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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Time Items
All day
 
10am
10:00am to 11:30am
DANEnet: Computer Skills Class

DANEnet: Computer Skills Class

Meeting Room 302
Tuesday, Nov 9, 10:00am to 11:30am

DANEnet's Digital Equity Project is offering free Basic Computer Skills classes to adults, and will cover the following topics:

• Computer Basics (Oct 19)
• Using Word (Oct 26)
• Internet Basics (Nov 2)
Intro to Email (Nov 9)
• Laptop Troubleshooting (Nov 16)

Space is limited so apply soon (registration link below).

This program is a partnership between DANEnet, the Madison Public Library, and the City of Madison.

Meeting Room 302
 
10:00am to 10:30am
We Read Bilingual Storytime / Nosotros leemos hora de cuentos bilingüe

We Read Bilingual Storytime / Nosotros leemos hora de cuentos bilingüe

Patio
Tuesday, Nov 9, 10:00am to 10:30am

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

We Read... on the Spot!

*In Sequoya Library
Tuesday, Nov 9, 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
 
12pm
12:00pm to 3:00pm
One-on-One Computer Help, also Job Application, Resume, and Cover Letter Assistance

One-on-One Computer Help, also Job Application, Resume, and Cover Letter Assistance

Family Study Room
Tuesday, Nov 9, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Schedule an appointment with a technology counselor.

One-on-one help with using a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone,

Also available for personal assistance with job applications, resumes and cover letters.

One hour time slots for people ranging from complete beginners through advanced users.

Tuesdays 12:00 -- 3:00 pm

call Hawthorne Library to sign up  608-246-4548

Family Study Room
 
1pm
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Community Room
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with Observational drawing. You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to borrow a device and/or use the meeting room at Alicia Ashman Library, please register on this page, below.

 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm - Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Directions

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm - Intersections, Y shapes, Anchor Points

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm - Constellations

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm - Shading

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm - Finished Portrait

Community Room
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Community Rooms A and B Combined
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with the three kinds of drawing (Observational, Self Observational and Intuitional). You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to borrow a device and/or use the meeting room at Pinney Library to attend, please register on this page, below.

 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm - Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Directions

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm - Intersections, Y shapes, Anchor Points

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm - Constellations

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm - Shading

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm - Finished Portrait

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
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak Series: Drawing Workshops with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak Series: Drawing Workshops with Heather C. Williams

*Offsite
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with the three kinds of drawing (Observational, Self Observational and Intuitional). You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to join from Goodman Community Center using a borrowed device, please register on this page, below. 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm - Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Directions

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm - Intersections, Y shapes, Anchor Points

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm - Constellations

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm - Shading

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm - Finished Portrait

 

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

*Offsite
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Meeting Room 115
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with Observational drawing. You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to borrow a device and/or use the meeting room at Goodman South Madison Library to attend, please register on this page, below.

 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm

 

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

Meeting Room 115
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

*Offsite
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with the three kinds of drawing (Observational, Self Observational and Intuitional). You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to borrow a device and join from NewBridge Madison-North, please register on this page, below. 

 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm - Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Directions

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm - Intersections, Y shapes, Anchor Points

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm - Constellations

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm - Shading

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm - Finished Portrait

 

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

*Offsite
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

*Online
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with the three kinds of drawing (Observational, Self Observational and Intuitional). You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. If you wish to join from home, please register on this page, below.

You may also choose to visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Pinney Library, Sequoya LibraryNewBridge Madison-North, or Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device. If you would like to borrow a device, please follow the link above to the location you would like to attend.

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm - Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Directions

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm - Intersections, Y shapes, Anchor Points

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm - Constellations

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm - Shading

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm - Finished Portrait

 

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

*Online
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Authors Speak: Drawing Workshop with Heather C. Williams

Meeting Room 115
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for this five-week drawing class with Heather C. Williams, author of Drawing as a Sacred Activity.

Heather C. Williams earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Humanities at Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh, although she began drawing early in her life as a way to learn about the world around her and within.  Now, she invites you to join her in exploring the courage that it takes to be curious about what is going on around us in the world today and learn more about your deeper SELF.

Come embark on a journey of self-discovery through art as the author helps you become more acquainted with Observational drawing. You will learn to listen to the deeper part of yourself, to temporarily suspend judgement and just BE, while you learn to love and accept yourself exactly as you are right now (in the midst of change).​

All drawing workshop events will be held via Zoom. You may participate using your own device, or visit Alicia Ashman Library, Goodman South Madison Library, ​Meadowridge Library, Sequoya Library, NewBridge Madison-North, and Goodman Community Center to participate using a borrowed device.

