August Book Discussions


Join us for book discussions at the Madison Public Library on Thursday, August 21.

   "All marriages have a breaking point. All families have wounds. All wars have a cost…"


The afternoon group will meet at 1:30 pm to talk about Home Front [Author: Kristin Hannah]


  “a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child’s experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Far East during World War II...” - Simon and Schuster 

   The evening group will meet at 7:00 pm to discuss 
A Covert Affair [Author: Jennet Conant]



     Copies of these books are available at the circulation desk in the Library.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

NEW... NEW... NEW

The NEW cards have arrived and are ready for you! Added bonus to the new cards - a Key ring card! On your next visit, ask about them! 

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• Responsible for all materials borrowed including knowing due dates and any fines, fees, or charges.
• Present card each time materials are borrowed.
• Report loss of library card immediately.
• Replacement library card fee: $2.00
• Inform the library of a change of address or name.
• Do not lend library card to others.
• Fine limit on library card is $5.00
• If in excess of this amount, access to library resources is limited.



Dr. Shreelina Gosh, Odissi Dancer



Come one.... Come all to watch a DANCE!  

Shreelina Ghosh perfected the ancient art of Odissi dance under the strict supervision and loving care of the eminent Odissi exponent, Guru Aloka Kanungo for more than 25 years. She was initiated into the art by Guru Giridhari Nayak at the age of 4.

Shreelina has performed in most major festivals in India, including Khajuraho Dance Festival, Puri Beach Festival, India Habitat Center, Uday Shankar Dance Festival, Surya Festival, Kerala; Thalam, Kerala; Swaralaya Nrityotsav, Kerala; Kolkata Dooradarshan Utsav. She performed a number of times on the Indian National Television (Dooradarshan) and on state channels.

In USA, she performed in Arizona, Texas, Washington, Illinois and in several cities in Michigan. She was invited to perform for Ragamala (Seattle) and in the Lincoln Center of Performing Artrs (NY). She has collaborated with several artists in creative productions in Arizona, Michigan, and South Dakota.

Want to learn more: check out
 Dr. Gosh's website

So join us for the FREE demonstration! 

Tuesday, July 22nd at 7pm

Sponsored by the Friends of the Madison Public Library 

Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitarist


Come one.... Come all to listen to MUSIC! 

Barlow is a warm, accessible performer and storyteller. His unique and skillfully delivered repertoire incorporates favorite traditional pieces as well as his own Celtic-inspired compositions.  His expressive arrangements of lively jigs, spirited reels, and haunting airs is described as music to soothe the soul, warm the heart and lift the spirit.

So join us for the FREE Concert! 




Upcoming Event


Legos, Legos, Legos…
& a Movie!

Tuesday, July 8th
Lego Parts Trade @ 2pm

“The Lego Movie” @ 3pm
PG, 101 minutes



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