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Tuesday, July 23, 2024

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10:00am
10:00am to 11:30am
We Read Bubbler Artist in Residence with Renee Gavigan

We Read Bubbler Artist in Residence with Renee Gavigan

Patio
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 10:00am to 11:30am

Enjoy messy, exploratory art projects with Bubbler artist Renee outside on the Pinney patio! Fun for all ages.

During this program, your librarian will be using an exciting new tool called the Observation Deck, funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, to better report on learning outcomes for youth. You can learn more about the project on our website: https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/engagement/observation-deck 

Patio
 
10:00am to 11:30am
Read to a Dog

Read to a Dog

Youth Program Room
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 10:00am to 11:30am

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
 
10:00am to 10:30am
Storytime for the Very Young

Storytime for the Very Young

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 10:00am to 10:30am

READ and PLAY with your favorite baby or toddler! 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.

Storytime for the Very Young is intended for children ages 0 to 3 years old.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
 
10:30am
10:30am to 11:00am
Growing Voices Music Class

Growing Voices Music Class

Meeting Room
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 10:30am to 11:00am

Growing Voices Music Class is an interactive class for caregivers and their children, birth-4, to play, learn, and bond with music. In our classes we sing, play instruments, dance, and have fun together! 

Funding is provided by the Monroe Street Library League

Meeting Room
 
10:30am to 11:30am
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 10:30am to 11:30am

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.

Blue Room 128
 
11:30am
11:30am to 12:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 11:30am to 12:30pm

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.

Blue Room 128
 
12:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Madison Writing Assistance at Goodman South

Blue Room 128
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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.

Blue Room 128
 
2:00pm
2:00pm to 3:30pm
We Read Bubbler Artist in Residence with Rita Salm
Community Room
 
3:00pm
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Kids Music Jam

Kids Music Jam

Youth Program Room
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring your instrument from home and jam with other kids at the library! Local musician, Julia, will have her violin, guitar, and some unique instruments handy to help guide and encourage the group. We'll also have some egg shakers and other instruments for those without an instrument to use. Kids of all ages welcome. Come jam with us! 

Youth Program Room
 
4:30pm
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Cooking with Chef Lily

Cooking with Chef Lily

Community Room Combined
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

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
 
6:00pm
6:00pm to 7:30pm
We Read Bubbler Artist in Residence with Lashay the Artist

We Read Bubbler Artist in Residence with Lashay the Artist

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen Combined
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Express yourself through a variety of affirming, mixed-media projects for all ages with Meadowood's own Lashay the Artist.

During this program, your librarian will be using an exciting new tool called the Observation Deck, funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, to better report on learning outcomes for youth. You can learn more about the project on our website: https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/engagement/observation-deck 

Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen Combined
 
6:00pm to 7:30pm
EV 101: Kick the Tires Electric Vehicle (EV) EVent

EV 101: Kick the Tires Electric Vehicle (EV) EVent

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Interested in learning more about Electric Vehicles? Join us at the Sequoya Library on Tues., July 23, 6-7:30 PM. Meet inside for a short presentation, learn the basics about EVs, and then talk with local EV owners and check out their vehicles that will be parked in the Library parking lot. (In the case of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled to Thurs., July 25 from 6-7:30pm.) This event is presented in partnership with MG&E.

 

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined