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.
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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.
Libraries around Madison are hosting several upcoming book sales where you can stock up on some great reading material - and support the library!
Who Matters? Women's History Edition is a story gathering + photography project intended to create a space, physical and online, where women can talk to and listen to other women.
Discover Madison's new mobile library - the Dream Bus!
The grand opening celebration takes place on Wednesday, April 10 from 3:30-5:00pm at Kennedy Heights Community Center (199 Kennedy Heights, Madison)
From April 7 to April 13, National Library Week will be celebrated at Madison Public Library and throughout the city. This year’s theme nationally is “Libraries = Strong Communities,” and events over the course of the week will highlight ways to get involved -- both for library regulars or as first time patrons.
The Nourish You: Self-Care Retreat is for women who don’t always feel included in mainstream self-care offerings.
Come and get inspired to move into relaxation! Women who attend will receive tools that they can incorporate into their lifestyle to enhance or begin a self-care practice at home. Presented by: Venus Washington, Nikki Cook, and Araceli Esparza.
City of Madison’s Poet Laureate, Oscar Mireles, and the Madison Public Library are partnering to celebrate National Poetry Month beginning Monday, April 1, 2019.
Want to connect with fellow cookbook enthusiasts, share recipes, and find inspiration?
Take part in one of these cookbook clubs at Lakeview and Meadowridge Libraries!
Choose a recipe to make and share at each meeting. Cookbooks will be available to check out at the respective libraries. Registration may be required.