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Ex Libris 2020: Box Set Edition


Join Madison Public Library Foundation for our 10th annual fall fundraiser, Ex Libris! This year's event is to-go style. Pick up your "Box Set" from one of our local beverage producers to safely enjoy from home. Boxes will include:

  • craft beverages (beer, liquor or NA) from your chosen pickup location
  • certificates redeemable for food and drinks from local vendors
  • nonperishable treats, such as pickles, snacks and coffee
  • swag from local businesses and sponsors
  • a commemorative 10th Ex Libris pint glass


Each box will cost $75, or save by buying a two-pack ($135) or four-pack ($250). Pickup will take place November 5–8.


Cheers to our pickup sites:

  • Ale Asylum, 2002 Pankratz Street, Madison - SOLD OUT
  • Capital Brewery & Bier Garten, 7734 Terrace Ave., Middleton
  • Delta Beer Lab, 167 E. Badger Road, Madison
  • Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. – Hilldale, 357 Price Place, Madison
  • Hop Haus Brewing Co., 2975 Sub-Zero Parkway, Fitchburg
  • Karben4, 3698 Kinsman Blvd., Madison
  • Rockhound Brewing Co., 444 S. Park St., Madison
  • Rusty Dog Coffee, featuring Mad Maiden Shrub (zero proof/NA box), 3244 Progress Road, Madison
  • State Line Distillery, 1413 Northern Court, Madison - SOLD OUT
  • Working Draft Beer Co., 1129 E. Wilson Street, Madison - SOLD OUT
  • Young Blood Beer Co., 112 King Street, Madison
If you're interested in becoming a sponsor or in contributing an item to the boxes, please contact Tracy Phillippi at or 608.266.6318.
Thank you to all our sponsors for making this year's virtual Ex Libris possible:
  • Presenting Sponsor – Scooter Software
  • Sustaining Sponsors – Exact Sciences; Group Health Cooperative; and von Briesen & Roper s.c.
  • Contributing Sponsors – Associated Bank; Capitol Bank; Tom DeChant & Paul Gibler; Demco; and Wipfli LLP
  • Community Sponsors – Rich Arnesen; The Commonwealth Companies; JP Croake & Shira Phelps; Tana Elias & Andrew Clarkowski; Libby Gerds & Mike Graham; Isthmus Eye Care; Isthmus Partners, LLC; Rajesh Rajaraman & Deepika Rajesh; Matt & Susie Younkle; SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C.; and Zendesk