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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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10am
10:00am to 12:00pm
We Read...on the Spot!

We Read...on the Spot!

*In Sequoya Library
Thursday, Oct 28, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pop in with your kids of all ages to connect with your local librarian in the children's area! Grab a recommended read, learn a new song or rhyme to do at home or an easy activity that promotes early literacy skills. Also - take the opportunity to share with others YOUR favorite recommended reads and activities you do as a family! 

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

*In Sequoya Library
 
3pm
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dream Bus at East Madison Community Center

Dream Bus at East Madison Community Center

8 Straubel Ct
Thursday, Oct 28, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

8 Straubel Ct
 
3pm
3:30pm to 5:30pm
We Read … and Create!

We Read … and Create!

*In Lakeview Library
Thursday, Oct 28, 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Drop-in on Thursdays at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects and activities. For families, groups, and all ages. These events will take place outdoors, on the sidewalk in front of the library.  Please dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces and strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up.

*In Lakeview Library
 
4pm
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Thurber Park Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

Thurber Park Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

*Offsite
Thursday, Oct 28, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Thurber Park located in Madison, Wisconsin at 3325 Thurber Ave. 

Drop by Thurber Park to experience, play, and make together in community with artist Eric Adjetey Anang! 
As the inaugural resident artist at the Thurber Park Studio Eric has continued to be flexible and creative over the past year and a half. Before the Fall chill fully fills the air we invite the neighborhood to stop by and celebrate this extraordinary space, person, and generational craft with us! 
Families and all ages are welcome! The event will be outdoors for the most part with an opportunity to peek into the studio. Masks will be encouraged. 

For more information about the residency visit: http://madisonbubbler.org/thurberparkartistresidency

*Offsite
 
4:15pm to 5:30pm
Dream Bus at Sandburg Elementary

Dream Bus at Sandburg Elementary

4114 Donald Dr
Thursday, Oct 28, 4:15pm 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.

4114 Donald Dr
 
6pm
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Halloween Trivia Night

Halloween Trivia Night

Meeting Room 115
Thursday, Oct 28, 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Think you know everything there is to know about Halloween and Halloween-adjacent things? Then this Fright Night Trivia Night is for you! Bring your team of 4, be they friends, co-workers, family members, or the person you just met on the street and have some spooktacular fun! Costumes are strongly encouraged!

Prizes will be awarded to the top two teams, but everyone leaves with a little trick and big treat!

Attendance is limited to 32 people; all participants should register individually. To sign-up, click the link below:

 

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

Meeting Room 115
 
6pm
6:30pm to 7:00pm
We Read Bilingual Storytime / Nosotros leemos hora de cuentos bilingüe

We Read Bilingual Storytime / Nosotros leemos hora de cuentos bilingüe

Patio
Thursday, Oct 28, 6:30pm to 7:00pm

A short mix of books, songs, and activities in English and Spanish, followed by time for open-ended play, designed to share literacy skills and a love of reading. For kids up to age 5 with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.

This event will take place outdoors on the Pinney Patio - please dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.

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Una breve mezcla de libros, canciones, y actividades en inglés y español, con tiempo para el juego abierto, diseñado para compartir habilidades de alfabetización y el amor por la lectura. Para niños de hasta 5 años, con sus cuidadores. Hermanos son bienvenidos.

Este evento tomará lugar en el patio - favor de vestirse para el clima. En caso de lluvia o nieve, el programa será cancelado. Según la Orden Pública del Public Health Madison & Dane County, se requiere que todas las personas de dos años o más usen una mascarilla cuando se encuentren en espacios cerrados.

 

Patio