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Preschool Storytime

Mon., Feb. 25  10:30am-11:15am, Meadowridge Library, Raymond Rd.

A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading skills like print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.

Pokemon Club (Trading Card Game)

Tue., Feb. 26  4:30pm-5:30pm, Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Do you love Pokemon? Learn to play the trading card game, during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids! Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours!   NOTE:  No Pokemon in March.

Chess Club

Wed., Feb. 27  3:30pm-5:00pm, Meadowridge Library

Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Madison Memorial High School Orchestra Concert

Wed., Feb. 27 7:30pm-8:30pm

I Am Jazz — Reading

Thr., Feb. 28  6:00pm-8:00pm, Meadowridge Library

Join the Madison Public Library and Madison Metropolitan School District in a reading of the book “I Am Jazz”.

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Fri., Mar. 1  3:00pm-6:00pm, Sequoya Library Study Room 103

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Friends of Sequoya Book Sale

Sat., Mar. 2  9:00am-4:00pm, 442 Westgate Mall, Next to TJMaxx

Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations, some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 1 pm.


DANENet Computer Fix-It Clinic

Tue., Mar. 5 12:30pm-3:30pm, Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin St.

Device Fix IT clinics are to repair and support computers and hardware owned by households without the means to fix them. Adults can bring in their devices (smart phone, desktop, tower, laptop, etc.) and DANEnet staff and volunteers will fix and clean the devices.

If your computer or laptop is slow, not working, or seems to have a virus, bring it in for free tech support! Our volunteers will teach valuable repair skills, answer questions, and give technical advice about your device.

First come, first served. Labor is FREE. Volunteers can offer advice on purchasing parts online or at local repair stores. Bring your laptop, and/or desktop tower and power cord. Volunteers will help with computers, smartphones and tablets

Madison Memorial High School All Choirs Concert

Wed., Mar. 6 7:30pm-8:30pm

Q & A with County Executive Joe Parisi

Mon., Mar. 11 10:45am, Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Rd.

County Executive Parisi will be visiting the Fitchburg Senior Center to have a discussion and give an update on the work Dane County is doing to clean up our lakes, finance renewable energy development, and how it benefits county taxpayers. Joe will talk for roughly 30 minutes, then allow for questions.