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Our newsletter is published three times a year: in May, September and December. Click below to read our digital newsletter PDF, or click on an individual story of your choice. To subscribe to our print newsletter, please send us a message with your name and address.  

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Ex Libris Tickets on Sale Now

Ex Libris Tickets on Sale Now

Our Ex Libris Planning Committee and foundation staff picked a winning theme for this year’s Ex Libris! Ex Libris: Timeout to Tailgate will be 7–10 p.m. Friday, November 8, at Central Library. You’re invited to sport your favorite team attire while you enjoy gameday...

Ex Libris Beer Release Party October 24

Support your library over happy hour from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at the Ex Libris Beer Release Party at Working Draft Beer Co. on the city’s near east side. The brewery will donate $1 from the sale of each pint of Red Scooter, an Irish red ale made specially...

Foundation Launches New Website

Madison Public Library Foundation unveiled a new website this month. The site was redesigned by Kennedy Communications. It’s packed with photos and other visual elements, and will improve the user experience on both desktops and mobile devices. Take a look around the...

Pinney News: $10,000 Gift Match; Tours Planned

Pinney News: $10,000 Gift Match; Tours Planned

Get Your Gift Matched: All gifts to The Capital Campaign for a New Pinney Library will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000, thanks to a gift from Jill Ball. Donations will support programming and the endowment fund for a secure future. If you would like to...

Fall Library Friends Group Sales Planned

Fall Library Friends Group Sales Planned

Sales take place at their respective library unless noted otherwise. Monroe Street Library League Fall Book Sale (in conjunction with the 42nd annual Monroe Street Festival): Saturday, September 14, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Friends of Pinney Library One-Day Book Sale: Friday,...

Sequoya Friends Shop Moving to Market Square

After 11 years in the Westgate Mall, the Friends of Sequoya Library bookstore moved to a new home at 6672 Odana Road in Market Square. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for the Sequoya Friends to join other shops that sell previously used items because they are next to...

Pinney Partnership with YMCA Blossoms

Pinney Partnership with YMCA Blossoms

  When Pinney Library moved to an interim location over the winter, it lost dedicated space for storytimes and other youth events. But thanks to a partnership with the Lussier Family East YMCA, Pinney Library staff have been able to continue these important...