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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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Monday, August 19, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room
Monday, Aug 19, 10:15am to 10:45am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families. No registration required.

Community Room
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room B
Monday, Aug 19, 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

Community Room B
 
11:00am
Family Music Time

Family Music Time

Community Room
Monday, Aug 19, 11:00am to 11:30am

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families. No registration required.

Community Room
 
12:00pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Monday, Aug 19, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing, including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online, or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.

Study Room 204
 
12:30pm
Craft Corner

Craft Corner

Monday, Aug 19, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Come to the craft table in the children's area for a new craft to do every Monday in July and August.

 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Monday, Aug 19, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays 1-5 pm

Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program

 
Knit & Nibble

Knit & Nibble

Community Room
Monday, Aug 19, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a couple hours of needlework and casual conversation. Everyone is welcome! Bring any stitching or hand projects (knitting, crocheting, embroidery, needlepoint). Peer instruction and advice...

Community Room
 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Monday, Aug 19, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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:
2-5 Nate- Expertise in film production, editing, animation, game design, graphic design, and digital art
2-6 Joan - Expertise in animation, Adobe photoshop, illustrator, and graphic design

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
 
2:30pm
Minecraft Monday
Meeting Room 115
 
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Study Room 1
Monday, Aug 19, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Call the week of to register for a 15-minute slot, or simply drop in!

Study Room 1
 
3:00pm
Dream Bus at The Crossings

Dream Bus at The Crossings

The Crossings (1128 Morraine View Dr)
Monday, Aug 19, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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

The Crossings (1128 Morraine View Dr)
 
Lakeview Tabletop Adventure Club

Lakeview Tabletop Adventure Club

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Aug 19, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Spies! Superheroes! Vikings! Talking sushi rolls! Join the Lakeview Tabletop Adventure Club for a night of dice-rolling, card-flipping fun! Meet new people and test both your luck and your skill as you learn a new game or share one of your favorites. From quick, light party games to brain-burning challenges, we'll have a variety of games available to try!

Community Room - Table Side
 
6:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library CHESS CLUB: 6 p.m. Lessons; 6:45 p.m. Open Play
Meeting Room