Part-time Employment Opportunity – Library Assistant, Circulation and Technical Services

The Library is seeking a part-time 20-23 hours per week Library Assistant in the Circulation and Technical Services Departments. The individual in this position will generally spend time each week in both the Technical and Circulation Services departments. The number of hours worked in each department on a weekly basis will vary depending on the demands of the departments. Regular schedule includes weekdays and weekend hours.

For more information and to apply online please use the link below:

Mario Kart Tournament

Put your racing skills to the test in a Mario Kart Tournament! Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to attend the program on Tuesday, November 14 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Snacks and gaming equipment will be provided. No registration required.

Wild West Crafts

Drop by the Teen Zone on Tuesday, October 10 at 3:30 p.m. to create hanging horseshoes and dream catchers in celebration of True Grit, this year’s Waukesha Reads title! Snacks and supplies will be provided. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate.


Games with Grit in Cutler Park

Help us kick off this year’s Waukesha Reads celebration, featuring Charles Portis’ True Grit, on Tuesday, September 12 at 5:30 p.m. in Cutler Park. Teens can try their hand at Ring Toss, Horseshoes, Ladder Golf, Dice and giant Tic-Tac-Toe. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited. The program will be held near the Les Paul Band Shell in Cutler Park.

Visit Oscar’s Frozen Custard and Support the Library

On Tuesday, August 8, from 4-9 PM, join the Friends for their first-ever fundraiser at Oscar’s Frozen Custard! Fifteen percent of your purchase will be donated towards the Friends of Waukesha Public Library. You must have a voucher to participate. Print it below or stop by Waukesha Public Library and pick one up. Brookfield location only.

Make sure to bring a copy of the attached voucher with you in order for your donation to be made!

Power Failure

The Library is closed Wednesday July 12 due to a power failure. All programs are cancelled. Please check back tomorrow to see if the Library is open.

Thank you for your patience.

Author Skype with Antony John!

Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club as we discuss Elemental with the author himself, Antony John! Free copies of Elemental will be available at the Reference Desk for teens, while supplies last. Earn FIVE Extra Grand Prize Drawing entries by attending our Author Skype on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00 PM.

Job Opportunity – Library Director

Waukesha Public Library seeks a Library Director who will embrace and champion our mission to provide – “a welcoming and dynamic environment where citizens of all ages can find the inspiration, ideas, and information to reach their full potential.” The Library Board hired Bradbury Miller Associates to lead the national search. You can find more information on our employment page.