The Bubbler offers hands-on workshops for teens that encourage creativity and multimedia exploration. Find other learning opportunities at all Madison Public libraries. We're adding new events daily!



The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to learn and use the following:

  • Stop motion animation with iPad stations
  • 3D game design with Maya & Unreal
  • Film editing with Premiere Pro
  • Green screen video with iMovie
  • Audio design with Pro Tools
  • Graphic design with Photoshop

See a full listing of hardware and software on the Media Lab webpage.

Stop in during open lab hours or take a class.  View the Media Lab and Bubbler calendar.




The time has come for our inaugural Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament ! The tournament runs from June 11-August 6, with a qualifying round every week leading to the championship on August 12th, 2015 at the Central Library. Check the tournament's page for details.




The Teen Book FinderTeen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists. It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. Visit YALSA's site to try it out.




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