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Summer Storytimes

Librarian Tracy reads to a child during storytime

Storytimes help build excitement for reading and grow those early literacy skills! All nine of our library locations host storytimes, making it easy for you to find events that best fit the kiddos in your life.

June 13, 2019

Thurber Park Artist Residency

Old shed at Thurber Park for use as artist space during residency

Calling all artists! The Madison Arts Commission and The Bubbler at Madison Public Library are launching a new, 11-month artist residency program based out of a dedicated art studio at Thurber Park. Art makers of all backgrounds and mediums creating durable, timeless art, suitable for outdoor public settings are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is Monday, June 24, 2019 by midnight CST. Apply online at: madisonbubbler.org/thurber-application 

June 7, 2019

Co-Ops 101: Starting Your Own Business

A guest speaker presents a powerpoint in front of a room of adult learners

Thinking of starting a business? Interested in a business model that uplifts your community?

Worker cooperatives create meaningful change for communities affected by inequality.
Worker co-ops are designed to improve low-wage jobs and build wealth in communities.
Worker co-ops help build skills, earning potential, household income, and assets.

Head over to Goodman South Madison Library ready to learn more! 

Light refreshments available and interpretation into Spanish will be provided.

May 21, 2019

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