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Featured news, events, and stories from Madison Public Library

Hidden Life of Things

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The Hidden Life of Things pop-up exhibit presents a collection of Andean and Amazonian cultural artifacts featured as “texts” in their own right on 19 retractable banners and stands - on display from February 17-22 at Central Library (3rd Floor Gallery).

February 15, 2019

Black History Month

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Black history will be celebrated throughout the month of February and March at Madison Public Library. Programs will highlight various contributions – past and present – of Black poets, storytellers, activists, politicians, authors, musicians, storytellers and more.  

February 5, 2019

Play, Dance, Make

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The weather may be a little frightful, but these events are truly delightful!

Upcoming events give kiddos the chance to meet some new friends, dance the day away, and make something awesome.

February 4, 2019

Art at Ashman: Endangered

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Derek Hobbs current art series Endangered highlights vulnerable to critically endangered animal species across the globe. The Chinese symbol shown in red essentially means go, move or displacement intended to bring our awareness to the fact that we are encroaching on their natural habitats.

All are welcome to enjoy his work on display now through February at Alicia Ashman Library. 

January 17, 2019

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