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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

Get recommendations for great books.


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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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Browse for Books - virtually.

Get direct access to many of our popular kid's collections - virtually. Find links to jump you right into our catalog so you can find Graphic Novels, Picture Books, Books in Spanish and more.

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Kids Features

Art Club for Families

Art Club at Goodman South Madison Library for families in Spring 2023

Try out new, dynamic art forms as a family during Goodman South Madison Library's drop-in Art Club on Wednesdays from 4-6PM. 

Jan 10, 2023

Draw, Doodle and Dabble in ProCreate

Doodle Days at Goodman South Madison Library Spring 2023

School-age Kids can learn to draw alongside illustrator Rita Richardson during Doodle Days at Goodman South Madison Library

Jan 10, 2023