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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, November 28, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
10:00am to 12:00pm
Play & Learn at Lakeview Library
Community Room Combined
 
10:00am to 12:00pm
Tech Help by Jude

Tech Help by Jude

*In Hawthorne Library
Monday, Nov 28, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Do you need help with basic computer skills or internet searching? Would you like someone to teach you how to use your smartphone or tablet?  Sign up for an hour of free assistance!

One-on-one tech help is available at Hawthorne Library on Monday mornings at 10:00 am or 11:00 am and on Fridays between 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.. To register, stop in or call Hawthorne Library at 608-246-4548.

*In Hawthorne Library
 
10:00am to 10:30am
Music & Movement

Music & Movement

Youth Program Room
Monday, Nov 28, 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.

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

Dane CORE 2.0 Rental Assistance

Family Study Room
Monday, Nov 28, 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
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Multi-Age Storytime (ages 5 and under)

Multi-Age Storytime (ages 5 and under)

Community Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Nov 28, 10:30am to 11:30am

READ and PLAY together with children under age 5! Engaging with books, songs and playful experiences all help children develop communication skills, patience, empathy, and pre-reading skills​ and helps to build a lifelong love of reading.

 

Library programs are always free. Siblings and childcare groups are welcome.

Community Rooms A and B Combined
 
2:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

Study Room 209
Monday, Nov 28, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Study Room 209
 
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday Meetup

Monday Meetup

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Nov 28, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us on early release days for library fun, you never know what might happen! Projects especially chosen for the school-age crowd, all ages welcome with adult help.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
2:15pm to 3:30pm
Photoshop for Kids

Photoshop for Kids

Community Room B
Monday, Nov 28, 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Learn the art of Photoshop with the Bubbler's Digital Media Lab Instructor, Nate Clark! Bring a picture of yourself or of whatever you want and come make something silly out of it.

Community Room B
 
2:30pm
2:30pm to 3:00pm
Dream Bus at Allied Drive Learning Center
2237 Allied Dr
 
3:00pm
3:00pm to 4:00pm
We Read to a Dog

We Read to a Dog

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Monday, Nov 28, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Read aloud to a furry friend from Alliance of Therapy Dogs at Lakeview Library. Bring a favorite book or try a new one from our collection. First come, first served. 

Community Room - Fireplace Side
 
3:15pm to 3:45pm
Dream Bus at Wisconsin Youth Company
1201 McKenna Blvd
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Dream Bus at Theresa Terrace

Dream Bus at Theresa Terrace

1409 Theresa Terrace
Monday, Nov 28, 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 5:30pm
Gaming

Gaming

Community Room
Monday, Nov 28, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Drop-in and play both video and board games. Compete in friendly competition or play a game cooperatively. 

Youth 7 years and younger will require extra assistance from a caregiver.

Community Room
 
4:00pm to 6:00pm
One-On-One Computer Assistance

One-On-One Computer Assistance

Study Room 211
Monday, Nov 28, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Stop by Room 211 for assistance with opening an email account, writing a Word document, navigating the internet, keeping your files safe, and more.

Computer Assistance is sponsored by the Digital Equity Project.

 

Study Room 211
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 28, 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
 
4:30pm
4:45pm to 5:30pm
Dream Bus at Lussier Community Center
55 S Gammon Rd
 
5:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 28, 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
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:30pm
DANEnet Computer Basics

DANEnet Computer Basics

Study Room A
Monday, Nov 28, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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

  • Computer Basics, 6:00-7:30pm (November 7)
  • Internet Basics & Safety, 6:00-7:30pm (November 14)
  • Tools for Writing: Google Docs & MS Word, 6:00-7:30pm (November 21)
  • Troubleshooting Your Computer, 6:00-7:30pm (November 28)

Registration encouraged but not required. Space is limited.

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

Study Room A
 
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chess at the Library

Chess at the Library

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Nov 28, 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
 
6:00pm to 7:00pm
[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

[FULL] Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Nov 28, 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