Starting Tuesday, May 26th, Adams County Library will open its doors to the public for limited services on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10 am to 4:30 pm.

As the first part of Adams County Library’s re-opening process, patrons may visit the library in person. 

The stacks are closed to the public, but Library card holders can request staff to pull materials from the shelves, have items photocopied or faxed, and do quick internet searches on a public computer.  

Space in the library is limited. Patrons are encouraged to wear masks, observe social distancing guidelines, and to keep visits short. 

The Library is continuing curbside service.  To set up a pickup, call or email the staff with notice of the items you want. Staff will set up an appointment for pickup. 

Contact us at 608-339-4250 or .

All checked-out items have been renewed until July 1. They may be returned any time using the book drop at the back door, or inside the library.

Library staff are excited to welcome you back!

Adams County Library Services during the Health Emergency

Adams County Library Services during the Health Emergency

Issued 3/20/2020

Due to the health emergency, Adams County Library is closed to the public.  All programs are cancelled. 

During the closure, library staff will answer questions by phone and email, and provide some basic services.  Here are the details:


Starting Monday, March 23, you can call or email the library to set up an appointment for help with faxes, copies, obtaining tax forms, and general information.  Items that need to be copied or faxed can be sent to the library digitally.

We are no longer able to offer "Curbside" delivery of Library materials. Thank you and please take care of yourselves. 

Contact the Library

---By phone at 608-339-4250 

               Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between 10 am and 4:30 pm;

               No staff available for phone calls on Thursday or Saturday.

---By email at

               This new email that will allow questions to be sent to us at times we are not taking phone calls. All staff will be able to access this account.

Please be Safe

We will make every effort to assure that items we handle are as clean as we can make them.  Please keep in mind that the Library cannot guarantee germ-free physical materials.  You need to handle library materials with the same care you give to any other item you bring home for your family.

We sincerely regret that we cannot be open for full service during this troubling time.  We will reopen as soon as possible. 

In the meantime, please be safe. 

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