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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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Monday, March 2, 2020

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
Bubbler Room Closed 9am-12pm
Bubbler
 
9:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Mar 2, 9:30am to 9:45am

Enjoy rhymes bounces books and songs while learning new tips and techniques 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 their adult. Weekly registration begins 12/23.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
10:30am
Book Baby

Book Baby

Community Room
Monday, Mar 2, 10:30am to 11:00am

Enjoy rhymes bounces books and songs while learning new tips and techniques 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 ages 0-15 months.

Community Room
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room Combined
Monday, Mar 2, 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading early math and social skills. Daycares groups and siblings always welcome. (Note: No storytime on Jan 20.) Mondays Jan 6 - Mar 23 10:30-11:15am

Community Room Combined
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Community Room B
Monday, Mar 2, 10:30am to 11:15am

A happy blend of stories fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness vocabulary letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares groups and siblings always welcome.

Community Room B
 
WonderWorks

WonderWorks

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Mar 2, 10:45am to 11:30am

Explore science technology engineering & math through play (and books!). For children ages 3-5 years old. Registration is first-come first-served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before the program begins.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
11:00am
Storytime for the Very Young
Meeting Room 115
 
12:00pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Monday, Mar 2, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Get free job assistance with a strong focus on professional development and application writing including resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online or filling out an online job application is also provided. Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance by calling 266-6350.

Study Room 204
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help
*In Central Library
 
Knit & Nibble

Knit & Nibble

Community Room
Monday, Mar 2, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a couple hours of needlework and casual conversation. Everyone is welcome! Bring any stitching or hand projects (knitting crocheting embroidery needlepoint). Peer instruction and advice is possible. If you wish bring a snack to share with the group. Beverages will be provided. This group will meet every Monday from 1:00-3:00 pm. There will be a few days when the program room is in use for other activities on those days the group will meet at a table in the library.

Community Room
 
2:00pm
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Monday, Mar 2, 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
 
3:00pm
Navigating Screens Workshop
Conference Room 104
 
Maker Monday

Maker Monday

Teen Room
Monday, Mar 2, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Dig-in to Maker Kit activities and explore hands-on artistic and creative tools for building creating and playing. Flex your tinkering brain muscles with new inventions problems and puzzles. For kids ages 7-12 supervised younger siblings welcome. Call the library for this week's activity.

Teen Room
 
4:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Study Room 1
Monday, Mar 2, 4:00pm to 7:00pm

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 246-4547 in advance to sign up for a one-hour session. Madison Writing Assistance is a free service provided by the UW-Madison Writing Center and is made possible through the generous support of The Evjue Foundation the UW Anonymous Fund Altrusa International of Madison and the UW-Madison Writing Center.

Study Room 1
 
6:00pm
Chess Club

Chess Club

Meeting Room
Monday, Mar 2, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lessons start promptly at 6 p.m. and last 45 minutes. Open game time runs from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chess club is open to all Ages and Skill levels (children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).

Meeting Room
 
Memoirs Salon

Memoirs Salon

Meeting Room 115
Monday, Mar 2, 6:00pm to 7:45pm

"First Monday First Person!" We will share and critique writing in the first person with like-minded people. Sign up upon arrival to read on a first-come first-served basis and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers. Light refreshments served. Join us on the first Monday of every month (except when Monday is a holiday.)

Meeting Room 115
 
Study Room A