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April 19, 2017 11:13 AM

  Fellow Madisonian Alnisa Allgood has been a volunteer since 2004 and her selfless service has just been acknowledged by Volunteer Wisconsin which has named her as a Volunteer Rock Star. Congratulations! I think that it is great to have people such as Alnisa who help to better our … [read more]

September 13, 2016 2:30 PM

This past Sunday, the Owl Creek Neighborhood Resource Team (NRT) joined up with Owl Creek residents of every age, friends from all around the City, as well as local artists helped to create this magnificent work of art that the neighborhood will be able to enjoy and admire! Alder Denise Demarb … [read more]

August 12, 2016 11:29 AM

  There are Movie Nights at parks all over the City this summer, thanks to Madison Parks, our Neighborhood Resource Teams and various sponsors ranging from businesses, to non-profits and other City agencies.  This past week Madison Public Library teamed up with Parks to … [read more]

June 1, 2016 10:25 AM

Today is a great day for the Madison Public Library as Library Director Greg Mickells accepted an award from First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.  The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries  for service to … [read more]

April 19, 2016 12:28 PM

I am delighted to congratulate the Madison Public Library for being named one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! You may recall that the National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation's highest honor, recognizing museums and libraries for … [read more]

March 9, 2016 10:21 AM

I was pleased to hear that the Madison Public Library has been placed among the 30 finalists for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! The National Medal, presented by the Institute of Museum and Library Service, recognizes institutions that have shown a commitment to innovative … [read more]

September 10, 2015 1:00 PM

Remember that all Madison Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, September 17th for a staff inservice day. Libraries will resume their normal operating schedules on Friday, September 18th. Library book drops can be used to return books. You can find a full list of all libraries and their … [read more]

June 26, 2015 11:34 AM

Recently, I joined Alder Phair, Superintendent Cheatham, neighborhood leaders, many volunteers and engaged neighbors at the brand new Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center and the newly expanded Meadowridge Library and Meadowood Neighborhood Center for their open houses! Photo … [read more]

June 16, 2015 12:53 PM

On Wednesday, June 24th be sure to join Alder Phair, Superintendent Cheatham, and I for two exciting community events: the grand opening of the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center and an open house celebrating the completion of the Meadowood Shopping Mall project, including a relocated and … [read more]

April 28, 2015 1:34 PM

In celebration of National Library Week, the Madison Public Library Foundation wants to hear your ideas! Through May 17th, the Foundation is asking Madisonians how they would use $20,000 to make Madison Public Libraries even better. From new collections, to additional programming, they want to … [read more]

April 21, 2015 4:57 PM

I am proud to announce that the Alicia Ashman Library recently received an anonymous $10,000 donation to be used to support the library! This donation speaks volumes of the hardwork and dedication of the library staff who work to make each visitor's experience a positive one. It is because of … [read more]

February 25, 2015 3:27 PM

Congratulations to the Madison Public Library on being named one of the 30 finalists to receive the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the highest honor in the nation recognizing museums and libraries for their service to their communities! In the past this honor has been awarded … [read more]

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