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Storytime for the Very Young
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. No registration required.(For children ages 030 months.)
Community Room B
Wire Sculpture with Amy Mietzel
Join Amy Mietzel from Bare Knuckle Arts for an easy but fun wire sculpture workshop. We will bend, twist, crimp, and wrap wire to create free standing sculptures. For kids ages 5-12. Children under age 7 should have an adult helper.
Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Goodman South Library
Complete your summer reading bingo card and earn your Golden Ticket to attend this special end of summer celebration at any library you choose! (Formerly called Choose Your Own Adventure Story.)
Explore green screen and digital comic making technology to transport yourself to imaginary worlds or interplanetary adventures. Incorporate your own drawings or a beloved picture book to be a character in your favorite story. The possibilities are endless! Each participant will receive a printed and digital copy of your comic story to share. All ages welcome. Children under 7 should be accompanied by an adult.
Meeting Room 115
Dream Bus at Allied Park
Get a library card, browse and check out materials, return items, place and pick up holds, and use the free WiFi!
Allied Park (2370 Revival Ridge)
Wire Sculpture with Bare Knuckle Arts
Join Amy Mietzel from Bare Knuckle Arts for an easy but fun wire sculpture workshop. We will bend, twist, crimp, and wrap wire to create free standing sculptures. For kids ages 5-12. Children under age 7 should have an adult helper. Register online or call 288-6160.
Study Room A (Blue)
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help
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.
Study Room 103
Friday Family Fun Night with Colorful Critter Bookmarks!
Along with Puzzles, Games and Coloring learn to make some Colorful, Creepy-Crawley Critter Bookmarks! Fabulous fun on a Friday night. Please register if you plan to make bookmarks.
August Night Light Art Opening
All are welcome to come and view the opening of our new exhibitions at Central Library. Come and see the work of artist Jenie Gao and meet our Bubbler artist-in-residence, Juliette Walker. Cash bar available.
Granblue Fantasy: The Animation (anime)
his is a world of the skies, where many islands drift in the sky. A boy named Gran and a speaking winged lizard named Vyrn lived in Zinkenstill, an island which yields mysteries. One day, they come across a girl named Lyria. Lyria had escaped from the Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to rule over this world using powerful military prowess. Gran and Lyria, in order to escape from the Empire, head out into the vast skies, holding the letter Gran's father left behind - which said, "I will be waiting at Estalucia, Island of the Astrals"
The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.
Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.