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.

Voting is now closed--Stay tuned for winner or winners!

If we gave you $20,000 to make Madison Public Library even better, how would you spend it? We'll be announcing the winning ideas soon!

Support Our Annual Fund This Spring

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

Book Festival Events Pack June

We've got dozens of events lined up for Wisconsin Book Festival weekend on October 22-25, but in the meantime, five upcoming events will keep you satisfied over the summer.

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.

Book Club Corner

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

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"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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