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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, August 10, 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, Aug 10, 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 Dad

Donuts with Dad

Meeting Room
Saturday, Aug 10, 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!

Meeting Room
 
Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Central Library

Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Central Library

Saturday, Aug 10, 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

 
11am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

YS Study Room 1
Saturday, Aug 10, 11:00am to 12:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

YS Study Room 1
 
12pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Aug 10, 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
Mystery Games at Hawthorne
Study Room
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Aug 10, 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:
Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording
Justin - General lab help

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
 
Cyanotypes & Clay Workshop

Cyanotypes & Clay Workshop

Bubbler
Saturday, Aug 10, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Participants will have the chance to play with natural light by harnessing the sun to make cyanotype prints. Adding in the flexibility and playfulness of clay, we will make shapes, letters, and other forms from clay to make designs with the cyanotype print. Kiddos should be accompanied by an adult.

Bubbler
 
1pm
LEGO Club

LEGO Club

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Aug 10, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation! No registration for this drop-in program.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
6pm
Saturday Night Library

Saturday Night Library

Community Room
Saturday, Aug 10, 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