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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.

More for Families

Upcoming Events

Monday, Jun 24, 2024, 10:30am to 11:30am
Monday, Jun 24, 2024, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Monday, Jun 24, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Monday, Jun 24, 2024, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Recent Features

Blooming Butterflies Tickets

Blooming Butterflies event photo

Madison Public Library is giving away free tickets to Olbrich Botanical Gardens Blooming Butterflies exhibit for kids ages 6-12.

Jun 14, 2024

Read to a Dog

Read to a dog at Madison Public Library

Kids and families can read aloud to therapy dogs this spring at the library.

Jun 4, 2024

Gaming at the Library

Gaming at Madison Public Library

Come to the library for an old fashioned board game night or play Minecraft, try the Nintendo Switch or join a Dungeons & Dragons group! 

May 24, 2024