McFarland - E.D. Locke Public Library

Creating a Sense of Belonging Through Slam Poetry

Program Description:

Charles's workshop will help participants delve into crucial conversations across differences. And by doing so, participants will foster a deeper understanding of themselves. The learning objectives were designed to challenge participants to think, write, and share experiences they've had that contributed to their sense of belonging by giving participants a brave space to share their personal stories and challenging them to listen critically.

MAUI Ukulele Workshop

Cell phones aren't the only small devices connecting people these days. Ukuleles are transcending borders, genres, and generations. Madison's thriving ukulele culture includes a 700-member club called Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI)  MAUI director Andrew Wilke will be available to help beginners learn to play in this free, 2-hour workshop and sing-along. 

Bring a ukulele or try one of the instruments available at the event.  No prior musical experience required.

Play Club with Forward Theater: Marjorie Prime

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Participants will sign up at the library for Play Club and will receive a copy of the play, Marjorie Prime, by Jordan Harrison, to read prior to Play Club.