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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 22, 2021

Time Items
All day
 
9:00am
9:00am to 9:00pm
Give feedback on the City of Madison's redistricting plans!
*In Sequoya Library
 
9:30am
9:30am to 2:30pm
Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

Meeting Rooms 301 and 302 Combined
Wednesday, Sep 22, 9:30am to 2:30pm

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

Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today!

Drive Details:
Site: Central Library
Address: 201 W. Mifflin St, Madison, WI, 53703
Room Name: Community Room 301

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
 
10:00am
10:00am to 10:30am
Dabble-dabble Twos: Outdoor Toddler Art

Dabble-dabble Twos: Outdoor Toddler Art

*In Sequoya Library
Wednesday, Sep 22, 10:00am to 10:30am

Toddlers ages 2 & up and their adults are welcome to explore art experiences on the Tokay-side Porch this fall. Books will be available for checkout on the porch if you don't want to go inside the Library at this time. Registration is required and limited to 8 toddlers with their adults. In the event of inclement weather, we'll cancel and reschedule.

Masks are strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up.

*In Sequoya Library
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Community Room B
Wednesday, Sep 22, 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us every Wednesday morning for stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2. To keep our storytime safe, masks are required for ages 2 and up, distancing is encouraged, and toys and props will be cleaned, sanitized, and quarantined between uses.

Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.

Community Room B
 
11:00am
11:00am to 11:30am
WonderWorks: Preschool STEM

WonderWorks: Preschool STEM

*In Sequoya Library
Wednesday, Sep 22, 11:00am to 11:30am

Preschoolers ages 3 & up and their adults are welcome to explore STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, topics on the Tokay-side Porch this fall.  Books will be available for checkout on the porch if you don't want to go inside the Library at this time. Registration is required and limited to 8 preschoolers with their adults. In the event of inclement weather, we'll cancel and reschedule.

Masks are strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up.

*In Sequoya Library
 
2:30pm
2:45pm to 3:45pm
Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

4002 School Rd
Wednesday, Sep 22, 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Visit the Dream Bus to pick up a We Read bag with age appropriate library books and hands-on activities, or for your other library activities like outdoor browsing, check out and returns, placing holds and holds pickup, or to register for a library card.

4002 School Rd
 
3:00pm
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Meadowridge Library Knitting Club

Meadowridge Library Knitting Club

*In Meadowridge Library
Wednesday, Sep 22, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Drop-in knitting. All experience levels welcome. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult for duration of program. Yarn and Needles provided for in-library use.

Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.

*In Meadowridge Library
 
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Chess for All Ages

Chess for All Ages

Study Room A
Wednesday, Sep 22, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Please join us to play chess at our weekly, drop-in program! All ages and experience levels welcome.

Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.

Study Room A
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Study Room 109
Wednesday, Sep 22, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners. 

Study Room 109
 
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center

Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center

199 Kennedy Heights
Wednesday, Sep 22, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Visit the Dream Bus to pick up a We Read bag with age appropriate library books and hands-on activities, or for your other library activities like outdoor browsing, check out and returns, placing holds and holds pickup, or to register for a library card.

199 Kennedy Heights
 
5:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Study Room 109
Wednesday, Sep 22, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners.

Study Room 109
 
5:30pm
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Anime Club

Anime Club

Study Room A
Wednesday, Sep 22, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Love anime? Join us every Wednesday evening for a screening of a different anime chosen by library staff. This week we will be watching My Hero Academia. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.

Study Room A
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Madison Writing Assistance at Pinney

Study Room 109
Wednesday, Sep 22, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members at library branches throughout the city. Our friendly, experienced writing coaches are happy to help with writing projects across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, fiction writing, memoirs, and more.

Schedule an appointment online with the link below, by phone, or in person.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation and UW Anonymous Fund, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our Library and neighborhood center partners. 

Study Room 109