Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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

History of the Library
History of the Library

History of the Library

The vision of a free public library in Beaver Dam began with a group of devoted citizens on August 30, 1884 by forming a corporation under State Law as the Beaver Dam Public Library Association. The first Beaver Dam library opened in a room in City Hall on December 1, 1884.

Library Board
Library Board

Library Board

The Library board provides oversight and policy guidance for library operations, including the library's endowment investment.

Endowment Fund
Endowment Fund

Endowment Fund

A gift that gives forever--
The Beaver Dam Community Library Endowment Fund has been established to receive gifts and bequests.

Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

From supporting the summer program to offering cultural programs for all ages to sponsoring the Little Free Library to celebrating library staff, the Friends of the Library are strong supporters of the community library.

Join the Friends and support the library >

Policies & Procedure
Policies & Procedure

Policies & Procedure

The Library Board develops policies that meet the needs of our community!

Virtual Library Card
Virtual Library Card

Virtual Library Card

Staying at home during the COVID 19 outbreak? Visit the library virtually even if you have not registered for a library card. The new virtual library card service allows you access our digital library without a full-access card. Upgrade the virtual card to a full-access library card when the library reopens.