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Library to host first online events this weekend and next week

Veronica Roth is doing an online event about her book Chosen Ones

Alongside partners like the Wisconsin Book Festival, we are beginning to host new events online. Join fellow book lovers in attending the following virtual events: 

Online: Celebrate Poetry!

Saturday, April 4 | 2 p.m.

Celebrate poetry with the City of Madison Poet Laureate, Angeal Trudell Vasquez and guests:

  • Wisconsin Poet Laureate Margaret Rozga
  • Milwaukee Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly
  • Former Madison Poets Laureate Fabu, Andrea Musher, and Sarah Sadie Busse
  • Former Milwaukee Poet Laureate Brenda Cardenas
  • Former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen

Join online via Crowdcast at https://www.crowdcast.io/e/celebrate-poetry

This event is a partnership between Madison Public Library, the Wisconsin Book Festival, and Madison Arts.


Virtual Storytime with Carissa

Saturday, April 4 | 10-10:30 a.m.

Join Librarian Carissa for a virtual storytime featuring some of our favorite books and fun storytime activities!


Online: Chosen Ones with Veronica Roth

Wednesday, April 8 | 1 p.m.

Presented in partnership with A Room of One's Own Bookstore, Veronica Roth will appear live on her twitch channel to talk about her latest novel, Chosen Ones. Join her at twitch.tv/vrothbooks! Veronica will be live in conversation with Charlie Jane Anders talking about reinventing and subverting the "chosen one" narrative in her new book.

Purchase your book directly from A Room of One's Own and Veronica will send you a signed bookplate. Simply fill out the form to provide your address and personalization request.  Learn more about this event and other Wisconsin Book Festival events.


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Apr 2, 2020