"When we hear each other's stories we become connected in a way that you can't get on a YouTube video, you can't get it through film ... ."
The Madison Public Library launched the Native American Storyteller-in-Residence program in collaboration with Ho-Chunk Gaming.
Through a new partnership with Madison BCycle, library card holders can access one of more than 330 electric-powered bikes for free.
Cross-town collaboration is a 'first' to help raise money for neighborhood libraries -- and to clean out library warehouse space.
It's kind of like a party inside. You have kids laughing, you have parents. You have people looking around.
Hours would initially be limited and meetings banned, but a fuller reopening would begin in September.
The Madison Public Library Board delayed action on a plan that would have opened the city's libraries on April 19. The reopening is postponed until at least late May.
The Madison Public Library Board is expected to act on a resolution Thursday that would reopen the city’s nine libraries starting April 19 for in-person book browsing and pickups.
The Madison Public Library Board is set to decide Thursday on a plan to resume in-person book browsing and pickups starting April 19.
With Madison schools beginning to reopen and businesses long open to limited capacity, there’s no timeline or specific plan for when Madison’s…
"What we're hoping is that we're continuing to reduce barriers to access to our service," library director Greg Mickells said.
The Librarian’s Choice system has readers fill out a form online or call a hotline and answer questions to guide a librarian to pick books for them.
After evaluating seven options, the board voted 5-4 on a 2021 operating budget request that seeks to bridge a financial gap and cut costs by 5% per Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway’s directives.
Madison Public Library and Madison Parks project prepares to enter the design process and present "Imagination Center" to the Finance Committee.
"By reopening our collections in this way, we can provide more access but still achieve it in a safe way for staff and the public," library director Greg Mickells said.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Public Health Madison and Dane County recommend that all individuals wear a face covering when going out away from their home.
“It’s rather ambitious what we hope to achieve with this project,” Library Director Greg Mickells said.
This is the sixth mural to go up in the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center, this time with the help of artist Jerry Butler.
The city is asking Madison residents to be more cautious of the items they place in their recycling bins because of higher collection standards.
Macmillan CEO John Sargent said the policy change was related to "our growing fears that library lending was cannibalizing sales."
Move to end fines is part of a national trend endorsed by the American Library Association.
Madison's last independently owned video store is in debt and barely stays even, but is in the midst of changing its business model and is looking for a new, less expensive Downtown home.
The proposed Reindahl Imagination Center would fill a gap in civic resources and provide an opportunity to expand the library’s play-based learning programs, inspired by an approach to early childhood education developed in China called Anji Play.