Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.


Web Sites - General

Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

Wisconsin Library Bulletin (1905-1984) digital copies on Hathi Trust website

Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians (WAAL)

Wisconsin's Carnegie Libraries

Wisconsin Public Library Photographs - Wisconsin Historical Society

Wisconsin's Traveling Libraries

Reader services in libraries : a day in honor of Margaret E. Monroe

Wisconsin Library Postcards from the Collection of Sharon McQueen & Richard Douglass

The Library Postcard site of Judy Aulik This is a great library postcard site which has postcards of Wisconsin libraries.

Web Sites - Digital Collections

Recollection Wisconsin 
This is a collaborative project involving multiple cultural organizations in Wisconsin.  A number of the digital collections which can be accessed through this portal have images and documents related to libraries.

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society Image Collection

Among the thousands of digitized images in the collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society are many that relate to libraries.  Some search terms to use: library (129 records), Stearns, Frank A. Hutchins, and James Stout.

Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives (A State Historical Society Site)

Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles (A State Historical Society Site)

The State of Wisconsin Collection The State of Wisconsin Collection of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin

Libraries and Schools in Marathon and Lincoln Counties (On the UW Digital Collections Site)

Web Sites - Individual Libraries (listed alphabetically by community)

Appleton Public Library

Vaughn Public Library, Ashland

Beaver Dam Public Library/ Williams Free Library

Berlin Public Library

Cudahy Family Library

DeForest Area Public Library

L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Eager Free Public Library, Evansville

Madison Public Library

The University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Library and Information Studies

Wisconsin Historical Society Library, Madison


Menasha Public Library

T. B. Scott Free Library, Merrill, WI

Milwaukee Public Library

Oshkosh Public Library

Angie W. Cox Public Library, Pardeeville

Ripon Public Library

Mead Public Library, Sheboygan

Watertown Public Library

Waupun Public Library

McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids


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