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Residents of Waukesha County are eligible for a library card at no charge after presenting current identification and proof of residence.

Children may obtain their own library card providing they are 5 years or older.
A parent or legal guardian must be along to show current identification and sign the application.

Click here for the Library Circulation policies which provides more detail, including how Wisconsinites living outside of Waukesha County can obtain a library card. 

2015 Summer Concert Series:

The summer concert line-up has been announced! Click here for more information, and mark your calendars for these free musical evenings on the library green!

July 8th: Street Life with Warren Wiegratz

July 22nd: The Concord Chamber Orchestra

August 5th: Paul Cebar's Tomorrow Sound

The Library will be closed Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, for Independence Day, with regular summer hours resuming Monday, July 6th.

Summer Reading Programs

Every Hero Has a StoryEscape the Ordinary 

For ages 0-17, sign up at the Youth Services Desk (1st floor), and for ages 18+, sign up at the Adult Services Desk (2nd floor). Click on the pictures above for more information.

Read to Rover Drop-in Sessions

For young readers who want to practice their reading skills with a trained therapy dog.Come to the Youth Services area with a book from home or choose one from our library shelves! Click here to learn more.

Be a Hero!

In conjunction with our Summer Reading Program theme, Every Hero Has A Story, the New Berlin Public Library Youth Services Department is collecting items for charitable organizations and writing letters/drawing pictures to our heroes! Drop off locations will be in the YS Department of the library and outside the Community Room during our Tuesday and Thursday afternoon programs. Click here for the "Be A Hero" flyer with more specific information about these service programs.


Beat the Monday morning blahs with a movie!

As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, movies for adults will be shown in the 2nd floor Conference Room on Monday mornings until August 3rd.  See the movie schedule on the Adult Summer Reading Program page.

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Online Databases

Connect to the WCFLS Databases here


Friday Movie Matinees 

1:00-3:00 pm 

Click on the piece of popcorn for July movie matinee schedule (July 10th, 17th, 26th and 31st).


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.

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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. In keeping with the changing season, this month's focus is Finding Your Inner Artist! 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?

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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





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