• Posted on October 3, 2018
    Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

    In recognition of Open Access Week 2018, the UW-Madison Libraries are hosting a free public screening of the film Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, followed […]

  • Posted on October 1, 2018
    Seed the Vote

    This exhibit of artists’ books and art displayed throughout the library explores the topic of civic engagement, an issue that has impacted our national character […]

  • Posted on September 17, 2018
    Friends of the Libraries welcome Caroline Fraser!

    The Friends’ annual Schewe Lecture, in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival, is pleased to announce 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Fraser— editor of the […]

  • Posted on August 29, 2018
    First Day First Aid – September 5 & 6

    Once again, the UW-Madison Libraries are hitting the streets for First Day First Aid! Weather permitting, on September 5 & 6 from 7:30am to 3:30pm, we’ll have […]

  • Posted on August 23, 2018
    Debut: An Exhibition of Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections

    Stop by the Department of Special Collections during the fall 2018 semester to see the Special Collections exhibition showcasing new acquisitions from the Kohler Art […]

  • Posted on August 16, 2018
    Mark Your Calendars for September 24 as the Friends Welcome Die Tanzgeiger

    Kick up your heels to Die Tanzgeiger, a traditional Austrian dance band with Upper Midwestern connections, including performances drawn from such UW Library holdings and […]

  • Posted on August 14, 2018
    Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The Friends’ annual Schewe Lecture is pleased to announce Caroline Fraser— editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House series.  Fraser will […]

  • Posted on July 20, 2018
    Alchemy and Other Curiosities

    This year’s Madison Early Music Festival, with its theme “A Cabinet of Curiosities: Journey to Lübeck,” offers us the opportunity to showcase our many books […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2018
    Through a Magnum Lens: Photographing the 1960s

    Through a Magnum Lens: Photographing the 1960s The turbulence of the 1960s was made powerfully visible through the medium of documentary photography.  Members of Magnum, […]

  • Posted on June 7, 2018
    The Sixties

    The Sixties Remembering Who Was T/here The 1960s in the United States is remembered as a time of transformation. Like today, the country was politically […]