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Summer Reading Club

Sign up starting June 1 and keep your kids reading and learning all summer long.
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Storytime Starters

Create your own storytimes.
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Check out library classes for children and families this summer with the online version of Kidspages! Print copies are available at a Madison library near you, or, download a copy from our website. 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, Booked for Teens, and others.

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Kids Features

Real Life Library

Inspired by the Human Library Project, Real Life Library is a unique storytelling and listening event designed to provide the opportunity for community members to listen to and learn from other people’s stories.

September 10, 2018

ofEken Photography Exhibit

Explore Madison's Northside Eken Park Neighborhood through the modern photography style of Eken Park resident, Ben Z.

Exhibition will remain on display at Lakeview Library throughout the month of September in both the Fireside and Tableside rooms.

September 6, 2018

Young at Art Exhibit

Celebrate and appreciate works by local women artists

Young at Art, an art exhibit by Thursday's Artists, will be on display at Pinney Library now through October 29.

September 6, 2018