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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 608-266-6300 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 608-266-6300 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, 12-4:30pm Sat
  • Free printing; 25 page limit

Articles featuring Central Library

Most Madison Public Libraries Closed for Election

Library Closed

The following libraries will be closed Tuesday, April 6 to serve as polling places in the Spring Election:

  • Alicia Ashman Library
  • Central Library
  • Hawthorne Library
  • Lakeview Library
  • Meadowridge Library
  • Pinney Library
  • Sequoya Library
Apr 6, 2021