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.

2020 Holidays

Sorry We're Closed sign

The Dodgeville Public Library will be closed on the following holidays:
January 1 (Wednesday) — New Year’s Day
May 25 (Monday) — Memorial Day
July 3 (Friday) — Independence Day
September 7 (Monday) — Labor Day
November 2020 (Friday) — Southwest Association of Libraries Conference?? Carol please confirm
November 26 and 27 (Thursday and Friday) — Thanksgiving
December 24 (Thursday) — Christmas Eve Day
December 25 (Friday) — Christmas Day
December 31 (Thursday) New Year’s Eve Day

Library Hours and Location

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

Monday-Thursday | 10am-7pm
Friday | 10am-6pm
Saturday | 9am-1pm

Vickie Stangel, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533