BUBBLER MEDIA LAB
The Media Lab at Central Madison Public Library ( 1st Floor / 201 W. Mifflin St.) is a free space to explore digital media production in the realms of stop motion animation, 3D world design, green screen video, audio design and graphic design. The Media Lab is for anyone and everyone! We encourage learners of all ages and abilities to come and explore the equipment and expertise we have to offer.
Considering starting your own making & learning program or looking for new project ideas? Investigate our ever growing resource library to support educators
Explore our archive of teen centered projects and programs including Making Justice and the Book Trailer project.
Learn about our Art of the Picture Book curriculum, our early childhood STEM kits, and connect with your local youth services librarian.
Maker Kit Database
The Bubbler utilizes nearly 20 different maker kits to provide pop up programming across the city of Madison. We have designed these kits over the years with the help of many of our Bubbler artists, summer interns, and fabulous in house librarians.
Many of the kits in the database also include facilitation guide (like this one!) to share materials and instructions, but also best practices to invite open ended learning.
Everything you need to know for projects from basic print-making to rubber band powered paper airplanes, to puppet making, to stop rockets.
Teaching Artist Database
The Bubbler’s Teaching Artist Database is an ever-growing list of artists and makers in the Madison community. These are artists who have lead library programs, been a Bubbler Artist-in-Residence, and who are eager and excited to engage with their community in various ways.
We encourage local educators, librarians, and groups to reach out to them directly if they are interested in collaborating on a project or workshop.
Library ArtsLink is a resource for libraries who are interested in working with artists and artists interested in working with libraries. Click the button below to check it out & add your name or library to the list! #LibraryArtsLink
We created this website, with help from some awesome library+art friends! Thanks to all of you out there making awesome library+art stuff happen. All illustrations on Library ArtsLink are by the the super-RAD Rachal Duggan!
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