COVID-19 Updates

The Library is OPEN with altered hours.

Updated August 24, 2020

The library had to shut done from August 19 through August 22 due to a positive COVID-19 test. Our re-opening plan is for a 72 hour closure. We stayed closed on Saturday for staff to catch up on several days worth of returns.

UPDATED 4/20/2020 1.45 AP.

  • The recent update to the Governor’s shelter-at-home order allows public libraries to begin curbside service on April 24. Library administration and staff are planning and discussing on when and how we can safely and efficiently begin this service.
  • Due dates for all library materials have been extended to June 1st.

UPDATED 3/18/2020 10.38 AM.

Lake Mills COVID-19 Actions


UPDATE: March 23, 2:58PM. STAY HOME. Use the digital library. Read some magazines on Flipster. Play your favorite new song on YouTube.

UPDATE: March 17, 3:44pm. Customers can still place holds online but we are unable to pull those items and make them available for pick-up. Some libraries are offering curbside pick-up but we are unable to do so right now. All currently checked out items have had due dates extended to May 1.

UPDATE: March 16, 8:57AM: Don’t worry about fines. Keep your library items. Due dates for all items are being adjusted.

At this time (5:11PM on March 15, 2020) the library is closed and all library events and programs are cancelled. The Library Board meeting scheduled for March 16 is cancelled.

Please follow the CDC guidelines that may apply to your health conditions and if you are at higher risk.

The library is following the advice and recommendations of the Jefferson County Health Service, the CDC, and the State of Wisconsin. We will announce any closures as soon as possible on the website and our Facebook page.