Foundation-Funded One Book at a Time Program Delivers Books to Hundreds of Local Kids
Foundation News–Hundreds of children and teens throughout Madison received free books in 2016 through Madison Public Library’s One Book at a Time program, funded by a Madison Public Library Foundation grant.
Madisonians Engage Marginalized Community With Access Denied Nightlife Accessibility Event
Foundation News–With the goal of combating inaccessible nightlife in Madison, Access Denied — funded by a Library Takeover grant from Madison Public Library Foundation — is taking on the issue with a panel of local experts and a dance party Friday, February 10, at Madison Public Library’s Central Library.
ESL Students Tour Library, Find Resources for Language Learning
Foundation News–Madison Public Library Community Engagement Librarian Mary Fahndrich welcomed an intermediate ESL (English as a Second Language) class from Madison College to Central Library for a tour last week, introducing them to library resources to aid them in learning English.
2016 Year-End Gifts Surpass Fundraising Goal by $50,000
Foundation News–Madison Public Library Foundation exceeded the 2016 fundraising goal for its annual fund by $50,000, thanks to an anonymous $50,000 matching gift that encouraged a flurry of year-end donations.