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Introducing our newest Artist-in-Residence, Juliette Walker! During her residency Light As Material Project (L.A.M.P.), Juliette will host open studio hours and workshops for folks of all ages to play with clay, draw lamps, and read and explore ideas of lamps and lights throughout July and August.
Learn to play and get a taste of adventure! In a fantastical world full of danger, monsters, dungeons, and even the occasional dragon or two, treasure and glory await those brave and clever enough to seek it. Join a team of fellow adventurers to undertake heroic quests in the world’s greatest tabletop role-playing game. Ages 11-17.
No experience necessary! Drop in for a quick one-shot session, or help plan an epic campaign.
Madison Public Library is excited to announce the artists selected for two permanent art installations at the new Pinney Library: Yeonhee Cheong and Michael Velliquette.
Wellness is not just about physical health; it’s also about having a healthy mind and relationships.
Madison Public Library can help you stay informed through our free resources and help you reach your wellness goals through our workshops by the community, for the community.
Flex your engineering and design muscles and join LEGO fans to build your own unique LEGO creation!
OPEN LAB TIMES (SUMMER HOURS):
Mondays 2-6pm // Tuesdays 5-8 pm // Thursdays 5-8 pm // Saturdays 1-4 pm
During Open Lab we encourage individuals and small groups of all levels of experience to learn and create!
Come with an idea in mind, or try out the equipment. During this time equipment and experts are available to YOU at no cost. We have an awesome group of library staff and community members who can help you during open lab times with your projects.
Learn more about working with a particular person in the lab, or how to dive deeper into a particular subject area at madisonbubbler.org/media-lab.
Plenty of ways to Bubbler this summer - from marble runs to regattas, and everything in between!
Enjoy play-centered, child led activities in the park each week, based on the educational approach of Anji Play.
The library will provide special play equipment to spark your children's imagination. At the end of each event, kids will create a Play Story, drawing and/or writing about their play for that day.
Wear messy clothes, bring a water bottle, (optional) bring a picnic dinner or purchase a meal from the "Let's Eat Out" local food carts, and make an evening of it!
Make the library a part of your special day.
Madison's Central Library is located in downtown Madison, Wisconsin; a prime location within walking distance to bars, restaurants, and hotels. With our professional event staff, we ensure your event runs smoothly, from setting up the space to coordinating with caterers.
Our events team is booking 2020 weddings.
Get it touch to schedule a tour with our staff!