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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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Monday, May 2, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
9:30am
9:30am to 10:30am
Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Youth Program Room
Monday, May 2, 9:30am to 10:30am

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.

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.

Youth Program Room
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
All Ages READ and PLAY

All Ages READ and PLAY

Community Room Combined
Monday, May 2, 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for this special storytime - books, songs, and play for children ages 5 and under.

Spending time together and reading aloud with young children promotes healthy brain development, improves language and listening skills, and helps to build a lifelong love of reading. Library programs are always free. Siblings and childcare groups are welcome.

Masks are encouraged for all program attendees age 2 and older per guidance from Public Health Madison & Dane County.

Community Room Combined
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Community Room
Monday, May 2, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Chess meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, 4-6 p.m. Lessons start promptly at 4 p.m. and last 30 minutes. Open game time runs from 4:30 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. Chess club is open to all ages and skill levels.

Masks are required indoors for persons age 2 and older.

Community Room
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, May 2, 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
 
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Teen and Tween Minecraft Club

Teen and Tween Minecraft Club

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Monday, May 2, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

This program is open to all teens and tweens. Stop in to play Minecraft with other teens and tweens! There is a limited number of computers, so participants will be taking turns as needed. 

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
5:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, May 2, 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
 
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Poetry & Nature Workshop for Kids (Poet-in-Residence)

Poetry & Nature Workshop for Kids (Poet-in-Residence)

*In Lakeview Library
Monday, May 2, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Join Madison’s poet laureate, Angela Trudell Vasquez, and a Madison Audubon Society educator, Carolyn Byers, as they team up to teach a poetry workshop based on our natural world and the creatures that exist side-by-side with us every day. You don’t have to go far to be immersed in nature. Students will be able to see and touch feathers, skulls, scat (rubber poop!) and more! There will be short presentations by both instructors. We will engage in art making and sharing. This workshop will take place outdoors, and masks are recommended. For kids ages Kindergarten - 5th grade.

 

*In Lakeview Library
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, May 2, 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