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Hawthorne Library

front of Hawthorne Library

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

2707 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53704

Curbside Pickup & Returns

  • Call 608-246-4548 (curbside only) or schedule an appointment online for curbside pickup at Hawthorne Library
  • 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, 12-5pm Sat
  • Return books to our book drop 24/7

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 Hawthorne 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 the Hawthorne Library.
  • Service hours: 10am-5:30pm Mon-Fri, 12-4:30 Saturdays
  • Free printing; 25 page limit

Articles featuring Hawthorne 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