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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, July 27, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Northeast YMCA (1470 Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie)
Saturday, Jul 27, 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
Donuts with Dads

Donuts with Dads

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Jul 27, 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday morning fun with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. *Moms, Grandparents and other super important people welcome, too! No registration necessary.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Mini book sale

Mini book sale

Saturday, Jul 27, 10:00am to 4:00pm

A mini pop-up book sale in conjunction with the Monroe Street Sidewalk Sale. Sweet deals on gently used books.

 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Jul 27, 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
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Jul 27, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a celebration of everything Harry Potter throughout the library. Create your own wands in Olivander’s shop, test your hand at potions class, play a quick round of quidditch, and snap a picture in our Harry Potter photo booth! Costumes and owls welcome and encouraged. No registration necessary.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Jul 27, 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:
Michael- Expertise in film production/writing, and photoshop

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
 
1pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Aqua Room 128
Saturday, Jul 27, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including school assignments, resumes and cover letters, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems and absolutely any other kinds of writing.

Appointments for writing assistance may be made the week of assistance. Call 266-6395 to make a 45-minute appointment. Due to high demand, you are encouraged to call as soon as the library opens (Tuesdays at 10 a.m., or Saturdays at 9 a.m.)

Madison Writing Assistance is a free service is provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of the Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, Altrusa Internaional of Madison and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

Aqua Room 128
 
2pm
Saturday Family Matinee - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Saturday Family Matinee - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Saturday, Jul 27, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." Rated PG. We'll provide the popcorn!

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Maker Afternoon

Maker Afternoon

Children's Program Room
Saturday, Jul 27, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each month.
Designed for school age children, but the whole family is welcome. Children under age 7 must have an adult helper.

Children's Program Room
 
3pm
AYUSA
Community Room
 
6pm
Saturday Night Library

Saturday Night Library

Community Room
Saturday, Jul 27, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

For Teens only, Grades 7 - 12.
Video games, board games, crafts, music, cooking, screen printing, laser tag, and more! Free dinner served each time. Part of the Northside Safe and Thriving Initiative.

Community Room