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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
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Library News

Green Tuesdays Film


Tuesday, November 4 @ 6:30 PM

Community Rooms Please use side entrance

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Join us for a screening of GASLAND PART II, the explosive follow-up to the Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND. Filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide). Run time is 125 minutes.


Let the Bidding Begin!

Bidding has begun at the Second Annual Friends AMAZING (PREVIOUSLY OWNED) ART AUCTION, and with over 100 items to choose from, there’s something for everyone! Bidding will remain open until Thursday, November 13th at 7:15 PM at which time the winning bids will be announced.

This is a fundraiser, and all proceeds benefit expanded programming for children, teens and adults.


Carpe Librum Book Group

Thursday, October 30 @ 6:00 PM

Canada by Richard Ford

Join the Carpe Librum Book Group on Thursday, October 30th at 6:00 PM for a discussion of Richard Ford’s novel, Canada. This profound masterwork is a story about innocence lost and reconciled, and the consoling, mysterious bonds of family.



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!


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!


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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.


eBook News

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.