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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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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Time Items
All day
9:30am to 2:30pm
Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Meeting Rooms 301 and 302 Combined
Wednesday, Sep 2, 9:30am to 2:30pm

The Madison Public Library and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive.

Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today!

All blood donations are now TESTED for COVID-19 ANTIBODIES. Donors will receive results within 7-10 days after their donation via the blood app or their online donor profile

Also, every presenting donor in September will receive a FREE HAIRCUT COUPON FROM SPORT CLIPS via email!

And finally, To thank donors for making time to donate, we’ll send all presenting donors a $5 AMAZON.COM GIFT CARD*via email courtesy of our partners at Amazon.

The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.

Thank you for supporting the American Red Cross blood program!

Meeting Rooms 301 and 302 Combined
6:00pm to 8:00pm
ONLINE: Supporting Family Child Care Providers Through Cooperatives. What Cooperatives Can Do For You!

ONLINE: Supporting Family Child Care Providers Through Cooperatives. What Cooperatives Can Do For You!

Wednesday, Sep 2, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Satellite Family Child Care for a free monthly professional development series open to the public for any current and potential child care providers, current child care parents, and parents seeking child care.

Due to COVID 19, this series will continue using Zoom until further notice.

Please register in advance. Simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and English provided, and Registry credit is available. Additional support provided by the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and the Center for the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

This event will be hosted virtually through Zoom. The link to this program will be sent to you by email when you sign up. Zoom is a free video platform, and you can watch on a browser, or through the free mobile app for ios or android.

Únase a Satellite Family Child Care para obtener desarrollo profesional mensuales completamente, gratuitas abiertas al público y para cualquier proveedor de cuidado infantil actual y potencial, los padres de cuidado infantil actuales o los que están en la búsqueda de cuidado infantil. 

Debido a COVID 19, esta serie continuará a través del Zoom hasta nuevo aviso.

Por favor regístrese con anticipación. Se proporciona interpretación simultánea en español e inglés, y el crédito de registro está disponible. Apoyo adicional provisto por el Centro de Investigación Educativa de Wisconsin y el Centro de Humanidades de la Universidad de Wisconsin-Madison.

Este evento se realizará virtualmente a través de Zoom. El enlace a este programa se le enviará por correo electrónico cuando se registre. 

This month’s workshop: Co-ops 101: Supporting Family Child Care Providers Through Cooperatives. What Cooperatives Can Do For You!

Childcare providers across the country are using the cooperative business model to improve the conditions of their work and the care they can provide for children. Attendees will learn how this is being accomplished through worker co-ops for childcare centers or shared services co-ops for in-home childcare providers. Attendees will also learn about the resources available through the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition and the Madison Public Libraries to help providers form co-ops.  Cooperatives can be used to ensure providers have a voice in their workplace, minimize administrative work, or to share costs associated with running their family childcare businesses. 


Tema: Co-ops 101: Empezando tu Propio Negocio con Charity Schmidt y Martin Alvarado.

Únase a Martin Alvarado de Madison Public Library y Charity Schmidt de Madison Coalition for the Development of Cooperatives (MCDC) para obtener más información sobre cómo iniciar un negocio cooperativo y las muchas formas que esto puede tomar. Conozca los recursos para ayudarlo a comenzar y sobre las muchas otras cooperativas que ya se han comenzado en el área de Madison.