Welcome to www.beyondthepage.info

Beyond the Page is a permanent endowment held by the Madison Community Foundation that annually funds humanities programming in all Dane County libraries- forever.


We are pleased to present our new logo.  A new website is in progress as well.  Stay tuned...

Continuing Competitive Grants:

To view a summary of the events, click here.


EZ Grants:

In 2018 each Dane County library will receive $1,000 to fund humanities programs.  Check our calendar to see updated events.




Upcoming Events
Visit the Beyond the Page calendar

No front page content has been created yet.

Japanese Tea Ceremony: Talk and Demonstration

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
E.D. Locke Public Library, McFarland

Teal Rowe spent four years living in Japan and learning about its culture.  While there, she was able to take a class on the tradition of Japanese tea making.  Teal will share her story and knowledge of this ancient tradition during an hour-long program.

Taste tasting will be included.

Summer Concert Series – Milkhouse Radio

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fitchburg Public Library

The Fitchburg Public Library will host the bluegrass band Milkhouse Radio as a part of its Summer Concert Series.  

The Summer Concert Series is also a part of our programming for the Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”.

Animals Rock!

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:30pm
Cambridge Community Library

Learn about their Education Animals and meet them up close! 

This “Zoo-To-You” outreach program is presented by Henry Vilas Zoo.

This program is part of the summer library program. It is generally well attended with a lot of interest.