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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 24, 2019

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All day
 
9am
Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Dream Bus at Northeast YMCA

Northeast YMCA (1470 Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie)
Saturday, Aug 24, 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 Dads

Donuts with Dads

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Aug 24, 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! No registration necessary.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Yoga Sprouts with Katie

Children's Program Room
Saturday, Aug 24, 10:00am to 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Yoga Sprouts Instructor, Katie Muschlewski for a fun family class! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child.

Children's Program Room
 
Finding Your Family History

Finding Your Family History

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Aug 24, 10:00am to 11:00am

Researching family history has become quite popular. This presentation will show you how to start the journey to uncovering family stories. Lori Bessler, Reference Librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society, will provide instruction about resources that can show us all more about our family history. This event is aimed toward beginners but will also provide information for the person who has been doing genealogical research for a while.

Meeting Room 115
 
1pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Aug 24, 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

 
Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Sequoya Library

Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Sequoya Library

Saturday, Aug 24, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Aug 24, 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:
Michael- Expertise in film production/writing, and photoshop
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
 
Twilight Film Screening and Discussion

Twilight Film Screening and Discussion

Saturday, Aug 24, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Presented in partnership with HEART Consulting, LCC and LOV-Dane with generous financial support from the Friends of the Alicia Ashman Library.

This event is open to anyone with a developmental disability, ages 16 and older, who want to meet new friends and talk more about friendships, dating, and relationships. We will be watching the first of the Twilight series, with light snacks and drinks. Afterwards, we will have discussion groups to talk about the relationships in the movie, and about our own dating experiences. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/twilight-film-screening-and-discussion-tick...

As a grassroots family-led organization, LOV unites individuals with disabilities and their families to engage collectively and build their best lives. We envision a community where we are all essential citizens.

Heart Consulting works to reduce gendered violence against people with disabilities through education, advocacy, community outreach, and supporting survivors. We believe that everyone deserves, and is able to have, meaningful relationships, and that these are key to living a full life. Learn more about our work at heartconsultingllc.org .

 
2pm
Saturday Family Matinee - Wonder Park

Saturday Family Matinee - Wonder Park

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Saturday, Aug 24, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie, "Wonder Park." Rated PG. We'll provide the popcorn!

Wonder Park tells the story of an amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Community Room - Fireplace Side