All Ages

Echoes of Camp Randall with Bucky Badger - Concert on Market Street

Market Street

Take in the Badger Band playing our UW favorites and the antics of Bucky Badger!

Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs for the concerts; a limited amount of grassy space is available for blankets.

Cub Scout Pack 35 will be selling refreshments, including popcorn and rootbeer floats.

Rain location: Library

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The Handphibians - Concert in the Community Room

Community Room, Library basement

The Handphibians are a community of musicians from Madison, Wisconsin, who specialize in studying and performing Brazilian percussion.

This show will present Saideira Pagode (pronounced "sai DAY ruh, pa GOH jee,"), consisting of a subset of several longtime members of The Handphibians. They perform Brazilian 'pagode' music, a roots samba style featuring small drums and percussion as well as strings and singing.

Stuart Stotts - Concert at the Rocks

Village Green

Stuart Stotts is an author, storyteller, educator, and songwriter. He’s sung with and performed for kids and families in schools, libraries, and community settings around the world since 1984.

Stuart is a Kennedy Center teaching artist and a frequent presenter at educational events, keynoting conferences and leading workshops for early childhood and elementary school teachers, librarians, and social service professionals around the country.

Audiences are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and enjoy the wonderful entertainment with us!

Mr. Steve "Master Facilitator of Fun" - Concert at the Rocks

Village Green

A fast-paced musical show with side-splitting audience participation.

Perfect for the last half day of school, especially when combined with fun outdoor games on the Village Green and cool sweet treats that will be available for purchase from Susie's Sweets & Treats ice cream truck.

Mr. Steve has been entertaining kids and families for more than 30 years. He has performed throughout the Midwest and Florida, Georgia, and Texas. He also traveled to Ghana West Africa with "Kids Around the World," an organization that builds playgrounds.

Elmore Lawson: Concert at the Rocks

Community Room

Find your groove, learn rhythms and drumming, and create music.

Elmore will introduce people of all ages to the Djembe drum as well as other percussions and encourage them to explore the sounds they can make with the different instruments. He teaches the basics of drumming and how to participate in a drum circle, including rhythms, chants, call and response and solo phrases.

Friends Summer Book Sale

Lower Level

Full-Service Sale

  • Saturday, June 3
  • 9 am - 3 pm, Lower Level
  • Both book sale rooms will be open
  • This sale will be staffed by volunteers

Self-Service Sale

  • June 4 - 11 
  • During Library hours, Lower Level
  • Pay with cash or check at the circulation desk