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Dream Bus

Dream Bus Summer

Visitors to the Dream Bus can apply for a library card, browse books outdoors and check out or return books, place holds or pick up holds at the Dream Bus.

Learn more about the Dream​ Bus, the community response, and the artist. You can also check out our Dream Bus Media Kit, photos, and graphics​.

The Dream Bus will be off the road the following dates: 

  • Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 16: Transitioning from Spring to Summer Schedule
  • Monday, June 19: Juneteenth
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day

Summer Schedule


Eagle Heights Community Center
611 Eagle Heights Dr.
Allied Drive Learning Center
2237 Allied Dr.


Lussier Family Heritage Center
3101 Lake Farm Rd.
Elver Park Neighborhood Center
1201 McKenna Blvd.
Theresa Terrace
1409 Theresa Terr.
Monona Shores Apartments
2 Waunona Woods Ct.


No regularly scheduled stops.


East Madison Community Center
8 Straubel Ct.
Vera Court Neighborhood Center
614 Vera Ct.
Kennedy Heights Community Center
199 Kennedy Hts.


Rolling Prairie Apartments
415 S. Bird St., Sun Prairie
Wetmore Park
555 North St., Sun Prairie
Vandenburg Heights Park
1020 Vandenburg St., Sun Prairie
The Element Apartments
102 Park Cir., Sun Prairie

You can also learn more about existing Bookmobile and Readmobile service from the Dane County Library Service. 

Visit the Dream Bus at Community Events

Parks Alive

The Dream Bus will be representing Madison Public Library at a number of Parks Alive events this summer. Held in parks across Madison, Parks Alive events are a chance to visit your local park, listen to music, participate in fun, family-friendly activities, enjoy free food and get to know your neighbors. Build connections with your community and connect with green spaces across the city at events throughout the summer. The Dream Bus will be at the following events: 

  • Allied Park: June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7
  • Elver Park: July 17, July 31, August 14
  • Aldo Leopold Park: July 18, August 1, August 15
  • Hammerseley Park: July 5, July 19, August 2, August 16
  • Owl Creek Park: July 6, July 20, August 3, August 17

All Parks Alive events take place from 5-8PM. Find a Parks Alive event in YOUR neighborhood to attend this summer: SEE THE FULL LINEUP

Madison Public Library will be attending additional Parks Alive events. Check our online calendar for all Parks Alive events that Madison Public Library is participating in.

More Events: 

  • Northside Elementary in Sun Prairie
    • Friday, June 2, 5-7PM
  • Creekside Elementary in Sun Prairie
    • Tuesday, June 6, 5:30-7:30PM
  • Mobile Madison: Brittingham Park
    • Tuesday, June 13, 5-7PM
  • Dream Park in Sun Prairie
    • Thursday, June 15, 5-7PM
  • Kennedy Heights Block Party
    • Friday, June 16, 2-5PM
  • StrawberryFest Run / Juneteenth in Sun Prairie
    • Saturday, June 17, 8AM-5PM
  • PrideFest at Wetmore Park in Sun Prairie
    • Saturday, June 24, 1-3PM
  • Adventure Day in Sun Prairie
    • Thursday, July 13, 3-7PM
  • Think Like A DJ at Parks Alive
    • Monday, July 17, 5-8PM
  • Owl Creek
    • Thursday, August 3, 5-6:15PM
  • Sun Prairie
    • Thursday, August 3, 6:30-8PM
  • We Read Youth Voices Winners Announcement at Forward Madison FC
    • Saturday, August 12, 5-7PM | Breese Stevens Field
  • Eken Park
    • Saturday, August 19, 3-5PM
  • Theresa Terrace Block Party
    • Thursday, August 24, 5-7PM
  • Brittingham Block Party
    • Sunday, September 10, 12-2PM
  • Multicultural Fair in Sun Prairie
    • Saturday, September 16, Time TBD
  • Trunk or Treat in Sun Prairie
    • Saturday, October 28, 2-5PM

Articles featuring Dream Bus

Video Streaming Now Available

Kanopy Streaming Service now available at Madison Public Library

Madison Public Library introduces Kanopy, a video streaming service that library card holders can access for free. 

Mar 24, 2022

Supported By

Presenting support from

Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation

Continued support from

Dane County Library Service

Madison Public Library foundation

Oscar Rennebohm Foundation

Additional support provided by
Alliant Energy Foundation
Green Bay Packers Foundation