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About Your Library





 



Construction of the Library Library Building History
Library Art Collection




The Current Reedsburg Public Library:

Opened January 26, 1998
First Week 5,745 people walked through the front doors.
15,400 square foot building
The community raised over $800,000 for the $1.5 million dollar building.


Mission Statement: The Reedsburg Public Library serves as a free source
of reliable information and materials using traditional library resources
and emerging technologies to help meet the community’s education, information, and recreation needs.




The Library Collection:

The library's collection consists of over 70,000 books. This includes a large variety of fiction andnon-fiction in hardcover and paperback. Also children's materials, and an extensive collection of large print books. Our collection also includes audio books, videos, dvds, compact discs, cassettes, magazines/newspapers and computer multimedia kits.


 


 

 

 

 





Library Services:


Computer Workstations: 20 Internet stations (16 PCs, 4 Macs)
with word processing programs.
We also offer Wireless Internet access to our patrons.


Programs: Children's programs include storytimes, after school programs.
Adult programs include book groups, computer classes and instructional programs.
Also summer library program is offered for all ages.
Check out our events page for more information.


Homebound Service: Friends of the Library in partership with
the Postal Service will deliver large print and audio books
to homebound patrions homes.




AV Equipment Rental: Rental Form (PDF)

 

  • Overhead Projector Opaque Projector
    Slide Projector Tape Recorder
    Portable CD players Digital Video Camera
    iPod Shuffle (MP3 players) LCD Projector
    Magnifier LED Projector
    Kindle Nook
    Tripod Speakers
    Photo/Film/Slide Scanner Karaoke Machine
    Flip Mino Camcordor DVD Converter





Other Services: Test Proctoring, Tax Forms,
Copy Machine (Black and White or Color Copies), Fax Machine
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Meeting Rooms: The Conference Room (a small meeting room) and the Community
Room are available for meetings during and after library hours.
A deposit is required for use of Community Room. Reservations 
are required for both meeting rooms. Study Rooms are also available during library
hours but no reservations are allowed. 
Meeting room policy and reservation forms available here.

Employment

Openings are also posted on the
City of Reedsburg web site

job application (PDF Fill In)
job application Word document
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Library Card

  • Must be presented each time materials are borrowed.
  • Is valuable-please protect it. 
  • Has a replacement cost of $1.00.

May be used at any public library in the South Central Library System.
This includes libraries in Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green,
Portage, Sauk and Wood counties.

 ** Please report lost cards or a change of address
promptly because you are responsible for all items checked out on your card. 
(Consider carefully before you loan it to someone else.)

Library Card Application

For your convenience you can print the form, complete it and bring it to the library along
with valid photo ID and current address verification.
      (Any of the following are acceptable identifications: drivers license, utility bill,  mortgage papers, or state identification card.)

Click here to print the registration form.
Click here to fill in and print spanish registration form

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Library Policies

Proctoring Policy

Unattended Children Policy (PDF)

Unattended Children Policy

Library Tour Policy

Appropriate Library Behavior Policy

Strategic Plan 2010 – 2015

 

 

Library Board

The Reedsburg Public Library Board
is appointed to 3 year terms
by the Mayor of Reedsburg
with the Reedsburg City Council
confirming those appointments.
  • Joleen McBride - President
  • David Moon-Vice President
  • Kate Campbell
  • Heidi Feller
  • Tom Geimer
  • Steve Tock
  • Becky Peterson
The Reedsburg Public Library Board meets
the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM.
Agendas for each meeting are posted at the library
and on the City of Reedsburg web site.
Sauk County Library Board

Judy Ashford

Beverly Vaillancourt

Ken Grant

Cindy Shanks

Sue Meise

Robert Wills

Tom Benson

Library Staff

Sue Ann Kucher - Library Director
Maureen Palmer- Assistant Library Director
Kris Houtler- Youth Services

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Renewals

Two renewal is possible on most items.
Materials can be renewed several ways if no one
is waiting for the item.

  • At the Library
  • Using your home computer to access LINKcat
  • Call the Library at 768-READ (7323)

 

 

Recommendations Form :
Thank you for taking the time to suggest
an item for the Reedsburg Public Library. 
We welcome your recommendations for titles to be added to our collection. 
However it is not possible to purchase every title that is requested.  We recommend though that you periodically check LINKcat yourself,
as another LINK Library may order the title before we do, or if we do not.

 

 

 

 

 

Loan Periods and Fines

Materials
Loan Period
Fines/Day
Books & Audio Books
28 Days
10 ¢
New Books
2 Weeks
10 ¢
Magazines
2 Weeks
10 ¢
CDs and Cassettes
14 Days
10 ¢
CD-Roms
2 Weeks
25 ¢
Videos/DVDs
7 Days
10 ¢
Videos/DVDs
28 Days
10 ¢
AV Equipment
depends on equipment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Updated:May 27, 2014

Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday:
8:30 am to 8 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday: Noon to 3 pm

Summer Hours:
(Same except:)
Saturday: 9 am to 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Reedsburg Public Library

370 Vine Street Reedsburg WI 53959
608-768-READ (7323)
Fax: (608) 524-9024
info@reedsburglibrary.org