Summer Reading Club

Read like a Badger -- on your mark, get set, read!

Come to any Madison Public Library location or register online to join the Summer Reading Club. Every book or hour read (or read to) counts. Earn great prizes, including free event tickets or free pizza, a science kit, a puzzle challenge sheet and a free book! Learn more over on the Summer Reading Club page.

Summer Kidspages

Check out the library activities for children and families this summer with the online version of Kidspages! Print copies are coming soon to a library near you, or, download a copy from our website (grap it in English or in Spanish). You can also check out the library's Spanish Facebook page, Biblioteca Pública de Madison, for upcoming Spanish and Bilingual programs. Want to receive notices of upcoming events by age? Sign up for our email newsletters - Library Kids, Books for Nine Year Olds, Booked for Teens, Art of the Picture Book, and others.


Star Wars Party Star Wars Party Calling all Star Wars enthusiasts! Celebrate all things Star Wars with crafts, activites, snacks, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie at Pinney Library on Saturday, July 16. more

Posted by Jaime on
July 14, 2016
Night Light Event Experience Art with The Bubbler The Bubbler’s August Artist in Residence is Danika Brubaker. Founder of the For the One Who Finds Me Project, Danika is inviting library visitors though the month of August more

Posted by Bryce on
July 14, 2016
Reading to a Dog Read to a Dog Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis. Meadowridge – Wednesdays, July 6, August 3, 4:30 pm Hawthorne – more

Posted by Bryce on
July 5, 2016

Library Makers

text graphic reading "hands-on learning for all ages "

Check out Library Makers, a blog by Alicia Ashman children's librarian Carissa Christner, showcasing a few somewhat non-traditional library programs she's created to take advantage of the one-on-one opportunities offered at the library.

1000 Books

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a fun and free program that challenges your family to read and can help you celebrate early learning. The program is currently available to Pinney patrons only. Find out more.

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