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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, September 25, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wednesday, Sep 25, 9:30am to 9:50am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills. For toddlers ages 16 - 35 months with an adult. One adult per child is recommended. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

Meeting Room B
 
10:00am
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Children's Program Room
Wednesday, Sep 25, 10:00am to 10:20am

(for children ages 0-30 months)
Stories, songs and more to encourage early literacy skill development and social interaction between babies, toddlers, and their caregivers--and it's fun too!

Children's Program Room
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Meeting Room B
Wednesday, Sep 25, 10:15am to 10:35am

Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills. For toddlers ages 16 - 35 months with an adult. One adult per child is recommended. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

Meeting Room B
 
Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wednesday, Sep 25, 10:15am to 11:00am

(for children ages 16-35 months)
Enjoy rhymes, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your toddler develop early literacy and early math skills, and naturally growing his/her social skills in a group setting. One adult per child is recommended. Please note: class size may be limited.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
10:30am
Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Music + Movement @ the YMCA

Lussier Family East YMCA (711 Cottage Grove Rd)
Wednesday, Sep 25, 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)
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Children's Program Room
Wednesday, Sep 25, 10:45am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories, songs, rhymes and games for children ages 3-5+. No registration needed.

Children's Program Room
 
11:00am
Badgercare+ Enrollment
Study Room 211
 
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wednesday, Sep 25, 11:15am to 12:00pm

(for babies ages 0-15 months)
Enjoy rhymes, bounces, books and songs while learning new tips and techniques to help your baby develop early literacy and early math skills and naturally growing baby's social skills in a group setting. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and conversation.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
12:00pm
West Madison Senior Center Lunches

West Madison Senior Center Lunches

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen
Wednesday, Sep 25, 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
 
12:30pm
French Reading and Conversation Group

French Reading and Conversation Group

Wednesday, Sep 25, 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Come join us! Members of the University League's French Reading and Conversation Group host this free monthly gathering for adults with intermediate to advanced level French. The first hour is conversation followed by an hour of book discussion--come for one or both parts. Reading and conversation take place entirely in French, although all who want to build exposure to the language are welcome. A limited number of books for discussion will be available at the library's "Ask Here" desk in early September. The first title is "Une Vie" by Simone Weil.

Fourth Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm
Sept 25 & Oct 23, 2019 (No meetings in Nov or Dec)
Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 25, Apr 22 & May 27, 2020

 
1:00pm
CANCELED: Drop-In Basic Computer Help

CANCELED: Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Wednesday, Sep 25, 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

 
1:30pm
NewBridge Movie Program--ALADDIN (PG)
Meeting Room
 
3:30pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wednesday, Sep 25, 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)
 
Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center
Kennedy Heights Community Center (199 Kennedy Heights)
 
4:00pm
Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Teen Room
Wednesday, Sep 25, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Try new and cool technology, including stop-motion animation stations, green screens, GoPro cameras, and more!

Teen Room
 
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Wednesday, Sep 25, 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Call 224-7100 to set up your one-hour appointment.

Madison Writing Assistance is a free service provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of The Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, Altrusa International of Madison, and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

 
4:30pm
The Odyssey Project
Meeting Room 115
 
CANCELED One-on-one Math Tutoring

CANCELED One-on-one Math Tutoring

Study Room
Wednesday, Sep 25, 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Free one-on-one math tutoring provided by a UW-Madison mathematics graduate student. Get help with any kind of math coursework, from K-12 through college-level. Help is also available for test preparation and math review for standardized exams. Tutoring is available in one hour time blocks at 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, or 6:30. Call Hawthorne Library at 608-246-4548 to sign up.

Study Room
 
5:30pm
Meadowridge Anime Club

Meadowridge Anime Club

Study Room A (Blue)
Wednesday, Sep 25, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Joins for the showing of Phi Brain: Puzzle of God Season 2 by Junichi Sato.
Kaito and other puzzle solvers have to solve life threatening puzzles made by the Orpheus Order. . After successfully solving the puzzle, Kaito is designated as a Solver and is joined by other Solvers as they battle P.O.G. all over the world by solving the ‘philosopher's puzzles.’

Study Room A (Blue)
 
6:00pm
Knitting at the Library

Knitting at the Library

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Wednesday, Sep 25, 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: Great Artisanal Cooking - Find It in Southern Italy!

Madison Travel Circle: Great Artisanal Cooking - Find It in Southern Italy!

Community Room
Wednesday, Sep 25, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ever hear of Artisanal Products of Southern Italy? Meet Italy's finest food artisans and explore their handmade creations. From mozzarella di bufalo, (Cheese made from Water Buffalo Milk), limoncello, chiaccheroni... The list goes on and on. Join Mary Joan Nastri as she show you how it's done in Sunny Southern Italy! Absolutely delicious!

Community Room
 
Evening Family Storytime

Evening Family Storytime

Meeting Room B
Wednesday, Sep 25, 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Unwind at the library as a family with evening storytime. Bring your dinner or snack and join us for stories, puppets, and songs to appeal to all ages. Storytime includes time for you to read together as a family. No registration necessary.

No storytime on October 9th, please join us that evening for programming on dyslexia awareness month.

Meeting Room B