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Thursday, November 2, 2023

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10:00am to 10:45am
Art for Little Ones

Art for Little Ones

Youth Program Room
Thursday, Nov 2, 10:00am to 10:45am

Join artist Amy Mietzel for hands-on art activities inspired by picture books! We'll start by doing a read-aloud of the book - then create art using unique materials and fun supplies. Additional books that fit the theme will also be available for caregivers and youth to read together and check-out. For ages 2-5. Siblings & groups welcome. 

Sept: Toadstools -- Mushroom Lullaby by Kenneth Kraegel

Oct: Building and Construction -- Bigger, Bigger by Leslie Patricelli

Nov: Cats -- 10 Cats by Emily Gravett 

Dec: Hats -- Very Good Hats by Emma Straub


Youth Program Room
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Mini Archiving Lab Session

Mini Archiving Lab Session

Study Room
Thursday, Nov 2, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Access old memories and preserve them for the future through digitization! Digitize and preserve analog materials, including the following: VHS tapes, DVDs (not Blu-ray), audio cassettes, printed photographs, negatives & slides, paper-based docs like newspapers, etc.

Dates: Thursdays, October 19 - December 21*
(includes 10/26, 11/ 2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/ 7, 12/14) *NO lab on 11/23 in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday
Time: 2-4p
Location: Alicia Ashman Study Room

Appointments include a 20 min tutorial followed by use the equipment (up to 1.5 hours) for your personal archiving project. Must bring your own external hard drive or USB flash drive to save digital files.

To schedule an appointment, click the link below. If you are unable to attend one of the available sessions, please contact Community Engagement Librarian Farrah McDaniel at or (608) 824-1780 to schedule a time.


Study Room
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Block Printing Workshop - RESCHEDULING

Block Printing Workshop - RESCHEDULING

Thursday, Nov 2, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Presented by Pinney Studio Artist-in-Residence, Bernie of

Come learn to block print! Block printing is an ancient process that is widely used today in both paper and fabric applications. In this workshop you will be led through the ideation process, carve your own soft-kut block, and learn how to print multiples on paper.

Supplies provided, simply bring your creativity.  Intended audience is age 16-99 (older teens and adults)

Space is limited; registration begins 2 weeks in advance (Oct. 19)