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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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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Pop-Up Puppet Theatre
Community Rooms A and B
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, songs, and fingerplays to help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge, and narrative skills. Come celebrate the joy of reading!
Groups and siblings are welcome.

For children ages 3-5 years old

Meeting Room
 
11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 11:30am to 12:00pm

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

For children 0-30 months old

Meeting Room
 
12:00pm
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Study Room
 
1:00pm
Media Academy @ Lussier Center
 
Sequoya Knitting Group

Sequoya Knitting Group

Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
Tuesday, Aug 6, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome. Come on in & share tips or get advice!

Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
 
2:00pm
Zoo to You

Zoo to You

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Meet some animals from Henry Vilas Zoo up close.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Ukulele for Kids

Ukulele for Kids

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join Good Day Ukulele and volunteers from the Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI) as they lead two classes for beginner's ukulele skills. Ukuleles will be loaned from Heid Music for students ages 10-18. The second class will build on skills learned during the first class.

Meeting Room
 
3:00pm
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.

Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.

The Personal Archiving Lab is funded by a gift from Marvin J. Levy.

Local History Room
 
4:00pm
Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays

Teen Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!

Note: LEGO Club is the Terrific Tuesday activity on June 18, July 16, and August 27.

Teen Room
 
4:30pm
Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Sequoya Kid's Chess Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Tuesday, Aug 6, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

For school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.

No Chess on 1/1, 2/19 & 4/2

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
5:00pm
Open Studio with Bubbler Artist-in-Residence Juliette Walker
Bubbler
 
Dream Bus at Aldo Leopold Park

Dream Bus at Aldo Leopold Park

Aldo Leopold Park (2906 Traceway Dr)
Tuesday, Aug 6, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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

Aldo Leopold Park (2906 Traceway Dr)
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Tuesday, Aug 6, 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art

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
 
Claiming the Media Back: Film Production with Cell Phones

Claiming the Media Back: Film Production with Cell Phones

Meeting Room 115
Tuesday, Aug 6, 5:15pm to 7:45pm

This workshop introduces the participants to the basics of audiovisual storytelling using cell phones. Participants will learn the basics of cinematography, shot design, editing and storytelling via audiovisual media. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to produce short videos as well as critiquing visual media with new eyes.

Meeting Room 115
 
6:00pm
Sequoya All Ages Chess Club
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Live Abroad and Teach English Workshop

Live Abroad and Teach English Workshop

Conference Room 104
Tuesday, Aug 6, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Explore what it takes to teach English abroad and how you can travel with an income. Understand what international employers are looking for and how to find the job that fits your goals. Learn about obtaining a TEFL Certificate to make living abroad a reality! Presented by Jennifer Phillips & Hannah LeDuc, Wisconsin ESL Institute.

Conference Room 104
 
Read Like a Badger Summer Reading Club Concert and Picnic

Read Like a Badger Summer Reading Club Concert and Picnic

Tuesday, Aug 6, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Pack up your supper and head to Olbrich Gardens for a fun-filled family concert! Come, rain or shine, at 6:00pm to play with bubbles and make a project with Olbrich Gardens staff. Then, at 7:00pm, Angela Puerta will get your toes tapping while you munch!

Sponsored by Overture Center for the Arts' Kids in the Rotunda and Olbrich Gardens.

 
SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tuesday, Aug 6, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In the SCALE tutoring session, you will work with a tutor every week on a lesson that is written just for you. You can study with a tutor 2 hours per week. Your tutor will help you study so that you can continue your education and/or improve your employment. Call Ezi for more information or to register for the class session (Tuesdays, May 28-August 13), 608-244-3911 ext. 10 More classes at Literacy Network, http://www.litnetwork.org

Community Room