Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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

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 to a full-access card by making an appointment with a Librarian. Call 920-887-4631 ext. 108, email infodesk@beaverdamlibrary.org ,or text Text 66746 and start your question with askbdcl

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.

Policies & Procedure
Policies & Procedure

Policies & Procedure

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

Quarantined Materials
Quarantined Materials

Quarantined Materials

Patrons of the Beaver Dam Community Library should not be alarmed if they see materials they have returned not appear as “checked in” for several days after dropping them off. In accordance with the latest guidance from scientists, the state, CDC, and others, the Beaver Dam Community Library is quarantining all materials returned to the library.
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 >