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With Nancy Osley, Instructor

Tuesday, November 13 - 9:30am
Community Room

Qigong is a moving meditation that is simple, easy to learn, and can be done by everyone, at any age and fitness level.

Just mirror the movements of the instructor and reduce tension, improve breathing, and increase flexibility.

Presented by Carrie Braxton Dane County Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity

Tuesday, November 13 - 9:30am
Classroom - Lower Level

Today's job search is a complex process that requires a plan, a great resume, technology skills to search and apply for jobs, and interview preparedness.

This workshop will cover:

Tuesday, November 13 - 5:30pm
Classroom - Lower Level

The Library has four sewing machines, but participants are welcome to bring their own machines. Thanks to Sharon Saeger and Karen Dixon for sharing their expertise at this program.

Participants will need to bring one Jelly Roll.

Wednesday, November 14 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Rosenberry Lounge

If you enjoy being an artist, then this is the place for you. A cart of common art supplies will be available.


Wednesday, November 14 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Children's Room

Travel Through Books with Honey. Get a passport and keep track of the books. Visit and read to Honey 7 times in 2018 to receive a book bag.

Sign-up at the front desk for a 10 minute opportunity to read to Honey.

Presented by Dr. Eno Nsima-Obot

Wednesday, November 14 - 6:00pm
Community Room

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, but Dr. Eno has a lot more to talk about than diabetes.

  Joy Schmidt & Amy Elske from Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center are our screeners.
Joy Schmidt & Amy Elske from Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center are our screeners.

Thursday, November 15 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Room C

Registration is required please call (608)846-5482 or stop in to register.

A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory.

Thursday, November 15 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Rosenberry Lounge

A place to write and draw with the encouragement of peers and a supply of prompts. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of most months.

Saturday, November 17 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Community Room

Check out all the movies we have lined up for our year-round movie program Saturday Cinema.

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