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Mills Folly Microcinema

Project Projection film screening

Join Arts + Literature Laboratory at Madison's Central Library for the January screening of Mills Folly Microcinema, the Arts + Literature Laboratory's monthly showcase of experimental film and video.  Mills Folly Microcinema will present the latest edition of Project Projection on Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m.

Jan 15, 2020

Tax Assistance at the Library

Tax Assistance at the Library

Madison Public Library partners with other agencies in the community to provide tax assistance. See below to find information about getting free tax assistance at your neighborhood library or to find information about DIY tax resources.

Tax assistance sessions are available at select locations: Central Library, Lakeview Library, and Sequoya Library. You can view all Tax Assistance sessions on the calendar (sessions start January 30). Due to the upcoming move, there are no scheduled sessions at Pinney Library this year.

For more information on our tax assistance sessions, click here.

To learn more about how the library's tax assistance benefits the community, click here.

Jan 13, 2020

What's Cooking?

Upcoming Cooking Classes

We're always cooking something up at the Library! Whether you're just beginning to put meals together, looking for new inspiration, or hoping to refine your technique, we've got plenty of classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels.

Jan 13, 2020

Upstage Stigma

Upstage Stigma

UpStage Stigma is a medley of song, dance, theater, and other performances that link the challenges of mental illness to our universal experience and break the barriers of stigma through art, empathy, and advocacy.

Jan 10, 2020

MLK Youth Call to Service

MLK Day of Service

The King Coalition, in partnership with the Urban League of Greater Madison, Madison Public Library, the United Way of Dane County, MSCR, Dane County, the City of Madison, Madison Out of School Time, and UW Madison Office of Precollege/Youth Protection and Compliance is pleased to invite middle and high school youth across Madison to attend the MLK Day Youth Call to Service on Monday January 20, 2020.

Jan 8, 2020

Save the Date for the Pinney Library Grand Opening

Pinney Library Grand Opening

Save the date and help us celebrate the long-awaited new Pinney Library this spring! ​ Join Library and City officials on Thursday, March 12 at 11 am for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by the opening of the public library for its first day of service; celebrate with cake, coffee and tours of the new space. ​Then, drop in for a full weekend of events on Grand Opening Weekend, March 14-15. ​

Jan 7, 2020

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