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2707 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704
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Vote at the Library

Early voting for the November 6, 2018 Election is underway. City of Madison voters may vote absentee at Madison Public Library locations beginning Monday, October 15.

October 16, 2018

Go Big Read

Each year Madison Public Library partners with UW-Madison to extend the perennially popular Go Big Read program into the broader community with book discussion groups and programs at our libraries.

October 15, 2018

Hawthorne Hootenanny

Sing, clap, and dance at this 5th annual celebration of music and play at the Hawthorne Library!

Music performances, hands-on art, play activities, face-painting, refreshments and more will run throughout the event. Come and raise the roof with us! 

October 11, 2018