Madison Public Library Foundation supports and celebrates Madison’s library facilities, services and programs in an effort to develop and sustain a world-class library system. We provide annual project grants, raise funds for capital projects, host fundraising events, and ensure the libraries’ future through endowment funds. Learn how you can support your libraries today.

2015 Annual Report

See your dollars in action by reading Madison Public Library & Madison Public Library Foundation's 2015 Annual Report.

Ex Libris Volume VI: Beer for Brunch

Join us at Central Library for our sixth annual fall fundraiser, Ex Libris, on November 4. Guests will enjoy an evening of unique local food and beer, live music, a raffle, a silent auction and more!

Support Our Annual Fund

Read a message from Executive Director Jenni Collins and learn about some of the ways your gift can make our libraries even better.

Choose MPLF

Did you know that your Amazon purchases can benefit our libraries? Next time you shop, use Amazon Smile. Select Madison Public Library Foundation as your designated charity, and we'll get a portion of your sales!

Wisconsin Book Fest

Join us and the Madison Public Library for the Wisconsin Book Festival on October 20-23. Events will be held at Central Library and throughout the UW-Madison campus!

Honor a Loved One

As we approach the holiday season, consider giving a gift to honor a teacher, coach, friend or loved one. Simply click on our Donate Now tool at the left sidebar and complete the "Honor a Loved One" form before submitting your donation. 

"I’m thrilled I can help Madison Public Library Foundation in its vital mission because of what the library system has done for me. I simply could not do my research into local history without the library’s physical and digital resources."

                                                                                               - Stu Levitan, Donor

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