Southwest Wisconsin Library System

The Dodgeville Public Library is a member of the Southwest Wisconsin Library System with 28 public libraries offering services to the people of Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland Counties.

What does the System do for Dodgeville Library patrons?

  • The Library Catalog combines holdings of large and small libraries, providing a larger collection for patron’s use.
  • Delivery vans bring your requested items to Dodgeville every week and return borrowed materials to their home libraries.
  • Patrons can borrow and return materials at any library within our 5 county area.
  • Your SWLS library card may allow you to borrow items from neighboring systems due to long-standing borrowing agreements.
  • Additional services are listed on the SWLS home page.

To learn more about the Southwest Wisconsin Library System, visit their web site at

See a list of member library directory.

2023 Holidays

Sorry We're Closed sign

The Dodgeville Public Library will be closed on the following holidays:
January 1 2024(Monday) — New Year’s Day
May 27 (Monday) — Memorial Day
July 4 (Thursday) — Independence Day

September 2 (Monday) — Labor Day

November 28 and 29 (Thursday and Friday) — Thanksgiving

December 24 (Tuesday) –Christmas Eve
December 25 (Wednesday) — Christmas Day
December 31 (Tuesday) — New Year’s Eve

January 1 2025 (Wednesday) –New Year’s Holiday

Library Hours and Location

The library is located at the corners of Iowa and Fountain Streets in historic downtown Dodgeville.

Main Library Hours
Monday-Friday | 9am-6pm
Saturday | 9am-12pm

Annex Library Hours
Monday-Friday | 9am-2pm

Carrie Portz, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533