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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, February 22, 2020

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9am
Art after Overture

Art after Overture

Children's Program Room
Saturday, Feb 22, 9:00am to 1:00pm

After experiencing the wonder of Magic Morgan and Liliana, join us at the library for some related art projects

Children's Program Room
 
10am
Read Together - Community Storytime

Read Together - Community Storytime

Community Room
Saturday, Feb 22, 10:00am to 10:45am

Join local celebrities and guest readers from your community for a fun family storytime! Themes and guests will change each month, but all programs will include a mixture of books, storytime activities or performances, and time for more reading and socializing with neighbors!
Today's storytime features guest reader: Tim Bendfelt, a computer scientist who has traveled to Antarctica with the UW Ice Cube Project.

Community Room
 
2pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Feb 22, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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:
TBA

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
 
Saturday Family Matinee - The Addams Family

Saturday Family Matinee - The Addams Family

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Saturday, Feb 22, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie. We'll provide the popcorn!
The Addams Family - The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams’ friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families. Rated PG.

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
Angela Trudell Vasquez: Madison Poet Laureate Public Reception & Reading

Angela Trudell Vasquez: Madison Poet Laureate Public Reception & Reading

Meeting Room 302
Saturday, Feb 22, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join the library in welcoming Madison's newest Poet Laureate! The program will include readings from all three of her collections, including her latest published in May 2019, In Light, Always Light. There will be music, and some interpretive dancing to poems.

This is a family friendly affair for all ages. She will talk about how she became a poet, her influences, how she approaches the page, her plans for her new role, and the craft of poetry and history of prosody.

There will be a Q&A and time to mingle.

Meeting Room 302