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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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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:00am to 10:25am

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

Children's Program Room
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:15am to 11:00am

(for children ages 16-35 months)
Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally growing his/her social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size may be limited.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
10:30am
Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for a preschool music and movement program with singing, dancing, playing, and bubbles! For kids up to age 5, with their caregivers.

Note: this program is held at the Lussier Family East YMCA [711 Cottage Grove Road], and is free and open to all. For more information, please contact the Pinney Library.

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:45am to 11:15am

(for children ages 3-5, siblings welcome)
A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups and siblings welcome, no registration required.

Children's Program Room
 
11:00am
Bubbler Closed 11am-3pm
Bubbler
 
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)
Enjoy rhymes, bounces, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your baby develop early literacy and early math skills and naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
12:00pm
Pop Up Making with the Bubbler

Pop Up Making with the Bubbler

Teen Room
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Pop into Lakeview Library for a hands-on maker activity! You'll never know what you'll find - sew a sock monster, play with a mini robot, or make a recycled contraption - either way, you'll have a great time and probably learn something new. Drop in any time during the two hours and stay as long as you like. All ages welcome, children under the age of 7 should be accompanied by a grown-up.

Teen Room
 
Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

Mendota Elementary School (4002 School Rd)
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 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!

Mendota Elementary School (4002 School Rd)
 
1:00pm
Teen Photoshop Camp

Teen Photoshop Camp

Media Lab
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Photoshop - everyone knows what it is, but not everyone knows how to use it. In this 3-day series, teens will work with a media industry professional to learn many of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing. From painting lifelike portraits, to putting celebrities in your vacation photos, attendees will gain a deep understanding of digital creation as well as photo manipulation and digital editing.

Must attend all 3 classes, June 25-27.

Media Lab
 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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

 
1:30pm
NewBridge Movie Program BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (G)

NewBridge Movie Program BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (G)

Meeting Room
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda & Charles Boyer.
Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment. [G, 1hr. 46min., Comedy|Romance, 1967]
All shows are free and open to the public.

Meeting Room
 
2:00pm
MPL Pop-Up Puppets Group
Community Room
 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 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 224-7100 to set up your one-hour appointment.

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.

 
5:00pm
West Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play experience

West Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play experience

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

This program takes place at HAEN FAMILY PARK (7702 Tree Ln).

Enjoy child-led play in the park each week, based on the educational approach of Anji Play. The library will provide special play equipment to spark your children's imagination. Kids can create a Play Story based on their activities of the day and grownups will have opportunities to help their kids reflect on their play.

Wear messy clothes and bring a water bottle (optional). If you like, bring a picnic dinner or purchase a meal from the "Let's Eat Out" local food carts, and make an evening of it!

This award-winning event is created in partnership with the Madison Parks Division and AnjiPlay, and funded in part by a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation.

 
5:30pm
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 1
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings! Call 246-4547 to make an appointment.

Study Room 1
 
Meadowridge Library Anime Club
Study Room A (Blue)
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Madison Travel Circle presents European Chocolate, Part 2
Community Room
 
Evening Yoga for Kids

Evening Yoga for Kids

Meeting Room B
Wed, 06/26/2019 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Spend some time before bed settling in with Yoga Instructor, Jody Alexander. We will explore a sequence of yoga forms and a short guided meditation to help us feel relaxed and calm. Bring a towel or yoga mat for For kids ages 4-7. Reserve a spot for each child attending.Register seperately for each day. Registration starts June 12.

Meeting Room B
 
Remember to Write
Meeting Room 115
 
6:30pm
Monroe Street Library Book Discussion
Meeting Room