Colby Community Library

Hours
Mon. 9 am - 5 pm
Tue. Noon - 7 pm
Wed. 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs. Noon - 7 pm
Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
*Curbside available by request

Colby Community Library

Hours
Mon. 9 am – 5 pm
Tue. Noon – 7 pm
Wed. 9 am – 5 pm
Thurs. Noon – 7 pm
Fri. 9 am – 5 pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
*Curbside available by request

Welcome to the CCL!

Public safety details for library services…

Help Us Build a Pyramid of Books

Help Us Build a Pyramid of Books

We are partnering with Thrivent’s “Books are Just the Beginning” Book Drive Donate Gently Used books from May 2 thru May 9, 2022 Bring to the Colby Community Library* 505 W. Spence St. M/W/F 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & TU/TH Noon-7 p.m. Thrivent will...

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Lion and Lamb contest winners selected!

Lion and Lamb contest winners selected!

The Lion’s Name is “Lionel Ritzy” submitted by Dick Gierl The Lamb’s name is “Baaaashful” submitted by Ryan Gutsch There were 368 names submitted and the winners were chosen by a panel of 7 judging teams.

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Have you seen the Colby Meteorite?

Have you seen the Colby Meteorite?

Swing by the library to view the CCL’s piece of the Colby Meteorite (on loan from the Rural Arts Museum) which fell on July 4, 1917. Don’t know much about the meteorite?  Pick up a copy of the Wisconsin Historical Magazine’s article about the event...

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I Spy… Celebrate National Library Month!

I Spy… Celebrate National Library Month!

Libraries Rock! The theme for National Library Month at the CCL is “Libraries Rock!”  Stop in to play “I SPY” in the “Rock-Quarium” for a chance to win rockin’ prizes all month long.  Check out library materials and receive an I Spy entry slip. ...

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Boredom Buster Bags

Book Clubs

Join any time. Evening and afternoon club options.

May 17th at 6pm: The Black Box by Michael Connelly 

Click for complete details, book selections, and club ratings.

tell your library love story

Tell Your Library Love Story!

Help your library! Your library story is powerful. Tell your short or long story about your favorite thing to do at the library, how the library has helped you out this year, or what keeps you coming to the library.

We’ll use your comments to shape our programs and services. Click to fill out a very simple form!

Use the Digital Library

Resources included with your library card…

Meet Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with a personal device or public computer.

Gale Courses

Professional and personal enrichment online courses. Taught by experts in their field 12x per year.

NoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory database recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Get Better Internet

Help Wisconsin get better internet. 3 clicks. No questions. It’s that easy. Test your home internet.

Meet Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with a personal device or public computer.

Gale Courses

Professional and personal enrichment online courses. Taught by experts in their field 12x per year.

NoveList plus

NoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory database recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.
Internet Speed Test.

Get Better Internet

Help Wisconsin get better internet. 3 clicks. No questions. It’s that easy. Test your home internet.

Colby High School Yearbook Collection

Looking for an old friend or a picture from your highschool days?

The CLL has digitized yearbooks from 1923 through the current year. Follow the link to explore or give us a call if you’d like to donate a year to help us complete our collection.

2020 Annual Report
Libraries Are for Everyone

2021 annual report data.

Community Service Projects

Maddie Day
MADD Day
Dog Days of Summer
Boredom Buster Bags

Library Love!

67,837 physical items & 3,708 digital items checked out by Colby Community Library lovers!

Programs & Activities

2,034 Attended Programs
7,533 Take & Make Activity Kits Enjoyed

Colby Community Library
505 West Spence Street
Colby, WI 54421

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 318
Colby, WI 54421-0318

PHONE: 715-223-2000
FAX: 715-223-8178

 

HOURS
Mon. 9 am - 5 pm
Tue. Noon - 7 pm
Wed. 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs. Noon - 7 pm
Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
*Curbside available by request