Curbside Pickup is Back!
The Germantown Community Library is thrilled to announce that CURBSIDE PICKUP will resume on Friday, April 24. Pickup hours are are follows:
  • Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm
  • Friday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Here's how it works:
  1. PLACE YOUR HOLDS - Place your items on holds through the Monarch Catalog, Monarch2Go app or by calling the library at (262) 253-7760 for assistance for Germantown Community Library. You will be notified via email, text or phone when your holds are ready for pickup.
  2. CALL - When you are ready to pick up your items, call the library and our staff will schedule an appointment that is convenient for you.
  3. DRIVE - At your appointment time, drive into the circular drive by the library front door.
  4. PICKUP - Wait in your car until you are in the 1st position. Then exit and go to the front door. Look for the bag with the last four digits of your library card barcode and the first three initials of your last name. Take your bag and enjoy!

Please allow up to 24 hours for items to be pulled. All items will be due on Monday, June 1. Material must be returned to the book drop at the back of the building.

Questions? Visit our website or give us a call at (262) 253-7760.
Since our van delivery is very limited at this time, selecting Germantown items will all you to receive your items as quickly as possible.

This video below will teach you how to find out if specific items are available at your preferred Monarch Library location for pickup. The example in the video is the Plymouth Public Library, but steps can be modified for the Germantown Community Library.
Video Storytime
Join us for video storytimes via Facebook live every Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. Can't make it Live? No problem - you can always view the recording a few hours later on our Facebook page or click here to view our storytimes from the past 30 days.

Check out our full list of online storytimes and programs through the Monarch website .
Digital Resources Available with Your Library Card
Click here to access all of our our digital materials & resources!
Don't have a library card?

Sign-up up for a Germantown Community Library card online . You can start accessing Overdrive/Libby right away! A staff member will be in touch within 72-hours with an updated barcode number & pin that will allow you to access ALL of our digital material and online resources! You can stop by to pick up your physical card when we reopen.
Learn Something New!
The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.

Checkout unlimited 7-day passes for The Great Courses collection along with 6 other streaming channels, digital magazine, and audiobooks from RB Digital
Stay-at-Home Activities
The days can get long when you're stuck inside all day. The library has compiled a list of resources to keep kids & adults of all ages busy and engaged (updated weekly).
Domes & Home
The Friends of the Milwaukee County Domes has new page on their website featuring virtual tours of the domes and fun videos for kids featuring activities that can be done at home.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Watch live Jazz music from New York City on YouTube. The site is current offering new  concerts  added every Wednesday &   live programming .
See your complete list here .
Stay Connected
Stay up to date on library services while we're closed:

Stay safe. Stay healthy. And thank you for continuing to support the library during this time by sharing & liking social media posts, using Curbside Pickup, and accessing digital material and resources from home.

Trisha Smith, Library Director
(262) 253-7760, ext. 2005