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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.

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

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Recent Features

Arts After Overture

Arts After Overture at Central Library

Fun art projects and activities at Central Library inspired by Kids in the Rotunda Performances at Overture Center

Sep 27, 2022

Bubbler in the Neighborhood

Bubbler in the Neighborhood Artists 2022

Bubbler artists have been selected to work with librarians and the community in each of Madison Public Library's nine neighborhood libraries throughout summer 2022.

May 25, 2022