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Find tons of resources to expand your world.


Find booklists, curriculum guides, storytimes, and many other resources to support your teaching.

Racial Equity Resources

Resources for addressing racial equity and social justice with your family.

Recommended Reads

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Recursos para maestros, proveedores de guardería, padres que educan en el hogar y otros educadores

Back to School

Supports for your family while you return to school online or in-person.

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Our library team is dedicated to providing equitable literacy and enrichment services to kids 0-18 across the city of Madison.

Explore our Youth Services Library Staff Database to find the Youth Services or Teen Services librarian in your area or with the expertise you are looking for.

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Kids Features

Blooming Butterflies Tickets

Blooming Butterflies event photo

Madison Public Library is giving away free tickets to Olbrich Botanical Gardens Blooming Butterflies exhibit for kids ages 6-12.

Jun 14, 2024

Read to a Dog

Read to a dog at Madison Public Library

Kids and families can read aloud to therapy dogs this spring at the library.

Jun 4, 2024