From February 15-25, the adult collection will be temporarily unavailable due to flooring replacement. This includes adult fiction and nonfiction, world language materials, and large print books.
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Featured news, events, and stories from Madison Public Library
The Hidden Life of Things pop-up exhibit presents a collection of Andean and Amazonian cultural artifacts featured as “texts” in their own right on 19 retractable banners and stands - on display from February 17-22 at Central Library (3rd Floor Gallery).
Black history will be celebrated throughout the month of February and March at Madison Public Library. Programs will highlight various contributions – past and present – of Black poets, storytellers, activists, politicians, authors, musicians, storytellers and more.
Valentine's Day (February 14) is also Library Lover's Day!
Here are a few ways you can use your library that will have you hugging your library card close to your heart.
(Don't have a library card? We can help you with that, too.)
This February, show some love to yourself and others!
Attend one of these library events that will help you learn to live mindfully, practice self-care, and spread kindness.
The weather may be a little frightful, but these events are truly delightful!
Upcoming events give kiddos the chance to meet some new friends, dance the day away, and make something awesome.
All Madison Public Libraries are open regular hours on Wednesday, February 13.
Enjoy Wisconsin Book Festival events all year round! Several incredible authors are headed your way in February, so make plans to join us.
All Wisconsin Book Festival events are free and open to the public, no tickets or registration required.
T(w)eens ages 10-13 are welcome to join their peers for Panels + Pizza, a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels.
Derek Hobbs current art series Endangered highlights vulnerable to critically endangered animal species across the globe. The Chinese symbol shown in red essentially means go, move or displacement intended to bring our awareness to the fact that we are encroaching on their natural habitats.
All are welcome to enjoy his work on display now through February at Alicia Ashman Library.