Library Services

Community Rooms and Board Room

Interested in renting our community room? The Community Rooms and Board Room are currently unavailable.

And be sure to check out our event calendar, to see if the date/time you were interested in is available:

Study Rooms and Gaming Room

The Library has four study rooms, which cannot be reserved and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

  • Study Room 203 has a worktable and seating for four people.
  • Study Room 214 has a worktable and seating for four people.
  • Study Room 215 has a coffee table and lounge seating for two people.
  • The Family Study Room 216 has two worktables, seating for two people, and a rocking chair for a child. This room is reserved for use by families with small children, unless all other study rooms are in use.

The Library has a Gaming Room (room 204) which cannot be reserved and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Gaming Room is currently unavailable.

  •  The room has chairs for three people, and an occupancy of four people.

For the policy on these rooms and their usage, please check here.

Computers, Internet, Wi-Fi

  • 8 desktop computers with internet are available for patrons 10 years and older with a valid Milwaukee County library card
  • 12 laptop computers with internet are available for patrons 18 years and older with a valid Milwaukee County library card
  • Computers include Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft Office 2013, DVD-R drive, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer
  • Computers turn off 15 minutes before library close
  • Non-Milwaukee County residents may purchase a $1 Visitor Card for 2 hours of full computer access after showing current out-of-county address identification
  • Printing is available for $0.15 per page for Black and White, $0.50 per page for Color
  • Time limit is 2 hours per person, per day
  • Wi-Fi is free throughout the library

Library Cards

  • Any Milwaukee County resident may apply for a card. Click here for information about necessary documents for getting a library card.
  • Children between the ages of 6-14, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with proper identification to get a card.
  • Do not lend your card to others. Materials checked out on your card become your responsibility. Parents are responsible for items borrowed by children under age 15.
  • Lost cards should be reported to the library immediately for your own protection.
  • Renew your library card online.

Renewing Materials

You can find information on how to renew materials in person, online, or over the phone.

Fines

  • Fines are now $0.15 per day for all materials except for Entertainment DVDs.
  • Fines for entertainment DVDs are $1 a day.
  • There is a 3-day grace period for all materials. Once this 3 day grace period has passed, the full fine amount will be applied.