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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, April 15, 2024

Time Items
All day
11:00am to 2:00pm
Application Assistance

Application Assistance

*In Goodman South Madison Library
Monday, Apr 15, 2024, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Find help navigating application processes and filling out forms required for housing, immigration, food, health, and other community support services.

In partnership with the City of Madison and Madison Public Library, the African Center for Community Development provides in-person assistance. Examples include: 

  • Disability
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Passport
  • Social security
  • Unemployment
  • WIC

For questions about the program or to schedule an appointment, please call the African Center at 608-957-5623 or 608-294-0066.

*Neither The African Center for Community Development nor Madison Public Library can provide legal assistance or advice.  We cannot fill out applications on your behalf or assess program eligibility.

*In Goodman South Madison Library
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Alebrijes Demonstration

Alebrijes Demonstration

Meeting Room 115
Monday, Apr 15, 2024, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Meet artists Armando Jimenez and his son Alejandro who are visiting from Oaxaca, Mexico. They will demonstrate carving and painting as they create Alebrijes.  Alibrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantasy and mythical creatures made of wood and Papier-mâché.  Explore books featuring Jimenez family artwork and folk art of Mexico.  This will be a live demonstration and the artists can answer questions about the history of this art form. 

Conozca los artistas Oaxaqueños, Armando Jimenez y su hijo, Alejandro. Ellos demostrarán sus habilidades extraordinarias de la talladura y pintura que emplean para crear los espectaculares Alebrijes. Alejibres son esculturas pintadas de animales y creaturas míticas y fantásticas talladas de madera o papel-maché. Tendrémos una colección de libros celebrando el arte de la familia Jimenez y mas arte folklórico de México. Este evento será una demostración en vivo y los artistas estarán disponibles para discutir y contester preguntas acerca de la historia de Alebrijes.

Meeting Room 115
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Monday, Apr 15, 2024, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


This class aims to introduce you to linoleum relief carving and printing. This class will provide you with a block, tools, and paper you will need to design and make your own handmade prints. Prints will be made by hand burnishing as well as using a fine art printing press. No experience necessary, all levels are welcome. (adult)

Please note this class takes place in Thurber Park (3325 Thurber Ave, Madison, WI 53714) as part of the Thurber Park Artist-In-Residence Program.