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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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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This program is held at the Lussier Family East YMCA [711 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716].

A mix of stories, songs, activities, and play, designed to share literacy skills and a love of reading. For toddlers and preschoolers, with their caregivers. Groups welcome. This program is offered in partnership with the Lussier Family East YMCA, and is free and open to all.

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
 
10:00am
Meeting of Minds

Meeting of Minds

Meeting Room 302
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Madison Public Library and the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin are partnering on Meeting of the Minds.

Meeting of the Minds is a memory enhancement program for those with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer's, or other dementia to help maximize cognitive function and sustain quality of life.

Activities includes: memory enhancement activities and intellectual exercises; Tai Chi-based exercise for balance, gentle strengthening, breathing, and stress reduction; creative expression, and mindfulness techniques

Space is limited.
Pre-registration and an informational interview are REQUIRED prior to attending.

Contact Noreen Kralapp, Dementia Outreach Specialist, at 608-661-0463 for more information and to register.

Meeting Room 302
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nutritious meals are offered to those 60 and older. The suggested minimum contribution is $4.00 per meal but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. If you are under age 60 and do not meet the nutrition program eligibility guidelines, you are required to pay the total cost of your meal which is $10.23. Transportation is available by a $1.00 donation round trip. The meal is served at noon and participants must arrive on time. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding business day by calling 238-7368 ext. 8

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
 
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Study Room
 
1:00pm
Sequoya Knitting Group
Meeting Room A
 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
2-5 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
2-5 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design
5-8 Rob- Expertise in audio recording

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
 
3:00pm
Dream Bus at Leopold Elementary

Dream Bus at Leopold Elementary

Leopold Elementary School (2602 Post Rd)
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Leopold Elementary School (2602 Post Rd)
 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

Local History Room
 
4:00pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Teen Room
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!

Note: LEGO Club is the Terrific Tuesday activity on January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21.

Teen Room
 
Teen Tuesday

Teen Tuesday

Meeting Room 115
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Drop in activities for youth each Tuesday afternoon. Bring your friends or make new ones! Activities change each week.

Meeting Room 115
 
4:30pm
Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

No Chess on 1/1, 2/19 & 4/2

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
5:30pm
Bubbler Drop-in Screen Printing

Bubbler Drop-in Screen Printing

Bubbler
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Drop in the Bubbler Room & work with our team of printers on an independent project or try out some of
our pre-made designs. No experience needed and all ages are welcome!
Limited card stock, ink, & screens are available.
Feel free to bring in specialty paper, fabric, or additional screens.
No registration necessary, but supplies are limited.

Bubbler
 
6:00pm
Sequoya All Ages Chess Club
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
6:30pm
Intro to Pranic Healing

Intro to Pranic Healing

Meeting Room
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join certified Pranic Healer and instructor Stephanie Toney to learn about using prana, or energy, to improve your overall well being.
You’ll be taught to scan or feel prana using your hands, learn simple but effective techniques to relieve aches & pains, reduce stress, and increase overall energy levels, you’ll learn breathing exercises, and also do a guided meditation on loving kindness. (Registration appreciated, but not required).

Meeting Room
 
PlayTime Productions Presents: The Red Shoes

PlayTime Productions Presents: The Red Shoes

UW Space Place (2300 S. Park)
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Goodman South Madison Library is hosting a special showing of The Red Shoes, a Playtime Productions Children's Theatre event, at UW Space Place (in the Park Street Villager Mall Atrium).

FREE ADMISSION, no tickets required!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Goodman South Madison Library

About PlayTime Productions:

As one of Wisconsin’s only all-children theatre companies, PlayTime Productions provides a unique experiential learning opportunity for youth aged 8-18. Each production features a cast of approximately 25 children. For many youth, PlayTime Productions provides their first experience as part of a theatrical ensemble.

UW Space Place (2300 S. Park)