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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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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Time Items
All day
 
10am
10:00am to 12:00pm
Free Mending

Free Mending

Study Room 211
Thursday, Jan 5, 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Study Room 211
 
11am
11:00am to 3:00pm
Dane Core Rental Assistance / African Center for Community Dev. (ACCD)

Dane Core Rental Assistance / African Center for Community Dev. (ACCD)

Study Room 110
Thursday, Jan 5, 11:00am to 3:00pm

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 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 110
 
1pm
1:00pm to 3:00pm
ONLINE-Spanish Book Group

ONLINE-Spanish Book Group

*Online
Thursday, Jan 5, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Presentado por University League en asociación​ con la Biblioteca Sequoya. Todos son bienvenidos--no hay necesidad de ser miembro de la University League. Los libros y las discusiones son  completamente en español. Se puede prestar un libro, El museo de los espejos por Luis Monero Manglano, en el escritorio marcado con "Ask Here" (Biblioteca Sequoya, 4340 Tokay Blvd.).

Presented by the University League in partnership with the Sequoya Library. Everyone is welcome, one does not have to be a member of University League. Books and discussion are completely in Spanish. Please ask about obtaining a book at the Sequoya Library "Ask Here" desk.

 

Este evento se realizará virtualmente a través de Zoom. Más información sobre este programa se le enviará por correo electrónico cuando se registre. Zoom es una plataforma de video gratuita, y puede mirar en un navegador, a través de la aplicación móvil gratuita para ios o android, o llamar para participar solo por voz.

This event will be hosted virtually through Zoom; more information will be emailed to you upon registration. Zoom is a free video platform, and you can watch on a browser, through the free mobile app for ios or android, or call in to participate by voice only.

*Online
 
2pm
2:00pm to 4:15pm
The Woman King (feature film)

The Woman King (feature film)

Community Room
Thursday, Jan 5, 2:00pm to 4:15pm

The Woman King

Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.  Performances by Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu. Lashana Lynch. Columbia Pictures, Rated PG-13.  132 min. Action / Drama / History.

The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…

Enjoy movies on our big screen!  Interesting films shown every Thursday afternoon, a mix of award-winning movies, indie films, film festival favorites, and new releases will be shown. 

Film suggestions welcome, film discussion encouraged..Films shown will be for adult audiences and may include R-rated films (or equivalent)

All films will be shown in original language with English captions

Refreshments will be served.

Community Room
 
4pm
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Minecraft Club
Community Room B
 
5pm
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Mental Wellness Workshop with Nikyra McCann -- Standing in Stability

Mental Wellness Workshop with Nikyra McCann -- Standing in Stability

Community Room
Thursday, Jan 5, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a series of mental wellbeing and healing workshops presented by Nikyra McCann of Still Standing Enterprise LLC

Standing in Stability:  Learn how to identify and address effective ways of holding themselves together in difficult times builds interpersonal relationships.  Attendees will learn skills of how to identify and address mental and emotional roadblocks coupled with defensive approaches to overcoming them!

Community Room
 
6pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club

Chapters Teen Writing Club

Studio
Thursday, Jan 5, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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.

Studio
 
6pm
6:30pm to 8:00pm
First Thursday Book Group: Go Big Read Book Discussion of "How the Word Is Passed" by Clint Smith

First Thursday Book Group: Go Big Read Book Discussion of "How the Word Is Passed" by Clint Smith

Community Room - Fireplace Side
Thursday, Jan 5, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a book discussion of "How the Word Is Passed" by Clint Smith. New members always welcome!

"Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are honest about the past and those that are not—that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nation's collective history, and ourselves." -- Amazon.com

Community Room - Fireplace Side