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Madison Reading Project in the News


Big Book Bus Palooza - a Celebration For All Readers! (Wisconsin Badgers)

In the 608: Madison Reading Project unveiling new all-accessible free book bus (Channel 3000)

Literacy on Wheels: Madison Reading Project launches ‘Book Bus 2.0′ (WMTV 15)

Madison Reading Project: Launching Saturday 5/18 Wisconsin’s first all-accessible free book bus  (WISBUSINESS)

Madison Reading Project's Book Bus Palooza at the Kohl Center (WKOW)

Madison Reading Project launches new book bus, seeks donation (In Business Magazine)

Wisconsin reading scores led to a new law. Now the real test begins (The Cap Times)

Madison Reading Project continues push for new reading bus (Channel 3000)

Madison Reading Project director Rowan Childs on Max Ink Radio (Max Ink Media - Civic Media)

The Grown-Up Book Fair is a browser's delight (Isthmus)

Madison Reading Project celebrates two-year partnership with Dolly Parton (WMTV 15)

Wisconsin Grown-Up Book Fair returns for its 3rd year (WKOW)

Centro Hispano: Presents the Annual Tres Reyes Celebration: A joyous tradition for families in Dane County (WisBusiness)


13 great ideas for your weekend in and near Madison (Wisconsin State Journal)

Overture Center and Madison Reading Project Hold January Book Drive in Conjunction With THE RAINBOW FISH (Broadway World)

Madison Reading Project and Overture Center partner to hold book drive in conjunction with “The Rainbow Fish” production (Madison 365)



Children can count on the Madison community for help this holiday (Wisconsin State Journal)

Empty Stocking Club hands out more than 8,700 toys for the holidays (Wisconsin State Journal)

Madison Reading Project aims high with new Big Red Reading Bus (The Daily Cardinal)

Madison non-profit raising $100K to get kids in southern Wisconsin reading (WKOW)

Final days to donate to Madison Reading Project’s Book Drive (NBC15)

Meet local editor Mary Struckmeyer at Seven Acre Dairy Company (The Verona Press)

Madison Reading Project (Park Bank)

Give The Gift Of Reading This Season (BRAVA)

Feeding Mouths And Minds This Holiday Season (WORT FM)

Empty Stocking Club relies on partners to get toys and books to children (Wisconsin State Journal)

Madison Reading Project celebrates 100,000 books donated this year (Channel 3000)


Dane County taxes will rise to support housing, public safety, raises (The Cap Times)

In the 608: Madison Reading Project Community Book Drive 2023 (Channel 3000)

As need rises, people step up to help Empty Stocking Club (Wisconsin State Journal)

Little Free Libraries promote equitable literacy for Madison area kids, one box at a time (The Daily Cardinal)

Madison Declares November 2023 Family Literacy Month & Madison Reading Project Month (City of Madison)


One toy can make a difference. Here's how you can help (Wisconsin State Journal)

Madison Reading Project to host fourth annual book drive during Family Literacy Month (NBC15 Madison)

Madison Reading Project's annual book drive starts next week (Channel 3000)

Madison West High School students install new Little Free Library (Channel 3000)

Madison Reading Project kicks off Books for Educators giveaway (NBC15)

In the 608: Support the Madison Reading Project and have "Breakfast with the Bus" (Channel 3000)

Things to do in Madison: Polkafest, Sunday Scaries, and a fashion show (The Cap Times)

Luke's Closet provides clothing for over 50 Dane County children (WKOW)

Local author's book selected for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (WKOW)

Madison Reading Project Works to Get Books to Everyone (Gray Television)

Madison Reading Project's accessible reading bus aims to deepen and broaden community engagement (Madison Magazine)

Sugar Creek Elementary holds “Love to Read” Night (The Verona Press)

Madison Reading Project launches campaign for Bigger Red Reading Bus (Channel 3000)


Look Back 2022 (Madison Public Library)

Luna’s Groceries Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway celebrates 3rd year (Madison 365)

In the 608: Final push for book drive at Madison Reading Project (Channel 3000)

Madison Reading Project brings 10,000 books to Empty Stocking Club toy event (Wisconsin State Journal)

Launching Madison Reading Project's Community Book Drive! (The Capital Times)

Madison Reading Project's Community Book Drive begins November 10 (Sun Prairie Star)

Give The Gift Of Books This Holiday (Brava Magazine)

Madison Reading Project launches Community Book Drive ahead of holidays (Channel 27)

Madison Reading Project launches community book drive (Channel 15)

In the 608: How to help the Madison Reading Project this holiday season (Channel 3000)

Verona Area International School moms win Madison Reading Project fashion design contest (Verona Press)

Girl Scout Costumers are Smart Cookies (Wisconsin State Journal)

4/30/2022 - Let's Get Local (Devil Radio 92.7)

Read(y) to Wear (Isthmus)

Downtown StoryWalk returns to Madison storefronts (Channel 3000)

Sign your child up to receive free books – thanks to Dolly Parton (WMTV NBC 15)

The Madison Reading Project Partners With Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (WORT)

Dolly Parton book program to partner with Madison Reading Project (WI State Journal)

Dane County families can now sign up for Dolly’s ‘Imagination Library’ (Channel 3000)



Donate new books for area youths by Dec. 15 (The Verona Press)

Direct or indirect, Empty Stocking Club supporters are in good company (WI State Journal)


Madison Reading Project donates its 250,000th book to local nonprofit (WMTV NBC 15)

Madison Reading Project’s Community Book Drive nears halfway point (Channel 3000)

Empty Stocking-Reading Project collaboration aims to reduce education disparities (WI State Journal)

Madison Reading Project sets goal of $40,000 & 20,000 books as holiday drive begins (Channel 3000)

Nearly 200 Dane Co. nonprofits to receive pandemic relief grant (WMTV NBC 15)

Madison kindergartners receive 15,000 free books (WKOW 27)

MMSD kindergarteners receive ‘small library (Channel 3000)

The Madison Reading Project is offering teachers 25 brand-new, diverse books for their classrooms (Channel 3000)

Madison Reading Project welcomes back teachers with free books (Sun Prairie Star)

'Strong, smart and bold': Madison afterschool program seeks to empower girls (WI State Journal)

Mobile Madison brings free, accessible activities to city neighborhood (WI State Journal)

Madison Reading Project moves into a new location (WMTV NBC15)

Madison Reading Project surpasses 100,000 children served, nears 200,000 books given (Madison Magazine)

Watch Now: Madison Reading Project moves into new home on South Side (WI State Journal)

Looking at Madison Reading Project's new "Book Center" (New3Now/Channel 3000)

New Book Center (Madison Reading Project)

Madison Reading Project is Booking It to a New Space (Spectrum News1)

Nonprofit of the Month: Madison Reading Project (FabWI)

Know Your Madisonian: Reading Project founder wants to give magic of books to all youngsters (WI State Journal)

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