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Events Calendar

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Time Items
All day
 
8:30am
Art after Overture
Youth Program Room
 
9:00am
Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale!

*Offsite
Saturday, Mar 7, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Join us at Market Square Shopping Center 6672 Odana Rd Madison WI 53711 (next to Play It Again Sports). Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well.

*Offsite
 
FULL-Free Tax Filing at Central

FULL-Free Tax Filing at Central

Meeting Room 301
Saturday, Mar 7, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Free assistance from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers to help you fill out and file your Federal and Wisconsin personal income taxes. Call 266-6350 to make an appointment (required). The VITA program is an IRS and Wisconsin DOR initiative designed to support free tax preparation service for the underserved. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $56 000 or less persons with disabilities the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Some situations are outside the scope of the service -- ask if in doubt. You must have lived in Wisconsin for ALL of 2019 to use this service. **We will begin taking appointments on Wednesday January 22nd for the 2/1 and 2/8 tax help dates. We will take appointments for the rest of the dates (2/22 2/29 3/7 3/21 3/28 4/4) on February 12th. **

Meeting Room 301
 
9:30am
Community English

Community English

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Mar 7, 9:30am to 11:30am

Free English classes for adults (8 weeks). Learn English to use in your community. Free childcare available (2+)! Advanced registration not required; you can register in class. Please call Literacy Network at 608-244-3911 if you are interested or have any questions. Clases de Ingl�s Gratuitas para Adultos (8 semanas). Aprender� ingl�s para usarlo en su comunidad. �Cuidado de ni�os disponible gratuitamente (edad minima: 2 a�os)! No necesita inscripci�n previa se puede registrar el mismo d�a de la clase. Por favor llamar a Literacy Network al 608-244-3911 si usted esta interesado o tiene alguna pregunta. Offered in partnership with the Literacy Network funded in part through a grant from the Madison Public Library Foundation and the Friends of Goodman South Madison Library.

Meeting Room 115
 
Yoga Sprouts

Yoga Sprouts

*In Central Library
Saturday, Mar 7, 9:55am to 10:30am

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

*In Central Library
 
10:00am
Music for Life Music Together with Catherine Olson
Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
10:30am
Stories & Sweets
Community Room
 
Lo Que Somos/What We Are Art Reception & Activities
*In Hawthorne Library
 
11:00am
Read to a Dog
*In Hawthorne Library
 
12:00pm
Cooking with Chef Lily

Cooking with Chef Lily

Teen Room
Saturday, Mar 7, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join the Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids and families. Participants will whip up some of Lily's favorite fun recipes. Kids will learn about healthy delicious food learn cooking skills and get to try all of the creations! Food generously provided by Willy St. Co-op North.

Teen Room
 
1:00pm
Drop-In Basic Computer Help
*In Central Library
 
Heart-to-Heart at the Library featuring "Benny & Joon"

Heart-to-Heart at the Library featuring "Benny & Joon"

Meeting Room
Saturday, Mar 7, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for another event in the Heart-to-Heart at the Library series on Saturday March 7th from 1:00 - 3:30 pm at the Alicia Ashman Library. We'll be watching several the 1993 romantic comedy "Benny & Joon" starring Johnny Depp Mary Stuart Masterson and Aidan Quinn. These events allow space for open conversations about healthy relationships communication boundaries and so much more. We will be watching movies or TV shows with light snacks included. Afterwards we will discuss and critique the relationships within the films or shows. Our events are open to any adult (18+) with intellectual/developmental disabilities and we encourage independence for attendees who do not require support staff/helpers. We hope to see you there! More events in the series: 2/8: Hawthorne Library - "The Office" (2-3 episodes 60m) 1:00 - 2:30 pm 3/7: Alicia Ashman Library - "Benny & Joon" (1h 38m) 1:00 - 3:30 pm 4/11: Goodman South Library - "Hitch" (1h 58m) 1:00 - 4:00 pm ABOUT HEART CONSULTING Few people with ID/DD are taught about issues like dating violence increasing their risk of exploitation. Heart provides educational services to people with ID/DD to better understand topics like sexual harassment consent and domestic and sexual violence to reduce risk and provide resources for reporting

Meeting Room
 
1:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Aqua Room 128
Saturday, Mar 7, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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
 
2:00pm
Library LEGO Club
Meeting Room 115
 
Open Media Lab

Open Media Lab

Media Lab
Saturday, Mar 7, 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
 
Thursday Artist Reception

Thursday Artist Reception

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Saturday, Mar 7, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us to celebrate the artists whose work is currently on display at Sequoya.  The Thursday Artists are a group of women who love to draw and paint. We started meeting over 20 years ago and continue to meet weekly. During the summer we meet at outdoor settings and in inclement weather we meet in each other's homes or other indoor locations.  Each of us is inspired by the others and we share ideas during critiques. This is a very devoted group and on average we get eight to twelve people for our meetings every week.

 

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined