Middleton Public Library
Address: 7425 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-831-5564     Email: info@midlibrary.org

PROGRAMS & EVENTS FOR ADULTS Some programs require pre-registration. To register for these free programs, call 608-827-7403, email info@midlibrary.org, or stop by at the library's lower level Reference Desk.

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Saturday January 28    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday January 31     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday January 31     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month for lively discussion about nature in all genres. 

January's selection is Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World.

Copies of the book are available at the library service desk.

Please contact group leader, Troy Hess, at troy@ontheyahara.com to register.


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Tuesday January 31    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
Virtual

Join us for a virtual discussion of Michelle Zauner's memoir, Crying in H Mart (2021).  

A Zoom link will be emailed prior to the discussion.

In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more than a dazzling singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With humor and heart, she tells of growing up one of the few Asian American kids at her school in Eugene, Oregon; of struggling with her mother's particular, high expectations of her; of a painful adolescence; of treasured months spent in her grandmother's tiny apartment in Seoul, where she and her mother would bond, late at night, over heaping plates of food.

*Copies of the book are available at the library service desks*

To place a hold on one, please call 608-827-7403 or email info@midlibrary.org.  Registration is required.


 more info...


Wednesday February 1     
Virtual

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Thursday February 2     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Thursday February 2     

Online through Zoom OR in-person at Sauk Trail Elementary School.

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Saturday February 4     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Come play some board games at the library! We'll have a selection of games available for you to choose from. Bring friends or family to play with, or meet new people at the library!


 more info...


Monday February 6    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Join MogaMind cofounder Patrick Cunningham for MogaMove, a gentle flow-based yoga and mindfulness class accessible for all ages, body types, and abilities. All are welcome!

Registration is required, as space is limited.


 more info...


Tuesday February 7     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday February 7    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Want to be part of an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons Campaign? Pull up a chair! An ongoing D&D 5th Edition campaign set in Waterdeep around the events of Dragon Heist. If you have not played with us yet, reserve a spot and bring a character up to level 3. If you don't know where to start or need help creating your character feel free to check out our Monthly one shot!
 

 Registration is required as space is limited.


 more info...


Wednesday February 8    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
Virtual

Join us as we learn how to create a free account, navigate, and use Mango Languages. This is an online language-learning system for help learning languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.


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Wednesday February 8    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Huma Siddiqui returns to the library for another live cooking demo. On the menu will be:

Fish Stew - Cod stew with red onions, red peppers, cilantro, Sajji Masala and coconut milk.

Pulao Rice - Basmati rice with green peas and green onions.

Huma Siddiqui is a mother, accountant, entrepreneur, author, cooking instructor, and former host of ‘White Jasmine Everyday Cooking’ a weekly cooking show on TVW- Ch 14 in Madison, WI. Huma has a passion for cooking great food and bringing family and friends together. She is the author of ‘Jasmine in Her Hair: Culture and Cuisine from Pakistan’ and the president and founder of White Jasmine, which offers gourmet Pakistani-Indian spice blends. For recipes and more, visit www.whitejasmine.com. 


 more info...


Wednesday February 8     
Virtual

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Thursday February 9     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Thursday February 9     

Online through Zoom OR in-person at Sauk Trail Elementary School.

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Saturday February 11    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday February 14     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday February 14     
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Monthly library board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.  Agenda and minutes at midlibrary.org/board  

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 


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Wednesday February 15     
Virtual

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Wednesday February 15     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Those interested in joining the group should contact group leader Kathy Steffen at kathysteffen@charter.net


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Thursday February 16    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Join us for a discussion of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

“In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. Pierpont Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture on the New York society scene and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her impeccable taste and shrewd negotiating for critical works as she helps build a world-class collection. But Belle has a secret, one she must protect at all costs. She was born not Belle da Costa Greene but Belle Marion Greener. She is the daughter of Richard Greener, the first Black graduate of Harvard and well-known advocate for equality. Belle's complexion isn't dark because of her alleged Portuguese heritage that lets her pass as white-her complexion is dark because she is African American. The Personal Librarian tells the story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and shares the lengths she must go-for the protection of her family and her legacy-to preserve her carefully crafted white identity in the racist world in which she lives.”

*Copies of the book are available at the library service desks*

To place a hold on one, please call 608-827-7403 or email info@midlibrary.org.  Registration is required.


 more info...


Thursday February 16     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Thursday February 16     

Online through Zoom OR in-person at Sauk Trail Elementary School.

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Saturday February 18    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Rescheduled for March 18

Are you a Rogue, a Wizard, or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game in this one-shot adventure. No D&D experience necessary - all skill levels welcome! You can create a level 1 character using any of the Wizards of the Coast D&D 5th edition material, or come for the character creation half hour and we'll have everything you need. Registration is required as space is limited.

Character creation: 1-1:30pm

Game play: 1:30-4pm


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Saturday February 18    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Woodcarving for Beginners

This class is designed to introduce people who have never carved before to the art of woodcarving. Learn about the tools you need, how to care for the tools and how to use them safely. Learn how to make the basic cuts: stop cut, push cut, pull cut. Create a “3-minute owl” with step-by-step instructions from other carvers. Students work in small groups with a dedicated instructor who will walk them through all the steps.

Carving kits (carving knife, strop, thumb guard, wood pieces and sandpaper) will be available for students to buy for $30.

Instructors are members of the Capital Area Carvers of Wisconsin


 more info...


Tuesday February 21     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday February 21     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month for lively discussion about nature in all genres. 

Please contact group leader, Troy Hess, at troy@ontheyahara.com to register.


 more info...


Tuesday February 21    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
Virtual

Join us for a virtual discussion of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

A Zoom link will be emailed prior to the discussion.

“In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. Pierpont Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture on the New York society scene and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her impeccable taste and shrewd negotiating for critical works as she helps build a world-class collection. But Belle has a secret, one she must protect at all costs. She was born not Belle da Costa Greene but Belle Marion Greener. She is the daughter of Richard Greener, the first Black graduate of Harvard and well-known advocate for equality. Belle's complexion isn't dark because of her alleged Portuguese heritage that lets her pass as white-her complexion is dark because she is African American. The Personal Librarian tells the story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and shares the lengths she must go-for the protection of her family and her legacy-to preserve her carefully crafted white identity in the racist world in which she lives.”

*Copies of the book are available at the library service desks*

To place a hold on one, please call 608-827-7403 or email info@midlibrary.org.  Registration is required.


 more info...


Tuesday February 21    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Want to be part of an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons Campaign? Pull up a chair! An ongoing D&D 5th Edition campaign set in Waterdeep around the events of Dragon Heist. If you have not played with us yet, reserve a spot and bring a character up to level 3. If you don't know where to start or need help creating your character feel free to check out our Monthly one shot!
 

 Registration is required as space is limited.


 more info...


Wednesday February 22    Sign-up Required  

The Middleton Public Library will be at the Middleton Senior Center on February 22, and March 29 from 1-2:30pm for Puzzles and Podcasts!  

Enjoy a variety of jigsaw and word puzzles either solo or with others while listening to fun podcasts.  All puzzles provided. 

For the February 22 Puzzles & Podcast program, we will first listen to an interview with Dan Rather on the 70 Over 70 podcast. Then we will enjoy The Memory Palace podcast about Kiddo, a cat who flew across the Atlantic in a Zeppelin in 1910.  We’ll end with “Valentine Voicemail”, a Radio Diaries podcast which highlights early voicemail messages or audio letters to families, friends, and sweethearts.  

The Middleton Senior Center is located at 7448 Hubbard Avenue. 

Attendees must be at least 55 years old to attend this event and registration is required. Contact the Middleton Senior Center at 608-831-2373 to reserve your spot.


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Wednesday February 22    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Hoopla & Kanopy are digital media lending services for libraries. Users sign up with an email address, password, and library card information, and Hoopla gives them access to their local library's collection of digital titles of ebooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. Kanopy gives access to movies and TV. This class will be in the Friends Community Room on the lower level.


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Wednesday February 22     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Are you working on a writing project and looking for a place to work or other writers to talk to?  Drop by the library any time from 6pm-8pm for a write-in!  There will be space set aside for writing, and light snacks will be provided.


 more info...


Wednesday February 22     
Virtual

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Thursday February 23     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Thursday February 23     

Online through Zoom OR in-person at Sauk Trail Elementary School.

To register, please call or email Becky Fabrizio at the Literacy Network at (608) 268-6425 or becky@litnetwork.org.


 more info...


Saturday February 25    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Sunday February 26    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Upper Level Library

Come one, come all! Celebrate the end of the Winter Reading Program with a library carnival and mini golf! The carnival is open to all, with games, snacks, and more.

Library Mini Golf requires registration - please register the number of people in your group, as well as your preferred tee time window: 1:00, 2:00, or 3:00. We'll send out a notification of your tee time before the event.

See you there!

 


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Tuesday February 28     

Get your reading logs turned in by the time the library closes today! Winners of the grand prize drawings will be notified after March 1st.


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Tuesday February 28     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday February 28    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Chess Club at Middleton Public Library! Come enjoy a game of chess in a relaxed environment. No experience necessary, we'll have instructions available. No formal chess instruction will be provided - this is meant to be a relaxed, social experience. We'll be meeting downstairs in the Archer Room.

Please list all players' ages and approximate experience levels.

All ages welcome, those under 8 with an adult accompanying them in the room.


 more info...


Thursday March 2     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Thursday March 2    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Join local author and Middleton resident, Dennis Schenborn, for a talk about his book,  “Heroes All:  Race To The Pole -- An Antarctic Tale.” 

In 1974, Dennis Schenborn survived a winter in the Antarctic in sight of Scott's Discovery Expedition Hut.  He has walked on the Antarctic Ice Barrier, traveled by dog sledge, man-hauled sledges across the ice, and slept in a tent at -50º F. 

His interest in the Amundsen and Scott expeditions began during his cold, dark Antarctic winter when he read their accounts and came away with more questions than answers. And so began his decades-long search for answers in hand-written expedition journals, first-person accounts, contemporary newspaper articles about the Amundsen and Scott expeditions.

*Copies of the book will not be sold at this event, but Dennis is happy to sign any copies purchased from Amazon.


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Saturday March 4     
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Brooke Saucier Author Visit (All ages)

Saturday, March 4, 11:00am

Join author Brooke Saucier and illustrator Matthew LaFleur for a fun interactive event for all ages as they discuss the creation of their book The Isle of Stuck Faces. 

The Isle of Stuck Faces is an epic poem which tells the legendary tale of Steve “Stick” Vizage, a young boy who loves to express himself—not always pleasantly—by making faces. Stick learns about the consequences when he comes face to face with his babysitter, the imposing Madame Mugg, who warns him that his facial features could freeze in place, given a certain situation. Adventure ensues as she decides to teach him an important lesson about manners, mannerisms, and treating others with respect. Come along for the ride of a lifetime with The Isle of Stuck Faces, a book for kids of all ages, and adults with maturity issues.

AUTHOR BROOKE SAUCIER has been molding and twisting the English language to suit his needs-prose, poetry, puns, Dad jokes-for most of his life. Born and raised in Memphis, Brooke ventured north for his education at the University of Illinois, where he acquired his first of many winter coats. He has been cold ever since, with a three-decade stop in Chicago and Evanston as a precursor to settlingdown with his wife, cat, and two dogs in Madison, Wisconsin, where he found a closet large enough for his impressive, suited-for-all-climates coat collection. Over the years, Brooke has held many titles-connector, banker, membership director, distiller, brand ambassador, preschool teacher, property manager - but his absolute favorite is used only by his amazing daughter, Julia: Dad.

ILLUSTRATOR MATTHEW LaFLEUR was born with a crayon in his hand, dimples in his grin and goofiness in his soul. An illustrator for over two decades, Matthew has drawn from the creative well to create various artwork that has appeared on beer cans and bottles, baseball trivia books, board games, whodunits, greeting cards, MENSA puzzle books, and The Wall Street Journal. Matthew recently reached new heights, bringing to life Ultimate Treehouse, a fun and family-friendly tabletop game. Matthew draws most of his breaths just north of Chicago, and is the proud father of two art- and music-loving kids.

 


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Saturday March 4    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Come play some board games at the library! We'll have a selection of games available for you to choose from. Bring friends or family to play with, or meet new people at the library!

Featured Game: Munchkin, at 1:30pm.


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Monday March 6    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Join MogaMind cofounder Patrick Cunningham for MogaMove, a gentle flow-based yoga and mindfulness class accessible for all ages, body types, and abilities. All are welcome!

Registration is required, as space is limited.


 more info...


Tuesday March 7     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday March 7    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Want to be part of an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons Campaign? Pull up a chair! An ongoing D&D 5th Edition campaign set in Waterdeep around the events of Dragon Heist. If you have not played with us yet, reserve a spot and bring a character up to level 3. If you don't know where to start or need help creating your character feel free to check out our Monthly one shot!
 

 Registration is required as space is limited.


 more info...


Wednesday March 8    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
Virtual

Search millions of business and resident listings in the United States with this powerful, easy-to-use directory. Download records in Excel or other formats for easy business marketing or personal address lists. This class will be live on Zoom.


 more info...


Thursday March 9     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Saturday March 11    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Bring the whole family to see the Trinity Irish Dancers perform at the Middleton Public Library! This 30-minute performance will be followed by an Irish Jig lesson for those ages 3-10. What a festive way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!


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Saturday March 11    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


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Tuesday March 14     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday March 14     
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Monthly library board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.  Agenda and minutes at midlibrary.org/board  

Public Meeting, Everyone Welcome. 


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Wednesday March 15    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Teaching students to conduct research in local lakes, streams, forests, gardens and prairies, Dave Ropa has a vast collection of student work samples and success stories. His talk will provide outdoor educators unique ways to engage volunteers and visitors to outdoor spaces. 

David Ropa is a 7th grade science teacher at Spring Harbor Middle School in Madison, and the manager of the Irwin A. & Goodman Greenhouse at Spring Harbor. He’s been a public school teacher for 22 years after a career in international market development.


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Wednesday March 15     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Those interested in joining the group should contact group leader Kathy Steffen at kathysteffen@charter.net


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Thursday March 16     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Saturday March 18    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Local artist Anne Urso will teach watercolor basics while stepping you through the creation of a 5x7 painting of a girl holding an umbrella. All supplies are included and no experience necessary. 


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Saturday March 18    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Are you a Rogue, a Wizard, or a Warrior? Play your part in the classic role-playing fantasy game in this one-shot adventure. No D&D experience necessary - all skill levels welcome! You can create a level 1 character using any of the Wizards of the Coast D&D 5th edition material, or come for the character creation half hour and we'll have everything you need. Registration is required as space is limited.

Character creation: 1-1:30pm

Game play: 1:30-4pm


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Saturday March 18    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday March 21    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Join us in person to discuss She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey (2019).

*Copies of the book are available at both service desks

For years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein’s treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated, and in 2017, when Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began their investigation for the New York Times, his name was still synonymous with power. But during months of confidential interviews with actresses, former Weinstein employees, and other sources, many disturbing and long-buried allegations were unearthed, and a web of onerous secret payouts and nondisclosure agreements was revealed. When Kantor and Twohey were finally able to convince sources to go on the record, a dramatic final showdown between Weinstein and the New York Times was set in motion.
 
In the tradition of great investigative journalism, She Said tells a thrilling story about the power of truth and reveals the inspiring and affecting journeys of the women who spoke up—for the sake of other women, for future generations, and for themselves.


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Tuesday March 21    Registration Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the Main Level Programming Room

Want to be part of an ongoing Dungeons and Dragons Campaign? Pull up a chair! An ongoing D&D 5th Edition campaign set in Waterdeep around the events of Dragon Heist. If you have not played with us yet, reserve a spot and bring a character up to level 3. If you don't know where to start or need help creating your character feel free to check out our Monthly one shot!
 

 Registration is required as space is limited.


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Wednesday March 22    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Friends Community Room (through the lobby stairwell)

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world on your computer. More than a search engine, the portal provides innovative ways to search and scan through millions of items, including by timeline, map, virtual bookshelf, format, and subject. Join us as we learn how to use this free online database! This class will be in person in the Friends Community Room. 


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Thursday March 23    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation - a story that helped ignite a movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood. Rated R, 2h 9 min


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Thursday March 23     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Saturday March 25    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

You’re invited to our free preview of this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival (April 13 – 20). Watch trailers from this year’s films, learn the ins and outs of the festival from festival organizers, and bring your questions about this year’s festival.


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Saturday March 25    Sign-up Required  
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Monday March 27     
In the downstairs Archer Room (through the lobby stairwell)

Monday Movie Marathon (All ages)

Monday, March 27

12:00pm: Ferdinand PG

2:00pm: The Bad Guys PG

Come for one or both movies! Movie snacks will be provided. 


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Tuesday March 28     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...


Tuesday March 28     
In the Main Level Programming Room

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month for lively discussion about nature in all genres. 

Please contact group leader, Troy Hess, at troy@ontheyahara.com to register.


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Tuesday March 28    Sign-up Required   - Click Here to Register Online!  
Virtual

Join us via Zoom to discuss She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor (2019). Please register to receive the Zoom link before the discussion.

*Copies of the book are available at both service desks

For years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein’s treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated, and in 2017, when Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began their investigation for the New York Times, his name was still synonymous with power. But during months of confidential interviews with actresses, former Weinstein employees, and other sources, many disturbing and long-buried allegations were unearthed, and a web of onerous secret payouts and nondisclosure agreements was revealed. When Kantor and Twohey were finally able to convince sources to go on the record, a dramatic final showdown between Weinstein and the New York Times was set in motion.
 
In the tradition of great investigative journalism, She Said tells a thrilling story about the power of truth and reveals the inspiring and affecting journeys of the women who spoke up—for the sake of other women, for future generations, and for themselves.


 more info...


Wednesday March 29    Sign-up Required  

The Middleton Public Library will be at the Middleton Senior Center on March 29 from 1-2:30pm for Puzzles and Podcasts!  

Enjoy a variety of jigsaw and word puzzles either solo or with others while listening to fun podcasts.  All puzzles provided. 

The Middleton Senior Center is located at 7448 Hubbard Avenue. 

Attendees must be at least 55 years old to attend this event and registration is required. Contact the Middleton Senior Center at 608-831-2373 to reserve your spot.


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Thursday March 30     
In the Lower Level Library

Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment. 

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse, laptop/phone/tablet basic questions
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting 
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device


 more info...





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