Mount Horeb Library Event with attendees looking at Skype projected on screen

Skype Author Visit with Tara Westover

"It is so great to hear from the author, to ask questions and interact. It takes reading a book to another level of understanding."  Mt. Horeb Public Library


Author Visit: Collected Works of Meg Medina

“I was able to take a small crew of kiddos downtown yesterday to hear young adult author Meg Medina speak! Meg talked to us about the importance of finding our One True Story: the story we will spend our lives telling.

Actors perform in front of the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library tree mural

From Page to Stage with Forward Theater

“I attended my first 'Beyond the Page' event tonight.  This is a wonderful opportunity to engage in conversation about drama and prepare to view the play."  Rosemary Garfoot Public Library Event

A writer addresses the audience at DeForest Public Library

Hidden Voices: African American Voices In Wisconsin

“Beautifully presented, enlightening talk by three local writers on the African American writing experience & history.”  Madison Central Public Library Event

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


Latine Music & Dance Festival

Latine Music & Dance Festival April-June 2024. Image of Luis Armacanqui wearing a suit and tie and drumming on two tall wooden hand drums.

Join us for a series of 18 free music and dance programs featuring musicians from Columbia, Peru and Mexico. Learn more here.

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