Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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

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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. 

Visit your community library today!

Sue Mevis,
Library Administrator

Library
311 N Spring St
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Get Directions

  • Phone: (920) 887-4631
  • Text 66746 and start your question with askbdcl
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday 9am-8:30pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Closed Sunday
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  • Action Center
     
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Recent News

  • Clearing Cache Instructions
    If you are having display issues with the new website our provider recommends clearing your browser's cache! Instructions for Chrome, Firefox, & Internet Explorer are just a click away.
  • Library Launches Newly Designed Catalog
    Library Materials + Digital Resources + Research Tools + Recommendations = our new catalog. Presented by your Librarians.

Links

  • Clearing Cache Instructions
    If you are having display issues with the new website our provider recommends clearing your browser's cache! Instructions for Chrome, Firefox, & Internet Explorer are just a click away.
  • Library Policies
    Quick Link to Library Policies. The Library Board develops policies that meet the needs of our community!
  • Library Blogs
    Quick Link to Library Blogs! News, tips and what's happening at the Library. Plus Awesome items from you and us!
  • Library Documents
    Quick link to Library Documents!
  • Library Reports
    Quick Link to Library Reports.
  • City Department Listing
    Quick link to City Department Page.
  • Dodge County Community Resource Guide
    A guide to resources in the community including rental/housing assistance, food pantries, medical assistance, transportation, parenting resources etc.
  • Dodge County Guia De Recursos en la Comunidad
    Una guía de recursos en la comunidad incluyendo asistencia para alquiler/vivienda, despensas de comida, asistencia médica, transporte, recursos para padres etc.
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.

Learn More About the library >

Online Catalog
Online Catalog

Online Catalog

Libraries transform and provide opportunities. 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.

Locate Materials-RENEW items-Pay Fines + More >

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. 

Borrow Digital Content >

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.

Investigate Today >

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!

Start the Hunt Today >

Events & Calendars
Events & Calendars

Events & Calendars

Find information on Events, Programs, Classes for all ages-adults, children, teens and tweens.

Learn More > 

Library Blogs
Library Blogs

Library Blogs

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! 

Bits, Books, and Bytes Ahead >

Children & Families
Children & Families

Children & Families

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

Explore, Read + Play >

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 >

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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