Bookmobile Schedule

The Bookmobile is a mini-library on wheels making weekly visits to communities located throughout Dane County. For a complete list of stops with maps, click here.

The Bookmobile carries fiction and non-fiction materials for adults and children, including books, paperbacks, magazines, large-print, DVDs, music and audio book CDs.

A valid library card is necessary to borrow items on the Bookmobile. A library card issued by any library in Dane or surrounding counties is honored on the Bookmobile. You may apply for a library card while visiting the Bookmobile.

Requests for materials not available on the Bookmobile, may be made through LINKcat or by calling the Bookmobile office at (608) 266-9297 weekdays, 8am-4:30pm.

Is the Bookmobile accessible to people with physical disabilities?
The Bookmobile does not have a ramp or lift and requires a few stairs to board. While everyone may not be able to board the Bookmobile, our librarians are able to provide all patrons with access to Bookmobile services. We are happy to meet you at the Bookmobile door or ground-level at any of our stops. If you have any questions, please call us at (608) 266-9297.
Dane County Library Service also offers a Home Service Program that supplies library materials to qualified individuals, as well as Outreach Services for organizations. For more information, please call our Outreach Librarian at (608) 266-4419.

The best way to use the Bookmobile:
1. Browse LINKcat to find what you want;
2. Place holds on the titles that interest you;
3. Pick them up at your stop - come on the bus or we will bring them off the bus to you!

Borrowing / Return Policy

  • DVDs are loaned for 7 days.
  • Magazines & Music CDs are loaned for 14 days.
  • All other materials are loaned for 28 days.
  • Check your receipt. Items loaned by other libraries may have different loan periods/policies.
  • Items borrowed from the bookmobile may be returned to the bookmobile or to any public library in the South Central Library System.

If special assistance is required to access the bookmobile, please call the Bookmobile office at least 24 hours in advance at (608) 266-9297 weekdays 8am-4:30pm.

Bookmobile Office Phone Number:
(608) 266-9297