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Digital Resources: including eBooks, audio books, and other online learning opportunities.

Library News and Announcements:

Locations and Current Hours

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.

Literary Loot

Get your Literary Loot!
Find out how.

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.

Learn more.

Print and share this poster with prompts to get started.

Introducing PressReader

Access over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world! Visit our Digital Resources page to get started with PressReader!

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.

Central Library Pickup Window –
your new location for holds pick up
(No appointments necessary!)

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.

Virtual Programming!

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.

Discussing Difficult Topics: Race and Racism (for Children and Young Adults)
Racism (for Adults)