IT’S BUS TRIP TIME!

Saturday, June 3, the Madison, Dawson and Canby Public Libraries Will be hosting a free bus trip to the “War of 1812 Family Day,” at the North West Company Fur Post in Pine City, Minn.! The trip is open to all members of the Madison, Dawson and Canby Public Libraries, but seating is limited, so sign up soon at your home library!
Call your library for additional information and departure times!
Madison patrons: 320-598-7938
Dawson patrons: 320-769-2069
Canby patrons: 507-223-5738

Congratulations Virginia!

Congratulations to Virginia Nikolai on winning the gift basket at the library open house on Monday!
And a big thank you to everyone who came out for the event!

JOIN US FOR AN OPEN HOUSE

Come on down to the Madison Public Library, Monday, April 10, from 2-4 p.m. and meet new Head Librarian Deb Lanthier! There will be coffee and cookies, a raffle, a book sale and activities for the kids!
Everyone is welcome!

Women’s history month

At the Madison Library we’re celebrating March, Women’s History Month, with biographies of trailblazing women, as well as a weekly table of genre fiction featuring female protagonists. Be sure to check out this week’s feature – female detectives!

Give large print “a look”

Did you know that the Madison Library has a wide (and ever expanding) selection of large print books? Here are a few of this week’s new arrivals in large print fiction (we also have large print non-fiction):

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Take a reading vacation

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It’s getting chilly out there, so why not take a reading vacation to the beach with one of this week’s featured titles? 

Don’t let the forecast get you down

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Winter’s on it’s way, but don’t despair! Instead, stop by the library and check out this week’s displays of fun hobby and craft books. You’re bound to find the perfect thing to keep you busy at home when that snow starts piling up!

Veteran’s Day

We’re featuring military biographies, memoirs and fiction featuring veterans for Veteran’s Day. Come on down to the library and check out feature tables!

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And don’t forget – the Madison library will be closed Friday, November 11, in honor of the holiday.

Historical music performer Mark Bridge

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Historical music performer Mark Bridge is coming to Madison, Tuesday, June 21.

Mark’s repertoire covers a wide variety of musical selections and subjects from the 1800’s .  The songs include compositions by Stephen Foster, Daniel Decatur Emmett and other composers of the period along with many other selections popular during the Victorian era. Some of the songs are taken from actual “banjo instructors” dating back to the 1850’s.

The performance is open to all ages, free of charge and will be held at the Madison City Hall Auditorium, 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 21.


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