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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Time Items
All day
 
9am
9:00am to 4:00pm
Friends of Sequoya Library Book Sale (6672 Odana Road)

Friends of Sequoya Library Book Sale (6672 Odana Road)

*Offsite
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 9:00am to 4:00pm

This sale takes place at the Friends of Sequoya Bookshop, 6672 Odana Road.

On the first Saturday of each month, Friends of Sequoya Book Sales take place at our shop located at 6672 Odana Road in Market Square (next to Play-it-Again Sports). Some months also have a "bonus" sale on third Saturdays!

Masks are welcome but not required.

*Offsite
 
9:00am to 4:45pm
Madison Tabletop Roleplaying

Madison Tabletop Roleplaying

Community Room
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 9:00am to 4:45pm

For people interested in a wide variety of roleplaying games, including traditional roleplaying games such as Original D&D, 1st Edition AD&D, Classic Traveller, Pendragon, and Call of Cthulhu, as well as retro-clones like Old School Essentials, Labyrinth Lord, Swords & Wizardry, and others.

We also play more contemporary RPGs such as Savage Worlds and GURPS, as well as games like Beyond the Wall, Torchbearer, Powered By The Apocalypse and FATE.

If you played any of these games in the past, or are COMPLETELY NEW to them, we're happy to have you come and play. 

Meets every third Saturday at Hawthorne Library.

Community Room
 
10am
10:00am to 12:00pm
Chinese Storytime reschedule

Chinese Storytime reschedule

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come enjoy Chinese storytime and art play with Tingting! Each storytime will be presented in Mandarin.

Intended for children aged 3-7 years. All are welcome!

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
10:00am to 1:00pm
Worker Cooperative Tour

Worker Cooperative Tour

Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join the Madison Public Library for a FREE tour of worker cooperatives. 

We'll visit a worker cooperative and hear representatives from several different local worker cooperatives.

Worker cooperatives are businesses that are owned and democratically operated by the people who work there, and are a flexible business model that works in many industries around the world.

Tour will be departing at 10am from
Goodman South Madison Library
2222 S. Park St

Transportation and a light snack will be provided.

There will be English-Spanish interpretation.

 
10:00am to 12:00pm
Free Vision Screening @ Goodman South

Free Vision Screening @ Goodman South

Green Room 103
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come to the Goodman South Library for a free vision screening by the Madison Central Lions!

There is no age limit however we do request that minors are accompanied by a guardian.

Madison Central Lions have been serving Madison since 1922.

Green Room 103
 
10:00am to 12:00pm
Community English - Intermediate

Community English - Intermediate

Meeting Room 115
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Intermediate Students: Practice speaking, reading, and writing English with the Literacy Network.

Summer 2024 classes are June 1 - August 17, Saturdays, 10 am - 12 pm, in-person at Goodman South, Madison Public Library. This class is free for students 18 years old and up living in Dane County. A class for beginner students will be held at the Literacy Network at the same time.

For more information and to sign up, please call Bex Fabrizio at Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or email her at bex@litnetwork.org.

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Practica hablar, leer, y escribir en inglés con Literacy Network. ¡Los estudiantes de nivel intermedio son bienvenidos! Las clases para el semestre de verano son del 1 de junio al 17 de agosto en persona en la Biblioteca Goodman South, 2222 Park St Dane Street, Madison WI 53715. Estas clases son gratuitas para adultos (18 años y mayores) que vivan en Dane County. ¡Los estudiantes de nivel principiante son bienvenidos en la otra clase en Literacy Network (en el frente de la biblioteca) en el horario mismo!

Meeting Room 115
 
10:00am to 11:30am
Community English - Beginner

Community English - Beginner

*Offsite
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 11:30am

Beginner Students: Practice speaking, reading, and writing English with the Literacy Network.

Summer 2024 classes are June 1 - August 17, Saturdays, 10 am - 11:30 pm, in-person at the Literacy Network (701 Dane St, Madison, WI 53713). This class is free for students 18 years old and up living in Dane County. A class for intermediate students will be held at the Goodman South Public Library at the same time.

For more information and to sign up, please call Bex Fabrizio at Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or email her at bex@litnetwork.org.

