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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, October 5, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Saturday, Oct 5, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Market Square Shopping Center, 6672 Odana Rd, Madison WI 53711. Next to Play It Again Sports. Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations, some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well.

 
10am
A Very Bubbler Saturday

A Very Bubbler Saturday

Meeting Room
Saturday, Oct 5, 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.
Today, Kai will have the button maker here for you to design and create your very own piece of wearable art.

Meeting Room
 
Yoga Sprouts

Yoga Sprouts

Saturday, Oct 5, 10:00am to 10:45am

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.

 
3-D Exquisite Corpse Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Emily Balsley
Bubbler
 
English for Parents - Inglés para Padres

English for Parents - Inglés para Padres

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Oct 5, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Learn English to help your children in school. Free childcare! To register, please call 608-244-3911. Class is Sept. 28-Nov. 9. More classes at http://www.litnetwork.org

Aprenderá inglés para ayudarle a sus hijos en la escuela. Se ofrece cuidado de niños gratuito. Para inscribirse, llame a 608-244-3911. La clase empieza a las 28 de septiembre hasta el 9 de noviembre. Más clases a http://www.litnetwork.org

Meeting Room 115
 
Project Amplify

Project Amplify

Media Lab
Saturday, Oct 5, 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
 
Dream Bus at C.H. Bird Elementary

Dream Bus at C.H. Bird Elementary

C.H. Bird Elementary School (1170 N. Bird St, Sun Prairie)
Saturday, Oct 5, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Get a library card, browse and check out materials, return items, place and pick up holds, and use the free WiFi.

C.H. Bird Elementary School (1170 N. Bird St, Sun Prairie)
 
10am
Stories & Sweets

Stories & Sweets

Community Room
Saturday, Oct 5, 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for donuts, juice and stories at a special Saturday morning storytime! Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Community Room
 
11am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Saturday, Oct 5, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

 
1pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Oct 5, 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

 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Oct 5, 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:
Bradley DLO- Expertise in beat making and audio recording

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, Oct 5, 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
Library LEGO Club
Meeting Room 115