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February 1, 2019

Job posting: Library Assistant


Are you a detail-oriented individual looking for part-time work? The Wisconsin State Law Library is seeking candidates for a Library Assistant - Limited Term Employment (LTE) position, 20 hours per week. Must have afternoon availability; Monday through Friday.
Duties include: processing, filing and shelving library materials, moving and shifting book collections, circulating materials, distributing mail, and providing other administrative support. Position involves lifting, stretching, bending, pushing loaded book carts, and sitting for extended periods.
Skills include: knowledge of general library procedures and on-line integrated library systems; knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel; ability to perform routine cash transactions; demonstrated ability to work with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail; friendly customer service and good oral communication skills. 
Pay: $15.123/hour.
Position is funded through June 30, 2019.
Location: The Wisconsin State Law Library is located on a bus line, just off the Capitol Square at 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Madison.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Amy.Crowder@wicourts.gov. You must include your hours available for work, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Deadline for applications: February 15, 2019.

The Wisconsin Court System is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants who request them.

January 27, 2019

Winter Weather Closures

The David T. Prosser Jr. Library, located in downtown Madison, is open to the public on Thursday, January 31.

The Milwaukee and Dane County Law Libraries, along with the courthouses, will be closed on Thursday, January 31 due to inclement weather. They will reopen on Friday, February 1. Contact the Wisconsin State Law Library at 608-267-9696 for help while they are closed.

Watch this post for updates and any further weather-related announcements this week. The Wisconsin Court System website lists statewide and county court closures: https://www.wicourts.gov/


The Milwaukee and Dane County Law Libraries, along with the courthouses, were also closed on Monday, January 28th due to weather. All three libraries were closed on Wednesday, January 30.

Updated 1/30, 6:45 pm

January 16, 2019

Libraries Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The State Law Library, and Milwaukee and Dane County Law Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 21st for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

To send a question to the Wisconsin State Law Library while we are closed, you may call us at 608-267-9696 or Ask a Librarian online.

We will respond to questions and requests on Tuesday, January 22nd.

January 10, 2019

2017-2018 Wisconsin Statutes Now Available For Purchase

The Department of Administration's Document Sales recently posted purchasing information for the new 2017-2018 Wisconsin Statutes. The prices are:

  • Hardcover: $83.26
  • Softcover: $70.58

Statutes can be purchased from the Document Sales website. Call them directly at 608-243-2441.

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