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Celebrate Summer Reading at Rock & Read June 18

It is once again time for Madison Public Library Foundation’s fourth annual Rock & Read fundraiser, which will take place Sunday, June 18, from 3–6 p.m. in the Capital Brewery Bier Garten. This event features autographs and photos with the UW Spirit Squad and a surprise UW athlete; live music by Yid Vicious and Sean Michael Dargan; free book giveaways; Summer Reading Clubs signup; crafts by the Monroe Street Arts Center; hot dogs, burgers, chips and ice cream for all to enjoy; and Capital beer for sale.
All proceeds from this event help fund the Madison Public Library Summer Reading Clubs and summer youth literacy efforts, particularly for children from low-income households.
Admission is free with a $5 suggested donation. You may also buy a $100 Family Sponsorship Package, which includes event admission for six, seven raffle tickets, six ice cream tickets and recognition at the event. Tickets and the sponsorship package can be purchased at
Read more about the Summer Reading Clubs on our Library News pages. 
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