Morning Movie Is Back
Thursday, September 8th at 9:30 AM
Please call 798-3881 to sign up.
After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, Doris (Sally Field) finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new co-worker (Max Greenfield) and a self-help guru that inspires her to take a chance on love. Hello, My Name is Doris is a witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age story that will make you cheer and want to say, "I'm possible!" Run time is 90 minutes. Rated R for language. The coffee and treats are ready at 9:00 AM, so join us a little early!
Free Concert at Legion Park!
September 21st & October 5th
Judy Arawinko will be here for this two-part class to teach you how to make a beautiful peyote stitch bracelet. Peyote stitch is a hand-weaving technique used to weave beads together using a needle and thread. The result is a flat-weave band that will be finished with an antique button-and-loop closure. Click here for more details or call Kris at 798-3881.
All materials are provided. Ages 15 and up.
Class size is limited, so sign up is required.
Closed Labor Day
The Dog Days of Summer
Photographs by Steve Dahlgren, Dog Grin Photography
August 15th through October 14th
Beat the heat by stopping in at the library to enjoy our newest art exhibit, Dog Days of Summer, featuring fabulous dog portraits created by Madison photographer, Steve Dahlgren. Steve’s talent and love of dogs is evident in his work, resulting in images that truly capture each dog’s personality. Steve owns Dog Grin Photography along with his wife, Rose, and has shown his work at several Madison locations. Join us as we celebrate “man’s best friend”!
In conjunction with Steve’s show, the library will be collecting dog food donations for local rescue shelters.
Carpe Librum Book Discussion Group
Green Thumbs Needed!
Please consider volunteering an hour or two a week to help us maintain the library gardens. The only requirement for this opportunity is your enthusiasm for gardening! For questions, please call Kris at 798-3881.
A Call for Books, DVDs, CDs, and Puzzles
The Friends of the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library are asking for donations of gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles to be sold at their book sales. 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.
No text books or encyclopedia sets, please.
Art Donations Now Accepted!
Delicious Stories: Get an Appetite for Reading
Join us for Wigglers and Gigglers storytimes on Tuesdays and Big Kids Booktimes on Thursdays, as we cook up some tasty tales! Schedule Here
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.