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.

Campaign for Meadowridge

Madison needs a better library to serve the Meadowood, Greentree, Orchard Ridge, and Prairie Hills neighborhoods, and we invite you to lend your support.

Give to Meadowridge

Lunch for Libraries

April 24, 2014: Save the date for Lunch for Libraries: Nosh with Nevada, featuring best-selling myster author, Nevada Barr.

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Wisconsin Book Festival

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Wisconsin Book Festival will take place Oct 16-19. In the meantime, visit wisconsinbookfestival.org to see the schedule of upcoming events.

Support the Wisconsin Book Festival

Book Club Corner

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

Enter your book club

Central Endowment Fund Established

Do you love your new library? Help fund its success for years to come with a gift to our new Central Endowment Fund.

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Support our Spring Annual Fund Drive

Give a gift to the Annual Fund and help us build our grant program and invest new funds to build our endowment. 

Contribute to the Annual Fund

"I’m thrilled I can help the 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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