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2019 Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable

Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable

We're excited to host the upcoming 2019 Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable at the Central Library on Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm.  The City of Madison Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable 2019 will bring together hundreds of the most thoughtful, conscious, and caring people involved in neighborhoods across our city. Residents, neighborhood groups, nonprofits, faith-based leaders and local elected officials will all be under one roof.

Oct 23, 2019

Ukulele in Community

A large crowd strums their ukuleles at Central Library

Find community through music!

Cell phones aren't the only small devices connecting people these days. Ukuleles are transcending borders, genres, and generations. Madison's thriving ukulele culture includes a 1200-member club called Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI). MAUI members will be available to help beginners learn to play in this free, 2-hour workshop and sing-along. Bring a ukulele or try one of 50 instruments available at the event.

Oct 2, 2019

Register to Vote at the Library

National Voter Registration Month

Register to vote and get your Library card - all in the same visit!
Please note: you can register to vote or update your registration all-year-round at any Madison Public Library location during open hours.

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the City of Madison will join hundreds of communities nationwide in celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Founded in 2012, National Voter Registration Day is a non-partisan celebration of democracy focused on facilitating the right to vote.

Voters who have moved and have updated their name and address with the Division of Motor Vehicles have a convenient option for celebrating National Voter Registration Day at home: they can completely register online at

Voter registration drives will be held throughout the city on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Sep 19, 2019


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