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, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, to help individuals and families who owe back rent apply for Dane Core assistance. Eligible households in need of rental and utility assistance can drop in at Hawthorne Library or call The African Center at (608) 345-5002 or (608) 294-0066 to make an appointment.
Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.
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2:00pm to 3:30pm
Video Editing for Kids
Want to learn how to do cool editing skills with homemade videos? Join Bubbler Digital Media Lab Instructor, Nate Clark, and learn how to edit like a pro. Maybe you'll be the next YouTube sensation!
Community Room B
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Play Minecraft in both survival and creative worlds! There is a limited number of computers, so participants will take turns as needed.
Mondays September 12 - December 19, with no meeting on November 28.
Community Room - Table Side
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Swag Studio - Bead Animals
Make an animal out of pony beads and knotting thread. Take what you make with you when you leave.
This workshop is for youth ages 10-17 years.
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Open Youth Programming time
After school time availability community for youth to enjoy different activities and cultivate relationships while providing a safe space for them. We will make board games, video games, and will make available various options for participants.
*In Goodman South Madison Library
5:15pm to 6:00pm
Let's Blow Off Some STEAM
Rose Project (Edgewood) STEAM program
A trip into the Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM) realm, this collaboration Edgewood college and other Science partners will help aid patrons and families. It is setup to educate, engage, empower and expose them to all types of activities
Meeting Room 115
6:30pm to 7:30pm
[ONLINE] Mini Book Writing Bootcamp
Start that book you've been meaning to write! Local author Rachel Werner will lead a session on how to get started writing your book with helpful tips and advice on choosing a genre, goal mapping, creating authentic characters and more. In this Mini Book Writing Bootcamp, Werner will answer questions about the publishing process locally and provide helpful resources and book recommendations to help you along the way. Register for this 1-hour virtual session to kick-start your writing!
Registration is required; all are welcome. This event is intended for ages 18+.
Want to continue your book-writing journey? Sign up for the full Book Writing Bootcamp experience with Rachel Werner. This is a 6-month intensive that will help take your book from draft to on the road to publishing. LEARN MORE