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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 9:30am to 9:50am

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. For Toddlers ages 16 - 35 months. 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
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:05am to 10:35am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:15am to 10:35am

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. For Toddlers ages 16 - 35 months. 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
Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement

Meeting Room
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Start the year right with fitness and mindfulness coach Venus Washington in this fun event to explore the mind/body connection. Especially designed for seniors, but open to anyone interested, Venus will help you start wherever you are on your fitness journey (even if you haven't begun it yet!). Perfect for beginners and anyone interested in getting moving and learning that how you think affects the way you move; and how you move affects the way you think. Be prepared for movement, but at a level that's right and safe for you. Registration is helpful, but not required.

Meeting Room
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:45am to 11:15am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
11:00am
Badgercare+ Enrollment
Study Room 211
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 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
 
Worker Cooperatives 101

Worker Cooperatives 101

Meeting Room 302
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

How to start a Co-op Business with the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition
A worker coop is a values-driven business where the workers own, manage and benefit from the business under the principle of one worker, one vote. Come and learn about opportunities and available support to launch a cooperative business.

In partnership with the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition and the UW-Madson Center for Cooperatives.
Interpretation for Spanish speakers and childcare provided upon request - contact Martin Alvarado at malvarado@madisonpubliclibrary.org or 608-266-6350.

Meeting Room 302
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 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
NewBridge Movie Program: A DOG'S PURPOSE
Meeting Room
 
2:30pm
Pinney Afternoon Book Discussion of The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty @LELC

Pinney Afternoon Book Discussion of The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty @LELC

Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

The Afternoon Pinney book group will host a discussion of The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty. New attendees always welcome. Synopsis: Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women. By the author of What Alice Forgot.

Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)
 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 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)
 
5:30pm
Meadowridge Anime Club

Meadowridge Anime Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the showing and discussion of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K by Shūichi Asō. The anime follows the everyday events in the life of Saiki a high school student with psychic powers. The anime is full of humorous plots featuring camaraderie between boys, family conflicts and love problems.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 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
 
Board Game Night

Board Game Night

Community Room
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Drop in to play board games at Hawthorne -- sponsored by The Friends of Hawthorne Library!
You are welcome to bring a favorite game or drop in to join in -- assorted popular board games will be available and refreshments will be served!

Community Room
 
6:30pm
Cabin Fever Writing Club with Katrin Talbot

Cabin Fever Writing Club with Katrin Talbot

Children's Program Room
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 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.

Children's Program Room
 
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