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Local History Series 

Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21  |  6:30 – 7:45 pm  |  Central Library Auditorium
The 33rd Annual Local History Series begins Thursday, September 23. This award-winning speaker series focuses on the vibrant tapestry of life in Brown County and Wisconsin. The 5 week series topics for 2021 are:


Local History Series9/23 Women of Northeast Wisconsin – Dreamers and Doers with Dotty Juengst, Eileen Littig and Sara Ramaker
9/30Fires on Both Sides of the Bay in 1871 with Barb Chisholm and the Peshtigo Fire Museum
10/7 Green Bay Fire Department in the 1920s – the Good and the Ugly with David Siegel
10/14 The French History of Wisconsin, 1634 – 1840 with Professor Patrick Jung
10/21 Lincoln Among the Badgers: Rediscovering Sites Associated with Abraham and Mary Lincoln in Wisconsin with Steven Rogstad
Check out the brochure for full details on presentations and speakers.

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library Card Signup MonthSign up for a new Brown County Library card in the month of September and you’ll be automatically entered in a drawing to win a $50 VISA Gift card! Includes adult and child cards.
Sign up must be complete by September 30, 2021, click here to apply online.


Central Library resumes Sunday hours

Beginning September 12, the Central Library in downtown Green Bay will resume Sunday hours of 12:00 pm – 4 pm. Please visit our Locations & Hours page to view all current hours.
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.
Contactless Pickup – learn about using our contactless pickup service – includes FAQs


Effective August 5

Per CDC and Brown County Public Health guidelines, masks and appropriate social distancing are strongly recommended, regardless of vaccination status.

Storytime is back!

Storytime is Back!Some things will be different, but our stories, songs and activities will be as fun as ever! All BCL storytimes are geared for mixed-age groups (recommended ages 2-6; all ages welcome).
Times are subject to change, please check out our calendar of events for the most up-to-date schedule.


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

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

For your convenience, 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.