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  • Posted on June 30, 2016
    Exhibit: Special Collection Staff Picks

    May 13 through late summer 2016 Following the lead of many brick-and-mortar bookstores, this exhibit features titles from Special Collections as highlighted by our student library employees (and […]

  • Posted on June 17, 2016
    Holding History Announces “Shakespeare Reimagined”

    Students, university partners, and community members are invited to join us on July 19 at 5:30 pm at Memorial Library for our next Holding History […]

  • Posted on June 15, 2016
    Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016: Anna Deavere Smith showcases the power of words

    by Erin Doherty Throughout 2016, our Year of Shakespeare in Wisconsin, we will bring you stories, events, lectures, performances, and more. All are part of our […]

  • Posted on May 10, 2016
    Spring 2016 – Favorite Library Moments!

    Believe it or not, another fantastic semester at UW-Madison has come to a close! Here are some of our favorite moments from the past few […]

  • Posted on April 27, 2016
    Go Big Read selects ‘Evicted’ for 2016-17

    ~ Kari Knutson, University Communications It’s the story of eight Milwaukee families faced with losing their homes. It’s also a powerful analysis of a little-known […]

  • Posted on April 20, 2016
    Kohler Art Library Exhibit: bodyPARTS/bookARTS

    ~ by Erin Doherty University of Wisconsin-Madison students in Lyn Korenic’s Spring 2016 Art Librarianship class had a homework assignment that meant a lot more […]

  • Posted on April 8, 2016
    Yiddish Sound Salon

    The Mayrent Collection and Chicago’s Lambert Yiddish Recordings, 1901–1904 Enjoy a one-of-a-kind musical and cultural experience featuring the newly acquired Lambert Yiddish Recordings (the oldest […]

  • Posted on April 7, 2016
    Matilda wins 2016 UW Book Madness

    “I’m wondering what to read next.” Matilda said. “I’ve finished all the children’s books.” The 2016 UW Book Madness champion is Matilda by Roald Dahl. […]

  • Posted on March 8, 2016
    Book Madness 2016

    It’s time for the 4th annual UW-Madison Libraries Book Madness bracket tournament. 64 books need our community to decide who will be crowned champion this […]

  • Posted on February 12, 2016
    Blind Date with a Book

    If you stop by Memorial, College or Steenbock Libraries this week, you might notice something different.  New displays entice students, faculty, and staff to go […]