Back to top

Events Calendar

Please note that this calendar only contains library programs. For room availability, please contact the appropriate library directly.

Looking for a specific event? Try our Events Search page.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Time Items
All day
 
10:00am
10:00am to 12:00pm
Play & Learn at Lakeview Library

Play & Learn at Lakeview Library

Community Room Combined
Monday, Jan 30, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Play & Learn is a fun and engaging program that is offered free-of-charge for children ages birth to 3+ and their caregivers who reside in the Madison Metropolitan School District.  Registration is required.  Contact Play & Learn staff members for more information and assistance with registering for Play & Learn sessions. 

English (608) 204-6784

Spanish (608) 204-7918

Hmong (608) 212-4683

Community Room Combined
 
10:00am to 11:15am
Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Pinney Playdate / Hora de jugar

Youth Program Room
Monday, Jan 30, 10:00am to 11:15am

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
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
Storytime For Ages Birth to 5

Storytime For Ages Birth to 5

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen Combined
Monday, Jan 30, 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 and Kitchen Combined
 
11:00am
11:00am to 6:00pm
Dane CORE 2.0 / Dane County Emergency Housing Assistance

Dane CORE 2.0 / Dane County Emergency Housing Assistance

Family Study Room
Monday, Jan 30, 11:00am 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 at the Hawthorne Library on Mondays, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, to help individuals and families who owe back rent apply for Dane CORE 2.0 assistance.  For questions about the program or to set up an appointment, please call African Center at (608) 957-5623 or (608) 294-0066. More info at https://africancentermadison.org/housing-support/ (link is external)

Family Study Room
 
2:00pm
2:00pm to 3:45pm
Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

Personal Archiving Lab: Drop-In Tutorials

Study Room 209
Monday, Jan 30, 2:00pm to 3:45pm

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
 
2:15pm to 3:30pm
CANCELLED - Tinkercad

CANCELLED - Tinkercad

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

Create your own avatar by sketching in 2D on graph paper and then designing in 3D using Tinkercad! Your avatar will be a visual representation of your identity or a fictional character’s identity. When done, you can share images of your creation with your friends and family!

 

For ages 8 to 12.

Community Room B
 
3:30pm
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Dungeons & Dragons at the Library: A Ballad of Interesting Events

Dungeons & Dragons at the Library: A Ballad of Interesting Events

Study Room A
Monday, Jan 30, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us for this exciting Dungeons and Dragons campaign for kids ages 9 - 17! Set in the world of Krixth, The Dragon Queen Draco Vonet needs your aid. Travel to her keep and see what she needs. What adventure and mystery await you on the way? What will occur in this Ballad of Interesting Events?

This program is currently full and sign-ups are closed for the time being. Check back later for additional availability, or call (608) 288-6160 for more information.

Study Room A
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Gaming for Youth Ages 8 and Older
Community Room
 
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Jan 30, 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 January 9 - May 22, with no meeting on January 16 (library closed).

Community Room - Table Side