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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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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time Items
All day
 
10am
10:00am to 10:30am
ONLINE: Art with Amy

ONLINE: Art with Amy

*Online
Thursday, Aug 13, 10:00am to 10:30am

Create art using easy-to-find art materials from home! Local artist Amy Mietzel will share a new art activity each time. Projects are fun for families and all ages!

Access Instructions

The video posted at the link above will go live at the time of this program. Check out other videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/madisonpubliclibrary/playlists

*Online
 
11am
11:00am to 11:30am
Dream Bus at Sandburg Elementary

Dream Bus at Sandburg Elementary

4114 Donald Dr
Thursday, Aug 13, 11:00am to 11:30am

Visit the Dream Bus to pick up a We Read bag with age appropriate library books and hands-on activities, or return any library materials currently checked out. 

4114 Donald Dr
 
11am
11:45am to 12:15pm
Dream Bus at Hawthorne Elementary

Dream Bus at Hawthorne Elementary

3344 Concord Ave
Thursday, Aug 13, 11:45am to 12:15pm

Visit the Dream Bus to pick up a We Read bag with age appropriate library books and hands-on activities, or return any library materials currently checked out. 

3344 Concord Ave
 
12pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
Dream Bus at East Madison Community Center
8 Straubel Ct
 
8pm
8:00pm to 10:00pm
ONLINE: Another Evening with James Baldwin

ONLINE: Another Evening with James Baldwin

*Online
Thursday, Aug 13, 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Fermat's Theater, Madison Public Library, and Beyond the Page will be presenting another evening of prose and personal remembrance of James Baldwin, with guests Melvin Hinton (readings and reflections), Quanda Johnson (poetry and song), Akiwele Burayidi (dance), and Oliver Gomez (on the string bass).

This is a free live stream from Cafe CODA at 1224 Williamson St.  To attend, go to the Cafe CODA Madison Facebook page and click on the event. For those who don't have a Facebook page, you can go here (YouTube).

Quanda Johnson is an actress and singer who has appeared on and off Broadway and is a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at UW-Madison.  Quanda will read from Baldwin's poetry and sing three spirituals/slave songs. Melvin Hinton is an independent scholar and WORT radio host who met James Baldwin in Paris and Madrid.  He will read prose selections from Letter to My Nephew, Sonny's Blues and Giovanni's Room and recall his encounters with the author. Akiwele Burayidi is a dancer who has performed with Fermat's Last Theater in several shows.  She will be a junior in the UW-Madison Dance Department in September. Oliver Gomez is a jazz bassist who will accompany the readers.  He is entering the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY in the fall.

This program is presented by Fermat's Theater, in partnership with the Madison Public Library, and funded by Beyond the Page.

*Online