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Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

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Monday, November 1, 2021

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
9:30am to 10:00am
INDOORS: Bilingual Music + Movement / Música y movimiento bilingüe

INDOORS: Bilingual Music + Movement / Música y movimiento bilingüe

Patio
Monday, Nov 1, 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a preschool music and movement program in English and Spanish, with dancing, playing, and bubbles! For kids up to age 5, with their caregivers, siblings welcome.

This event will take place indoors in the Youth Program Room.  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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Vengan a un programa de música y movimiento en inglés y español con baile, juego, y burbujas! Para niños de hasta 5 años, con sus cuidadores. Hermanos son bienvenidos.

Este evento tomará lugar adentro en la sala de programas de niños. 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
 
10:00am
10:00am to 11:00am
Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Patio
Monday, Nov 1, 10:00am to 11:00am

Join other neighborhood families for a casual library playdate, featuring open-ended play materials and lots of books! 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 case of rain or snow, the program may be moved indoors. 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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Vengan a reunirse con otras familias del barrio para jugar en el patio de la biblioteca, con juguetes abiertos y muchos libros. Para niños de hasta 5 años, con sus cuidadores. Hermanos/as son bienvenidos.

Este evento tomará lugar en el patio - favor de vestirse para el clima. En caso de lluvia o nieve, el programa puede tomar lugar adentro. 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
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Wiggles & Words

Wiggles & Words

Community Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Nov 1, 10:30am to 11:30am

Come get your wiggles out every Monday morning at Meadowridge Neighborhood Library with this movement-centered storytime for ages 2-5. We’ll dance, sing, play, and read! To keep our storytime safe, masks are required, distancing is encouraged, and toys, instruments, 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 Rooms A and B Combined
 
11:00am
11:00am to 1:30pm
Dane Core Assistance form the African Center

Dane Core Assistance form the African Center

Community Room
Monday, Nov 1, 11:00am to 1:30pm

Are you behind on your rent because of the pandemic, either directly or indirectly? You are not alone. Many people are experiencing financial hardship right now.The African Center for Community Development will be located at the Hawthorne library on Mondays from 11:00-6:00pm to help individuals and families who owe back rent apply for Dane Core assistance. Eligible households in need of rental and utility assistance should stop by. Available by drop-in and appointment. For appointments, call (608)957-5623 or (608)514-9321.

 

 

Community Room
 
12:00pm
12:00pm to 3:00pm
General Job Assistance

General Job Assistance

Study Room 204
Monday, Nov 1, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Need help updating a resume or cover letter, applying for jobs online, or brushing up on basic computer skills? Sign up for a one-hour one-on-one appointment by stopping into the Central Library or calling the reference desk at 608-266-6350.

Study Room 204
 
2:30pm
2:30pm to 3:15pm
Dream Bus at Allied Drive Learning Center

Dream Bus at Allied Drive Learning Center

2237 Allied Dr
Monday, Nov 1, 2:30pm to 3:15pm

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.

2237 Allied Dr
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Community Room
Monday, Nov 1, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Come and learn chess basics in the library with a 30 minute introduction of the game, and then play a friendly game of chess with an opponent.

Chess meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month.  All ages and levels welcome!

Masks are required indoors for persons age 2 and older.

Community Room
 
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Dream Bus at Rolling Prairie Apartments

Dream Bus at Rolling Prairie Apartments

415 S Bird St
Monday, Nov 1, 4:00pm to 4:30pm

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.

415 S Bird St
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 1, 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 1
 
4:30pm
4:45pm to 5:15pm
Dream Bus at The Element Apartments

Dream Bus at The Element Apartments

102 Park Circle
Monday, Nov 1, 4:45pm to 5:15pm

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.

102 Park Circle
 
5:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 1, 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 1
 
5:30pm
5:30pm to 6:00pm
Dream Bus at Vandenburg Park

Dream Bus at Vandenburg Park

1020 Vandenburg St
Monday, Nov 1, 5:30pm to 6:00pm

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.

1020 Vandenburg St
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 1, 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 1