Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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

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Questions? Call 920-887-4631 and press 3, email circdesk@beaverdamlibrary.org, or text 66746 (start your question with askbdcl).

Library
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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    Monday-Friday 9am- 7pm | Saturday 9am-4pm | Sunday Closed
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Catalog
Catalog

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!

 

Events
Events

Events

Do you know what your Library offers, beyond books and media? Explore our programs and services to find skill-building resources, virtual programming opportunities, and much more. All ages-adults, children, teens and tweens covered.

Giving
Giving

Giving

The Beaver Dam Community Library Endowment Fund was established to receive gifts and bequests.  The Endowment Fund's principal is kept intact, and the income is spent on special services, programs, and materials. The Beaver Dam Community Library Non-endowed Fund was established with the Beaver Dam Area Community Foundation in June 2023 for upcoming and future library improvements. Give today at the Beaver Dam Area Community Foundation (BDACF) Online Donation page!

Digital Library
Digital Library

Digital Library

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, eAudio and more, 24/7 with your library card. Magazines now available thru Overdrive and Libby. 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.

hoopla the Library's premiere digital service has even more to offer. Available via web, mobile, and more.

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.

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.

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!

Children & Families
Children & Families

Children & Families

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

Teens & Tweens
Teens & Tweens

Teens & Tweens

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

Español / Spanish
Español / Spanish

Español / Spanish

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