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Downloadable Media  Browse, check out, and download eBooks, audio books, magazines, music, and videos.

NOTICE: A scheduled Internet outage is planned for Saturday, August 16 from 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.  Access to the online catalog and the computer reservation system (ALPS) will be unavailable during this time.

RoadblockTraveling to the Central Library?  

Stay informed of the latest Monroe Avenue construction developments as you plan your visit to the library. Construction information specific to the Central Library will be posted as it becomes known.

7/31 Update: Pine Street Pedestrian Crossing - the Pine Street pedestrian crossing will remain closed now through some time during the day Friday, August 1.  Alternative crossings exist at Lawe or Spring, Walnut and Main streets.

During  construction the library’s  Pine Street entrance will become two-way (the exit to Monroe Ave will be closed). Please enter and exit with care!

Summer Reading Programs

The Summer Reading Programs officially kicked off on Saturday, June 7. A variety of classes and special events,  for all ages, are planned throughout the summer at all Brown County Libraries.  Be sure to browse our online calendars or pick up a print copy at any library location. Follow the links below to see more information.

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“Fizz, Boom, Read”
For kids through grade 5
“Spark a Reaction”
For tweens and teens
“Literary Elements”
For Adults






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!

Library Alerts

Current event calendars for children, teens, and adults.


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

Garden plan created by Landscape Associates of De Pere.

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!

Contact Library Director Lynn Stainbrook at 920-448-5810 for more information or mail your donation to Brown County Library Children’s Garden, 515 Pine Street, Green Bay, WI 54301.