Foundation Dollars Support Staff Training & Enrichment
Foundation News–One of the highlights of the year for staff is the library’s Staff Day
GoChip Devices Allow Patrons to Watch TV Shows, Movies via Wi-Fi
Foundation News–Madison Public Library Foundation regularly invests in new technology for Madison Public Library each year.
Short Story: Meet Pinney Library Page David Spies
Short Story–Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in Marion, Wis. I attended UW-Madison, where I studied environmental studies and music, and graduated with a Bachelor of Music in tuba performance.
Children’s Author Brett Delights Big Audience
Events & Highlights–Beloved children’s author and illustrator Jan Brett drew a standing room-only crowd to Central Library on December 1 for a free Wisconsin Book Festival event.
Library Takeover Events Successful
Events & Highlights–One of the 2018 Library Takeover teams hosted the Love, InshAllah event on September 21 at Central Library
Pinney Library Temporary Location to Open in January
Pinney Library News–While the new Pinney Library is under construction, Madison Public Library is working to make sure east side residents have access to Pinney in an interim space.
World’s No. 1 Author Patterson Kicks off 2018 Book Festival Celebration Week
Book Festival News–The Wisconsin Book Festival headed into its fall celebration week on October 7 with A Conversation with James Patterson, the world’s bestselling author, who spoke to both youth and adult audiences at Capitol Theater in Overture Center for the Arts.
Anonymous Donor Offers $50,000 Matching Gift
Foundation News–An anonymous Madison Public Library Foundation donor has come forward to with a $50,000 challenge gift that will match all annual fund donations through December 31.
Meet the Foundation’s New Board Members
Foundation News–The Madison Public Library Foundation board of directors welcomed four new members in October.
2 Librarians Earn Awards at Mayor’s Conference
Library News–Two Madison Public Library librarians received local awards as part of the City of Madison Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference on November 17.