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Digital Library: eBooks and audio books.
Library News & Announcements:
Governor Evers passed Executive Order 82 declaring a State of Emergency and Emergency Order #1, which includes this statement:
“Every individual, age five and older, in Wisconsin shall wear a face covering if both of the following apply: a. The individual is indoors or in an enclosed space, other than at a private residence; and; b. Another person or persons who are not members of individual’s household or living unit are present in the same room or enclosed space.”
This Order will expire on September 28, 2020, or by a
subsequent superseding emergency order.
Library Opens for intentional browsing, holds pickup, and checkout, July 15. Read about making computer reservations, restrictions in place, and more.
We are excited to offer a digital summer reading program – making it easier than ever to participate! (A paper version will still be offered). Kids and teens can read to earn book prizes with a few surprises thrown in and adults can earn tickets to enter a drawing for a variety of prize pack excursions to enjoy locally. Visit our Summer Reading page for more information!
This summer, the library is offering virtual programs for all ages. The programs are being added to the online calendar (check it out – it’s over there – to your left!)
Adult programs are released on Mondays; kids’ programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays; teen programs on Wednesdays; and family programs on Fridays. 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)
Pride Month: Booklists for Adults | Teens | Kids
In addition to computer use by appointment only, Brown County Library buildings will open with controlled access for intentional browsing, holds pickup and checkout of materials. A limited number of people will be allowed in the library based on building size & occupancy guidelines.
Other service adjustments include:
Schedule a time to pick up library books and items requested in advance (some limits apply).
Follow these simple steps to pick up materials at participating locations.
Click on each step for details:
1. Place items on hold
2. Wait for notification that holds are ready to be picked up
3. Call the pickup library to schedule a pickup appointment
4. Pick up your items
5. Return your items
Donations are not being accepted at this time. Please use book drops for library returns only.
For more information, please see our
Did you know this about…?Library Cards
Contactless Pickup FAQ page for details, call 920-448-4400 or email for additional help.
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The library offers numerous online learning and entertainment opportunities – perfect for these days spent at home or any time!
Online and at Home
Even though our library buildings are closed, there are many opportunities to enjoy reading and enrichment activities from home. Our Librarians share some of their favorite online resources, here.
New resources are added regularly – check back often!
The Library is closely monitoring guidelines related to COVID-19 provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
During our closure:
- Bookdrops will remain open
Please note that materials returned to bookdrops will be checked in following a waiting period. You may experience a delay in your library account being updated.
- Reference Services will be available by email and phone
- Reassessments will be made based on further guidance from the CDC and Public Health Officer.
CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
- All library programs and events through August | Todos los programas de la biblioteca se cancelan hasta agosto.
- Meeting room and Think Tank reservations.
- Outreach Services and Bookmobile Community stops.
Central Library Wall Gallery:
On display: Oils by Robert Wasmund, Green Bay
As Seen on TV (and in the Newspaper!)
Watch the library’s segment on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month!
Themed children’s book synopses published every Sunday in the Green Bay Press-Gazette.