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Usher in the Fall by Painting the Seasons

Celebrate the new season by painting the seasons on 4 four-inch-square canvases.

Attend Our Worry Doll Class

We will have a Worry Doll class at the Madison Public Library on Monday, September 17, from 6-7 p.m. Susana Vizcarra will give us the history of worry dolls in South American culture, and then lead us in making 6 worry dolls each.

Make Miniature Books

Are you a crafty bibliophile? If so, join us at the Madison Public Library on Friday, September 14, to create your very own miniature books!

9/11 Write-In

On the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry are invited to spend one hour writing about memories, impressions and emotions evoked by this tragedy. 

LinkedIn for Small Business

Mary Wallace Moore, Reference & Adult Services manager at the Main Library, discusses how small businesses can maximize personal profiles to promote the business and how to utilize the company pages during "LinkedIn for Small Business," the next Small Business Lunch & Learn session on Monday, September 10.

Feed your book-buying habit

The Bailey Cove Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, September 8, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, September 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Public Library.

Find your roots in Heritage Room

If some of the limbs on your family tree reach back to Africa, genealogical research can be a challenge. The Main Library's Heritage Room offers research help during a three-part series of one-hour classes to be held on Tuesdays, September 11, 18 and 25, on the third floor.

World War II in stamps

Philatelist Jon Berger will share “Stamps and Stories of World War II” on Thursday, August 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street. Admission is free.

Knitting Classes @ Madison

Learn how to knit a handbag at the Madison Public Library each Tuesday in September (4, 11, 18, 25). We will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Prior experience is not required.

Writers helping writers at Murphy

The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

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