615 Phillips Blvd.
Sauk City, WI 53583
P:(608) 643-8346
F: (608) 643-3365

Monday - Thurs. 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM
Closed Sunday


Katelyn’s Summer List

Storytime returns June 12!

Storytime and Music & Movement will return the week of June 12.

Storytime is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am. A new theme will be presented each week! Music & Movement is held on Wednesdays at 9am.

Storytime and Music & Movement have been crafted for children ages five and under, bull all are welcome.

The summer session will end on August 16.

We’re Hiring!

Do you love the library and working with people? We are looking for our next Library Assistant! Hours are Mondays from 8am-noon, Wednesdays from 4-8pm, Fridays from noon-5:30, and one or two Saturdays per month (employee’s choice). Some flexibility in these hours for the right candidate. Starting wage of $13/hour. To apply, please send an email telling us why you are interested in working at the library and your resume to lisa@saukcitylibrary.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with a deadline of May 24, 2023. A full position description is available here.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closed for Memorial Day

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 29 in honor of Memorial Day.

The book drop in the parking lot will remain open, while we’re closed. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day!

Shell Week Apr. 24-28

We’re celebrating shells April 24-28!

Come for a shell-themed storytime on Monday, April 24 or Wednesday, April 26 at 10am.

Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30pm we’re hosting conservation biologist Lisie Kitchel. She’ll be teaching about Wisconsin’s Native Mussels, Our Freshwater Treasures.

Did you know that mussels are one of the most endangered groups of animals, and that 24 of Wisconsin’s 50 species are endangered, threatened or of special concern? Learn all about this underappreciated animal and efforts to restore populations right here in our backyard. This lecture is sponsored by the Rooted in Conservation Fund.

Thursday, April 27 at 6pm is our Pajama Party Movie Night! We’ll be screening Marcel the Shell with Shoes on.

Put on your comfiest pajamas, grab your blanket and pillow and head on down to the library to get cozy and enjoy the movie. Free, freshly-popped popcorn available! Feel free to bring a beverage and/or snacks of your own. The movie is rated PG and runs 1 hour and 29 minutes.

Katelyn’s Spring List

Spring 2023

Abrams, Stacey – Rogue Justice: Avery Keene
Atwood, Margaret – Old Babes in the Woods
— Fourteen Days
Baldacci, David – Simply Lies
Barclay. Linwood – The Lie Maker
Barry, Dave – Swamp Story
Berg, Elizabeth – Earth’s the Right Place for Love
Bowen, Rhys – All that is Hidden: Molly Murphy Mystery
Brashears, Monica – House of Cotton
Brennan, Allison – Seven Girls Gone: Quinn & Costa
Brown, Rita Mae – Hiss & Tell: Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Childs, Laura – Lemon Curd Killer: Tea Shop Mystery
Clark, Mary Higgins & Alafair Burke – Where are the Children Now?
Coben, Harlan – I Will Find You
Cogman, Genevieve – Scarlet
Cronin, Justin – The Ferryman
Dallas, Sandra – Where Coyotes Howl
Deveraux, Jude – My Heart Will Find You
Frazier, Charles – The Trackers
Graham, Heather – Shadow of Death
Griffiths, Elly – The Last Remains: Ruth Galloway Mystery
Hanks, Tom – The Making of another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece
Hart, Emilia – Weyward
Henry, Emily – Happy Place
Hepworth, Sally – The Soulmate
Hillerman, Anne –The Way of the Bear: Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito
Hostin, Sunny – Summer on Sag Harbor: Summer Beach
Isaacs, Susan – Bad, Bad Seymour Brown
Jackson, Jenny – Pineapple Street
Jackson, Joshilyn – With My Little Eye
Jance, J. A. – Collateral Damage: Ali Reynolds
Kelly, Martha Hall – The Golden Doves
Klune, T. J. – In the Lives of Puppets
Landay, William – All that is Mine I Carry with Me
Lauren, Christina – The True love Experiment
Lehane, Dennis – Small Mercies
Leon, Donna – So Shall You Reap: Commissario Guido Brunetti
Mallery, Susan – The Sister Effect
Meier, Leslie – Mother of the Bride Murder: Lucy Stone Mystery
Meissner, Susan – Only the Beautiful
Michaels, Fern – On the Line
— Liar! : Lost and Found
Miranda, Megan – The Only Survivors
Morton, Kate – Homecoming
Nesbo, Jo – Killing Moon: Harry Hole
Palmer, Diana – The Loner: Long Tall Texans
Paolini, Christopher – Fractal Noise
Parker, T. Jefferson – The Rescue
Patterson, James – Countdown
— The 23rd Midnight: Women’s Murder Club
Patterson, Sue & Susan Dilallo – Things I wish I Told my Mother
Penner, Sarah – The London Séance Society
Quick, Amanda – The Bride Wore White
Roberts, Nora – Identity
Rosenberg, Joel – The Libyan Diversion
Rosenfelt, David – Good Dog, Bad Cop: K Team
Rowley, Steven – The Celebrants
Sanderson, Brandon – Tress of the Emerald Sea
Sandford, John – Dark Angel: Letty Davenport
Scottoline, Lisa – Loyalty
Shaara, Jeff – The Old Lion
Sittenfield, Curtis – Romantic Comedy
Smith, Martin Cruz – Independence Square: Arkady Renko
Stabenow, Dana – Not the Ones Dead: Kate Shugak
Steel, Danielle – Worthy Opponents
— The Wedding Planner
Stradal, J. Ryan – Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club
Swanson, Peter – The Kind Worth Saving
Taylor, Brandon – The Late Americans
Thayer, Nancy – All the Days of Summer
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Good Night, Irene
Verghese, Abraham – The Covenant of Water
Wall, Jeannette – Hang the Moon
White, Karen –The House on Prytania
Willig, Lauren – Two Wars and a Wedding
Winspear, Jacqueline – The White Lady

