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It’s National Library Week!

And we love our libraries!

The country's more than 16,000 public libraries are non-partisan and home-grown, made to serve all of us from cradle to grave.

For National Library Week, we look at some of Madison Central Library's programs as examples of how libraries reflect the unique communities they serve.

What does a librarian who worked at the central branch for more than 25 years see coming in the future?

How does the Wisconsin Book Festival push boundaries at the newly renovated facility?

What is it like to be the Artist In Residence as part of The Bubbler, a nationally celebrated series of innovative library programs?

What great ideas might be funded through the brand new grant available, Pop! Challenge?

Keep reading...

Three Wisconsin Women whose work we appreciate on Earth Day
Why be sexist on Earth Day?

Each year on April 22nd, many of us pay tribute to the legacy of former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, who founded Earth Day more than 50 years ago.

Many today will celebrate the large cast of characters who connect Wisconsin with the country's great tradition of conservation, land stewardship, and Earth Day without ever mentioning a female.

So this year for Earth Day, we are honoring a few Wisconsin women past and present whose work is part of this state's environmental legacy.

Keep reading here.