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, magnification devices, and (coming soon!) tablets and MP3 players! Access your account to renew items, place holds, view your reading history and more. Free ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. Online research databases and tools such as Consumer Reports, Transparent Languages 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.

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Additional Library Services

  • Free wi-fi available 24/7
  • Computers for public use
  • Homebound Services
  • Newspapers for in-library use (including the Post Messenger Recorder and Wednesday/Saturday Wisconsin State Journal)
    • During the current closure, we are allowing patrons to take older copies of the State Journal home to keep, and we are happy to make copies of articles free of charge.
  • Children's programs including weekly storytimes, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and a Summer Library Program (see Kids)
  • Adult and teen programming
  • Printing, copying, scanning and faxing
  • Exam proctoring (please contact the library at least one week in advance to schedule an exam)
  • Local history and genealogy materials and research assistance (see Local History)
  • In-house reference service
  • Tax forms
  • Microfilm machine (we have microfilm of the New Glarus Post dating back to 1915)
  • Donated magazine exchange
  • Greeting card exchange