Your Library

Available With Your Library Card

With your library card, you can borrow or access all of this!

Books, DVD and Blu-ray movies, music CDs, audiobooks, magazines and more*. Equipment and kits, such as wattage meters and magnification devices. Access your account to renew items, place holds, view your reading history and more with LINKcat. Free ebooks and audiobooks through Libby by OverDrive. Online research databases and tools such as Consumer Reports, Transparent Languages, Ancestry, and more.

*Our library has direct access not only to our own collection but also South Central Library System (including Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Portage, Sauk, and Wood Counties), and an extensive network of libraries through the Outerlibrary Loan service.

New Glarus Public Library does not charge overdue fines for materials checked out from our location. Replacement fees are charged for items that are lost or damaged. For more information, please see our Circulation Policy under Policies.

Ready to sign up? See Get a Card.

Additional Library Services

  • Free wi-fi available 24/7 (Wi-fi can be accessed from the parking lot even when the building is closed.)
  • Computers for public use
  • Homebound Services
  • Newspapers for in-library use (Wisconsin State Journal, Monroe Times, & Post Messenger Recorder)
  • Children's programs including weekly Story Times, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and a Summer Library Program (see Kids)
  • Adult and teen programming
  • Printing, copying, scanning and faxing
  • Local history and genealogy materials and research assistance (see Local History)
  • In-house reference service
  • Tax forms (late-January through mid-April)
  • Donated magazine exchange


Looking for a Notary Public?  While none of the librarians are notaries, the Bank of New Glarus has several notaries on staff at their Highway 69 location.  We recommend calling 608-527-5205 before you visit to make sure someone will be available to help.