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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, October 6, 2021

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

Red Cross Blood Drive

Meeting Rooms 301 and 302 Combined
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Community Room B
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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, Oct 6, 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.

*In Sequoya Library
 
12:30pm
12:30pm to 2:30pm
BadgerCare Plus

BadgerCare Plus

Study Room 211
Wednesday, Oct 6, 12:30pm to 2:30pm

BadgerCare Plus is Medicaid health care coverage for Wisconsin residents with low income.

Stop by Room 211 to consult an Americorp volunteer BadgerCare Outreach Specialist with questions about signing up or for information on an existing BadgerCare account.

Study Room 211
 
2:30pm
2:45pm to 3:45pm
Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

4002 School Rd
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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
Chess for All Ages

Chess for All Ages

Study Room A
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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
 
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Meadowridge Library Knitting Club

Meadowridge Library Knitting Club

*In Meadowridge Library
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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
 
3:30pm
3:30pm to 4:30pm
T(w)een Graphic Novel Bookclub Discussion for  Space Boy Vol 1 by Stephen McCranie

T(w)een Graphic Novel Bookclub Discussion for  Space Boy Vol 1 by Stephen McCranie

Patio
Wednesday, Oct 6, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us at Pinney Library the first Wednesday of every month to discuss a tween/teen graphic novel! 

 

In October we’ll be discussing Space Boy vol 1 by Stephen McCranie. Books are available at Pinney Library. 

 

"Amy lives on a colony in deep space, but when her father loses his job the family moves back to Earth, where she has to adapt to heavier gravity, a new school, and a strange boy with no flavor.” -Linkcat Description

Patio
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center

Dream Bus at Kennedy Heights Community Center

199 Kennedy Heights
Wednesday, Oct 6, 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 7:00pm
OPEN ART STUDIO
Meeting Room 115
 
5:30pm
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Anime Club

Anime Club

Community Room B
Wednesday, Oct 6, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Love anime? Join us every Wednesday evening for a screening of a different anime chosen by library staff. This event is recommended for ages 12 and up, but the age range may vary based on the content of the anime being screened.

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

Community Room B
 
6:30pm
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Storytime in the Park / Cuenta cuentos en el parque

Storytime in the Park / Cuenta cuentos en el parque

*Offsite
Wednesday, Oct 6, 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Join us for movement, music, and stories in English on the big screen, and then stay for a family-friendly movie afterwards!  Watch the website for updates if there is rain.

¡Únase a nosotros para el movimiento, la música y los cuentos en inglés en la pantalla grande, y luego quédese para una película familiar después! Mire el sitio web para obtener actualizaciones si llueve.

Located at / Localizado en: Elver Park 1250 McKenna Blvd, Madison WI

*Offsite