Many teens participated in Madison Public Library's Teen Summer Reading program to win prizes, earn certificates and upload original book trailers (think movie trailer!).


iPod Touch:

1) Marion E.

2) Danaeya J.

3) Zoey Y.

4) Brigid M.

Ultrazone Lasertag:

1) Quinlan T.

2) Kylie K.

3) Carson P.

Boulders Climbing Gym:

1) Ella G.

2) Amy J.

$50 Visa gift card:

1) Rebecca J.

2) Sarah B.

3) Jack G.D.

4) Shreya S.

Fire Chief for a Day:

1) Maya B.

2) Donald C.

Overture Center tickets:

1) Sylvan B.

2) Lily S.

Sector67 workshop:

1) Melinda H.

2) Ariel H.F.

3) Summer S.

4) Angelina H.

5) Stella S.

6) Aili D.i

7) Magdalene U.

8) Robert R.

9) Bess C.

 10) Sophia A.



The Bubbler offers hands-on workshops for teens that encourage creativity and multimedia exploration. Find other learning opportunities at all Madison Public libraries. We're adding new events daily!



The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to learn and use the following:

  • Stop motion animation with iPad stations
  • 3D game design with Maya & Unreal
  • Film editing with Premeire Pro
  • Green screen video with iMovie
  • Audio design with Pro Tools
  • Graphic design with Photoshop

See a full listing of hardware and software on the Media Lab webpage.

Stop in during open lab hours or take a class.  View the Media Lab and Bubbler calendar.



Check out the list of winners from this summer!

Stop by Central Library on Saturday, October 4, 2-5pm to have your voice heard at our innagural Teen Gamer Advisory meetup!



The Teen Book FinderTeen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists. It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. Visit YALSA's site to try it out.




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