Attention word lovers: exercise your brain by playing Scrabble with other adults!
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Help your baby gain good pre-reading and writing skills and have fun at the same time! Baby Gym incorporates large motor activities with stories to develop body and mind. For babies aged 3 months to 18 months. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.
Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Music + Movement @ the YMCA
Join us for a preschool music and movement program with singing, dancing, playing, and bubbles! For kids up to age 5, with their caregivers.
Note: 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)
West Madison Senior Center Lunches
Nutritious meals are offered to those 60 and older. The suggested minimum contribution is $4.00 per meal but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. If you are under age 60 and do not meet the nutrition program eligibility guidelines, you are required to pay the total cost of your meal which is $10.23. Transportation is available by a $1.00 donation round trip. The meal is served at noon and participants must arrive on time. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding business day by calling 238-7368 ext. 8
Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center
Get a library card, browse and check out materials, return items, place and pick up holds, and use the free WiFi!
Kennedy Heights Community Center (199 Kennedy Heights)
Pop Up Making with the Bubbler
Pop into Lakeview Library for a hands-on maker activity! You'll never know what you'll find - sew a sock monster, play with a mini robot, or make a recycled contraption - either way, you'll have a great time and probably learn something new. Drop in any time during the two hours and stay as long as you like. All ages welcome, children under the age of 7 should be accompanied by a grown-up.
Drop-In Basic Computer Help
Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.
Mondays: 12-4 pm
Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior Employment Program
NewBridge Movie Program--FOUL PLAY (PG)
Starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase & Burgess Meredith.
All shows are free and open to the public.
Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Meadowridge
Complete your summer reading bingo card and earn your Golden Ticket to attend this special end of summer celebration at any library you choose! 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.
Community Rooms A and B
Meadowridge Anime Club
Join us for the anime screening of Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima and conversation. The story is about a young dragon slayer, Natsu Dragneel, from the Fairy Tail guild. Along with Lucy and a cat-like friend Happy and the rest of his guild in the fight against Zeref, an immortal dark wizard, in order to uncover the truth about his origin.
Study Room A (Blue)
Knitting at the Library
Drop in knitting: Learn a new craft or work on that unfinished project with other neighborhood knitters.
Community Room - Fireplace Side
Madison Travel Circle presents Green, Green Ireland
Join Daniel Eggerding as he re-visits lush, green Ireland, returning after a 40 year absence. Dingle Peninsula was then the place of many rain fronts, pubs and the prettiest scenery anywhere on earth. This time he is adding the Ring of Kerry and a whole week in Dublin. James Joyce as well as Oscar Wilde would've approved...
Monroe Street Library Book Discussion
We'll discuss Transcription by Kate Atkinson. Copies of the book will be at the library while supplies last. New members are always welcome.
Intro to Pranic Healing
Join certified Pranic Healer and instructor Stephanie Toney to learn about using prana, or energy, to improve your overall well being.