Mark Hayward - Juggler, Yo-yoer, Self-proclaimed Cool Guy
Tuesday, June 19 @ 10 AM
Award winning yo-yoer and juggler extraordinaire will excite and inspire. Don't miss it!
Music on the Patio
To kick off this fantastic music series, the Dixie Sizzlers Jazz Band will be here to put some sizzle in your summer. We’ll supply a cool beverage for this one! Next up is the Middleton High School Strings Chamber Music Showcase. Enjoy an evening of classical music al fresco as you relax on the library lawn. And last, but not least, fasten your seatbelt for a family concert with Duke Otherwise! Back by popular demand, Duke always inspires a lot of laughter and wild and crazy dancing. Rock out with the whole family!
Author Talk - Scott Spoolman
Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30 PM
Author and former DNR journalist, Scott Spoolman, will be here to talk about his new book, Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History, which takes readers to twenty-eight parks, forests, and natural areas where evidence of the state’s striking geologic and natural history are on display. Come and find out why Wisconsin is such a beautiful place to live! Registration is not required but is appreciated. Call 798-3881.
Copies of Scott's book will be available for purchase!
Get Free Job Services Help Here!
July 20th, 9:00 AM - Noon
A Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Job Service representative is at the library the third Friday of each month to provide one-on-one assistance with job searching, resume writing and editing, interview skills, etc. Call the library to make an appointment today! Walk-ins are also welcome!
Check out the Job Services website for information about current opportunities.
Music with Corey
Tuesdays 6/26 - 7/31 @ 10
Hart House Music presents Music with Corey,
a fun and interactive musical experience for preschool aged children and their families. Come join in the fun, sing songs, and play along. Corey Mathew Hart is a certified Music Together® Teacher and a local musician who has won several MAMAs (Madison Area Music Association awards), as well as Overture’s Rising Stars competition in 2014. He loves sharing his joy of music with children, creating an enriching experience for them.
Summer LIbrary Program
Stop by the library to get a reading record and get ready to rock out with our programs.
See the full list of events here.
Adult Summer Library Program
June 11th - August 3rd
Just because “school’s out for summer” doesn’t mean it’s all about the kids! Adults 18 and up can have some fun, too! This year's Adult Reading Program GRAND PRIZE is a $200 OVERTURE CENTER GIFT CERTIFICATE! You can also play our WEEKLY MUSIC GAMES for a chance to win $10 gift cards. Get the details here!
Carpe Librum Book Discussion Group
Materials Donations to the Library
The Friends of the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library are asking for donations of gently used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and games to be sold at their book sales. Before you pack up you donations, please check out the list of items the Friends can and cannot accept.
Please drop your items off at the library during open library hours, and let us know if you want a tax receipt. Proceeds from the sales are used to support programming and special projects.
Get Your Cap Times Here!
The library now carries the weekly Cap Times. Stop by each week, and get your free copy
Library is Local Drop-off Site for the Mazomanie Food Pantry
When you return your library materials, don’t forget to bring in a non-perishable item for the food pantry. Your donations are much needed and greatly appreciated! No expired or previously opened food, please.
Open Music Jam
Do you have a guitar gathering dust? Are you a harmonica player without a band? Don’t play an instrument, but like to sing or simply listen? Stop by the library on Thursday nights at 6:00 and join other area musicians in a weekly music jam! From beginner to way good, all abilities welcome!
Beyond the Page
Join the Beyond the Page campaign, a joint effort of the Dane County Library Service and the Madison Community Foundation to create a permanent endowment that will support humanities programming in all 28 public libraries in Dane County – forever. Please help support our library's access to funding for future programs.
- Learn more here
- Listen to an interview about the campaign with Tom Linfield of the Madison Community Foundation, Verona Public Library's former director, Brian Simons, and NPR's Kathleen Dunn.
- Read WISC Editorial Director Neil Heinen's editorial about the campaign.
The library system's Overdrive eBook collection is now compatible with the Kindle, Nook, and Reader as well as other mobile devices. To get started right away go to the Digital Download Center.