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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 17, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Saturday, Aug 17, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 442 Westgate Mall, Madison WI 53711. Next to TJMaxx in Westgate Mall. Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations, some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 1 pm.

 
Madison Traditional Gaming

Madison Traditional Gaming

Community Room
Saturday, Aug 17, 9:00am to 5:00pm

In search of adventure? Have a desire to explore the unknown? If so, be sure to join the Madison Traditional Gaming group here at the Hawthorne Branch Library. Madison Traditional Gaming is all about traditional role-playing games such as Original Dungeons & Dragons, AD&D, Classic Traveller, Labyrinth Lord, and more!

Community Room
 
Dream Bus at Vandenburg Heights Park

Dream Bus at Vandenburg Heights Park

Vandenburg Heights (1054 N. Pine St, Sun Prairie)
Saturday, Aug 17, 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!

Vandenburg Heights (1054 N. Pine St, Sun Prairie)
 
9:30am
Maker Morning

Maker Morning

Children's Program Room
Saturday, Aug 17, 9:30am to 11:30am

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
 
10:30am
Cuentos y Canciones en Inglés y Español/Bilingual Storytime

Cuentos y Canciones en Inglés y Español/Bilingual Storytime

Saturday, Aug 17, 10:30am to 11:15am

¡Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones, y actividades en inglés y español, enfocados en la alfabetización temprana y el idioma española! Para niños de 2 a 6 años de edad y sus familias.

Stories, songs, and activities in English and Spanish to build early literacy and Spanish language awareness, For Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers, ages 2-6 yrs old (siblings welcome). Storytime will take place in the Hawthorne Library Children's Area.

 
Madison Babywearing
Meeting Room 115
 
11:00am
Cooking with Chef Lily Kilfoy (ages 5-8)
Community Room B and Kitchen
 
12:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Aug 17, 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

 
1:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Aug 17, 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:
Richard - Expertise in beat making, audio recording, and audio production
Kipp - Coding and 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
 
Cooking with Chef Lily Kilfoy (Family)

Cooking with Chef Lily Kilfoy (Family)

Community Room B and Kitchen
Saturday, Aug 17, 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Join The Kids Chef, Chef Lily, in a hands-on cooking class for kids and families. Participants will whip up some of Lily's favorite fun recipes. Vegetarian option and nut free. All participants, adults and kids, will have to register. Registrations begins 8/3. Register online or call 288-6160.

Community Room B and Kitchen
 
1:30pm
Goodman South Book Club - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Goodman South Book Club - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Aug 17, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Come join the book club for lively, thoughtful discussions of our monthly book selection, The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood.

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, originally published in 1985.
The Handmaid's Tale explores themes of women in subjugation in a patriarchal society and the various means by which these women attempt to gain individualism and independence.

Everyone welcome to our public group. Please find our books for the club next to the hold shelf.

Meeting Room 115
 
2:00pm
Saturday Family Movie Matinee: SPIDER-MAN Into the Spider-Verse

Saturday Family Movie Matinee: SPIDER-MAN Into the Spider-Verse

Meeting Room
Saturday, Aug 17, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

[PG, 1hr 57min, Animation|Action|Adventure, 2018] Starring Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson & Hailee Steinfeld. Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Feature films the whole family can enjoy

Meeting Room
 
Lego Club

Lego Club

Children's Program Room
Saturday, Aug 17, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Flex your engineering and design muscles and join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

Children's Program Room
 
3:00pm
Cooking with Chef Lily Kilfoy (Mixed ages 5-12)
Community Room B and Kitchen