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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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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Baby Gym

Baby Gym

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Wednesday, Aug 28, 10:00am to 10:45am

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
 
10:30am
Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Wednesday, Aug 28, 10:30am to 11:30am

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)
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wednesday, Aug 28, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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
Kennedy Heights Community Center (199 Kennedy Heights)
 
Pop Up Making with the Bubbler

Pop Up Making with the Bubbler

Teen Room
Wednesday, Aug 28, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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.

Teen Room
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wednesday, Aug 28, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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

 
1:30pm
NewBridge Movie Program--FOUL PLAY (PG)

NewBridge Movie Program--FOUL PLAY (PG)

Meeting Room
Wednesday, Aug 28, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase & Burgess Meredith.
A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving Albinos, Dwarves and the Catholic Church.
[Rated PG, 1hr 56min, Comedy|Mystery|Thriller, 1978]

All shows are free and open to the public.

Meeting Room
 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wednesday, Aug 28, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Study Room A (Blue)
 
5:00pm
Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Meadowridge

Create Your Comic Story, starring you! @ Meadowridge

Community Rooms A and B
Wednesday, Aug 28, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Complete your summer reading bingo card and earn your Golden Ticket to attend this special end of summer celebration at any library you choose! 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
 
5:30pm
Meadowridge Anime Club

Meadowridge Anime Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wednesday, Aug 28, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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)
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wednesday, Aug 28, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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

Madison Travel Circle presents Green, Green Ireland

Community Room
Wednesday, Aug 28, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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...

Community Room
 
6:30pm
Monroe Street Library Book Discussion
Meeting Room
 
Intro to Pranic Healing

Intro to Pranic Healing

Meeting Room
Wednesday, Aug 28, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join certified Pranic Healer and instructor Stephanie Toney to learn about using prana, or energy, to improve your overall well being.
You’ll be taught to scan or feel prana using your hands, learn simple but effective techniques to relieve aches & pains, reduce stress, and increase overall energy levels, you’ll learn breathing exercises, and also do a guided meditation on loving kindness. (Registration appreciated, but not required).

Meeting Room