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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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Friday, April 12, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am

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, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

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

Baby Gym

Children's Program Room
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:00am to 10:35am

Help your baby gain good pre-reading and writing skills and have fun at the same time! Baby Gym incorporates large motor activities with stories to develop body and mind. For babies aged 3 - 18 months.

Children's Program Room
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

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, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Storytime for the Very Young
Community Room B
 
*100 States
Community Room
 
12:00pm
English for Parents
Meeting Room 115
 
1:00pm
Tax Assistance-FULL

Tax Assistance-FULL

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 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.

 
Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Taylor Rushing

Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Taylor Rushing

Bubbler
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come draw, paint and listen to music, bask in good vibes and see live chip-carving and whittling while Taylor creates some new tramp art constructions. Even deck out your own Carnival Chalk-ware Figurine: link, available in the Bubbler throughout Taylor’s residency

Bubbler
 
3:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 103
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Study Room 103
 
4:00pm
Poet-in-Residence

Poet-in-Residence

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Visitors to Madison’s Monroe Street Library are invited to wax or wane poetic with Madison writer Susan Podebradsky as she presents her weekly Poet-in-Residence hours during National Poetry Month -- April 2019
This pilot Poet-in-Residence spin on Spontaneous Writing Booth places a singular poet in a neighborhood library to hang out with patrons and write or share poems as she wishes. Patrons are also invited to chat with the poet about their favorite poems or try writing a poem on the spot. Poet Podebradsky should be easy enough to find, she will be the poet by the sign that reads, “The Poet is In.”

 
6:00pm
2nd Friday Fun Family Features! HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 (PG)

2nd Friday Fun Family Features! HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 (PG)

Meeting Room
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Count Dracula and Company participate in a cruise for sea-loving mnsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.
[PG, 1hr 37min, Adimation|Adventue|Comedy, 2018]
Fun, Free & Entertaining. There is always something to do on Friday Night!

Meeting Room
 
Friday Get Down Party
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
7:00pm
Planet With (anime)

Planet With (anime)

Community Room
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Soya Kuroi is a high schooler living a peaceful life despite having no memories of his past. One day, however, his town is attacked by one of the mysterious Nebula Weapons. Together with the cat-like “Sensei” and the gothic lolita Ginko, Soya gets dragged into a battle against... seven superheroes who protect the town! What is Soya's reason to fight? The answer lies in his memories.

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.

Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.

Community Room