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Library News and Announcements:
Library Hours Expand
The hours at the Central Library including the Local History and Genealogy Department and the Pickup Window, and the Ashwaubenon, East, Kress, and Weyers-Hilliard branches have expanded to serve you better. Please visit our Locations and Current Hours page to view these hours.
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Updated April 12, 2021
The library is now offering expanded hours, occupancy, and services. Reserve meeting rooms at the Central Library and Kress Family Branch Library. Reserve Study Rooms (formerly Think Tanks) at the Central Library and the Kress, Weyers-Hilliard, and Southwest Branches.
Visit these pages for information on available services and how the library is responding to COVID-19.
Library Services & COVID-19 – lists the available library services currently offered including computer use, printing, photocopying, applying for a library card and more.
Library Reopening – describes the current chapter of the library’s reopening plan including measures taken to provide a safe library experience for all.
Contactless Pickup – learn about using our contactless pickup service – includes FAQs.
Back to School – information about using the library and library services for teachers, students, parents, and guardians.
History as it Happens Project
Students, ages 18 and under are invited to submit their creative works relating to life during the pandemic and quarantine, now through June 1. Submissions will be showcased online after review.
Print and share this poster with prompts to get started.
Internet Speed Tests
How fast is your internet access?
These internet speed tests will help identify areas in Brown County and Wisconsin that could benefit from improved internet services. Take one test or both, and take them multiple times! The more data, the better!
Brown County’s Internet Speed Test
Visit Brown County’s web site for more information.
Wisconsin’s Internet Speed Test
Visit the Department of Public Instruction’s web site for more information.
We are excited to announce, for your convenience, that you can select the Central Library Pickup Window as the location to pick up your holds – no need to schedule a time – just drive (or walk) up during our Pickup Window hours once you are notified your holds are ready. Visit our Contactless Pickup page for step-by-step instructions.
Print from your own device! Follow the setup instructions the first time, print to a library printer again and again! Get started.
Face Coverings – still required when visiting Brown County Library
Face masks are still required at all Brown County Libraries unless you have a medical exemption. Thank you for continuing to comply with this rule.
The library offers virtual programs for all ages. Access them at your convenience on social media and on our YouTube Channel. Hit the subscribe button and never miss a new video!
Topics to Discuss: Current Events
Follow these links for booklists on the the following topics:
Books for Kids in Stressful Times Includes resources for parents and caregivers and eBooks about the Coronavirus.