Hillsboro Public Library


Open hours: Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm; Saturday 9 am – 12 pm.

819 High Ave Hillsboro, WI 54636 – (608) 489-2192 –hlibrary@wrlsweb.org

If you are having problems with Encore on your mobile device please see our WRLS ILS expert, David Krantz, advice:
Encore mobile is not displaying at all for several patrons.

The good news is that the workaround of changing a device’s display to Desktop does still work.

Here are the instructions we sent out last winter for switching to Desktop view on a phone:

For affected devices, changing your browser’s display to Desktop has been shown to enable patron account loading, though appearance and navigation will be slightly different.
1. Open Chrome on your device
2. Tap More or the three vertical dots, then Settings
3. Under Advanced, selected Site settings, then Desktop site
4. Turn on Desktop site

1. Open Safari on your device
2. Navigate to the library catalog website you normally use, or www.wrlsweb.org
3. Tap the ‘aA’ icon in the left part of the address bar
4. Tap Request Desktop Website

2024 Programs

All Ages- Book walk

Field Veterans Memorial Park lake walk-

June 23 – July 31

Thanks to Richland County Campus Foundation!

Please take our survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9HCPSLD

Young Adult and Kids-

Game Night dates- July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22

Join in every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 4PM.

For ages 0-4 YOs.

Annual summer reading program for ages 0-4 who read 20 books attend Ocooch Pizza Party Friday July 26 5-9pm for a pizza package (see library for details).

Friday, July 26 5-9pm Ocooch Dairy Farm Pizza Party for all, but something special for the 0-4 year old summer readers who’ve completed their reading logs and done activities. Readers will also get a take home pizza package. If you can’t make it to the party, after July 26 take home packages will be available at the library. THANK YOU Ocooch Dairy Farm!


If you would like to go to the 8th Annul Vernon County Reads, but not alone, a group will be meeting at the library to car pool. If you are willing to be a driver for the car pool please call the library, 608-489-2192.

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