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Welcome to our new Director Barbara Draeger!

The Library is Closed on Sundays!

 The library will be closed on Sundays throughout the summer.
Sunday hours will resume September 7th

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July's Happenings Continue


Concerts at the City Center

Join us for our third annual Concerts at the City Center out on the Library Green. Enjoy three performances throughout the summer by both new and returning artists. We'll save a spot for you!


Lapsit Storytime Changes!

Starting this summer, the Youth Services department will be offering a second Lapsit storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in addition to the existing 9:30 a.m. program. Each storytime will have a limit of 20 people (adults & children) in order to make storytime enjoyable for everyone.  We look forward to seeing you!

Summer Reading Program (Youth)

Fizz, Boom Read at the library this summer!

View the Summer Reading Program Guide here


Got eBooks?

Help Clinics for Wisconsin's Digital Library (OverDrive)

Did you know? New Berlin Public Library cardholders have access to Wisconsin's Digital Library (powered by OverDrive), which allows patrons to check out and download thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video materials! The library currently offers free drop-in Help Clinics throughout the month for patrons who want information or need assistance with accessing the digital materials. A Librarian will be on hand to answer your questions about Wisconsin's Digital Library.

Connect and find eBooks here

Download the August schedule 


Year of the Database

To kick off 2014, the New Berlin Public Library launched the Year of the Database celebration. As members of the Waukesha County Federated Library System (WCFLS),we subscribe to a diverse range of databases and would like to share them with you. A different database is highlighted each month and we are offering in-house user guides that will show you how to use them.

Connect to the WCFLS Databases here



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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. In keeping with the changing season, this month's focus is birds! All books in the display are available for checkout.


Looking for Awesome?

Have you checked out a book, DVD or CD that you thought was just awesome? Drop it into the Awesome Box, located by the Self Check-in machine. We will then add it to our list of awesome materials found here.


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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Check out Happenings, our monthly newsletter, for the latest info on library services, programs, and events.

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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


Health Literacy Project

Now there is a Waukesha County-based website dedicated to providing trustworthy health information and helping people develop health literacy skills. This site is a collaboration between WCFLS and the Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha.

Explore the Health Literacy Project today!


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