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Practica hablar, leer, y escribir en inglés con Literacy Network. ¡Los estudiantes de nivel principiante son bienvenidos! Las clases para el semestre de verano son del 1 de junio al 17 de agosto en persona en Literacy Network, 701 Dane Street, Madison WI 53715. Estas clases son gratuitas para adultos (18 años y mayores) que vivan en Dane County. ¡Los estudiantes de nivel intermedio son bienvenidos en la otra clase en Biblioteca Goodman South Madison (en el frente de Literacy Network) en el horario mismo!

*Offsite
 
10:00am to 12:00pm
We Read Kickoff Celebration with Bubbler Artist in Residence Poornima Moorthy

We Read Kickoff Celebration with Bubbler Artist in Residence Poornima Moorthy

*In Monroe Street Library
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Help us kick off the summer at this community celebration! Pick up your official We Read Game at the reference desk and design and craft your own unique We Read Game "Read" and "Play" card ideas with your Bubbler Artist.  Who knows, maybe next year, one of YOUR designs will be included in the We Read Game! While you're here, be sure to grab a We Read bag to fill with books from the library collection to get your summer reading and connecting started off right!

Funding is provided by the Monroe Street Library League.

*In Monroe Street Library
 
11am
11:00am to 1:00pm
Latine Music & Dance Festival: Latine Dance Passport - Salsa

Latine Music & Dance Festival: Latine Dance Passport - Salsa

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen Combined
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Immerse yourself in the heartbeat of Latine cultures around the world with dancer, dance instructor and musician Luis Armacanqui. Each session will focus on a specific genre of dance, its associated music, national origins, and cultural significance. After a brief presentation to learn about the dance, get on your feet for solo and partner dance instruction set to live music. Our goal is to have participants learn and appreciate what makes each Latin dance a unique life skill that can be enjoyed anywhere! 

This program will be presented in English, but the presenter speaks Spanish and can field questions in both languages. No experience or partner needed. Just show up and dance with us!

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This program was made possible by Beyond the Page and is part of the Latine Music & Dance Festival, taking place in Dane County Libraries April-June 2024. See all programs in the festival on the Beyond the Page website.

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen Combined
 
11am
11:50am to 12:10pm
Munch Mobile Lunch Van

Munch Mobile Lunch Van

*In Lakeview Library
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 11:50am to 12:10pm

The Munch Mobile Lunch Van will make a stop at Lakeview Library on Saturdays this summer.  All people in and around the library can get a free lunch between 11:50am and 12:10pm.

*In Lakeview Library
 
12pm
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Juneteenth in the Park (Penn Park, 2101 Fisher St)

Juneteenth in the Park (Penn Park, 2101 Fisher St)

*Offsite
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

The library is thrilled to be included in the Kujichagulia Center for Self-Determination's Juneteenth In the Park celebration again this year.  Library staff will be at Penn Park (2101 Fisher St) on Saturday, June 15 from noon-4pm, right after the Juneteenth parade.  

We can't wait to see you in Penn Park!  And remember, Juneteenth is now an official City of Madison holiday, so all Madison Public Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, June 19.

*Offsite
 
1pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Dream Bus at Penn Park for Juneteenth In The Park Celebration
2101 Fisher St
 
1pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Goodman South Madison Book Club — Settlin': Stories of Madison's Early African American Families
Meeting Room 115
 
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Cooking with Chef Lily

Cooking with Chef Lily

Community Room Combined
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join The Kids Chef, Lily Kilfoy, for a series of cooking classes for school-age kids, tweens, and their families. Participants will learn about different foods, where they come from, how to follow recipes, and how to use a variety of tools.  Registration is not required, but participation will be limited to the first 25 attendees. 

Food generously provided by Willy St. Co-op North.

Community Room Combined
 
2pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jazz at Sequoya: The Sandhill Cranes

Jazz at Sequoya: The Sandhill Cranes

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for Saturday Jazz! This month, we welcome The Sandhill Cranes.

The Sandhill Cranes is an instrumental quintet that performs a variety of music from the blues and early 20th century American music tradition including classic, contemporary and original music. The ensemble aims to bring a fresh perspective through improvisation that is influenced by present-day music. Each member of the band brings a unique and fresh perspective. The group is led by Neil Daily (trumpet) and consists of trumpet, saxophone, bass, guitar and drums.

Jazz at Sequoya features local musicians on the third Saturday of every month. The series is generously funded by the Friends of Sequoya Library.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined