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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
MPL & Urban League
Media Lab
 
9:30am
Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 9:30am to 10:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays, songs (and even apps!) that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups welcome. Siblings welcome. No registration required.

Meeting Room
 
10:00am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Stories, songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies, toddlers, and their caregivers--and it's fun too!

Children's Program Room
 
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Little ones stay active with music, movement, play, and bubbles! Especially for toddlers, all siblings welcome.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:15am to 11:00am

(for children ages 16-35 months)
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.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
10:30am
Music + Movement

Music + Movement

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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

Join us for a preschool music and movement program with singing, dancing, playing, and bubbles! For kids up to age 5, with their caregivers. 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)
 
SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

Meeting Room 115
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

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 (Wednesdays, January 23-May 1), 608-244-3911 ext. 10 More classes at Literacy Network, http://www.litnetwork.org

Meeting Room 115
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:45am to 11:15am

(for children ages 3-5, siblings welcome)
A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups and siblings welcome, no registration required.

Children's Program Room
 
11:00am
Badgercare+ Enrollment
Study Room 211
 
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)
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 play and conversation.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 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
 
1:00pm
(FULL) Tax Assistance

(FULL) Tax Assistance

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

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

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
CANCELED - Drop-In Basic Computer Help

CANCELED - Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 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: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

NewBridge Movie Program: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Meeting Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Starring John Tavolta, Karen Lynn Gorney & Barry Miller
Anxious about his future after high school, a 19 year old Italian American from Brooklyn tries to escape the harsh reality of his bleak family life by dominating the dance floor at the local disco.
[R, 1hr 58 min, Drama|Music, 1977]
All shows are free and open to the public.

Meeting Room
 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 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)
 
Media Petting Zoo - No Show
Teen Room
 
Health Fair with UW-Madison Pharmacy Students

Health Fair with UW-Madison Pharmacy Students

Community Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Join UW-Madison Pharmacy Students for an educational health fair! There will be information about heart health, diabetes, asthma and immunizations. Children are encouraged to attend as we have games, posters, and information tailored for them as well as information for adults.

Community Room
 
4:00pm
Wonderful Wednesdays
Meeting Room 115
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 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 224-7100 to set up your one-hour appointment.

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.

 
Soup Making Class-at Warner Park Community Recreation Center

Soup Making Class-at Warner Park Community Recreation Center

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join Chef Lily Kilfoy in this community cooking class where she will teach the art of creating chicken soup from scratch. Lily will discuss the process of making homemade Chicken Stock and will demonstrate preparing two soup recipes: Classic Chicken Noodle and Lemon Chicken with Chickpea. Participants will have the opportunity to sample the soups, ask questions to the chef, and take-home the recipes. Nut Free. Limit of 40 participants​. Registration begins February 13. Class takes place at Warner Park Community Recreation Center.

 
5:00pm
The Odyssey Project
Meeting Room 115
 
Film Making Class

Film Making Class

Community Room
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 5:15pm to 8:00pm

Six week course for adults to learn film making techniques with their smart phones.

Community Room
 
5:30pm
Meadowridge Library Anime Club /Manga (Group Discussion)
Study Room A (Blue)
 
6:00pm
Evening Family Storytime

Evening Family Storytime

Meeting Room B
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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.
No Storytime March 27

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
 
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 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
 
Pierogi: Traditional Dumplings with Chef Paul Tseng
Community Room B and Kitchen
 
6:30pm
Adult Board Game Night

Adult Board Game Night

Meeting Room A
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Adults of all ages and abilities are invited to socialize, snack and enjoy classic board games at this monthly meeting hosted by Living Our Visions (LOV-Dane) in partnership with the Sequoya Library.

Meeting Room A
 
Monroe Street Book Discussion
Meeting Room
 
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