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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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Monday, April 1, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:30am to 9:45am

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. For babies ages 0 - 15 Months with an adult. One adult per baby is recommended. Weekly registration begins 12/21.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
10:00am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Room 115
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:15am to 10:30am

(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.

Meeting Room 115
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room B
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

Community Room B
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading, early math, and social skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome. (Note: No storytime on Mar 18)

Community Room
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Join Music Together instructor Eliza Tyksinski for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families! No registration required.

Community Room
 
Toddler Art Class

Toddler Art Class

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:45am to 11:30am

Enjoy the tactile wonders of paint, glitter, glue and more. Smocks or "messy" clothes recommended. For toddlers ages 18 months and up. Registration is first-come, first-served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
11:00am
Toddler Time
Meeting Room 115
 
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:15am to 11:45am

Join Music Together instructor Eliza Tyksinski for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families! No registration required.

Community Room
 
12:00pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing, including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online, or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.

Study Room 204
 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 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
Tax Assistance-FULL

Tax Assistance-FULL

Community Room - Table Side
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

By appointment only. Free assistance from VITA volunteers to help you fill out and file your Wisconsin and Federal personal income taxes. Call 246-4547 to reserve a half-hour appointment.

Community Room - Table Side
 
2:30pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Teen Room
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Ages 17 and under. Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.

Teen Room
 
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 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 246-4547 in advance to sign up for a one-hour session.

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.

Study Room 1
 
5:30pm
Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance Bi-Monthly Meeting

Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance Bi-Monthly Meeting

Community Room
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

every other month, join members of the Alzheimer's and Dementia League of Wisconsin for a variety of talks on Alzheimers, caregiving, and related topics. call 608-232-3400 for detailed information about each night's topic.

Community Room
 
6:00pm
Memoirs Salon

Memoirs Salon

Meeting Room 115
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

"First Monday, First Person!" We will share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people. We meet at 6pm, and enjoy light refreshments and stories until library staff chases us out at 7:45pm.

Sign up upon arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers. Event is Free and open.

Join us on the first Monday of every month (except when Monday is a holiday.)

Meeting Room 115
 
6:30pm
Out of the Fire: the Banned Books Monologues
Meeting Room