Services

       Reserve a Computer

You may request a Waunakee Public Library computer to be saved for a specific time.

Reserve Our Meeting Room

Patrons are welcome to reserve time slots in our meeting room, located in the adult study area upstairs. The meeting room is not to be used for sales, advertisements or private parties. The room accommodates a maximum of 18 people.

Meetings must be open to the public. The meeting room contains book collections that must stay accessible, so patrons or librarians may enter the room during a meeting. Please read our Meeting Room Policy before calling the library to reserve the room. Call 608-849-4217, and a librarian will assist you.

Get a Library Card

Patrons may register for a library card at any time during open library hours. Please bring a photo ID and proof of current address with you.

Library Materials and Services

Waunakee Public Library features many items for check-out with a library card. Materials include books, magazines, audio books, videos, music cds, storyboxes and more. Search for available library materials by using our online catalog, LINKcat.

       How long is my checkout?

           Audio books: 4 weeks
           Books: 4 weeks
           DVDs: 1 week
           DVDs, Non-fiction: 4 weeks
           Kids Backpacks, Story Boxes & Launchpads: 2 weeks
           Adult Launchpads: 2 weeks
           Lucky Day Books: 2 weeks
           Magazines: 2 weeks
           Music CDs: 2 weeks
           New Fiction Books: 2 weeks
           New Non-fiction Books: 4 weeks

        How much are my fines?

            Books 5¢ per day
            Launchpads 25¢ per day
            Lucky Day Book Collection 25¢ per day
            OLL (outer library loan) 50¢ per day
            Seniors over 60 years old NO FINES!
            Videos 50¢ per day
        

Self-Service Holds

Holds are located in the upper level by the paperback section. Patrons can find their own holds on the shelves and use our self-check to check them out. Library staff are also on hand (and more than happy!) to help you check out your books. To learn more about this system, check out our FAQ page about self-service holds.

Telecirc (aka Harriet)

From a Touchtone Phone: Call "Harriet" at (608) 242-4700 and use your LINKcat library card to renew items, get a list of all items you have out, when they are due, items currently on the hold shelf for you and more.

Homebound Service

Those confined to their homes, permanently or temporarily, may request delivery of materials. Please call the library at 608-849-4217.

Notary Public

WPL has a certified notary public on staff. Notary services are available during most daytime hours and are offered at no charge to library patrons. 

Special Services

If you need a signing interpreter, materials in alternate formats, or other accommodations to access a library program or meeting, please contact us at 849-4217. Please give us at least one week's advance notice so that arrangements can be made. The library is ADA accessible.

Photocopier

Black and white copies can be made for 10¢ per page. We have a color copier in the lower level. Color copies may be made for 25¢ each. The copier also may be used free of charge as a scanner, though you must bring a flash drive or purchase one for $8.00.

Scan/Fax Station

At the upper level scan station, scan to a USB drive, Google Drive, email, or scan to print. It can convert your books, documents and photos into pdfs, word or jpeg files. We also have a multi-page scanner available for faxing at 25¢/page.

Computers and the Internet

The library has eleven internet stations, as well as free wireless access, for public use. All computers have Microsoft Office for word processing and are connected to a printer. Black and white print-outs are 10¢ each, and color is 25¢. Computers may be used for two hours each day. If additional time is needed, please ask a librarian to extend your session before it ends.