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Committee/Commission Meetings

  1. Plan Commission

    March 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  2. Library Board Meeting

    March 20, 2019, 5:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Conference Room

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  3. Finance Committee

    March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  4. Community and Economic Development Authority

    March 28, 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Community Events

  1. Faces of Railroading Traveling Exhibit

    March 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - May 17, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    The Center for Railroad Photography & Art, located on the west side of Madison, WI and the Fitchburg Senior Center are excited to announce the traveling exhibition Faces of Railroading: Railroading and the Making of Madison and Dane County. The exhibit looks at the historic role railroad workers have played in Dane County through compelling images of the past and present. In addition, the exhibit explores the changing geography of Madison in relation to the railroads. This show seeks to bring greater awareness of and appreciation for the railroad retirees and laborers who have significantly contributed to Madison's development. The exhibit consists of thirty-six matted and framed photographs with accompanying labels, as well as one introductory panel that provides a brief overview of the show and information about the Center. The exhibit will be on display at the Senior Center starting March 18th through mid-May. Come and experience this great piece of Madison history!

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  2. Discoveries in the Depths of the Madison Lakes

    March 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    Join local diver Rick Krueger as he discusses the history of the Madison lakes, as well as some of the fascinating items he has found over the years at the bottom of the lakes. After the program, Rick will be available for questions. Don't miss this interesting presentation!

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Library - Adults

  1. Drop-In Adult Craft Evening

    March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy socializing with your fellow grown-ups at the library during a fun and relaxing craft time! Bring your own craft project or create something with the supplies provided. Held monthly.

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  2. Wednesday Morning Book Discussion

    March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Please join us for a discussion of Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story by Caren Barzelay Stelson.

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  3. Android Basics

    March 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Technology Center

    Come join us to learn more about the Android operating system! We will cover the basics to get you started on your smartphone or tablet. Please bring your own device to follow along, or join us for a demonstration. To register, please call 608-729-1763 or drop by the second floor Reference Desk.

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  4. Great Decisions at the Library

    March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    You’ll be a more informed citizen after participating in this discussion group! We’ll cover four topics after reading summaries from the 2018 Great Decisions Briefing Book (available at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk). Each participant will also have the opportunity to submit an opinion ballot (the results of which are distributed to the White House, members of Congress, the departments of State and Defense, etc). The topic for 3/26 is State of Diplomacy. Future dates are: 4/9, 4/23, 5/7. This group is for anyone and everyone; please contact us with any questions!

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  5. Poetry Crafts

    March 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    National Poetry Month is just around the corner in April, but we're celebrating early! Join us for Book Spine Poetry, DIY Magnetic Poetry, and Blackout Poetry.

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Library - Kids

  1. Lapsit Storytime

    March 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    A 20-minute storytime for babies and toddlers featuring stories, songs, bounces, and rhymes. Followed by a 15-minute social time for caregivers and playtime for babies and toddlers. No registration is required.

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  2. READ to a Dog

    March 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Reading to a dog is a wonderful way to build reading skills and confidence. Independent readers in grades K-5 can sign-up for a 20 minute spot to sit down and read to a registered therapy animal. Call 608-729-1762 or stop by the Youth Services desk. (sign-up required)

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  3. Toddler Art

    March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Explore and play with fun art materials! Children will practice fine motor skills as they engage in process art. Parents are encouraged to stop in at various times throughout the hour. Be prepared to get messy! Please bring smocks or "messy clothes" for your child. For children ages 1-3.

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  4. Storytime

    March 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Come join the professionals of CI Pediatric Therapy Centers for books, activities, and fun! Open to children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers. • Learn how to enhance your child’s language skills through reading. • Learn how to incorporate songs and motor activities with books. • Language and motor developmental milestones will be provided. • Opportunity to ask questions about your child’s development. • Led by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist.

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  5. UN-Bookclub

    March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Welcome to the UNBookclub!! Read a book from our monthly genre and come ready to have fun with discussion, snack and craft! For March, let’s read a historical fiction book and do an awesome craft! Recommended for tweens ages 9-12.

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  6. Pictionary Challenge

    March 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Test your drawing skills with a fun game of Pictionary, library style! Bring your creativity and your friends. For ages 5-12.

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  7. Springtime Stories and Craft

    March 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Come join us for some Springtime stories and craft to welcome Spring! Recommended for children 2-5 and their siblings.

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  8. Preschool Storytime

    March 25, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  9. Preschool Storytime

    March 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  10. Lapsit Storytime

    March 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    A 20-minute storytime for babies and toddlers featuring stories, songs, bounces, and rhymes. Followed by a 15-minute social time for caregivers and playtime for babies and toddlers. No registration is required.

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  11. Family Pajama Storytime

    March 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Family Pajama Storytime is a super fun evening program, focused on winding down for the night. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities followed by a short craft all in your PJs. Parents, leave the bedtime routine to us! Ages 2-5.

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  12. Bouncing Babies

    March 28, 2019, 1:00 AM - 1:45 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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  13. Breakout Challenge

    March 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Solve puzzles, decipher clues, and unlock a mystery in the library. Registration required. Please call the Youth Desk at 608-729-1762 to register. Recommended for kids ages 5-12 years.

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  14. Mario Kart Tournament

    March 29, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Enjoy some fun with a snack and a round of Mario Kart on the big screen with your friends! For tweens ages 9-12.

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