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. During Grand Opening Weekend, visitors can take tours of the new spaces, try out new technology, learn about art installations at the new library, hear performances by local musicians, share memories of Pinney Library and the surrounding neighborhoods, and create their own one-of-a-kind souvenir. The full schedule of events will be announced in late February; sign up for email updates at madisonpubliclibrary.org/pinney
Want a sneak peek? Join the Madison Public Library Foundation for their fundraising Grand Opening Gala event on Saturday, February 29, 6-10 pm. This ticketed preview fundraiser will help build an endowment for the new Pinney Library to ensure additional programming and support of the Pinney Library for years to come. Learn more or buy tickets at mplfoundation.org/events through February 25.
Madison Public Library’s Pinney Library closed to the public at 5pm on Sunday, Feb. 16. The library will remain closed during the move to the new library on 516 Cottage Grove Road, and reopen on Thursday, March 12 at 11 am. Read the full press release about the closure and the new library.