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Ex Libris: Box Set Edition

November 5 @ 11:00 am - November 8 @ 6:00 pm

Join Madison Public Library Foundation for our 10th annual fall fundraiser, Ex Libris! This year’s event is to-go style. Pick up your “Box Set” from one of our local beverage producers to safely enjoy from home. Boxes will include: beverages (beer, spirits or NA based on your chosen pickup location)

• a certificate booklet redeemable for food and beverages from local vendors
• nonperishable food items, including pickles, coffee and snacks
• swag from local businesses and sponsors
• a commemorative 10th Ex Libris tasting glass

Each box is a donation amount of $75, or you can save on a two-pack ($135) or four-pack ($250). Pickup will take place November 5–8. You will receive a foundation email with pickup instructions one week prior.

Cheers and thank you to our pickup sites for their partnership and beverage contributions:

Ale Asylum – mixed six-pack and 30 percent off online orders of $30 or more
Capital Brewery & Bier Garten – six-pack of Island Wheat
Delta Beer Lab – mixed four-pack
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. (Hilldale) – crowler of your choice
Hop Haus Brewing Co. (Fitchburg) – crowler of your choice
Karben4 – six-pack of Fantasy Factory
Rockhound Brewing Co. – crowler of your choice
Rusty Dog Coffeefeaturing Mad Maiden Shrub and Untitled Art (zero proof/NA box) – 12-ounce bag of single-origin FTO varietal, medium roast; Honey Ginger Shrub, Shrub Tonic Kit, Top Note Lemon Tonic and Cranberry Shrub; NA Chocolate Milk Stout and Blackberry CBD Water
State Line Distillery – 375 ml bottle of gin
Working Draft Beer Co. – mixed four-pack – SOLD OUT
Young Blood Beer Co. – mixed four-pack 

There are a limited number of boxes available from each pickup site. Box orders will be accepted through October 30 or until they’re gone. Make sure you designate your pickup location when placing your order!

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor or in contributing an item to the boxes, please contact Tracy Phillippi at tphillippi@mplfoundation.org or 608.266.6318.  

Additionally, we’ll be running an online silent auction the first week of November! Watch your email and our social media for details.

Presenting Sponsor

Sustaining Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Rich Arnesen
The Commonwealth Companies
JP Croake & Shira Phelps
Tana Elias & Andrew Clarkowski
Libby Gerds & Mike Graham
Isthmus Eye Care
Isthmus Partners, LLC
Rajesh Rajaraman & Deepika Rajesh
Matt & Susie Younkle
SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C.


November 5 @ 11:00 am
November 8 @ 6:00 pm


Numerous Venues
WI United States


Madison Public Library Foundation