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Friends of the Library

Friends of MPL LogoThe Friends of the Madison Public Library provide volunteer support and recognition, advocacy, and supplemental funds for special projects and collections enhance the Library experience. Thanks to the proceeds from a Friends Book Store at the Central Library and successful book sales and other events, the Friends have contributed greatly to the Library's programs and services. Each neighborhood library also has its own Friends group.

Become a Friend! Print out the membership application form and send it in with payment. You'll receive confirmation in the mail, the Friends newsletter, and sneak-preview access to Friends' sponsored book sales.

Want to help? Fill out the Friends volunteer application form or get information about volunteer opportunities online at

Find out more! Visit the Friends' web site or their Facebook page.


Neighborhood Library Friends Groups

To contact your neighborhood library's Friends group, please contact your local library manager.