, Katie Muschlewski for a fun family class! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child.
Children's Program Room
Municipal Restored: Grand Opening Celebration
Mark your calendars, and join your friends and neighbors at the historically renovated Madison Municipal Building at 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
From 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, there will be behind-the-scenes-tours, music, and art and participatory art projects. Bring the family and take advantage of this living history/oral history project by Madison Public Library staff.
This is a free family-friendly event, and a great opportunity to enjoy downtown Madison.
More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1914342525268661/
Drop-In Basic Computer Help
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
Open Media Lab
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:
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.
Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! For All Ages.
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help
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
Make an Apron with Bird Ross
In this 2-hour class we'll sew this fabulously fun apron that fits many different chefs! Bring your sewing machine, sewing skills, fabric and thread and we'll provide the instructions and know-how to create and customize your very own apron. Once you've made one, you may be inspired to create some for gifts! A supply list will be available once you've signed up. Basic sewing skills and a working sewing machine are necessary for this class. Open to participants 18 and older. Registration begins September 1.
Craft Lab: Handmade Legwarmers
Join local artist, Elizabeth White in crafting handmade legwarmers from recycled felted wool. Participants will be working with yarn and yarn needles to hand sew with simple stitches that a beginner can easily pick up. Elizabeth encourages creativity, innovation, hard work and joy in the process as well as pride in the result whatever it may be. Ages 10+. No registration required