Educational Series

FREE Workshops led by professionals

Virtual Learning Opportunities

Madison Public Library Foundation’s Educational Series presents free workshops that feature professionals speaking about their area of expertise, from financial planning to law to accounting. They always include a Q&A session at the end. Each is recorded and available to watch anytime below. 

Beginning Genealogy

Learn how to use library resources, such as newspapers and databases, to trace your family roots.

Long-Term Care

Learn how to plan care for yourself or a loved one with legal, insurance and housing information.

Improving Your Health Literacy

UW Health Dr. Elizabeth Perry talks about navigating the health care system.

Get Cybersmart

Learn how to safely use technology, recognize fraud and avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.

Estate Planning 101

Attorney Jennifer Hannon provides an overview of how to begin your very first estate plan.

Your Money & COVID-19

A local team of experts shares tips on how to weather the storm at the pandemic’s onset.

Year-End Giving

Our panel of experts discusses special tools to maximize your year-end charitable donations.

Gerrymandering & Voter Suppression

Speaker Doug Poland discusses how gerrymandering dilutes voters’ power.

Women & Wealth

Sophie Antal Gilbert of Russell Investments discusses women’s unique finance and savings needs.