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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, September 26, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
10am
10:00am to 11:00am
Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Youth Program Room
Monday, Sep 26, 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.

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
 
10:00am to 6:00pm
Dane CORE 2.0 Rental Assistance

Dane CORE 2.0 Rental Assistance

Family Study Room
Monday, Sep 26, 10:00am to 6:00pm

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 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.

Family Study Room
 
2pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
CANCELLED: Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

CANCELLED: Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

*In Central Library
Monday, Sep 26, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Drop-in tutorials for Monday, September 22 are cancelled, but will resume on Monday, October 3.

The Personal Archiving Lab at Central Library is a collection of equipment that can be used to digitize at-risk analog materials like home movies video tapes audio cassettes photographs and more. Stop by the Central Library on Mondays, 2-4pm (Room 209) for a tutorial on how to use the library's Personal Archiving Lab. Tutorial duration is approximately 20-30 minutes. The instructor may not be able to accommodate those who arrive after 3:40pm.

Following the tutorial, you will be able to make an appointment during library hours to use the equipment - up to 2 hours per day - for your personal archiving project.

The Personal Archiving Lab supports the following formats: VHS and VHS-C tapes DVDs (not BluRay) audio cassettes MiniDV and Hi-8 tapes photographs (including negatives and slides) and other paper-based documents. Patrons who use the lab must bring some form of external storage — a portable hard drive, or a thumb drive — on which digital files can be stored.

Call 608-266-6350 for more information.

*In Central Library
 
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Video Editing for Kids

Video Editing for Kids

Community Room B
Monday, Sep 26, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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
 
2pm
2:30pm to 3:00pm
Dream Bus at Allied Drive Learning Center
2237 Allied Dr
 
3pm
3:15pm to 3:45pm
Dream Bus at Wisconsin Youth Company
1201 McKenna Blvd
 
4pm
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Dream Bus at Theresa Terrace

Dream Bus at Theresa Terrace

1409 Theresa Terrace
Monday, Sep 26, 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Visit the Dream Bus to browse books and other library materials, place or pick up holds, and sign up for a library card.

1409 Theresa Terrace
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Meadowridge Book Club - - - Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

Meadowridge Book Club - - - Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

*In Meadowridge Library
Monday, Sep 26, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us at the Meadowridge Library for a discussion of Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicky Myron!  Books will be available for checkout prior to program.

 

 

NOTE:  PROGRAM CANCELLED for 9/26              WILL BE HELD TUESDAY 9/27 at 4pm.  We apologize for the inconvenience!

 

A cat found in the book return at a small town Iowa library became a library resident and enchanted customers for nearly 20 years with his winsome personality.

(from madisonpubliclibrary.org)

*In Meadowridge Library
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wisconsin Book Festival Volunteer Training
Meeting Room 302
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Sep 26, 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
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Sep 26, 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 - Buttons and Magnets

Swag Studio - Buttons and Magnets

Community Room
Monday, Sep 26, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Create custom buttons & magnets by drawing your own design or using recycled magazines and books. Take what you make with you when you leave.

This workshop is for youth ages 10-17 years.

Community Room
 
4pm
4:45pm to 5:30pm
Dream Bus at Lussier Community Center
55 S Gammon Rd
 
5pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Sep 26, 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
 
6pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chess at the Library

Chess at the Library

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Sep 26, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Chess meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Community Room - Table Side