WI Book Festival Author Event: Mapping the Darkness (Kenneth Miller)

Madison Central Library – Community Room 302 Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival. The definitive story of the scientists who set out to answer two questions: “Why do we sleep?” and “How can we sleep better?” A century ago, sleep was considered a state of nothingness—even a primitive habit that we could learn … Continued

Art Spin

Drop by the Chazen Museum of Art with your friends and family for an afternoon of artmaking inspired by our latest exhibition, ‘Insistent Presence: Contemporary African Art from the Chazen Collection.’ We’ll create collages using magazines, fabric, photographs and lots of imagination! Free and open to all.

Exploring Water

Discover the science of water with related activities for kids and families at the Beaver Dam Community Library.

Badger Talk: The Birthplace of Weather Satellites with Steve Ackerman

Steve Ackerman from the University of Wisconsin will present UW – The Birthplace of Weather Satellites at the Hudson Area Public Library. Steve will review the history of weather satellites and the role UW-Madison has played. Check out other events happening at Hudson Public Library during the Wisconsin Science Festival > Learn more about Badger … Continued

Halloween Spooktacular & Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring your stuffed animal to the Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library for the night for a stuffed animal sleepover. Be sure to leave a stuffie your child can sleep without. When you drop off your stuffie, enjoy Halloween games, STEM activities & more. Pick up your stuffed animal anytime after noon on Oct. 23 … Continued

Super Science Saturday

UW-Whitewater at Rock County invites families to join our faculty, staff and students in this FREE event, featuring hands-on science activities and exhibits that highlight the wonders of our scientific world. Participants can learn about youth science and STEM programs. All ages are welcome to attend; parents/guardians are required to stay on-campus.

Wolf Awareness Week Family Fun!

Learn all about wolves through fun hands-on games and activities! Make a plaster cast of a wolf track and trace a life-size wolf cut-out to take home with you! Join our special guest from the Vaughn Public Library for wolf-themed storytime at the David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center. Questions? Please contact [email protected]Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival Curiosity Cube!

The Millipore Sigma Curiosity Cube is coming to the Monona Public Library! Drop in between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for hands-on science experiments led by scientists. This unique traveling science lab is a family-friendly event. No registration is required for this free event.

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