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Road Construction near Library 

There is road construction in the City Center area with expected closure dates through September 10th. Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive is currently closed. Library patrons can access the Library parking lot from the west using Wall Street. Click here for a detailed map and more information.

Construction near Library





How do I get a library card?

CAFE Library Card




Click here for the Library Circulation policies which provides details. 

Friday Movie Matinees

1:00-3:00 pm 

Click on the piece of popcorn for the September movie matinee schedule. Movies in September will be Sept. 4th, 11th, and 25th. (No movie on the 18th.) 


Book a Librarian

With Book a Librarian, you (or someone you know) can sign up to meet one-on-one with a library staff member, at a time that’s convenient for you. This way we can provide individualized instruction and answers to the questions you have about computers, the Internet, and everything in between. Click here to learn more.

Book a Librarian

New Berlin Public Library

The Library will be closed Saturday, September 5th, through Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 8th.


Presentation by the Talking Book & Braille Library

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room

The Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library will be presenting information about this free program and who qualifies. This library serves people of all ages throughout Wisconsin who have a reading disability or visual or physical impairment preventing them from reading standard-sized print or holding a book. The Talking Book & Braille Library sends qualified individuals a free digital player and books or magazines on digital cartridges through the mail to their residence. Click here for program flyer.


Harvesting and Storing Herbs

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Community Room

Back by popular request, attend this presentation by Phyllis Heitkamp. Free and open to all! Click here for the program flyer.

Herb Garden


Let’s Talk About Medicines

Friday, September 18, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
Conference Room

Join us for a free workshop on how to understand prescription labels and get the most help from your medicine. Get a FREE weekly pillbox to help organize medicines and a chance to enter into a cashprize drawing.

Registration is required, and space is limited! To register, stop by the Reference desk on the 2nd floor or call 262-785-4980. Click here for a program flyer.


Bowls & Books @ the Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit the library Saturday, September 19th from 11-2 for great bowls and books! Local food trucks, Fresh Farm Bowls & Farmer’s Daughter, will be bringing delicious menu items for the Friends of the Library’s fall book sale!

In support of library programming, Fresh Farm Bowls & Farmer’s Daughter have generously offered to donate 20% of their day’s earning to the library!

Click here to learn more!

Fresh Farm Bowls

            Farmer's Daughter


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Try One Click Digital TODAY!  

One Click Digital an offering for you to download some of the most popular titles in audio book format!

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Got eBooks?

Our library offers access to Wisconsin's Digital Library (powered by OverDrive), where library cardholders can check out, download, and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks and more.

Connect and Find eBooks here 


Visit Our New Library Blog!

Our library now hosts a blog that will deliver the latest library news as well as book reviews and book lists on a variety of topics. You can subscribe or view the blog by selecting Blog from the What's New tab.


New! Rotating Displays

Come visit our display upstairs by the fireplace. This month's display features the Wisconsin State Fair! All books in the display are available for checkout.

What Can The Library Do For You?

The answer is as easy as ABC! View our complete list of what the New Berlin Public Library has to offer you.


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Looking for something good to read?

Check out our recommended lists to see what's new and what's hot.



Other Great Resources for Finding Books

Take a look at our Adult Readers Advisory pages for book reviews,  reading group guides, genre pages, readalikes, book lists and more