Public Library

Library Hours

Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday - Closed

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Library Services

Classes & Groups
Please check our events calendar for details.

  • Book Club
  • Computer Classes
  • Adult Craft Nights
  • Quilting Sessions

Consultations (one-on-one)
Consultations with a librarian are available by appointment.  Please call ahead to schedule at 897-4070.

  • Checking out eBooks from the library
  • In-depth Reference
  • Orientation to Using a Computer
  • Using eReadersComputerLab

Computer Lab & Printer
The computer lab offers 6 Internet stations to the public. A laser printer is available to make black & white printouts at $.25 a page or colored printouts at $1 a page.  Software includes Microsoft Office Suite.

Die Cut Machine
A die cut machine is available for public use. A complete set of alphabet dies are available and many other dies such as animal, insect, flowers, holiday, etc. For a complete listing, check the die catalog at the library.

Microfilm/Microfiche Readers
Brodhead Newspapers are available on microfilm from 1859 to 2002. Original papers are available from 2003 to the present.  The Florence Mauermann Behrens Local History Room offers both a microfiche reader as well as a microfilm reader/printer. Copies from the microfilm reader/printer are $.25 and in black & white.

A copy machine is available for public use. A fee of $.20 is charged per page printed. A copy may be enlarged or shrunk. It prints in black & white only.

Program Room
The Library offers the use of the Dr. Seth & Esther Cain Meeting Room to community groups. An application form (available at the Circulation Desk) is required to reserve the room. The community/program room is furnished with 100 chairs.  Tables and a speaker stand are also available.  The library is completely handicapped accessible. A walk-up kitchen bar offering a sink, microwave, and refrigerator are also available. 

The room is intended primarily for the library’s own programs. When not needed by the library, the room may be used for:  educational, informational, cultural, and government/civic activities, presentations, group discussions, workshops, and other similar functions by any Wisconsin library card holder in good standing. Please see the Community/Meeting Room Policy for more details.QuietReadingRoom

Quiet Reading Room
Enjoy this peaceful, sunny space with a book, magazine, newspaper or your laptop!


Small Study Room
The Small Study Room is available to individuals or small groups (numbering 6 or fewer).  Users must sign in and out.  Room may be reserved in advance.

Story Time
Story time takes place at the library beginning at 10 a.m. September - April. 

Summer Library Reading Program

VFW Room
The VFW Room is available to individuals or small groups (numbering 10 or fewer). Users must sign in and out. Room may be reserved in advance.

WiFi (Free!)wifi logo

Free WiFi is available throughout the library.  No password is required.  For security reasons, WiFi does not connect to our printers.