Services currently offered
Library visitors are allowed inside the library to look for books and movies. Those under 12 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 12 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. 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. Masks are required.
Study Room 1, Study Room 2, the Conference Room, and the Community Room are available for small groups. Call the library to reserve the meeting rooms. Masks are required.
Some tables and chairs are available. Masks are required.
Virtual and outdoor programs
Check our calendar of events for information about our online and outside programs.
Grab & Go projects
Look for our weekly Grab & Go projects for children and adults next to the checkout desk inside the library.
The microfilm reader is available during library hours. Masks are required.
Services on hold
- Playing with toys inside the library
- Large Study Room
- Food and drink in the library