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Events Calendar

Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Free Tax Filing at Central-FULL

Free Tax Filing at Central-FULL

Meeting Room 301
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Free assistance from VITA volunteers to help you fill out and file your Federal and Wisconsin personal income taxes. Call 266-6350 to make an appointment (required). Some situations are outside the scope of the service-- ask if in doubt. You must have lived in Wisconsin for ALL of 2018 to use this service. **We will begin taking appointments on Wednesday January 23rd for the 2/9 and 2/23 tax help dates. We will take appointments for the rest of the dates (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/30, 4/6) on February 20th. **

Meeting Room 301
 
10am
A Very Bubbler Saturday

A Very Bubbler Saturday

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each month. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles. This month we will explore basic coding with Ozo Bots.

 
Venus Washington -- Venus Inspires Chair Mindfulness
Community Room
 
Tech Study Hall - Java, Web and Excel

Tech Study Hall - Java, Web and Excel

Conference Room 104
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Want to know more about teaching yourself these skills in a supportive environment?
Bring your questions for working on an Excel, Java or HTML/CSS project. Join us at Tech Study Hall, Saturdays 3/30, 4/6, 4/13 and 4/20 from 10 to noon.

Conference Room 104
 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 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

 
1pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 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:
Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
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
 
1pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Green Room 103
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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.

Green Room 103
 
2pm
Eine Kleine Kaserei (A Little Cheese Factory) documentary

Eine Kleine Kaserei (A Little Cheese Factory) documentary

Community Room
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A 100-year old Swiss cheese factory is restored and traditional copper kettle cheesemaking is demonstrated.
Filmmaker Bob Leff will provide an introduction to the film and a discussion will follow the screening. Copies of Eine Kleine Kaserei (A Little Cheese Factory) and Bob's other films will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served.
For more information about other films that Bob has created, see the Video Art Creations website: www.vapfilms.com

Community Room
 
3pm
Slide Slide Dancing
Community Room B