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.

Library’s Wild Rumpus Brings Play-Based Enrichment to Madison Parks

Foundation News–Kids and families are finding opportunities to have fun throughout the city parks this summer, thanks to a new collaborative program by Madison Public Library and Madison Parks that's funded by Madison Public Library Foundation’s Mini-Grants Program.

Foundation’s Mini-Grants Program Funds Smaller Library Projects

Foundation News–Sometimes, Madison Public Library has unexpected needs that pop up throughout the year that don’t require a large amount of funding or planning. Madison Public Library Foundation and the library worked together in the spring months to address these smaller financial requests by developing the Mini-Grants Program, which provides dollars for projects of $2,000 or less.

Build a Better World: Read! Concert & Picnic Aug. 1

Foundation News–Join Madison Public Library for the Summer Reading Club grand finale event!

Giving From IRA Distribution Is Easy

Foundation News–If you love supporting Madison Public Library, but are also looking for a way to reap tax benefits, consider learning about how to transfer your required minimum distribution to a charitable organization of your choice – Madison Public Library Foundation, in this case.

Meet & Greet With OPN Architects for New Pinney Library

Foundation News–On Wednesday, July 19, 5-6 p.m., there will be a Meet & Greet at Pinney Library, located at 204 Cottage Grove Road. The informal event will give community members the chance to meet the design team assisting the construction of the new Pinney Library.

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