If you wish to borrow a device and/or use the meeting room at Goodman South Madison Library to attend, please register on this page, below.

 

Workshop Dates:

Tuesday, November 2, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 9, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 23, 1:30 pm

Tuesday, November 30, 1:30 pm

 

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

Meeting Room 115
 
2pm
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Dane Core 2.0 Rental Assistance

Dane Core 2.0 Rental Assistance

Study Room 1
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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 Lakeview Library on Tuesdays, 2:00 - 5:00 pm, 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.

Study Room 1
 
3pm
3:00pm to 3:30pm
Dream Bus at Bridge Lake Point Waunona Community Center

Dream Bus at Bridge Lake Point Waunona Community Center

1917 Lake Point Dr
Tuesday, Nov 9, 3:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

1917 Lake Point Dr
 
3pm
3:30pm to 6:00pm
It Takes a Village Afterschool Enrichment

It Takes a Village Afterschool Enrichment

Meeting Room 115
Tuesday, Nov 9, 3:30pm to 6:00pm

This installment will includes various activities to enhance to ability for neighborhood youth to be: celebrated, heard, and supported. Through being able to socialize, safe communication, and program input, this safe space will include Arts & crafts, video games, and just safe gathering.

Meeting Room 115
 
3:30pm to 6:00pm
It Takes a Village Afterschool Enrichment

It Takes a Village Afterschool Enrichment

Meeting Room 115
Tuesday, Nov 9, 3:30pm to 6:00pm

This installment will includes various activities to enhance to ability for neighborhood youth to be: celebrated, heard, and supported. Through being able to socialize, safe communication, and program input, this safe space will include Arts & crafts, video games, and just safe gathering.

Meeting Room 115
 
3:45pm to 5:00pm
Dream Bus at Leopold Elementary

Dream Bus at Leopold Elementary

2602 Post Rd
Tuesday, Nov 9, 3:45pm to 5:00pm

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.

2602 Post Rd
 
5pm
5:30pm to 7:00pm
DANEnet: Computer Skills Class

DANEnet: Computer Skills Class

Meeting Room 302
Tuesday, Nov 9, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

DANEnet's Digital Equity Project is offering free Basic Computer Skills classes to adults, and will cover the following topics:

• Computer Basics (Oct 19)
• Using Word (Oct 26)
• Internet Basics (Nov 2)
Intro to Email (Nov 9)
• Laptop Troubleshooting (Nov 16)

Space is limited so apply soon (registration link below).

This program is a partnership between DANEnet, the Madison Public Library, and the City of Madison.

Meeting Room 302
 
6pm
6:15pm to 7:45pm
FULL - Miniature Moccasin Making Class - Native American Storyteller-in-Residence

FULL - Miniature Moccasin Making Class - Native American Storyteller-in-Residence

Community Room - Table Side
Tuesday, Nov 9, 6:15pm to 7:45pm

Due to illness, this workshop is cancelled.  Registrants will be contacted if rescheduled for a later date.

Would you like to learn how to make miniature Ho-Chunk style moccasins? Our storyteller, Andi Cloud, will lead you through this easy craft working with leather for the most classic of footwear. Sure to be a fun time! Register now, seating is limited! All supplies provided.

Part of the Ho-Chunk Through Story: The Origin, The Wayz, and The Life residency with Andi Cloud. Visit madpl.org/storyteller for more info.

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

Community Room - Table Side
 
7pm
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Jessica Nordell for The End of Bias

Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Jessica Nordell for The End of Bias

*Offsite
Tuesday, Nov 9, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The End of Bias is a transformative, groundbreaking exploration into how we can eradicate unintentional bias and discrimination, the great challenge of our age. Jessica Nordell will appear live via Crowdcast to discuss her new book, The End of Bias.

About The End of Bias: Unconscious bias: persistent, unintentional prejudiced behavior that clashes with our consciously held beliefs. We know that it exists, to corrosive and even lethal effect. We see it in medicine, the workplace, education, policing, and beyond. But when it comes to uprooting our prejudices, we still have far to go. With nuance, compassion, and ten years' immersion in the topic, Jessica Nordell weaves gripping stories with scientific research to reveal how minds, hearts, and behaviors change. She scrutinizes diversity training, deployed across the land as a corrective but with inconsistent results. She explores what works and why: the diagnostic checklist used by doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital that eliminated disparate treatment of men and women; the preschool in Sweden where teachers found ingenious ways to uproot gender stereotyping; the police unit in Oregon where the practice of mindfulness and specialized training has coincided with a startling drop in the use of force. Captivating, direct, and transformative, The End of Bias: A Beginning brings good news. Biased behavior can change; the approaches outlined here show how we can begin to remake ourselves and our world.

*Offsite