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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 17, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Creative Movement Preschool Dance with MCV

Creative Movement Preschool Dance with MCV

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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.

 
Preschool Storytime Chefs
Community Room B and Kitchen
 
10:30am
Little Wood Reliefs with Amy Mietzel
Meeting Room
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Community Room
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Stories, songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies, toddlers, and their caregivers--and it's fun too!

Community Room
 
12:00pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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, 06/17/2019 - 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

 
Dream Bus at Elver Park

Dream Bus at Elver Park

Elver Park (1250 McKenna Blvd)
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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

Elver Park (1250 McKenna Blvd)
 
12:30pm
Mindful Moments: A Drop-In Meditation Group

Mindful Moments: A Drop-In Meditation Group

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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
 
2:00pm
Cooking with Kids Chef, Lily Kilfoy

Cooking with Kids Chef, Lily Kilfoy

Meeting Room
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join The Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class. Learn about different foods and where they come from, kitchen safety, how to follow recipes, and how to use an assortment of tools. Learn about different foods and where they come from, kitchen safety, how to follow recipes, and how to use an assortment of tools. Come back to find out what's cooking!

Meeting Room
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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:
Rob- Expertise in audio recording
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
 
2:30pm
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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
 
5:00pm
Open Studio with Bubbler Artist-in-Residence: Lydia & Riley

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

Bubbler
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 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
 
Third Place / LOV Dane
Community Room
 
6:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library CHESS CLUB: 6 p.m. Lessons; 6:45 p.m. Open Play
Meeting Room