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321 Wisconsin Ave.
Waukesha, WI   53186

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Saturdays
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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The Search Page

Search the Waukesha Public Library Catalog

Search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, electronic books, periodicals and more in the Waukesha Public Library's database of more than 300,000+ items. Read reviews, view summaries and see tables of contents for titles and place reserves on items.You can also search the holdings of 14 other libraries in Waukesha County using the catalog.

Search the Library's Web Site


Looking for a particular page or term on the Library's web site? Use the Site Search function to locate occurrences of words, etc. in the pages on the Library's site. Just type in the word or words you are looking for and click on the "Search" button. You'll get a listing of links to pages on the web site that you can check. To close the listing just click on the "x" next to the "Search" button. Please note that this search only searches the Library's web site - it does not search the internet.

BadgerLink - Resources For Wisconsin Residents

Access the full text of millions of articles from magazines, current and historical newspapers, encyclopedias and books, primary documents. Subjects covered include current news, business, education, health, history, literature, science. BadgerLink also includes automobile repair manuals, company profiles, resources for students and teachers, author audio and video programs, book reviews and discussion guides, images, maps and many other full text resources not available through regular Internet search engines.

Examples of specific resources include: Auto Repair Reference Center, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Encyclopaedia Brittanica, Heritage Quest, History Reference Center, LitFinder, NoveList, and Science Reference Center.

Additional Resources For Waukesha County Residents

In addition to the many resources listed above, member libraries and the Waukesha County Federated Library System subscribe to Reference USA, Ancestry, Auto Repair Reference Center, Consumer Reports LearningExpress, Morningstar, Transparent Languages and more.





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