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Lets' Dance

Two furry friends from Sesame Street Live will stop by the Central Library on Friday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m. for a special event featuring songs, stories, and a chance to win a 4-pack of tickets to the show (two winners!).  Join us!


Brown County Library Seeks Executive Director

Brown County Library is looking for a forward thinking leader to administer all resources of the library system. The Brown County Library, third largest system in Wisconsin and headquartered in Green Bay, has a remarkable opportunity for an executive to administer the central library, eight branches and outreach services. Brown County Library is known for modeling innovation and creative services highlighted by a new outcomes-based strategic plan, continued development of its Sustainability Learning Centers, Children’s Edible Garden and ‘food literacy’ program implementation. As a community centered library, Brown County Library is highly visible, enjoys strong support from its customers, and is an integral part of the high quality of life in the Green Bay area. Read more….

Library Updates

Current event calendars for children, teens, and adults.

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The Central Library dishes out Holiday Sweets at the  Cookbook Club on December 2.


Swoosh logo newWant to travel the world? Learn a new language? Download a new eBook to your tablet or new music to your device? You can do all that and more for free with a library card!  Use your library card to learn, explore, or just for enjoyment. Apply online or in person at any Brown County Library.
The Fall session of the Great Books Discussion series is underway.  See the schedule.



Wrightstown road closures planned for November 10-26.  View construction maps.


Adults – looking for something new to read? 

Try our new personalized reading suggestions service, Future Favorite Books!

What is your library use worth to you? Have you ever wondered how much you would pay out-of-pocket for your library services?  Use our Library Use & Value Calculator to determine how much the library is saving you on a monthly basis.  It also calculates a “return on investment” that is based on the per capita library expenditures in your community.

Do you Zinio? 
Zinio offers your favorite magazines in digital format that you can read on your mobile device or computer. Have your library card handy to sign up for a free account!


The Library’s Playbook illustrates our mission and strategic goals.


As Seen on TV (and in the Newspaper!)

Good Reads!
Watch the library’s segment on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month!
View previous book segments.
Check It Out!
Themed children’s booklists published every Saturday in the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Family Time section.
View previously published lists.


Cellcom Children’s Edible Garden  @ Central Library

The Cellcom Children’s Edible Garden at the Central Library is enhancing education for children of all ages.This project provides a hands-on learning environment that supports and reinforces literacy and learning.

Please consider making a donation to help grow our garden!

Mail your donation to Brown County Library Children’s Garden, 515 Pine Street, Green Bay, WI 54301.