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If you need assistance accessing Overdrive or other online resources during the library closure, please leave a message at (608) 873-6281 or email us at  You can also use our Contact Form. We'll return your call or message in 1-2 days. This includes help with new, lost, and expired library cards. 

Library cards are available free of charge to Wisconsin residents. Your library card can be used at any public library in the South Central Library System.

Download a library card application or visit the library to pick one up. Bring your completed application to the library with a photo ID and proof of your current address (within the last 30 days). Please contact us for details about acceptable forms of ID and proof of address.

If you are signing up multiple members of your household at the same time, use our Family library card application (2 pages).

A valid library card must be presented to check out. (See the Patron Registration policy for details).

Parents/custodial guardian must sign the application form for children under the age of 16.

Please inform the library about any change of address, phone number or email address.

If your library card is lost, report it as soon as possible. Call 608-873-6281.