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The library is a perfect place to get started with needlecrafts at any age or experience level - plus meet other folks who enjoy similar fiber crafts!
Join friends and neighbors on June 1, 2PM, at Sequoya Library for a discussion of Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness and Peace by Kim Phuc Phan Thi.
The discussion will be led by Thuỷ Phạm-Remmele, educator and founder of MMSD's "Meet the Authors".
Also joining the discussion will be special guest Phương Liên Nguyễn, survivor of the 1954 Exodus from the North, the Tết Offensive, and escape by boat during the fall of South Việt Nam in April 1975.
Join friends, neighbors, and library staff to celebrate the completion of the remodeling project at Goodman South Madison Library on Tuesday, May 28 from 3:00-5:00pm. Remarks at 3:30pm. Tours from 4:00-5:00pm.
Madison Public Library offers many cooking classes for all ages and skill levels. Join us at any of our events with Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy, Chef Paul Tseng, Chef Krista Hefty and more!
Make Music Madison is part of Make Music Day - The Global Music Celebration. All throughout the day on Friday, June 21, 2019 there will be hundreds of free outdoor concerts. Many branches of Madison Public Library will be venues for some of the concerts! Registration is open for musicians and venues until May 7th.
Learn more about the intersection of farming, land, ethnic culture, and history in Wisconsin in The Lands We Share exhibit, featuring stories of five farming communities across the state - on display now through May 18, 2019 at Central Library.
The exhibit will culminate in a Closing Gala event at Central Library on Thursday, May 16. The event is free and open to the public (reserving a seat is encouraged) will include a tour of the exhibit, a presentation by curators, a panel discussion, and a meal prepared by chef Tory Miller.
Enjoy Wisconsin Book Festival events all year round! Several incredible authors are headed your way in April, so make plans to join us. The complete list of events can be found at wisconsinbookfestival.org.
All Wisconsin Book Festival events are free and open to the public, no tickets or registration required.
Madison Public Library is partnering with DANE Brain Collective to present a FREE screening of No Small Matter at the Barrymore Theater on Thursday, May 30, 5:00-8:00pm.
In honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, join Namaste Madison and the Karmic Flower Dance Company for a celebration of Indian culture, mythology, and art on Saturday, May 18 from 1:00-4:00pm at Central Library.