Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Welcome to the official website of the City of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin!

Library Reopening Feb 1st

Library Building Currently Closed  .  Remote Services Available

Digital Library Remote Service  Contactless Pickup  Mailbox Library Remote Services 2020  Remote Reference Remote Services 2020  Take & Make Remote Services 2020  To Go Remote Services 2020  Virtual Programs

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The library offers contactless pickup and mailbox service for safe and convenient ways to check out library materials. Both services allow library cardholders to request library books, audiobooks, DVDs, and CDs from the Beaver Dam Community Library collection. 

If you have any questions or need reference service, contact the library by phone at 920-887-4631, email circdesk@beaverdamlibrary.org, text 66746 (start your question with askbdcl), or message us on the library’s Facebook page. Staff are monitoring and responding to voicemails, emails, texts, Facebook comments.

Thank you for helping us Transform!

Today's libraries strengthen communities and transform lives every day. The Beaver Dam Community Library is a popular destination that connects a diverse community to educational and cultural resources that enrich lives through free library cards. From technology and job resources to materials for all ages, your library provides access to services and programming to meet the needs of our community.

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311 N Spring St
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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  • Phone: (920) 887-4631
  • Text 66746 and start your question with askbdcl
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    Library building closed / Contactless pickup and remote services available
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COVID-19 Reopening Plan
COVID-19 Reopening Plan

COVID-19 Reopening Plan

Safety of both the staff and the public is a priority when considering reopening of the Library. Adopting best practices and industry standards when applicable support the basis for the plan.

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Library Remote Services
Library Remote Services

Library Remote Services

The library offers a wide variety of remote services to allow you to connect with your library in a safe and engaging way.


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About the Library
About the Library

About the Library

Beaver Dam public library service has enriched and sustained the community for over 130 years. Opening in 1884, our library was the first library in the United States to have an "open stacks" policy, allowing borrowers to browse and pick books.

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Online Catalog
Online Catalog

Online Catalog

Library cards give you access to books, movies, music, magazines, video games, ebooks, digital resources, and more. Don't have a library card? Get one and check something out! Log into My Account to renew items;  view your holds; pay bills; place holds; etc. Libraries transform!

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Digital Library
Digital Library

Digital Library

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, eAudio and more, 24/7 with your library card. Signing up is free and easy.  If you do not have a library card, sign up for a Virtual card on the library catalog website.

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Resources + Research + Services
Resources + Research + Services

Resources + Research + Services

Get to know your library, its history, and the services it provides! Search online databases; learn more about special collections including local history and genealogy; and study aids. Plus library policies, forms, FAQs and more.

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Recommendations
Recommendations

Recommendations

The Library offers several ways to connect you with just the right book, music, or movie. Browse our lists, links, newsletters... to see what treasures you will discover!

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Programs & Activities
Programs & Activities

Programs & Activities

Do you know what your Library offers, beyond books and media? Whether you are starting a business or investigating your family history, into art, we can help. Explore our programs and services to find skill-building resources, virtual programming opportunities, and much more. All ages-adults, children, teens and tweens covered.

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Library Happenings Blog
Library Happenings Blog

Library Happenings Blog

What's happening at your library? Looking for something good to read; a good movie or TV series; a great audiobook with a reader you love; or something totally different? Do we have ideas for you! Library Happenings  is a great place to find out about remote services, digital offerings, virtual & other programming and much more.

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Children & Families
Children & Families

Children & Families

There's something for every age and stage at the library!

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Teens & Tweens
Teens & Tweens

Teens & Tweens

Read, listen, learn, watch and engage with print and digital materials and services for young people.

Learn, Connect + Discover >

Home Learning
Home Learning

Home Learning

Trusted home learning resources to support youth and families through life-long education. Elementary, Middle, and High School resources can be found here. If you are just looking for something to do the Boredom Busters content may just fit the bill. Ask a Librarian about our Book Bundle request service your next library visit.

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Español / Spanish
Español / Spanish

Español / Spanish

Los recursos de la biblioteca para hispanohablantes están disponibles. Library resources for Spanish speakers are available.

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