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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 13, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
CANCELED-0-Family Storytime @ the YMCA

CANCELED-0-Family Storytime @ the YMCA

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Tuesday, Aug 13, 9:30am to 10:30am

A mix of stories, songs, activities, and play, designed to share literacy skills and a love of reading. For toddlers and preschoolers, with their caregivers. Groups welcome.

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)
 
10:00am
Community Coffee at Interim Pinney
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Aug 13, 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 13, 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
Sequoya Knitting Group
Meeting Room A
 
Media Academy @ Lussier Center
 
3:00pm
Create Your Comic story, starring you! @ Alicia Ashman

Create Your Comic story, starring you! @ Alicia Ashman

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Aug 13, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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.

Meeting Room
 
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial

Local History Room
Tuesday, Aug 13, 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 13, 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
[CANCELED] Drop-in Math Help
Study Room 1
 
5:00pm
Dream Bus at Aldo Leopold Park

Dream Bus at Aldo Leopold Park

Aldo Leopold Park (2906 Traceway Dr)
Tuesday, Aug 13, 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 13, 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:
Dusty- Expertise in coding, graphic design, and stop-motion animation

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
 
5:30pm
Dementia Education Program with Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
Community Room B
 
6:00pm
Cookbook Book Club - Salads

Cookbook Book Club - Salads

Community Room
Tuesday, Aug 13, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Pick out a recipe from our cookbook display (or use your own recipe) and make a salad using produce you have grown with seeds from the Lakeview Seed Library. Or make a salad with produce that you have grown on your own (or purchased.) Cookbooks will be on display on August 1.
The Lakeview Library and Willy Street Co-op will provide tableware, salad dressing, bread and refreshments.

Community Room
 
SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

SCALE Skills in Computer and Literacy Education with Literacy Network

Community Room
Tuesday, Aug 13, 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