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.

Ex Libris Raises Record Amount for Libraries

The Madison Public Library is grateful for all who supported Ex Libris. Photos from the event are now available. 

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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Book Festival Events Deliver Great Conversations

This year's Wisconsin Book Festival was a huge success with 8,274 attendess at 64 programs. See photos of the event here

Pop! Challenge

Did you know that National Library Week is coming up April 12–18, and the theme is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library”?  We want to give you unlimited possibilities, too, by providing the funding to turn your best ideas into action. To kick-off National Library week, the Madison Public Library Foundation is launching the Pop! Challenge. 

"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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