Services currently offered
Brief in-person visits
A limited number of library visitors are allowed inside the library to look for books and movies. Visits should be kept to under 1 hour. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Check our hours page for available times. Masks are required.
Library computers, copier, scanner, printer
Library computers can be used for up to 1 hour a day. The public copier, scanner, and printer are also available. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Check our hours page for available times. Masks are required.
Requesting items from the Platteville Public Library
Visit our “How do I request items?” page or call us to request a book, movie, or other item.
Requesting items from other libraries in the Southwest Wisconsin Library System
Visit our “How do I request items?” page or call us to request a book, movie, or other item. Requested items from other libraries will take at least one full week (or longer) to arrive.
The outside bookdrop is open 24/7. The bookdrop is built into the South side of the building and is visible from the library/hotel parking lot. All returned items are being quarantined before being checked in.
Library assistance by phone
Call us during our open hours to talk to library staff.
E-books and audiobooks are available 24/7 through the Libby or OverDrive app. Call us to help you get set up.
Wi-Fi is available outside the library from 4 am – 10 pm. Park in the small parking lot next to the building on Elm St or in our large back parking lot near the building for the strongest signal.
Check our calendar of events for information about our online programs.
Grab & Go projects
Look for our weekly Grab & Go projects for children and adults next to the curbside pickup table.
Services on hold
- Tables and chairs inside the library
- Playing with toys inside the library
- Large Study Room, Conference Room, Community Room
- Daily newspapers
- Microfilm reader