Back to top


Madison Public Library offers a wide selection of film screenings at many of our locations, and has a large collection of DVDs and Blu-Ray DVDs in our catalog. There are also opportunities to make your own films in The Bubbler's Media Lab.

Alicia Ashman - 733 N High Point Rd

There are no film events in the next month.

Lakeview - 2845 N Sherman Ave

Meadowridge - 5726 Raymond Rd

Monroe Street - 1705 Monroe St

There are no film events in the next month.

Central - 201 W Mifflin St

There are no film events in the next month.

Goodman South Madison - 2222 S Park St

Hawthorne - 2707 E Washington Ave

Sequoya - 4340 Tokay Blvd

There are no film events in the next month.


Lists of all new additions to our LINKcat catalog are posted monthly - click ‘Don’t Miss Lists’  on the blue banner. 

Lists include: Feature DVDs, Feature Blu-Rays, Special Interest DVDs and Blu-Rays (‘Special Interest’ means TV shows, Documentaries, How- to & Instructional )


Racial Equity Resources/Films

Recommendations for films, short videos, and content to use for trainings or self-growth. DVDs and web videos  listed are primarily from Recommended Resource lists from community groups working for Racial Equity, with some additional recommendations from Librarians.


Tools Librarians Recommend

Rotten Tomatoes

reviews and lists

IMDB (Internet Movie Database)

reviews, release dates, movie trailers

Common Sense Media

parents' and librarians' guide to what's in movies - positive role models, positive messages, drinking/drugs/smoking, sex, violence, swearing, consumerism

reviews by staff and site visitors- suggested age for each film/tv show


aggregator of fim, tv, video game reviews 

Indian Country Today

searchable site for of recommended Native films, weekly general newsletter delivers Culture and News categories to your inbox- including periodic reviews and lists of films and TV shows

Black Film

latest updates in Black film, TV, and entertainment news

recommended: social media channels for updates -site has many pop-up ads


Film Features

Hawthorne Movie Matinees for Adults

Hawthorne Movie Matinee takes place every Thursday. Adults are invited to come watch a movie at Hawthorne Library

Stop into Hawthorne Library every Thursday afternoon at 2PM for a movie matinee! Most films are geared towards adults, with a rating of R or equivalent.

May 10, 2023

Video Streaming Now Available

Kanopy Streaming Service now available at Madison Public Library

Madison Public Library introduces Kanopy, a video streaming service that library card holders can access for free. 

Mar 24, 2022