Learn new tips and techniques to help your 0-15 month-old develop early literacy and early math skills through rhymes, bounces, books and songs. Enjoy a short storytime, then stay for play and... learn more
Need help with basic computer or Internet skills? Looking for assistance downloading library eBooks and audiobooks? We offer free one-on-one sessions Monday and Saturday mornings and Thursday... learn more
A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children ages 3-5 develop pre-reading, early math, and social skills. Daycares, groups and siblings always welcome.
Start off with a short storytime and Kids Chef Lily will teach everyone how to make storytime-related snacks. Children will need adult assistance. Registration begins 9/17. Register online or call... learn more
Explore science, technology, engineering & math through play (and books!). For children ages 3-5 years old. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a nametag 15 minutes before... learn more
Enjoy stories, songs, and activities. One adult per child is recommended.
Get help with basic computer questions: email, printing, filling out online forms, etc.
Drop-in computer help is a partnership between Madison Public library and WISE, Wisconsin Senior... learn more
Grab your friends and play LAN Minecraft at the library! No laptop or account necessary. For ages 17 and under. Funded in part by a gift from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation. Find... learn more
Bring a favorite book (or find one at the library!) and read aloud to a furry friend. Call the week of to register for a 15-minute slot, or simply drop in!
Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun at the library and connect to the library's private servers for a customized gameplay experience using MinecraftEDU. No account necessary. Ages 17... learn more
Join Bubbler staff and try out new media and technology every week in this drop-in, unstructured program! The goal is to become familiar with different tools that create different forms of media... learn more
Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs,... learn more
teen group workshop
Chess meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Chef Paul Tseng will demonstrate a classic stir-fried dish with a fresh spring roll. Vegetarian. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual... learn more
Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, Meg Medina will be at the Wisconsin Book Festival to discuss her books for kids of all ages. The Friends of the... learn more
Unwind at the library as a family with evening storytime. Bring your dinner or snack and join us for stories, puppets, and songs to appeal to all ages.
Include built in time for you to... learn more
Join other senior/dementia caregivers in discussing the challenges and rewards of caregiving.
Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, Meg Medina will be at the Wisconsin Book Festival to discuss her books for kids of all ages.
Meg Medina... learn more