The 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.

Date Set for Ex Libris Vol. 5: Beer for Brunch

Love the taste of beer with breakfast, but not a fan of day drinking? We have the answer! Mark your calendars for Ex Libris Vol. 5: Beer for Brunch.

3 Ideas Win $20,000 in Pop! Challenge Funding

The foundation awarded $20,000 to enact three winning ideas in its Pop! Challenge, a foundation-run contest that solicited ideas from the public to make Madison Public Library even better.

Make a Gift to Our Annual Fund

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

Book Club Corner

A destination for book clubbers and book lovers alike. Enter your book club in our quarterly drawing and win!

Enter your book club

Did you know that your Amazon purchases can benefit Madison's libraries? Next time you shop, consider using Amazon Smile to support our libraries. Simply select the Madison Public Library Foundation as your designated charity. 

"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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