FAQ

1. When is the library open?

             Monday: 9-6pm

             Tuesday-Thursday: 10-8pm

             Friday: 9-5pm

             Saturday: 9-1pm

             Sunday: Closed

2. How do I get a library card?

            Bring a form of picture identification (for example a driver's license) with a current address. If you do not have a picture ID with a current address, then two forms of identification are needed: a picture ID and some form of official mail that does show your current address (electric bill, water bill, phone bill, etc.) to the main desk at the library. Cards are issued for immediate use. If you do not have a current I.D., you may still apply for a card. You will need to bring along appropriate identification when you next visit the library.

3. Do I need to live in Princeton to get a library card?

             No. All Wisconsin residents, full or part time, are able to apply for a library card. 

4. Can I use my Princeton Library card at other libraries?

             Yes. Your library card will work at 28 other libraries, in the Winnefox Library System. Nearby libraries include the Caestecker Public Library in Green Lake, the Montello Public Library, the Neshkoro Public Library, and the Ripon Public Library. 

5. Can I return other library items to the Princeton Library?

             Yes. Items from other Winnefox Libraries may be returned to the Princeton Library and will be checked in the day they are returned. The Princeton Library receives a van delivery of items four days a week. Items are returned and requested through this van system. Please do not return items outside the Winnefox System to Princeton. 

6. If I lose my library card, can I get another?

            Lost library cards may be replaced. The replacement fee is $.50.

7. Can I receive my hold and overdue notices by e-mail?

       You may request your hold notices, due date reminder notices, and overdue notices be sent to you by e-mail. Call 920-295-6777 and we can add your e-mail address to your account.

8. Are there fines for overdue items?

            Yes, there are fines for overdue materials:

  • Adult materials: $.05/day 
  • Youth materials: $.01/day 
  • All DVS: $.50/day

9. How long can I keep items I checked out?
 

  • Books, Audio Books, and CDs: 21 days
  • DVDS, and Magazines: 7 days

             If any item does not have a hold in it, it can be renewed up to twice. 

10. Can I be put on a waiting list if something I want is checked out?

             You can place holds at the library or while using the library's online catalog. You may also call 920-295-6777, and a we will place a hold for you.  To place a hold on an item you've found when using our web catalog, click on the words Place Hold.  A login screen will appear.  Type in your library card number (on the back of your card) with no spaces and your PIN, which is the last four digits of your phone number.  Click Place Hold again. A Submit Hold screen will appear.  Check to see that Princeton is the pickup location.  If this is correct, click on the words Submit Hold.  You will receive an email, phone call, or text when your hold arrives at the library.

11. Does the library have computers with access to the internet?

           Yes. The library has four public desktops, and four laptops. All are connected to the library's wifi, which is available for the public's personal devices as well. All devices have the capacity to print

Location

Princeton Public Library
424 West Water Street
Princeton, WI 54968-9147
920.295.6777

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Hours

Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday Closed