Closing at 4pm on Feb. 20

The library will be closing at 4pm on Monday, February 20 for a staff in-service and training.

Regular hours will return on Tuesday, February 21. Thank you for your understanding!

Friends of the Library Open House

Love your library? Want to help us thrive and grow? Contribute your energy and ideas by joining our Friends group.

Learn more at the Friends Open House, on Wednesday, February 8 at 3pm. Meet current members and enjoy light refreshments.

Library Closed 12/22

The library will be closed due to anticipated inclement weather on Thursday, December 22. We will be closed for the holiday December 23 through 26, and resume normal hours on Tuesday, December 27.

Katelyn’s Winter List

Winter 2022-3

Armstrong, Kelley – Murder at Haven’s Rock: Haven’s Rock

Atwood, Margaret – Fourteen Days

Beaton, M.C. – Death of Traitor: Hamish Macbeth

Benedict, Marie – The Mitford Affair

Berry, Steve – The Last Kingdom: Cotton Malone

Box, C.J. – Storm Watch: Joe Pickett

Brooks-Dalton, Lily – The Light Pirate

Cosby, S.A. – My Darkest Prayer

Crombie, Deborah – A Killing of Innocents: Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James

Dailey, Janet – Blue Moon Haven: New Americana

— A Calder at Heart: Calder Brand

Dev, Sonali – The Vibrant Years

Dorsey, Tim – The Maltese Iguana: Serge Storms

Goodman, Allegra – Sam

Griffin, W.E.B. – The Devil’s Weapons: Men at War

Grippando, James – Code 6

Harper, Jane – Exiles

Hendrix, Grady – How to Sell a Haunted House

Hunter, Stephen –The Bullet Garden: Earl Swagger

Hurwitz, Gregg – The Last Orphan: Orphan X

Johansen, Iris and Roy – More than Meets the Eye: Kendra Michaels

Jones, Darynda – Hard Day for a Hangover: Sunshine Vicram

Jones, Stephen Graham – Don’t Fear the Reaper: Indian Lake

Kellerman, Jonathan – Unnatural History: Alex Deleware

Koontz, Dean – The House at the End of the World

Krentz, Jayne – Sleep no More: The Lost Night Files

Kubica, Mary – Just the Nicest Couple

Lindsay, Jeffry – Three-edged Sword: Riley Wolf

Lipman, Elinor – Ms. Demeanor

Morrissey, Hannah – The Widowmaker: Black Harbor

Moyes, Jojo – Someone Else’s Shoes

Patterson, James – Countdown

— 3 Days to Live

& Mike Lupica — The House of Wolves

Perry, Thomas – Murder Book

Preston, Douglas & Lincoln Child – The Cabinet of Dr. Leng: Agent Pendergrast

Robb, J.D. – Encore in Death: Eve Dallas

Rollins, James – The Cradle of Ice: Moonfall

Rushdie, Salman – Victory City

Ryan, Hank Phillippi – The House Guest

Smiley, Jane – A Dangerous Business

Steel, Danielle – Without a Trace

Taylor, Brad – The Devil’s Ransom: Pike Logan

Todd, Charles – The Cliff’s Edge: Bess Crawford

Tracy, P.J. – The Devil You Know: Detective Margaret Nolan

Willingham, Stacy – All the Dangerous Things

Zeldis, Kitty – The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights