The Bookmobile carries fiction and nonfiction 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 handicapped accessible?
Patrons with physical challenges may not be able to board; however, Bookmobile staff accommodate all patrons by using the mobile computer catalog and providing personal delivery of books and resources when appropriate or necessary.
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.