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…

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 share stories with our elected officials on Library Legislative Day and use your comments to shape our programs and services. Click to fill out a very simple form!

Boredom Buster Bags

Around the World Book and Movie Challenge is here!

The 2022 Reading Movie Challenges at the Colby Community Library will allow you to  “Travel Around the World” in the comfort of your home.

Passports are available at the CCL Library, or print your own:

Boredom Buster Bags

January Take & Make Kits Available

All kits are free. A limit of two craft bags per person per visit this month.

300+ are prepared and offered each month by volunteers and funded by generous businesses.

  • Snowman and Penguin Pom-Pom
  • Snowman Scene Sticker
  • Crinkle Tissue Paper Polar Bear
Boredom Buster Bags

Thank You! Boredom Buster a success!

In total, 405 bags were filled and delivered to Aspirus Hospital-Medford, Aspirus Hospital-Wausau, and Marshfield Medical Center.

Thrivent was also a sponsor of the project.

Boredom Buster Bags

Book Clubs

Join any time. Evening and afternoon club options.

January 18 at 6 p.m.: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

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

Boredom Buster Bags

Please Donate Items for Cheese Days Book Sale

Please donate your used Books, DVDs, and CDs to the Friends of CCL Cheese Days Book Sale.

Items in good condition can be dropped off at Forward Financial Bank in Colby during normal business hours January 1st through July 1st, 2022.

Items are not accepted at the library.

Please do not donate Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, VHS, or Magazines.

Please remove any identifying marks or stickers on your donated items.

All proceeds from the sale go toward the Friends of CCL.

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

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.

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.

Libraries Are for Everyone

2020 annual report data.

2020 Annual Report

Community Service Projects

Maddie Day
MADD Day
Bag-a-Backpack

Library Love!

52,564 physical items & 3,805 digital items checked out by Colby Community Library lovers!

New! Curbside Service

479 cars picked up books and more. A great service for young families and those with health risks!

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