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Browse a digital catalog of stories and fun that can be enjoyed anytime from home! See upcoming in-person storytimes at

Make up your own storytimes with these storytime booklists (the best books, songs, and fingerplays) grouped by theme.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Jul 19, 2024, 10:00am to 10:30am
Friday, Jul 19, 2024, 10:30am to 11:15am
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Recent Features

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

Cooking Classes For Kids + Teens

Chef Lily teaching a cooking class

This summer, Chef Lily is hosting a variety of cooking classes at the Lakeview Library. 

May 23, 2024

Latine Music & Dance Festival

Latine Music and Dance Festival Beyond the Page at Madison Public Library

Madison Public Library will host several free music events featuring Latine artists from Colombia, Peru, and Mexico as part of Beyond the Page's festival taking place in Dane County Libraries. 

Apr 11, 2024

Quick songs stories and fun

Enjoy these short snippets when you have ten minutes or less.

Handwashing Song

Learn one of our new favorite handwashing songs, from author and illustrator Lucy Knisley.

Twinkle Twinkle

Sing along with Rachel from Sequoya Library and her daughter.

The Three Little Pigs

Librarian Ruth tells the story of the Three Little Pigs.

Little Fox

Help Librarian Holly find the Little Fox

Little Mouse and the Red Ripe Strawberry & the Hungry Bear

Listen to Rissel read this favorite tale in English and Spanish.

It Looked Like Spilt Milk / Parece leche derramada

Listen to Risel tell this story in English and Spanish
Midvale Elementary School students viewing a special performance from the cast of Disney's The Lion King

Have an idea for a library program?