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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, September 28, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10am
A Very Bubbler Saturday

A Very Bubbler Saturday

Meeting Room
Saturday, Sep 28, 10:00am to 11:00am

Explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building, creating, and playing, with a different focus each month. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions, problems, and puzzles.
Children under age 7 should have an adult helper.

Meeting Room
 
Donuts with Dad

Donuts with Dad

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Sep 28, 10:00am to 10:30am

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
 
English for Parents - Ingles Para Padres

English for Parents - Ingles Para Padres

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Sep 28, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come to Goodman South Library for free English classes! Free childcare is also provided. In class, parents will learn English communication skills, how to talk about school, about reading with children and more! To register, please call 244-3911.

Ven a la Biblioteca para clases de Inglés Gratuitas para padres. Cuidado de niños disponible también. Los participantes aprenderán a comunicarse mejor en Inglés, a hablar sobre la escuela, sobre como leer con los niños, y más! Para inscribirse, llame a 244-3911.

Meeting Room 115
 
Project Amplify

Project Amplify

Media Lab
Saturday, Sep 28, 10:00am to 11:30am

Want to learn the ins and outs of music recording, hip-hop, rap, spoken word, and more? Join UW-Madison Music Education Students at Madison Public Library's state-of-the-art recording studio to learn about music outside of band, choir, and orchestra with local guest artists!

Completely free and open to anyone of High-School age. Attendees are encouraged but not required to attend all sessions.

For more information contact: MADISONPROJECTAMPLIFY@GMAIL.COM

Media Lab
 
1pm
Tai Chi Animal Frolics

Tai Chi Animal Frolics

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Saturday, Sep 28, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Bring the family for a chance to learn to move like a crane, bear, monkey, deer, tiger and the sun doing a simple Tai Chi inspired form. Breathe and relax through gentle flowing motion, creative movement, and drama experiences. Leave feeling refreshed and focused.

No registration neccessary.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Sep 28, 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

 
Bike and Talk Action Workshop

Bike and Talk Action Workshop

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Sep 28, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

We want to make every neighborhood bikeable for all ability levels. Renee Callaway, Madison Pedestrian Bicycle Administrator, is ready to bike and talk about how to make it easier, safer, and more fun to get around on the south side. Connected with the update to the South Madison Plan, this is a way to show city staff the best and not so great places to get to on bike. Bring your bike as there will be a group ride to start the day. If you prefer not to bike with the group join the workshop at 2:30pm back at the Goodman South Library. Inside if weather is uncooperative.

Meeting Room 115
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Sep 28, 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:
Rob- Expertise in audio recording
Kipp - Coding and 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
 
1pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Aqua Room 128
Saturday, Sep 28, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including school assignments, resumes and cover letters, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems and absolutely any other kinds of writing.

Appointments for writing assistance may be made the week of assistance. Call 266-6395 to make a 45-minute appointment. Due to high demand, you are encouraged to call as soon as the library opens (Tuesdays at 10 a.m., or Saturdays at 9 a.m.)

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

Aqua Room 128
 
2pm
Family Movie Matinee: Secret Life of Pets 2

Family Movie Matinee: Secret Life of Pets 2

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Saturday, Sep 28, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie. We'll provide the popcorn!

"Secret Life of Pets 2"
Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.
Rated PG.

Community Room - Fireplace Side