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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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Friday, October 18, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friday, Oct 18, 9:00am to 9:00pm

Thousands of gently used books, DVDs and other materials, featuring a selection of books for every age and interest. Most items are $2 or less. Hosted by the Friends of the Madison Public Library. Sale runs October 17-20 in conjunction with the Wisconsin Book Festival. Sale hours: Thursday, October 17, 9 am - 9 pm, Friday, October 18, 9 am - 9 pm, Saturday, October 19, 9 am - 9 pm; Sunday, October 20, 10:30 am - 3 pm (bag sale 1-3pm, $5/bag).

 
9:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Friday, Oct 18, 9:30am to 10:00am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For children ages 3 - 5, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Friday, Oct 18, 10:30am to 11:00am

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For children ages 3 - 5, siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
Storytime for the Very Young
Community Room B
 
1:00pm
Gentle Yoga with Kristin Sage

Gentle Yoga with Kristin Sage

Community Room
Friday, Oct 18, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This 6-session yoga series will focus on mindful movement and breathing to provide support for posture and balance. Yoga postures focus on stability and alignment for a safe introduction to Hatha Yoga practices. This introductory series is appropriate for those who can move from the floor to standing without assistance and is appropriate for those new to yoga. Bring a mat, firm blanket or towel to practice and clothes comfortable for movement.

Kristin Sage has been teaching in Madison since 2003, and provides gentle, attentive guidance in a warm, welcoming community space.

Registration opens September 16th for this 6-week series.

Community Room
 
1:30pm
Free Hearing Screening Clinic

Free Hearing Screening Clinic

Meeting Room
Friday, Oct 18, 1:30pm to 4:00pm

HearingLife, in conjunction with the Campaign for Better Hearing, will be offering the following services free of charge:
• Free cleaning of all types of hearing aids
• Free screenings for hearing loss
• Free servicing of hearing aids

Registration opens on September 16th. Please call 824-1780 to register for a specific time-slot, or drop in.

Meeting Room
 
Easy Yoga Plus

Easy Yoga Plus

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
Friday, Oct 18, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

A safe yoga class designed for seniors that includes breath work and poses that will teach the elements of balance, and improve muscle strength and flexibility. A good way to main general body health, range of joint motion, and boost your energy. Come and bring a friend. Instructor Ellen Millar is a graduate of Duke Integrative Medicine Yoga for Seniors Master Class. Presented in partnership with NewBridge.

This class is 8 weeks on Fridays September 27 - November 22. (No class on October 25.) Registration required.

Meeting Rooms A & B Combined
 
3:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 103
Friday, Oct 18, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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 or visit the library to sign up for a 45 minute appointment.

Study Room 103
 
Dream Bus at Allied Park

Dream Bus at Allied Park

Allied Park (2370 Revival Ridge)
Friday, Oct 18, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Allied Park (2370 Revival Ridge)
 
4:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 2

Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 2

Friday, Oct 18, 4:00pm to 10:00pm

The second day of Wisconsin's premier literary event. The Festival offers opportunities to meet authors, discover new books or favorite writers, and have books signed at locations around Madison.

You can learn more and see the full schedule at https://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org.

 
6:00pm
Fabulous Fridays International Films: 102 NOT OUT (PG)

Fabulous Fridays International Films: 102 NOT OUT (PG)

Meeting Room
Friday, Oct 18, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor & Vijay Raaz.
102 Not Out is a 2018 comedy-drama film, with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan playing a 102-year-old wanting to break the oldest-man-alive record. Another Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor plays his sad and grumpy 75-year-old son.
[PG, 1hr 42min, Hindi with English Subtitles, 2018]

Fabulous fun on a Friday night.

Meeting Room
 
7:00pm