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Fun for Families

Storytimes for Ages 0 - 5

All Kids Events and Classes

Help for Caregivers

Want to create your own storytimes at home?  Check out our storytime starters.

Have a potty-training toddler?  Discover great books to spark potty training discussions.

Want to read aloud as a family? We've got reading tips and some great family read aloud recommendations.

Looking for books to talk about race and equity with kids? Check out these titles that focus on diverse representation and overcoming bias.

Searching for great apps? Librarian Carissa Christner has some app recommendations for all ages as well as Tablet Tips for Parents.

Need help with homework?  Check out our recommended homework resources and online databases.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Sep 17, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 17, 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, Sep 17, 11:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 17, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Recent Features

Green Card Voices Book Launch and Events

Green Card Voices

Madison Public Library joins local partners in celebrating the diversity of Madison with a series of programs and displays highlighting the experiences of students from Madison and Milwaukee, featu

Sep 7, 2019

Ancestry Library

Ancestry In-Library Edition: Discover Your Family Tree in the Library

Find out more about your family tree by searching Ancestry Library, a public library version of the popular that include

Sep 5, 2019

Artist-in-Residence: Emily Balsley

Emily Balsley sitting at a table

Visit the Bubbler Room and immerse yourself in All The Things! Illustrator and maker Emily Joy Balsley will host 

Sep 5, 2019