Policies

For questions regarding the library’s policies, please call  262-375-5315.
 
Children in the Library

Children aged seven (7) or under, or children with special emotional and physical needs must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver assigned by the parent who must remain with the child at all times. Click here for our detailed policy.
Fines
Items that are not returned after the due date are fined at these rates:
Books and Audiobooks – 10 cents/day
Music CDs – 10 cents/day
VHS Tapes and DVDs – 25 cents/day
Magazines – 10 cents/day
Interlibrary Loan Books – 50 cents/day
Click here to renew an item. Items can be renewed up to two times as long as there are no other patrons waiting for the item. If your item is already overdue, please contact the library for assistance at 262-375-5315.
 
Loan Periods/Limits
Loan periods vary from library to library.
The U.S.S. Liberty Memorial Public Library’s loan periods are as follows:
Books and Audiobooks (There is a limit of 15 CD Books per card at one time)- 28 days
Music CDs – 14 days
VHS Tapes and DVDs (There is a limit of 15 DVDs per card) – 7 days
Magazines (Current editions of adult magazines are non-circulating)- 14 days
New Adult Fiction Books and Audiobooks – 14 days
Lucky Day Books (There is a limit of 2 Lucky Day Books per card) – 14 days
Lucky Day DVDs (There is a limit of 2 Lucky Day DVDs per card) – 7 days
Lucky Day Books and DVDs cannot be renewed or placed on hold.
Most items can be renewed two times as long as the item is not requested by another patron. Click here to renew an item. If your item is already overdue please call the library for assistance at 262-375-5315.
 
Meeting Room
The library provides meeting rooms for informational, civic, educational, and professional needs. There are two rooms available. The Adult Library Meeting Room has room for 20 people. The Children’s Library Meeting Room has room for 35 people. Stop by the Adult Checkout Desk or call the library at 262-375-5315 to check for availability.
Please read our Meeting Room Policy for more information. (Click here).
 
Public Computers
The library offers several computers for public use. Each computer has:

  • Microsoft Excel
    • ​Spreadsheet Software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • ​Presentation Software
  • Microsoft Publisher
    • Create and publish documents, flyers, brochures, cards, etc.
  • Microsoft Word
    • ​Word Processing Software
  • Paint
    • Computer graphics program that allows you to edit photos, graphics, and create graphics
  • Adobe Reader
    • Reads PDF documents. DOES NOT edit them
  • VLC Media Player
    • Audio and Video player
  • Calculator
  • Notepad
    • Basic word processing, can also be used to edit html and xml.
  • Snipping Tool
    • Screen capture tool.

A computer operated reservation system is used to sign into the computers in the Adult library. Please bring your library card to sign in. If you are not a resident of Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, or Washington Counties, please bring a photo I.D. and we will issue you a guest pass.
In the Children’s library, users need to sign in at the Youth Checkout Desk. Users under the age of 10 must be directly supervised by an adult.
To view the library’s Internet policy, click here.
WiFi is available throughout the library.