Oct 142020

Operating hours will be: Monday-Thursday 11:30 – 6 pm; Friday 11:30 – 5 pm

While still responding to the Corona Virus crisis, certain restrictions will be enforced.

  • Face coverings are required to enter the building
  • Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult – no computers
  • The number of patrons will be limited to 10 people at a time, excluding staff
  • Computer use will be limited to 4 stations; social distancing (6ft) will be enforced and limited to 30 minutes per day
  • Items for return shall be put in the book drop or other designated area
  • No bathroom or drinking fountains available at this time
  • Other safety measures such as the use of hand sanitizer, quarantining of material, distancing from the circulation desk will also be in effect

Thank you for your cooperation

Lori Porter, Director  

Jul 212020

Summer Reading Program ends Wednesday July 29th. Reading logs must be turned in before 1:00pm on Wednesday. If you tracked your reading this summer using ReaderZone please come to the library to enter your tickets for a grand prize.

NEW THIS YEAR: Prizes for the top three readers. The three readers who read the most this summer will get a prize. Top readers will be announced Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Good luck to all our readers!

Jun 112020

The Madison Public Library in Madison, NE is open to the public.

There are some temporary restrictions you should be aware of before you visit us.

  • Masks are mandatory
  • Limit of 30 minutes computer use per day
  • No computer use ages 16 and under
  • No public restrooms or drinking fountains
  • No outside food or drinks
  • No loitering

Please have patience with us as we navigate this post-pandemic world.

The library will be open to the public Monday-Thursday 11:30 am-6:00 pm and Friday 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

Apr 152020

The Madison Public Library is offering free crafts for children in Madison. Call the library or knock on the window to choose your free butterfly or flamingo craft kit. 402-454-3500

The Madison Public Library is offering free vegetable seeds to the Madison community. Types of seeds still available include: green beans, beets, carrots, lettuce, pumpkin, spinach, squash, watermelon. (Thank you Madison Community Chest.)

The Madison Public Library is offering free curbside delivery of library books and movies for your enjoyment. (many New titles added since library closing!) To check available titles visit the library online catalog

Though the library building remains closed to the public your library still has a lot to offer. We are here to serve you M-Thurs 11:30-7:00 and Fri 11:30-5:00. 402-454-3500.

Stay safe and well!

Mar 162020

The Madison Public Library will be CLOSED until further notice. There will be no library fines at this time. Library staff will be available to meet you at the door of the library with your requested items. To request library items please call 402-454-3500 during these hours: Mon-Thurs 12:00-6:00pm and Fri 12:00-5:00pm.

The Madison Public Library catalog can be accessed online https://madisonlibrary.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas41_2601254

If you are a patron of our library you have access to the nebraska.overdrive.com database of ebooks and audiobooks. Please call the library for your library card number and password.

Feb 202020

We all hope for an early spring.

still hoping…

In the meantime, check out the indoor entertainment at your library.

books for sale .15 each through February

Remember to register for a Dr. Seuss prize.

winners announced Friday, Feb 28th

As always, the coffee bar has hot beverages to warm you as you read.

Nov 152019

While we consider the whole library a reading room, we have set aside a special BookNook! Constructed for peaceful perusal of your favorite titles this busy holiday season.

Enter and enjoy!

Sep 272019

Teresa Kay Orr and Marci Broyhill present:

Aprons, Skirts, Hats & Flirts

Women -Their Range of Status During the Western Movement

Sisters, Marci and Teresa give voice to women’s unique roles during the western movement. The sisters incorporate narrative poetry, music and props creating an educational and entertaining presentation.

The women highlighted include:

*mothers who save their families from financial ruin

*a barmaid who becomes a respected member of the community

*an outlaw’s wife

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Madison Senior Center

6:00 pm

Presentation is free and open to the public

Sponsored by:
P.E.O.  Chapter AL
Madison Public Library and


Jul 312019

The Madison Public Library declares one more day of fun!

Crafts to create and games to play!  (plus a little education)

Introducing alien friend George McGiggles!

Summer is coming to an end, but don’t worry; the library will be here for you all school-year long.

Jun 042019

Discover a universe of stories during Summer Reading Program!

Madison Public Library

Every Wednesday in June and July

1:00 – 2:00 pm









Don’t miss it!

Madison Public Library Summer Reading Program sponsored by Frontier Bank and the community of Madison.