Construction Updates »
April 24, 2013
With the interior and exterior structure in place, the crew is diving into the details. If you've walked by, you've probably noticed that the corner of Mifflin and Fairchild is looking very shiny these days. The three-story glass enclosure is nearly complete and looking like a finished product.[...] More Construction Updates »
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Book Club Challenge »
Book Club Challenge
September 7, 2013
Explore the countless new features, reorganized spaces, and intriguing artistic and architectural elements of Central Library. Sip specially-created craft cocktails, enjoy a gourmet meal featuring local fare from talented chefs, and dance to live music on multiple floors.
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Donor Profile »
Ching Wong began work as shelving page at the Madison Public Library's Central Branch in 1984, her freshman year at UW-Madison. When the new Central opens its doors to the public in September, she'll have worked at the branch for nearly 30 years.
To Wong, there is no better investment than giving to the library. As she puts it, a gift to Central was a "no-brainer."
"It warms my heart to see all the good things that this new Library will provide knowing that everyone in the community will benefit," she says.