Outreach Activity

Latino Nights: Women's Wellness Night

Women’s Wellness Night, Our Stories of Survival, and Move Your Body with Robbi Domínguez

Wednesday, October 19 | 6-7:30pm

  • Join Roots for Change for a meditation program
  • Hear Latina Coach Melky's story of surviving cancer
  • Move your body with #GymBestie Robbi Domínguez
  • Latina Night, women’s night at the Sun Prairie library

Noche de Salud para la Mujer: Nuestra historías y Mueva su Cuerpo con Robbi Domínguez!

Miércoles, 19 de Octubre | 6-7:30pm

Latino Nights: Family Story Time and Resource Fair

Family Story Time: Telling Our Stories & Resources for Families

  • Latino Resources for the community
  • Bilingual Storytime for kids and adults!
  • Connect with your neighbors and discover the joys of Sun Prairie Public Library

Cuentos para Toda la Familia: Noche de Recursos

  • Mesa de Recursos
  • Cuentos para toda la familia
  • Familiarizarte con la biblioteca
  • Premios para aquellos que nos acompañen

Presenter: Araceli Esparza / Midwest Mujeres

African American History in Madison

Local history buffs Pia Kinney James and Char Braxton pay tribute to their legacies in Madison through a discussion of Madison past, present and future.  James was the first African American woman police officer and Braxton is on staff with the Odyssey Program. Both are from African American families who have lived in Madison for generations.  There will also be a Soul food meal featuring African American food from local African American caterer, Ruthie’s Chili Spot.

Tribute to Our Elders: Speak and Song

This is a tribute to Wisconsin civil rights activist Joe McClain, community activists, and our elders.  Learn why elders are important and necessary to Black legacy with additional information about the Committee for a Black History Museum in Madison. Joe McClain testimonials are welcomed.  Precious Memories Choir, a choir made up of people with memory loss, their caregivers, family and friends, will sing.  A Soul food tribute, with historical African Americans dishes from local African American caterer, Ruthie’s Chili Spot, will be offered.

Good Food for the Soul

Farmer Robert Pierce and Chef Ruthie Allen will discuss good food and the roles food and farming play in Madison’s African American community, past and present. The event will include famous Black love songs, food from Chef Ruthie and a chocolate tasting from CocoVaa, and information about the Committee for a Black History Museum in Madison.

Madison African American Artists Who Created UMOJA Covers

This event will feature remarks from five artists who will be present: Jerry Butler, Jerry Jordan, Linda Mathis Rose, Henry Hawkins and Freida High Tesfagiorgis.  They will share their art, its connections to African American history and culture, and their partnership with UMOJA.  The event will feature a performance of Lift Every Voice by Pam Soward and a short movie about the history of UMOJA and its founder, Ms. Milele Chikasa Anana.  A dinner reception will feature African American food from local African American caterer, Ruthie’s Chili Spot.

Dr. Who Escape Room

The Doctor is lost in space and time! Join a group of time-traveling adventurers to help the Doctor make it back to the TARDIS and escape the Time Vortex!

Teens grades 6 and up.

Registration is required, sonic screwdrivers are optional.

Stop by the 2nd Floor Information Desk, email storef@ stolib.org, or call 873-6281 to register. Registration begins March 20th and space is limited.