Madison Library meeting room

After opening the external doors of the library, the meeting room is located on your right.

Knit 1, Read Too! - Stone Diaries

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

This fictionalized autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett is a subtle but affecting portrait of an everywoman reflecting on an unconventional life. What transforms this seemingly ordinary tale is the richness of Daisy’s vividly described inner life—from her earliest memories of her adoptive mother to her awareness of impending death.

PageTurners Book Club - The Soloist

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who becomes schizophrenic and homeless, and his friendship with Steve Lopez, the Los Angeles columnist who discovers and writes about him in the newspaper. Film released April 24, 2009.

Friends of the Madison Library

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, February 9, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, March 9, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, April 13, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, May 11, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, June 8, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, July 13, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, August 10, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, September 14, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, October 12, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pmTuesday, November 9, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Monthly meeting for the Friends of the Madison Branch Library. This group now meets the second Tuesday of every month.

Read the Movie! - The Reader

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 9, 2009 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

A provocative story of a young boy's erotic awakening in a passionate, clandestine love affair with an older woman, and what happens to them both when the secrets in her past are revealed. Film released January 9, 2009.

Read the Movie! - Angels and Demons

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, April 13, 2009 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to his first assignment to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol -- seared into the chest of a murdered physicist -- he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati...the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the earth.

Read the Movie! - The Soloist

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, May 11, 2009 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who becomes schizophrenic and homeless, and his friendship with Steve Lopez, the Los Angeles columnist who discovers and writes about him in the newspaper. Film released April 24, 2009.

Read the Movie! - My Sister's Keeper

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, June 8, 2009 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Imagine that you were conceived to be the donor of bone marrow and platelets for your older sister, who has a rare form of cancer. Imagine what it would be like to grow up in a family where everyone is constantly aware of one child's deadly illness, so that all decisions must be filtered through what will work for her treatment or her most recent medical emergency. How can a 12-year-old decide against donating a kidney to her older sister?

PageTurners: Ghost Map

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

It is the summer of 1854. Cholera has seized London with unprecedented intensity. A metropolis of more than 2 million people, London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure necessary to support its dense population - garbage removal, clean water, sewers - the city has become the perfect breeding ground for a terrifying disease that no one knows how to cure.

PageTurners: Infidel

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

In this memoir from the internationally renowned author of The Caged Virgin, Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her astonishing life story, from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia, Saudi Arabia, and Kenya, to her intellectual awakening and activism in the Netherlands, and her current life under armed guard in the West. She recounts the evolution of her beliefs, her ironclad will, and her extraordinary resolve to fight injustice done in the name of religion.

PageTurners: Bringing Down the House

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Welcome to the world of a group of audacious MIT math geniuses who legally took the Las Vegas casinos for over three million dollars -- and still found time for keg parties, football games, and final exams. The students were handpicked for a decades-old underground blackjack club dedicated to beating the system. While classmates worked long hours in labs and libraries, they traveled to gambling locales with hundreds of thousands of dollars from shady investors taped to their bodies.

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