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Saturday, October 19, 2019

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9am
Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale

Saturday, Oct 19, 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).

 
Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 3

Wisconsin Book Festival - Day 3

Saturday, Oct 19, 9:00am to 9:30pm

The third 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. Join a live filming for C-Span2's Book TV on the third floor of the Central Library on Saturday!

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

 
10am
Yoga Sprouts

Yoga Sprouts

Saturday, Oct 19, 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.

 
Project Amplify

Project Amplify

Media Lab
Saturday, Oct 19, 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
Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Drop-In Basic Computer Help

Saturday, Oct 19, 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 19, 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