If Sequoya is your assigned polling place, you can vote here from 7 AM to 8 PM.
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La Leche League (West AM group)
The goal of La Leche League is to help parents to breastfeed/chestfeed through parent-to-parent support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding/chestfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and parent.
Study Rooms 104 & 105 Combined
Meeting of Minds
Madison Public Library and the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin are partnering on Meeting of the Minds.
Meeting of the Minds is a memory enhancement program for those with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer's, or other dementia to help maximize cognitive function and sustain quality of life.
Activities includes: memory enhancement activities and intellectual exercises; Tai Chi-based exercise for balance, gentle strengthening, breathing, and stress reduction; creative expression, and mindfulness techniques
Space is limited.
Contact Noreen Kralapp, Dementia Outreach Specialist, at 608-661-0463 for more information and to register.
Meeting Room 301
Spanish Family Storytime - Arte, Baile y Cuentos
¡Acompáñenos para escuchar cuentos y cantar en español con la Maestra Barbara! Para niños de todas las edades y sus familias.
Join us for stories and songs in Spanish with Maestra Barbara! For kids of all ages and families.
Meeting Room 115
A mix of stories, songs, and activities, designed to share literacy skills and a love of reading. For toddlers and preschoolers, with their caregivers. Groups welcome.
January 14 - April 21
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help
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
Enjoy rhymes, bounces, books and songs 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. For babies birth to 15 months old with an adult.
January 14 - April 21
Dream Bus at Leopold Elementary
Get a library card, browse and check out materials, return items, place and pick up holds, and use the free WiFi.
Leopold Elementary School (2602 Post Rd)
Personal Archiving Lab Drop-In Tutorial
The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials, like home movies, video tapes, audio cassettes, photographs, and more.
Stop by the Central Library every Tuesday or Thursday for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab, then make an appointment for your personal archiving project. Call 608-266-6350 for more information or to make an appointment.
The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes, DVDs (not BluRay), audio cassettes, MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes, photographs (including negatives and slides), and other paper-based documents.
Local History Room
Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Ages 17 and under. Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance. Minecraft programming funded by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation.
Open Media Lab
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:
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.
Co-Ops 101: Starting Your Own Business
Thinking of starting a business?
Worker cooperatives create meaningful change for communities affected by inequality. Worker co-ops are designed to improve low-wage jobs and build wealth in communities. Worker co-ops help build skills, earning potential, household income, and assets.
Interpretation into Spanish will be provided.
Childcare can be arranged by contacting Martin Alvarado a week before the event at 608-266-6350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Additional sessions Tuesday June 18th at noon and Tuesday July 16th at noon at Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S. Park St.
Learn more about opportunities at www.mcdcmadison.org!
Sponsored by MCDC, the UW Center for Cooperatives, Madison Public Library, and the Madison Public Library Foundation.
Meeting Room 115