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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10am
Donuts with Dad

Donuts with Dad

Meeting Room
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too.

Meeting Room
 
Alphabet Factory
Community Room
 
Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Children's Program Room
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Yoga Sprouts Instructor, Katie Muschlewski for a fun family class! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child.

Children's Program Room
 
Venus Washington -- Venus Inspires (Bring your yoga mat!)
Community Room
 
Tech Study Hall - Java, Web and Excel

Tech Study Hall - Java, Web and Excel

Conference Room 104
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 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
 
Partners in Practice with Beyond Dane

Partners in Practice with Beyond Dane

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come and join early care and education professionals to connect and reflect on hot topics in the ECE field. This is an informal meet and greet where we hope to build connections and partnerships within our early education community. We hope to see you there!

Coffee, tea, juice, and light snacks will be provided.

This program is offered in partnership with the Beyond Dane Chapter of WECA (Wisconsin Early Childhood Association), and is free and open to the public.

Please RSVP at: https://form.jotform.com/90838187808168

Meeting Room 115
 
11am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 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

 
Wisconsin ATAXIA support group
Community Room
 
1pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 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

1-4 Michael- Expertise in film production/writing, and photoshop
1-4 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
 
Mystery Games at Hawthorne
Study Room
 
1pm
Library LEGO Club

Library LEGO Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Aqua Room 128
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 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.

Aqua Room 128
 
2pm
Tabletop Game Club

Tabletop Game Club

Community Room - Table Side
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Bring some friends or join other kids for chess, checkers, and other tabletop games. Play our games, or bring your favorite one to share. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in and stay as long as you like!

Community Room - Table Side
 
3pm
Spark! How we made a book

Spark! How we made a book

Meeting Room
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

An all-ages presentation about creativity that takes students through the process of making the middle-grade book "Spark: a guide to ignite the creativity inside you". Author Andrea Debbink and illustrator Emily Balsley will share how they went through the Imagine, Make, Tinker, and Finish process described in the book.

Meeting Room
 
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