• 2018 Call for Scholars – Deadline March 1, 2018

    Posted on Jan 8th

    The Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries is pleased to offer several one month residential grants intended to offset expenses for […]

  • Lessons Learned

    Posted on Nov 17th

    “The war not only encouraged self-sacrifice, but it also brought out the bullies, the super patriots, the true believers who found it […]

  • What’s in a Friends Book Sale?

    Posted on Nov 1st

    The scene is a bustling one: people come from all over the region to snap up bargains, discover new treasures, and stumble […]

  • A Dynamic Duo – the Nadlers Introduce a New Way to Look at Old Ideas

    Posted on Oct 11th

    Take one UW-Madison philosophy professor, add an illustrator with a penchant for “comic art,” shake vigorously, and the result is Heretics! The […]

  • Tim Tyson speaks to issues of race and politics

    Posted on Aug 30th

    Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries is pleased to host author and former UW-Madison […]

  • FLUX: Water in Art and Science

    Posted on Oct 12th

    An Oct. 21 talk, Flux: Water in Art and Science, will explore how water—acting simultaneously as a biological, ecological, social, political and […]

  • Wisconsin Book Festival

    Posted on Sep 13th

    Join the Friends at the Wisconsin Book Festival! During this fall’s Festival weekend we will be sponsoring four events that will be presented as part […]

  • 15th Century Books in Print, Rare Book School

    Posted on Aug 22nd

    Kelsey Anna Sorenson Library & Information Studies MA Program   First off, thank you so much to Friends of the Library for funding my […]

  • Tank Collection, Memorial Library Special Collections

    Posted on Jul 14th

    By Kevin Chovanec While visiting Madison in May, I was excited and pleased to work in Memorial Library and begin revising my […]

  • Cartonera Special Collection, Memorial Library

    Posted on Jul 14th

    Cartonera Special Collection, Memorial Library Elizabeth Gray   During my research visit, I spent a week studying the cartonera special collection at the […]

  • Shakespeare in Wisconsin

    Posted on Mar 20th

    Distinguished Lecture Series Presents an Evening with Anna Deveare Smith 7:30-8:30 p.m. Shannon Hall, Memorial Union 800 Langdon St. Madison, 53706 United […]

  • Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries’ annual Douglas Schewe Lecture

    Posted on Mar 18th

    Speaker Professor Kathy Cramer, Director Morgridge Center for Public Service April 28th, 2016, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Varsity Hall II, Union South Join the […]