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Monday, April 22, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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, 04/22/2019 - 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

 
12:30pm
Mindful Moments: A Drop-In Meditation Group

Mindful Moments: A Drop-In Meditation Group

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Mindfulness is the art of paying attention, of listening to your heart. Rather than worrying about the future or ruminating about the past, mindfulness can help you enjoy life more fully, effectively and peacefully. Join us when you can to learn simple mindfulness and meditation techniques that can be incorporated into your everyday routine to reduce your stress and increase your well-being. Experience in mindfulness or meditation is not necessary. The group is led by Gloria Green.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
1:00pm
Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Taylor Rushing

Open Studio w/ Artist-in-Residence Taylor Rushing

Bubbler
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 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
 
2:30pm
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Study Room 1
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Call the week of to register for a 15-minute slot, or simply drop in!

Study Room 1
 
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
3:00pm
Make Art with TetraPAKMAN

Make Art with TetraPAKMAN

Community Room
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Are you sure it's Trash? Make cool stuff out of things that you might just throw away or recycle with TetraPAKMAN (Victor Castro). For kids ages 7 - 12, supervised younger siblings welcome.

Community Room
 
4:00pm
Panels + Pizza: A Graphic Novel Discussion Club
Teen Room
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 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
 
6:00pm
Live Abroad and Teach English Workshop

Live Abroad and Teach English Workshop

Meeting Room 301
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Explore what it takes to teach English abroad and how you can travel with an income. Understand what international employers are looking for and how to find the job that fits your goals. Learn about obtaining a TEFL Certificate to make living abroad a reality! Presented by Jennifer Phillips & Hannah LeDuc, Wisconsin ESL Institute.

Meeting Room 301
 
Chess at the Library

Chess at the Library

Community Room - Table Side
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Chess meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Community Room - Table Side
 
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