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Central Library

Central exterior main entrance

201 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703


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9am-9pm Mon-Thur (Youth Services room closes at 6pm).
9am-6pm Fri
9am-5pm Sat
1-5pm Sun (Labor Day-Memorial Day)
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Articles featuring Central Library

Kaypimi Kanchik | We Are Here

Kaypimi Kanchik We Are Here Kichwa Library Takeover Event

A Library Takeover event at Central Library on April 15 will honor indigenous migration stories and celebrate the Kichwa community in Wisconsin

Mar 20, 2023

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Madison Public Library is celebrating Women's History Month, commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

Mar 20, 2023

We Read Spring Break

Spend Spring Break at Madison Public Library

Spend Spring Break at Madison Public Library with We Read activities, interactive programs and more!

Mar 10, 2023