Services

Books, DVD's, Audio Book, eBooks and more!

Over 150,000 items are available, including books, audio books, large type books, DVDs, and CDs. Also available are more than 52,000 downloadable eBooks audio books. Through LINKcat over 800,000 additional titles are available.

Laptops & Tablets

Laptops are available for in-house use at the Main, Plover and Rosholt libraries. Tablets can be checked out for two weeks from the Main Library. A set of two Chromebooks is now available for checkout. Additionally, a wireless hotspot can be checked out from the main desk at Stevens Point.

Magazines & Newspapers

Magazines covering many areas of interest are available at all locations. Several state and national newspapers are available at the Main Library.

Audiovisual Equipment

Projectors for film, computer and documents are available at the Main Library. Rosholt also houses a multi-media projector. Some equipment may be borrowed for a small service fee.

Internet Access

Public Internet workstations, Wi-Fi access and printing are available at all locations. Computers may be reserved online.

Technology Help

The library offers one-on-one technology assistance to its patrons on a variety of topics. 

Homebound Service

The library will send materials to those unable to use the library. For more information call 715-346-1298.

Photocopy, Faxing & Scanning

Black and White photocopying is available at all locations and a color copier is available at the Main Library. Color printers are available at some branches (please contact the branch you would like to use to see if they have that capability). Faxing services are available at all locations except for Plover. Several document and microfilm scanners are available at the Main Library.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available at the Main Library and the Plover Branch. Main Library meeting rooms can be reserved online.

To reserve a Plover Branch meeting room, call the Village of Plover, 715-345-5250.

To reserve a Rosholt Branch meeting room, call the Village Clerk, 715-377-4512.

Interlibrary Loan Service

Materials not owned locally may be borrowed from other libraries. Use the online request form or call 715-346-1548.

Notary Public

Please call 715-346-1548 to ensure a notary is available at the Main Library Building in Stevens Point. Documents must be signed in the presence of the notary and signers must have proper and adequate identification.

Reference Service

Reference service is available at the Main Library, by calling 715-346-1548 or email.

Online Reference and Research

Magazine & newspaper articles, literary criticism, business information, car repair information and language learning are available online with your Portage County Public Library card number.

Outreach Collections

Library collections are maintained at senior citizen centers and housing units throughout the county. Special materials for teachers, home-schooling parents, and daycare providers are available in the Youth Services Department at the Main Library.

Business Materials

The Main Library in downtown Stevens Point has useful sources of business information, including Barron’s, Value Line, and AtoZ databases.

Jobs and Careers

Resources for job seekers including computers, pamphlets, books and technology assistance.

Genealogy / Local History

Genealogy and local history resources, including historic newspapers, yearbooks and city directories are available at the Main Library. 

Book Discussions & Events

The Library offers book discussion groups on a regular basis.

Favorite Authors Club

Don't miss another new title from your favorite authors! Join our Favorite Authors Club, and we will reserve all their newest books for you!