In the News

Just as countless inspiring works fill the shelves of our libraries, there are many stories to tell about the ways the foundation supports the libraries’ facilities, services and programs. Read or view recent news coverage below. For media inquiries, visit our For the Press page.

Victor Castro raids recycling bins to create ‘social sculpture’ in Madison

Isthmus –Victor Castro is proud to create art with "leftovers." Castro, who is known for his public art projects in Mexico and Peru, received a $10,000 grant from the Madison Arts Commission last year to create a site-specific mural at the new Meadowridge Library. The low-relief sculpture will be composed of Tetra Paks, containers made of paperboard, plastic and aluminum that are used to hold things like soy milk and soup.

Mama Madison: Introducing Thankful Thursdays

IsthmusParents.com–It doesn't matter whether I'm stalking pointy-toed boots at a high-end boutique during Maxwell Street Days, haggling for spices at an open-air market or purchasing a mannequin with my son at a department store closeout sale. Anyone who knows me can testify to the fact that I am an engaged and masterful shopper.

Dollar-for-Dollar Match to Complete Central Library Campaign

Foundation Newsletter–The Madison Public Library Foundation board has designated a dollar-for-dollar match up to $250,000 on all gifts to Central Library made between now and December 31.

Madison Public Library’s first Book Festival showcases literary talent

Foundation News–A love of the printed word is thriving at Madison Public Library - and spoken word, too. The four-day Wisconsin Book Festival held October 17 – 20 included scholars, novelists, poets and documentarians from all across the country. Topics varied from the historic and political to the artistic and gastronomical.

Central Library Celebrates its Grand Reopening!

Foundation News–The new Central Library opened with great fanfare on September 21, to a crowd of over 250 onlookers outside the library entrance at Mifflin and Fairchild Streets.

Chocolaterian Café Brings Sweets, Fun to Central Library

Foundation News–Chocolaterian Café has come to stay in Central Library, bringing sweets, of course, but also soups, sandwiches, and other savory items. Thanks to a policy change last year, library patrons can take these snacks and drinks outside of the first floor café area and anywhere in the library.

Weekly Top 5: Winter Art Fair, Dinosaur Train LIVE!, Hunger Games party, holiday dance

77 Square–One week before the Big Screen release of "Catching Fire," families are encouraged to enjoy a movie night on Friday at the Pinney Branch Public Library.

Kids Fund helps Goodman South Madison Branch library program succeed

The Cap Times–The Madison Public Library Foundation was awarded a $2,000 grant by the Kids Fund earlier this year for a program that, according to the staff at the Goodman South Madison Branch library, has been an unmitigated success.

Kids Fund helps Goodman South Madison Branch library program succeed

Cap Times–The Madison Public Library Foundation was awarded a $2,000 grant by the Kids Fund earlier this year for a program that, according to the staff at the Goodman South Madison Branch library, has been an unmitigated success.

What’s That Wednesday: Savory Quiche from Chocolaterian’s Central Library Café

Madison Magazine–A delicious review of a very un-book-like offering at Central Library.

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