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  • May 15th, 2019

    Mills Music Library adds over 105,000 catalog records for streaming audio recordings in Naxos Music Library to Library Catalog.

  • Norwegian wood carving figurines
    May 2nd, 2019

    Mills Music Library co-sponsors symposium on Nordic traditional arts, May 2–4, 2019, at Monona Terrace Convention Center. Free and open to the public!

  • Lambert Yiddish Cylinders, in their cases.
    April 30th, 2019

    Wisconsin Public Radio program Central Time airs segment on Lambert Yiddish Cylinders from our Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings, after Library of Congress inducts them into National Recording Registry.

  • Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer
    March 21st, 2019

    Join composer/violinist Alicia Svigals and jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer for an evening of Ukrainian Jewish folk music with a contemporary spin, Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7pm, Morphy Hall, Mead Witter School of Music.

  • LPs on shelves in Mills Music Library
    March 21st, 2019

    On Wisconsin magazine article highlights our robust record collection amid resurgent interest in vinyl records.

  • Details from exhibit celebrating John Harbison's 80th Birthday
    February 15th, 2019

    Mills Music Library exhibit in Memorial Library lobby celebrates Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow John Harbison’s amazing – and ongoing – musical career, with a focus on his Madison connection.

  • February 7th, 2019

    Emeritus Professor of Folklore and Scandinavian Studies Jim Leary garnering media attention for his Best Album Notes Grammy nomination.

  • January 31st, 2019

    Database offers full text of important reference texts, e-books, liner notes, and other print resources.

  • Kanopy database logo
    December 26th, 2018

    Canceled subscription to streaming video database renewed, but only for three of its collections.

  • Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
    December 7th, 2018

    Jim Leary earns second Grammy nomination in the category of Best Album Notes.

  • Music Magazine Archive logo
    November 30th, 2018

    Database offers the full runs of 13 rock magazines and 10 folk magazines published from the late 1940s to the present.

  • Closeup image of Mills Music Library Staff Picks selections
    November 16th, 2018

    Mills Music Library now pulling favorites from the collection for you to peruse and check out.

  • Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
    October 31st, 2018

    Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Book cover for Yiddish Empire: the Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, by Debra Caplan
    October 23rd, 2018

    Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • Naxos Music Library Jazz logo and website banner
    September 30th, 2018

    Naxos Music Library Jazz is a separate streaming audio database from Naxos Music Library, offering more than 180,000 tracks and over 12,000 artists.