About the Library

Get information about the Village of New Glarus.

Library Calendar

Site for New LibraryLibrary Staff:

Library Director: Maggie Waggoner
Assistant Director: Erica Loeffelholtz
Children's Librarian: Ignacia Boersma
Library Assistant: Rachel Holcomb
Circulation Assistant: Anna Taylor
Library Pages:

Alayna Truttmann

Zachary Way

Cally O'Leary



Check it out!

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Compact Discs
  • Books on CD
  • DVDs
  • Large Print Books
  • Children's Kits
  • Computer Software
  • DVD Player
  • Magnification Devices
  • Watt meters

Use Your Library!

  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Preschool story times
  • Summer Library Program
  • Public access computers
  • Exam proctoring
  • Photocopying (20¢ per copy)
  • State job listings
  • Tax forms
  • Newspapers
  • Local genealogy & history materials
  • Adult programming
  • In-house reference service
  • Children's computer with games
  • Word processing computer

Your Library Card

  • Driver's license or other photo ID with proof of current address required.
  • Under 18: parent or guardian signature required.
  • Cards honored at all Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Portage, Sauk & Wood County Public Libraries & beyond.
  • Lost cards cost $1 to replace.

Loan Periods for Equipment

  • DVD Player—2 weeks
  • Watt Meter—2 weeks
  • Magnification Devices - 2 weeks

Return of Library Materials

  • Materials may be returned at New Glarus Public Library, or at any other public library in Green, Dane, Sauk or Columbia County.
  • An outside bookdrop is provided for the return of materials outside of library hours; please return audio/visual materials here when the library is not open. A media drop is located in the Village Hall for CDs, DVDs and tapes during Village Hall hours.
  • Materials returned after hours will not be checked in until the following work day.

Due Dates, Fines, Policies

  Checkout Overdue Fines Renewals

4 weeks

(New Adult Fiction: 2 weeks)

10¢/day Yes (if no waiting list)
DVDs 1 week $1/day Yes (if no waiting list)
Magazines 2 weeks 10¢/day Yes (if no waiting list)
Books on CD 4 weeks 10¢/day Yes (if no waiting list)
Computer Software 2 weeks 10¢/day Yes (if no waiting list)
Music CDs 2 weeks 10¢/day Yes (if no waiting list)
Children's Kits 2 weeks 10¢/day No

Library Card is required for checkout.
If your card is lost, notify the library right away.
Do not allow others to use your card.

  • Most items may be renewed if they are not needed by another patron. Renewals may be made by phone, in person, or on-line.
  • Holds may be placed by phone, in person, or on-line.
  • We do not limit the number of items a patron may check out, but no patron can have more than 100 items checked out on his or her card.

Overdue Notices

Overdue notices are sent out when material is 14 days overdue; a second notice is sent out when items are 28 days overdue.

Interlibrary Loan

The library has direct access to the holdings of the other South Central Library System libraries, with delivery of materials to and from system libraries. An additional extensive interlibrary loan network expands our library's ability to access the materials you need.


Contributions, memorials and gifts are always needed and very much appreciated. Contact the library for more information.