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

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Monday, February 19, 2024

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10:00am
10:00am to 10:30am
Movement Exploration

Movement Exploration

Youth Program Room
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 10:00am to 10:30am

Caregivers and children (5 & under) are invited to come and play together in a movement friendly environment. Different play areas will be set up each week to encourage crawling, hanging, climbing, balancing and more. This is a facilitated open play environment where kids are encouraged to explore the space, navigate challenges and move their bodies with support from their caregiver.

Youth Program Room
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:15am
Storytime

Storytime

Community Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 10:30am to 11:15am

Read and play together at Meadowridge's storytime! Engaging with stories, songs, and play is an essential part of early development and helps foster a lifelong love of reading. This program is recommended for ages 0-5. 

Community Rooms A and B Combined
 
2:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday Meetup

Monday Meetup

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 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
 
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Youth Program Room
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Read aloud to Libby, a certified therapy dog from Alliance Therapy Dogs. Reading to an attentive, non-judgmental audience is a great way for young people to build fluency, and being with a pet has many other proven health benefits.

This program is first-come, first-serve, so drop in at any time. Bring books from home, or pick them out from the library.

This program is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Youth Program Room
 
3:00pm
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Children's African Story Hour

Children's African Story Hour

Youth Program Room
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

WELCOME • KARIBU • E KAABO • AKWAABA • SIYAKWAMUKELA • أهلاً و سهل 

The African Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is proud to present the Children’s African Story Hour series. Join us each week in a fun and relaxing atmosphere as we share award-winning children’s literature that celebrates the diversity of art, culture, food, and language across the African continent. Participants will engage in hands-on creative activities and will have the opportunity to sample different African cuisines. Each week promises to be fun and enriching!  This program is free and for all ages of children & their families.

 

Youth Program Room
 
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Dungeons and Dragons A Ballad of Intersting Events Season 2.

Dungeons and Dragons A Ballad of Intersting Events Season 2.

Study Room A
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Queen is in trouble and calls for our aid! Navigate this new world as Season 1 comes to a close and the first threat and the second threat looms over the horizon will our heroes be brave enough to stop what comes? Will they be wise enough to solve the mystery? How many fart jokes can I squeak in?? Find out in A Ballad of Interesting Events

Study Room A
 
4:00pm
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Gaming Club

Gaming Club

Community Room
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Drop-in and play games on the library's iPads and Nintendo Switch. Minecraft, Roblox, Mario Kart, & more! Board games will also be available. There is a limited number of devices, so participants will take turns as needed.

Family and friend groups are encouraged to attend and play together. 

Youth 8 years and younger must have a caregiver with them during the program. 

Community Room
 
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Community Room - Table Side
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 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 22 - April 29, 4:00-5:30pm.

Community Room - Table Side
 
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 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 5:45pm
Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Ashman All Ages Chess Club

Community Room
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 4:00pm to 5:45pm

Chess meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month from 4-5:45 p.m. Come and learn chess basics in the library with a 30 minute introduction of the game and then play a friendly game of chess with an opponent. Lessons start promptly at 4 p.m., followed by an open game at 4:30 p.m. Chess club is open to all ages and skill levels. No Chess 1/1, 1/15, 6/17, 9/2.

Masks are not required but recommended.

Community Room
 
5:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 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
 
5:30pm
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Build-A-Brand: Merchandising for Teens

Build-A-Brand: Merchandising for Teens

Community Rooms A and B Combined
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join local artist and creator Lexie Olson for a merchandising workshop series for teens this spring! Participants will learn to use Procreate illustration software to design and create a variety of merch products - buttons, stickers, t-shirts and more - with a focus on finding artistic voice and building a strong brand.

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Registration is required for this event. The registration form will open at 6:30pm on 2/12/2024.

Community Rooms A and B Combined
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Madison Writing Assistance at Lakeview

Study Room 1
Monday, Feb 19, 2024, 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