Public Library

Benton Public Library


48 W. Main St.

Phone: (608) 759-BOOK (2665)


Michele Anderson

Email: [email protected]


Kathy Leverton


Susan Ward

Library Hours

Monday: 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Tuesday: 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Thursday: 1:00 P.M.  to 6:00 P.M.
Friday and Saturday: 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Sunday: Closed. Search the Catalog from Home

Internet users may browse Benton’s library catalog and the combined catalog collections of member libraries making up the Southwest Library System, a five-county service area consisting of 28 libraries. Library patrons may interlibrary loan items from other libraries in the system. Patrons will be notified by phone when requested items are available to be picked up at the Benton Public Library.


WISCAT is a statewide database of library resources that may be searched by library patrons and librarians. Patrons may request that the librarian interlibrary loan material found in a WISCAT search. Items may be picked up at Benton’s library when they arrive. Loan periods may vary according to the policies of the lending libraries.

Library Board Members and Board Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00 P.M. at Benton Public Library, 48 W. Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

Benton Library Board members include:


Bill Foltz


Mimi Kluge


Sandra Scanlan


Melissa Reif


Sherri Timmerman