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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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Monday, June 10, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10am
Mystery in the Morning: THE SCRIBE OF SIENA by Melodie Winawer
Meeting Room
 
Creative Movement Preschool Dance with MCV

Creative Movement Preschool Dance with MCV

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Monday, Jun 10, 10:00am to 11:00am

Join Madison Contemporary Vision Dance for a three-week session for 3 - 6 year olds. “Creative Movement” fosters physical and cognitive development through dance, music, drama, props, rhymes and stories and encourages creativity, coordination
and body awareness. No prior dance training needed. Registration starts May 27.
Learn more at www.mcvdance.com

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Drop-In Art Studio

Drop-In Art Studio

Monday, Jun 10, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us in the children’s area for open art activities. Create for as little or long as you like.

 
12pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Monday, Jun 10, 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
 
CANCELED: Drop-In Basic Computer Help

CANCELED: Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Monday, Jun 10, 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

 
1pm
Knit & Nibble at Hawthorne Library

Knit & Nibble at Hawthorne Library

Community Room
Monday, Jun 10, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a couple hours of needlework and casual conversation. Everyone is welcome! Bring any stitching or hand projects (knitting, crocheting, embroidery, needlepoint). Peer instruction and advice is possible. If you wish, bring a snack to share with the group. Beverages will be provided.
This group will meet twice per month, check calendar for dates.

Community Room
 
2pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Monday, Jun 10, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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
2-6 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design

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
 
2pm
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
3pm
Dream Bus at The Crossings

Dream Bus at The Crossings

The Crossings (1128 Morraine View Dr)
Monday, Jun 10, 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!

The Crossings (1128 Morraine View Dr)
 
4pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Monday, Jun 10, 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
 
5pm
Gray Panthers Intergenerational Film Series
Meeting Room 115
 
Open Studio with Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Lydia & Riley

Open Studio with Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Lydia & Riley

Bubbler
Monday, Jun 10, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Visit the Bubbler and immerse yourself in explorations and activities with The Office of Oceanic Feeling.
Come view and contribute to an ongoing project mapping participants’ questions and discoveries as they migrate from the walls to a tabletop diorama. A seating area and separate bathysphere lounge, along with a selection of print and digital resources will support discussions, reading, writing, paper craft, collage, and drawing for families and all ages.

Bubbler
 
6pm
Chess at the Library

Chess at the Library

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Jun 10, 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
 
6pm
Meadowridge Cookbook Club:Tacos and Salsas
Community Room B and Kitchen