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Get R.A.D. in Madison

Ladies, learn how to defend yourself. The Madison Public Library will host a course in the Rape Aggression Defense System on Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library, 130 Plaza Blvd. in Madison.

Frazzled to Fabulous: How to Plan a Party to Remember

Do you love the idea of hosting a party but get discouraged when it comes to pulling all the details together? No need to feel frazzled! Party planning pro Betsy Pruitt of Belly Feathers will share her favorite tips that make party planning fun.

Night Photography Class

Update: both of Cliff Loehr's June 30 and July 1 night photography classes at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library are filled! Thanks to everyone who has signed up and shown interest in this activity.

Paint the Night Away - Adult Summer Reading Fundraiser

Join the library at Spirited Art on Tuesday, July 24, at 6:30pm for the Paint the Night Away fundraiser for the Adult Summer Reading Program. A percentage of proceeds from the event will benefit Adult Summer Reading 2013.

Chinese lessons for children

Learn about China and the Mandarin Chinese dialect on Friday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library.

Summer Reading at Monrovia - Week Three Events

Week Three of Summer Reading at Monrovia another exciting week:

Monday, June 18

10:30 a.m. - Pre-School Story Time  - Let's Pretend.

1:00 p.m.  - Mr. Krull's Magic Show

6:30 p.m. - Teens Only - Paint on Canvas with Ms. Beth.  

Thursday, June 21

10:30 a.m. - Pre-School Story Time - Bath Time.  

1:00 p.m. -  Work out with Little Gym.  

Join us this week for all the great activities happening at Monrovia Public Library!

Budgeting basics for nonprofits

The main library's Nonprofit Lunch & Learn series presents “Proposal Budgeting Basics” on Thursday, June 21, from noon to 1 p.m.

Learn how to belly dance

The main library's How to Do Things series takes on the art of belly dancing on Tuesday, June 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Scheduled Server Maintenance

Our catalog server, located at, will be taken offline for scheduled maintenance starting Tuesday, June 19, at 9:00 a.m. CDT. This maintenance window should last 2-3 hours.

Learn to Weave a Round Basket

Join us on June 22 as Crystal Kitchens teaches us how to weave a round basket! You’ll learn how to handle basket reed, how to start a round basket, and how to shape it.