We’re here to mend anything you need for the colder months, including clothing, coats, and any other fabric-related repairs, except for zippers. Sewers from the Sewing Machine Project will be available to mend your things for free every Thursday of the month.
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11:00am to 3:00pm
Dane Core Rental Assistance / African Center for Community Dev. (ACCD)
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 at the Pinney Library on Thursdays, 11:00 am - 3:00 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. Working with City of Madison to provide rental assistance. For questions about the program, please call African Center at (608) 957-5623 or (608) 294-0066. More info at https://africancentermadison.org/housing-support/ (link is external)
Study Room 109
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Thursday Book Discussion: My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
Join us for a discussion of My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell. New members always welcome! Copies may be available at the Ask Desk.
Synopsis: When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell’s family’s experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home.
Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
2:00pm to 4:00pm
DANEnet Free Tech Repair
Having trouble with your digital device? DANEnet technicians are available at Lakeview Library every Thursday from 2-4 PM to assist you with your technology repair needs for free.
Technicians can look at laptops, desktop computers, phones and tablets, and can help with:
No appointment needed. Walk-ins only: first come, first served.
Digital Equity Project events are made possible through the partnership of Madison Public Library and DANEnet, thanks to funding by the MG&E Foundation and the AT&T Foundation.
Study Room 1
3:30pm to 5:30pm
We Read … and Create!
Drop-in on Thursdays at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects and activities. For families, groups, and all ages.
Masks recommended but not required.
Community Room - Table Side
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club
Gathers most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share their stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club is led by local author Carole Madrzak.
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Words-in-Bloom Poetry Workshop for Teens (Poet-in-Residence)
Join Madison’s Poet Laureate, Angela Trudell Vasquez - along with a Teena Wilder, a local community artist - for this teen workshop where we will explore the dynamics between poetry and art. The group will explore creating art from poetry - and - poetry from art. There will be room for lots of creativity! For tweens and teens in 6th-12th grade.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Introduction to Streaming Video
Learn about Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video, Kanopy and many other video services available on your phone, tablet, computer, and smart TV.
About the presenter:
Dave Friedman makes house calls to provide personal tutoring in all aspects of technology. He clearly explains technical topics in terms that make sense to non-techies and he has lots of experience working with people of all ages.
This program is supported by the Friends of Lakeview Library.
Community Room Combined