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If you're a teacher, daycare provider, homeschooling parent, or work in the education field, Madison Public Library has resources for you. Check out these booklists, curriculum guides, and storytimes created by Madison Public Library Youth Services Librarians and explore what other resources the library has to support you! You can even check out materials for your organization with an Institutional Library Card.

Resources from Madison Public Library

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Storytime Starters

Storytime resources (the best books, songs, and fingerplays) grouped by theme by your MPL Librarians.
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Kids Booklists

Not sure what to read? Check out these loved recommendations from MPL Librarians.
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MADreads reviews for Kids

Book reviews for children by library staff and guest contributors.
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Connect with your Librarians

Interested in a tour, storytime, Library books in your classroom?
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The Bubbler Maker Kit Database

Everything you need make and learn in one plastic storage bin designed by the MPL Bubbler team.
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Art of the Picture Book Curriculum

Project and lesson plan ideas from MPL Librarians for hands-on projects linked to high quality picture books.