FAQ

Have a question? Please review our frequently asked questions!

You must register with one of our staff for a library card. You will need some form of ID. For example, the staff may ask to see your driver’s license, a bill with your current address, or a student ID before a card can be issued. Cards are issued for immediate use and may be used the same day they are issued. Those patrons that are 18 and under will need to have a parent or legal guardian complete a permission slip before a card can be issued. Please notify the library if you card is lost or stolen so that we can prevent others from using your card.

Yes, you may use you Coloma library card at these Winnefox Library System member libraries: Berlin, Brandon, Campbellsport, Endeavor, Green Lake, Hancock, Kingston, Markesan, Menasha, Montello, Neenah, North Fond du Lac, Neshkoro, Oakfield, Omro, Oshkosh, Oxford, Packwaukee, Pine River, Plainfield, Poy Sippi, Princeton, Redgranite, Ripon, Wautoma, Westfield, Wild Rose, and Winneconne.

Yes, you may return your library materials to any of the libraries listed as belonging to the Winnefox Library System (see above).

You may have up to 50 items checked out on your library card at one time. When asked we usually recommend what you can read or listen to in two weeks or watch in a week is a good place to start.

Books, audio books, and playaways: 14 days
Magazines: 7 days
Music CD’s: 7 days
Movies: 7 days

These items may be renewed once, unless there are other requests for the item.

Interlibrary loans: Date set by lending library may or may not be renewed

You can place reserves while at the library or while using the library’s online catalog (accessible online at webcat.winnefox.org OR at any online terminal in the library.) To place a reserve on an item when using the library’s web catalog, click on the words Place Reserve. After doing this, a login screen will appear. You will need to type in the entire number from the back of your library card under the words Library Card Number. DO NOT TYPE IN SPACES OR DASHES IN YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER! Next to your library card number, type in your PIN number. Your PIN number is the last four digits of your phone number. Then click on Login. A Place a Reserve screen will appear. Please check to see that Coloma is the pickup location. If this is correct, please click on Submit Reserve (Note: If you get a message saying your attempt has been unsuccessful, please check to make sure you typed in the correct numbers. If you’ve typed in the correct numbers, but are still getting an unsuccessful message, you may not have a PIN number, please contact the library at 715-249-5817 to set one up.) You will receive a notice in the mail when the item arrives at the library for you.

Yes! It is easier and faster to renew your item through the online catalog. Simply go to Your Account. You will need to type in your Library Card Number and your PIN number (the last four digits of your phone number.) Click in the empty box next to the title of the item you would like to renew. A check mark should appear. Now click Renew Items. If your item is renewable, your item should be renewed (always double check.) If you still have a question contact the librarian.

Yes, the library has a copy machine and a fax machine. Photocopies, recieved faxes, and comptuer printing cost $.10 per page. to send a fax cost $.50 for the first 2 pages $.10 per page there after. Please keep in mind that there are copyright laws that may prevent you from copying certain materials.

Yes, the library carries certain State and Federal tax forms during the tax season. Please keep in mind that the library orders tax forms for government agencies, and that we may run out or might not be able to fulfill your need immediately. Your best bet is to call the library ahead of time to see if we have the form you are looking for. We can search for and print up to two forms free of charge.

There is a meeting room in the Anna Follett Memorial Center, which needs to be reserved through the Village of Coloma office. Just call 715.228.2871

Contact Preston DeBolt, Director at director@colomalibrary.org