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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Donuts with Dads

Donuts with Dads

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday morning fun with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. *Moms, Grandparents and other super important people welcome, too! No registration necessary.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
10:30am
Painted Stones Drop-in Activity

Painted Stones Drop-in Activity

Bubbler
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Drop-in stone painting for all ages, free and open to the public. We will provide stones and Posca paint pens to decorate them. Make the stones for yourself, as a gift, or hide them for strangers to find as part of the "kindness rocks" project. No registration or experience is needed. It is recommended that participants wear clothes that can get dirty.

This workshop is held in conjunction with the Overture Center's painted stones exhibition.

Bubbler
 
11:00am
Vegan Valentine’s Treats with The Mint Bunny

Vegan Valentine’s Treats with The Mint Bunny

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Special occasion treats are packed with refined sugars, dairy and cholesterol but it doesn’t have to be that way. Join plant-based nutrition coach Val from The Mint Bunny to learn how to make and indulge in sweet treats in a guilt-free way. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 01/26/2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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

 
1:00pm
Cartoons and Comics Workshop - A Very Bubbler Saturday

Cartoons and Comics Workshop - A Very Bubbler Saturday

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Calling all comic book lovers, graphic novel gurus, aspiring artists, and cartoon enthusiasts! Dive into the world of cartooning and superheroes. Using simple drawing supplies and paper, we will make comics, flip books, and doodle drawings. Get inspired and make your cartooning dream a reality.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Animation Film Study Workshop (w/ co-facilitator David Beasley)

Animation Film Study Workshop (w/ co-facilitator David Beasley)

Bubbler
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This unique workshop led by artist-in-residence, Rodney Lambright II offers the opportunity to watch and explore the planning and creativity behind some of the films and animations that first inspired him. Participants will be let through this workshop with specific writing and drawing prompts, followed by a group discussion co-facilitated by David Beasley.
No experience needed! Ages 14+

Bubbler
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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:
Michael- Expertise in film production/writing, and photoshop
Sophie- Expertise in digital art, graphic design, and animation

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
 
2:00pm
Saturday Family Matinee: "The House with a Clock in Its Walls"

Saturday Family Matinee: "The House with a Clock in Its Walls"

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie: "The House with a Clock in Its Walls."

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

Rated PG. We'll provide the popcorn!

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
3:00pm
Roti Paratha (Southeast Asian Flat Bread) with Madame Chu
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
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