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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 11, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
Before 9am
Many Voices, One Community Block Party

Many Voices, One Community Block Party

Meeting Room 115
Sat, 05/11/2019 (All day)

Join us for a celebration and amplification of Many Voices, One Community Radio WWMV-LP 95.5 FM.

Many Voices, One Community is a low powered radio station that is volunteer-operated and promotes community members’ ideas and creativity, specifically those that have been underrepresented on the Madison airwaves. Their event was chosen as part of Madison Public Library's 2018-2019 Library Takeover program, funded in part by the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation.

This family-friendly indoor/outdoor event will include local live music, dance, kids' activities, food and more. Live performers include Alise Mosley, K. Sankofa, The Hitterz Collective "THC", and Kilo. DJ Stacktrace will be on the 1's and 2's. Hosted by Rob Dz. Food provided by Melly Mel's, El Pastor, The Weary Traveler, and Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream.

Meeting Room 115
 
9am
Friends of the Meadowridge Library Book Sale

Friends of the Meadowridge Library Book Sale

Community Rooms A and B
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join the Friends of the Meadowridge Library for a book sale! On sale will be hundreds of titles, including donated items and titles withdrawn from the library collection.

The sale runs Friday, May 10th from 5:30-7:30pm, and Saturday, May 11th, from 9:00-1:00.

Our Bag Sale runs from 12:00-1:00 on Saturday the 11th. Pay just $5 for each bag of books.

All sales benefit the Meadowridge Library.

Community Rooms A and B
 
Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Northeast YMCA (1470 Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie)
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 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!

Northeast YMCA (1470 Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie)
 
10am
Preschool and Toddler Dance Party
Community Room
 
Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Children's Program Room
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 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
 
11am
Read to a Dog
 
11am
Library Takeover
Green Room 103
 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 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

 
Garden Party

Garden Party

Community Room
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Please join us for an early afternoon garden party in the lovely Lakeview Garden. We will be serving iced tea, lemonade and cookies for your refreshment. Those in attendance will receive a beautiful flowering plant. The Lakeview Garden is maintained by the Friends of Lakeview Library.

Community Room
 
1pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 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 Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording
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, 05/11/2019 - 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
 
2pm
Tabletop Game Club - No Show

Tabletop Game Club - No Show

Community Room - Table Side
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 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