In-person Library Use
Services currently offered
Library visitors are allowed inside the library to look for books and movies. Those 8 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver 14 years or older. Check our hours page for available times.
Library computers, copier, scanner, printer
Library computers are available for use for all ages. The public copier, scanner, and printer are also available. Those 8 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver 14 years or older. Check our hours page for available times.
Curbside pickup is available during our open hours.Visit our curbside pickup page for more details.
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. The inside library bookdrop is now available during library hours.
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.
The Telegraph Herald, Wisconsin State Journal, Platteville Journal, Tri-County Press, Grant County Herald Independent, and The Country Today are available for to read in the library.
Meeting rooms are available. Call the library or visit our room reservation page to reserve the meeting rooms.
Tables and chairs are available.
Check our calendar of events for information about our programs.
The microfilm reader is available during library hours.