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Skeins of Milwaukee

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Central
Mozart's Grove
Bring your needles and/or hooks, your yarn and your enthusiasm to share and learn with others who knit and crochet. Central Library's fantastic collection of books and DVDs on the fine art of how to knit and crochet await you. Join us the last Saturday of each month (with the exception of holidays). There is free 2-hour street parking on Saturdays.
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Art Night: Joseph Cornell Shadowboxes

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East
Ellipse Community Room
Make your own personal shadowbox diorama at your library. Fun and ridiculous materials will be provided or bring your own. Use found objects, personal photographs and unusual 3D materials. Learn about the famous shadowbox surrealist Joseph Cornell.
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Color Your Way to Calm

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Zablocki
Community Room
Color your way to calm at a drop-in coloring club for adults! Coloring sheets, art supplies, and hot tea will be 
provided.
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Monster High Back-to-School Party

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Washington Park
Community Room
Celebrate the start of the school year with your favorite Monster High characters!  We'll have snacks, crafts and games.  You may even go home with an exciting prize to help you get ready for the school year.
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LEGO Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Capitol
Community Room

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity!  Join other LEGO enthusiasts and see what you can build.  Bring your imagination, we'll bring the bricks.

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Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bay View
Community Room
A knitting circle dedicated to expanding skills through the participation of knitters of all experience levels. Bring any knitting project the first Wednesday of the month for conversation and camaraderie among knitters. Tap into knitting resources the library has to offer.
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LEGO Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zablocki
Community Room

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity!  Join other LEGO enthusiasts and see what you can build.  Bring your imagination, we'll bring the bricks.

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"Color Your Way to Calm" East Branch Coloring Club for Adults

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East
Ellipse Community Room
Color your way to calm at the East Branch Library drop-in coloring club for adults!  Coloring sheets, art supplies, and hot tea will be provided.

 

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Rainbow Fairy Party

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Community Room
Listen to an excerpt from one of the Rainbow Fairies books, participate in Rainbow Fairy activities and a craft.
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LEGO Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Capitol
Community Room

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity!  Join other LEGO enthusiasts and see what you can build.  Bring your imagination, we'll bring the bricks.

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VHS Case Upcycle

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Forest Home
Community Room

Transform old VHS cases into a handbag, keepsake box, or a cool pencil case.  We'll provide the supplies, you provide the imagination!

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Curiosity Day

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tippecanoe
Community Room

Celebrate Curious George's 75th birthday by getting curious!  Join us throughout the day as we explore some of Curious George's favorite things, including a scavenger hunt.

10:30 - 11:15 am Musical Story Time: Meet the Cello

Explore the cello and the musical concepts of rhythm, pitch and tempo with Charlie Rasmussen, Suzuki cello teacher at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and become a mini-musician by trying a child-sized instrument.

1:30 - 3:30 pm Exploration Stations

Try science experiments, art projects and other fun activities that will make you curious to learn more about dinosaurs, space, animals and the ocean.


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Saturdays at Central

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center

The Colors of Nature

Read picture books about colors and then experiment with flower pounding and leaf etching to create beautiful cards, bookmarks, and more.  Bring a favorite real flower of leaf from home to use in your art!

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Adventures in African American Art

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Atkinson
Community Room
Learn about Black History while creating a piece of keepsake art.  Bring something to incorporate into your collage or use materials provided.  Enjoy prizes and snacks, too!  For children ages 7-18 and their families.
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M. L. King Fiber Arts Social

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Conference Room
Bring your knitting, crocheting, beading, or other needlework project and join others at the Martin Luther King Library while you work on your project. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and to share and learn new skills.
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LEGO Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Capitol
Community Room

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity!  Join other LEGO enthusiasts and see what you can build.  Bring your imagination, we'll bring the bricks.

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A.W.E. Art Workshops

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Villard Square Branch
Community Room
A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5 - 5, although older siblings are welcome.  Each visit begins with an A.W.E. artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator.  Participants will then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or artistic theme for the day.  This is a great opportunity to be creative, try new techniques and have fun expressing your artistic point of view.  Everyone gets to take home their creations.  Families are encouraged to attend and make art together!  This program is a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and Artists Working in Education, Inc. and is partially funded by the Zilber Family Foundation and Northwestern Mutual Foundation.
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Skeins of Milwaukee

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Central
Mozart's Grove
Bring your needles and/or hooks, your yarn and your enthusiasm to share and learn with others who knit and crochet. Central Library's fantastic collection of books and DVDs on the fine art of how to knit and crochet await you. Join us the last Saturday of each month (with the exception of holidays). There is free 2-hour street parking on Saturdays.
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Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center
LEGO Club

We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination!  Join other LEGO enthusiasts for an afternoon of building.  What will you create?
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