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Central Library

Central exterior main entrance

Central Library is open for limited service by appointment.  See currently available services for more details.

201 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703

Curbside Pickup Info

  • Call 608-266-6357 (curbside only) or schedule an appointment online for curbside pick up at Central Library
  • 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, 12-5pm Sat
  • Pickup location is on Mifflin St

Returns Info

  • Return books to the Central Library 24/7 via the book drop on Fairchild St.

Reference Assistance & Holds Requests

  • Call our centralized reference line at 608-315-5151 (toll free 888-266-7805) to place holds, request materials, or for more information about library services and online collections. Please note: this line is not answered by Central Library staff.
  • Service hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, 12-5pm Sat

Computers, Internet & Printing

  • Call 608-315-5151 (toll free 888-266-7805) to schedule an appointment; walk-up service may be available. Learn more about computers, internet, and printing services at Central Library.
  • Service hours: 10am-5:30pm Mon-Fri
  • Free printing; 25 page limit

Articles featuring Central Library

Eating Smart - Being Active Classes Start January 19

FoodWIse classes

Parents, foster parents, guardians and childcare providers are encouraged to jump start their healthy eating this year through a new Eating Smart - Being Active class series offered by the UW-Madison Extension FoodWIse program in partnership with Madison Public Library.

Jan 10, 2021

Vote at Madison Public Library

Vote at Madison Public Library for the November 2020 Presidential Election

When, where, and how to vote at Madison Public Library locations during the 2021 Elections

Jan 5, 2021