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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 20, 2021

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
10:00am to 12:00pm
Scrabble at the Library
Community Room - Table Side
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Community Room B
Wednesday, Oct 20, 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 20, 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
 
2:30pm
2:45pm to 3:45pm
Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

Dream Bus at Mendota Elementary

4002 School Rd
Wednesday, Oct 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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
 
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 20, 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

OPEN ART STUDIO

Meeting Room 115
Wednesday, Oct 20, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Bring the whole family out for an evening of creativity and exploration! Try out new dynamic new art forms and projects in a judgement-free, positive space. All ages are welcome (children 4 and under will need assistance from a caregiver). 

Meeting Room 115
 
5:30pm
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Anime Club

Anime Club

Community Room B
Wednesday, Oct 20, 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
Hawthorne Book Discussion
Community Room
 
7:00pm
7:00pm to 8:00pm
ONLINE-Women in Jazz lecture/performance

ONLINE-Women in Jazz lecture/performance

*Online
Wednesday, Oct 20, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In this virtual presentation, flautist and lecturer Galen Abdur-Razzaq highlights the influence of women on the evolution of jazz, their significant contributions to the art form, and their struggles, both professional and personal.

The presentation will be hosted virtually through Zoom; the link and password to attend will be emailed to you after registration. Zoom is a free video platform, and you can watch on a browser, or through the free mobile app for ios or android

This event is made possible thanks to a grant from Beyond the Page, a permanent endowment which funds free humanities programs at Dane County Libraries. Beyond the Page is supported by Madison Community Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and generous tax-deductible donations from local donors. For more information, visit https://www.beyondthepage.info/

It is also presented in cooperation with Aram Library, Owensville Public Library, Patterson Memorial Library, Plymouth Public Library. Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Public Library, Waunakee Public Library and Whitehall Public Library.

*Online
 
7:30pm
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Central Library Book Discussion of 'Who is Maud Dixon?'
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