JOIN OUR WINTER READING CHALLENGE!
There’s snow time better to read! Escape the cold with some great books from the library! Read and enter to win some awesome prizes, such as an Amazon Kindle or a sled!
Our Winter Reading Program runs Jan 4 – Feb 27 and through the Beanstack App.
More information can be found on our website.
NEW STREAMING SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR GERMANTOWN LIBRARY CARD HOLDERS
Hoopla is a media streaming platform for digital audiobooks, comics, e-books, movies, music, and television shows. All items can be checked out for free with your Germantown Community Library Card. Hoopla items are available with no holds or wait time. Patrons are limited to 5 items per month per library card.
RB DIGITAL MAGAZINES UNVAILABLE (updated 2/5/2021)
Last year, RB Digital was bought out by Overdrive. As a result, our digital magazines are no longer available through RB Digital. We will have a new digital magazine collection available shortly through Overdrive/Libby. Please watch our website and Facebook page for updates. We apologize any inconvenience that this has caused and appreciate your patience as we work through this transition.
The Germantown Community Library is now hiring for the position of Adult Services Assistant. Additional information can be picked up at the library or found on the employment page of our website.
GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY OPEN WITH LIMITED HOURS (updated 12/2020)
Library hours are currently limited to the following:
- Monday – Thursday: 10am – 7pm
- Friday : 10am – 5pm
- Saturday: 10am – 3pm
The Germantown Community Library physical building is currently open for the following essential service:
- Browsing of material on shelves
- Picking up material placed on hold
- Checking out material
- Printing, photocopying and faxing
- Internet and computer access
- Individual use of seating areas and study rooms
The building is currently limited to 25% or 43 people. We recommend that patrons limit their stay in the building when possible, practice social distancing and stay home if exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to an individual that has tested positive for COVID-19..
Under Wisconsin Emergency Order #1, Wisconsin residents ages five and older are required to wear a face covering when inside the Germantown Community Library building. Masks are available free of charge at the Welcome Table in the lobby for those that need a mask while visiting the library. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to follow CDC, local & state guidelines.
We encourage patrons to continue to use our Curbside Pickup and Library Express Bag services to provide contactless options for obtaining library material. Items from libraries in the Monarch Library System and WISCAT (Interlibrary Loan) may take longer than usual due to limited van delivery.
Thank you for you patience and understand as we work through this process and continue to serve our community to the best of our ability.
NOW AVAILABLE: LIBRARY EXPRESS BAGS
Don’t have a lot of time on your hands? Not sure what to read next? Looking for something new and different? Fill out the forms below and library staff will select the requested number of items for you based on your age and preferences.
Due to high volume, items may take at up to 3 days to process. You will receive an automated message when items are ready to be picked up and you can then call the library at (262) 253-7760 to schedule a Curbside Pickup appointment or stop by during opening hours.
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HELP THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY AS YOU SHOP ONLINE
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Friends of the Germantown Community Library whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Simply select “Friends of the Duerrwaechter Memorial Library” when selecting your charitable organization.