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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This program is held at the Lussier Family East YMCA [711 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716].

A mix of stories, songs, activities, and play, designed to share literacy skills and a love of reading. For toddlers and preschoolers, with their caregivers. Groups welcome. This program is offered in partnership with the Lussier Family East YMCA, and is free and open to all.

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
 
10:00am
(FULL) Tax Assistance

(FULL) Tax Assistance

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Please call 266-6385 to schedule an appointment. We will start taking reservations Tuesday Jan 22.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:05am to 12:05pm

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Thursday afternoons and Tuesday and Saturday mornings! Call 246-4547 to make an appointment.

Study Room 1
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For children ages 3-5, groups and siblings welcome. No registration required.

Tuesdays, Jan 15 - Apr 30, 10:30am

Meeting Room
 
11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Room
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

(for children ages 0-30 months)
Stories, songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies, toddlers, and their caregivers--and it's fun too!
Tuesdays, Jan 15 - Apr 30, 11:30am

Meeting Room
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 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
 
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Study Room
 
1:00pm
Sequoya Knitting Group

Sequoya Knitting Group

Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome. Come on in & share tips or get advice!

Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
2-3:30 Rob- Expertise in audio recording
2-5 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design
3:30-5:00 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
5-8 Dusty- Expertise in coding, graphic design, and stop-motion 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
 
3:00pm
CANCELED - Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

CANCELED - Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

Local History Room
 
4:00pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Teen Room
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!

Note: LEGO Club is the Terrific Tuesday activity on January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21.

Teen Room
 
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Meeting Room 115
 
4:30pm
Pokemon Club (TCG)

Pokemon Club (TCG)

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Do you love Pokemon? Learn to play the trading card game, during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids! Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours!

No Pokemon in March.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
5:00pm
Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Rodney Lambright II

Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Rodney Lambright II

Bubbler
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Stop into the Bubbler Room to learn more about Rodney Lambright II - illustrator, animator, and writer extraordinaire. He will be present to share his work and lead patrons through ongoing projects that help develop unique stories within the mediums of comics and animation.
No registration necessary.

Bubbler
 
6:00pm
SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In the SCALE tutoring session, you will work with a tutor every week on a lesson that is written just for you. You can study with a tutor 2 hours per week. Your tutor will help you study so that you can continue your education and/or improve your employment. Call Ezi for more information or to register for the class session (Tuesdays, January 22-April 23), 608-244-3911 ext. 10 More classes at Literacy Network, http://www.litnetwork.org

Community Room
 
7:00pm
Pinney Evening Book Group discusses Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi @LELC

Pinney Evening Book Group discusses Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi @LELC

Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Pinney Book Group hosts a discussion of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. New attendees always welcome. Note: meeting is at Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr.).
Synopsis: Yaa Gyasi has written a modern masterpiece, a novel that moves through histories and geographies and--with outstanding economy and force--captures the troubled spirit of our own nation (excerpted from the publisher).

Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)
 
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