At Madison Public Library Foundation, we're building better libraries every day. We support and celebrate the city'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.

Contribute to Our Annual Fund

Read our fall appeal to learn how the library makes a difference for Jalen and so many other Madison youth through our internship program, Teen Media Academy and more.

Tickets on Sale Now for Ex Libris Vol. VII

Tickets for our seventh annual Ex Libris fundraiser are now available. Buy them in discounted six-packs or 12-packs, and bring your friends!

Read Our 2016 Annual Report

View the library and foundation's joint Annual Report for a snapshot of 2016.

View Photos From Rock & Read 2017

The family-friendly fundraiser grossed over $13,000 to support Madison Public Library's summer reading programs. Click above to view photos from the event. 

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. 

Amazon Smile Purchases Benefit Foundation

Did you know 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!

"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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