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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, May 4, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 442 Westgate Mall, Madison WI 53711. Next to TJMaxx in Westgate Mall. Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations, some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 1 pm.

 
Dream Bus at Vandenburg Heights Park

Dream Bus at Vandenburg Heights Park

Vandenburg Heights (1054 N. Pine St, Sun Prairie)
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Get a library card, browse and check out materials, return items, place and pick up holds, and use the free WiFi!

Vandenburg Heights (1054 N. Pine St, Sun Prairie)
 
9:30am
Nourish You: Self Care Retreat

Nourish You: Self Care Retreat

Community Room
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

The Nourish You: Self-Care Retreat is for women who don’t always feel included in mainstream self-care offerings. Come and get inspired to move into relaxation! Presented by: Venus Washington, Nikki Cook, and Araceli Esparza. Women who attend will receive tools that they can incorporate into their lifestyle to enhance or begin a self-care practice at home. Registration begins April 20.

Community Room
 
Monroe Street Library Book Sale
 
Friends of the Alicia Ashman Library Spring Book Sale
Meeting Room
 
10:00am
Drawing Insects

Drawing Insects

Meeting Room
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Jacki Whisenant is a scientific illustrator with a fondness for bats, beetles & other unsung ecological heroes. Insects are one of the most numerous group of organisms on the earth, with some of the most amazing body shapes and forms! We will look at the differences between the major groups of insects and practice drawing them.

Meeting Room
 
10:30am
Stories & Sweets

Stories & Sweets

Community Room
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Join us for donuts, juice and stories at a special Saturday morning storytime! Stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft.

Community Room
 
11:00am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 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
Playtime Productions Present the Red Shoes
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 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 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art

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
 
1:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Aqua Room 128
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 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
 
2:00pm
Library LEGO Club
Meeting Room 115