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
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Book Discussion of I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

When: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Pinney Public Library

In recognition of LGBT Pride Month in June, Madison Public Library will celebrate with thoughtful discussion, inclusive events, and expanded sessions of last year’s popular Drag Queen Storytime.

Event Details:

The Pinney Book Group hosts a discussion of I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. New attendees always welcome.

The Salad Days Book Club Reads We Are Okay by Nina Lacour

When: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Daisy Cafe and Cupcakery

In recognition of LGBT Pride Month in June, Madison Public Library will celebrate with thoughtful discussion, inclusive events, and expanded sessions of last year’s popular Drag Queen Storytime.

Event Description:

Rockin’ the Library with the Magic of Reading with The Great Scott (Scott Obermann)

When: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: 
Cambridge Community Library

 

Part of our summer reading program, Libraries Rock!

 

"The Magic of Reading"

This year, Great Scott's program is a great magic show with plenty of reading emphasis. Join him as he brings you another fantastic show with an emphasis on reading and library use. This show combines the fun of a magic show with a great message about being a better person. In short -- its gonna Rock!

Animals Rock!

When: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:30pm
Where: 
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.

 

 

Author Visit with Patricia McConnell

When: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Mount Horeb Public Library

Come meet author Patricia McConnell as she talks about her book, The Education of Will.

ABOUT THE BOOK

For decades, animal behaviorist Dr. Patricia B. McConnell grappled privately with intense fear, anxiety, and guilt. In this soul-searching memoir, she recounts for the first time the compelling story of her past and how a dog named Will helped her recover from a history of trauma and shame.