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Register to Vote at the Library

National Voter Registration Month

Register to vote and get your Library card - all in the same visit!
Please note: you can register to vote or update your registration all-year-round at any Madison Public Library location during open hours.

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the City of Madison will join hundreds of communities nationwide in celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Founded in 2012, National Voter Registration Day is a non-partisan celebration of democracy focused on facilitating the right to vote.

Voters who have moved and have updated their name and address with the Division of Motor Vehicles have a convenient option for celebrating National Voter Registration Day at home: they can completely register online at myvote.wi.gov.

Voter registration drives will be held throughout the city on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Sep 19, 2019

Family Memoir Workshops with Jen Rubin

Jen Rubin holding microphone

During a 90-minute workshop, Jen Rubin will discuss her process of writing a family memoir that centered around the small business her family-owned for 80 years.

Jen will talk about how to balance 3 generations, deal with thorny family issues, and how to include enough history and sociology to inform the story but not so much that the central story is overwhelmed. Jen is a skilled storyteller and brought an oral storytelling approach to her writing. This will be an interactive workshop with a mixture of presentation, storytelling, Q&A, and small group work.

Aug 27, 2019

Sequoya Kids Recommend...

Recommendations from kids at Sequoya Library

This summer, Sequoya Library has been asking kids to recommend their favorite books by writing them on "space" shapes like rockets, stars, and robots. Library staff created a book list based on their recommendations for all to share and enjoy.

Aug 26, 2019

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