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Saturday, June 29, 2024

Time Items
All day
9:00am to 3:00pm
Friends of Madison Public Library BIG Book Sale

Friends of Madison Public Library BIG Book Sale

Saturday, Jun 29, 2024, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Seven Library Friends' groups are pooling their inventory for a large sale of gently used and donated books. The sale takes place rain or shine at 1301 W. Badger Road in Madison, and Taquitos Marimar Food Truck will be on site from 11am - 2pm again this year!

Most items are $1 or $2, with a bag sale from 1-3pm ($5 per bag). Friends accept cash, check or credit card payment. All proceeds benefit Madison Public Libraries.

Participating Friends' groups include those for the Central, Goodman South Madison, Hawthorne, Lakeview, Meadowridge, Pinney, and Monroe Street libraries. Interested people can also learn more about becoming Friends’ members or volunteering at the sale.

10:00am to 10:45am
Bubbler Artist in the Neighborhood with Meghan Rosing
Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sequoya Summer Festival of Poetry

Sequoya Summer Festival of Poetry

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets for this celebration of poetry!

Featuring: Natasha Oladokun

with special guest Maliha Nu'Man, Madison's Youth Poet Laureate.

There will also be readings by Marilyn L. Taylor, DeShawn McKinney, Lisa Marie Brodsky, Guy Thorvaldsen, Richard Merelman, Sandy Stark, Rita Mae Reese, Mary Rae Goehring, Jacqueline Martindale, and Ingrid Andersson.

Meeting Rooms A and B Combined