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Committee/Commission Meetings

  1. Board of Public Works

    September 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  2. Resource Conservation Committee

    September 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  3. Healthy Neighborhoods Grant Review Committee

    September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  4. Community and Economic Development

    September 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  5. Plan Commission

    September 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  6. Personnel Committee

    September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  7. Finance Committee

    September 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  8. Public Safety and Human Services

    September 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Conference Room

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  9. Common Council

    September 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  10. Committee of the Whole

    September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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  11. Community and Economic Development Authority

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Community Events

  1. Solar Open House Meeting

    September 16, 2019, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ MGE Training Facility

    EDF Renewables builds and constructs renewable energy projects, including solar farms for electric utilities. Local solar development provides many benefits to host communities. EDF is partnering with Madison Gas and Electric to develop a large solar project in Fitchburg, near the corner of Lacy Road and South Seminole Highway, on the O'Brien Farm. An open house will be held for the opportunity to learn more about the project and to answer questions. There is no formal presentation, so please attend when it is convenient during the open house. If you are unable to attend the open house but have questions or comments, please call (240) 620-1132 or email sterling.root@edf-re.com.

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  2. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    September 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  3. 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Fitchburg Senior Center

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    Join the Fitchburg Senior Center for the 40th anniversary celebration. There will be a special presentation at 4:30 p.m., music by the Red Hot Horn Dawgs from 5-7:00 p.m. (performing outside - bring a chair!), food and beverages for purchase from food carts including Toast Gili's Paninis, Pa'Pa's BBQ, Jakarta Café and Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. See historical photos, memorabilia, visit with staff and more!

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  4. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    September 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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Library - Adults

  1. Cover letter and LinkedIn 101

    September 16, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Learn simple but effective cover letter tools, templates, and advice with a presentation from Nikki Ryberg. She will also present tips and advice for LinkedIn. To register, please contact the Reference Desk at 608-729-1763.

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  2. Wednesday Morning Book Discussion

    September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Please join us for a discussion of Circe by Madeline Miller.

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  3. Microsoft Word: Intermediate

    September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Technology Center

    Ready to build on those basics Microsoft Word skills? This software has many tools that make working on long documents a snap. Learn about styles, headers, footers, page numbers and tables. To register, please contact the Reference Desk at 608-729-1763.

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  4. Adult Drop-In Coloring

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy socializing with your fellow grown-ups at the library during a fun and relaxing craft time of coloring. All supplies will be provided.

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  5. Movie: Good Night and Good Luck

    September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Banned Books Week starts today, and this film considers related films such as censorship and freedom of the press. Starring George Clooney and David Straithaim, this 2005 movie chronicles CBS news's Edward R. Murrrow and his batttle against Senator Joseph McCarthy's communist hunts in the 1950s. (PG, 93 minutes)

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  6. Knit Club

    September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Meeting Room

    Looking for a knitting group to join? Whether you're new to knitting or have years of experience, stop by the library's meeting room for a social evening of knitting and learning new knitting techniques. Please bring your own supplies and join the fun!

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  7. In the News

    September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join us for coffee and discussion of current events. This will be an ongoing program and will occur every third Saturday. There will be a new topic each week and select readings will be suggested but you are welcome bring you own as well.

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  8. Picky Eating: How to Get off the Mealtime Struggle Bus

    September 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Your child used to eat everything and now he won’t touch a thing! This is completely normal, but it doesn’t have to stay this way or ruin your family’s mealtime experience. During this presentation,registered dietitian nutritionist Kara Hoerr will help you learn why kids may become more selective as they grow older, phrases to avoid saying to your child, how to respond when your child throws another tantrum at the dinner table, and practical tips to change your selective eater into an adventurous eater.

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Library - Kids

  1. Preschool Storytime

    September 16, 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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  2. Preschool Storytime

    September 16, 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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  3. Make a Piñata

    September 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Fitchburg Public Library by making a piñata! Recommended for ages 5-12.

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  4. Lapsit Storytime

    September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ 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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  5. READ to a Dog

    September 17, 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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  6. Play-Doh Palooza

    September 18, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Drop in for sensory fun time at Fitchburg Public Library. Your child will enjoy expressing his or her creativity while using different tools to shape dough. Play will build finger strength as well as color and shape recognition. Recommended for children ages 2-5.

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  7. Family Pajama Storytime

    September 18, 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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  8. Storytime

    September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    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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  9. UnBookclub!

    September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 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 September, let’s discuss what you read this summer! Recommended for tweens ages 9-12.

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  10. Tape Town

    September 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Drop in any time from 10:30-12:30 to 'drive' around our Tape Town! We'll have plenty of tape 'roads' connecting different parts of our interactive town. Use our toy cars and trucks, or bring your own! Recommended for children ages 2-5.

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  11. Do Re Read Mi a Story

    September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Dance, wiggle and sing along at our fun storytime for young movers. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-5 years who love to move!

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  12. Kids Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Join us in the Storytime Room for popcorn and a movie! We will be watching the new movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Rated PG. 104 minutes.

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  13. Preschool Storytime

    September 23, 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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  14. Preschool Storytime

    September 23, 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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  15. Lapsit Storytime

    September 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ 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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  16. Toddler Art

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Explore and play with fun art materials! Children will practice fine motor skills as they engage in process art or create crafts. 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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  17. STEAM Power

    September 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join us at the library for a STEAM Power storytime and exploration. We will have a short storytime then explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math based on the themes in the books. Ages 2-5

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  18. Bouncing Babies

    September 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ 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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  19. Circuits: Squishy and Snap

    September 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Are your kids interested in learning how electronics work? If so, Circuit Science could be the perfect program! During the Circuit Science program, kids will have the opportunity to construct a circuit projects using Snap Circuits or Squishy Circuits! Children’s staff will be around to help. Space is limited for this program, intended for kids ages 5-12. Kids ages 5-8 will require parent guidance during the program. Registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at 608-729-1762.

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  20. Preschool Storytime

    September 30, 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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  21. Preschool Storytime

    September 30, 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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