Library Now Open Saturdays 9 am - 12 pm


Around the Farm Table - Holiday Cooking with Inga Witscher

Inga Witscher is a 4th generation dairy farmer milking cows and making cheese on her small farm in Wisconsin. Inga also hosts the PBS television series "Around the Farm Table," and most recently a podcast by the same name. Inga has a passion for cooking, sharing, and celebrating life.

In cooperation with the Hutchinson Memorial Library and other Columbia County public libraries in The Virtual Project, join Inga online for an entertaining and educational holiday-themed cooking demonstration on Saturday, December 12 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

To reserve your place at the table, click on the link for this event.  Seats are limited, so sign up soon at form

You will be asked for your email address and the name of your home library, and we will send you the link to this live event a day or two before.

**You do not need to use a computer or laptop to attend this event. You may also use a smart phone or tablet. ** The event is FREE.

Participating libraries in The Virtual Project are:
Cambria - Jane Morgan Memorial Library
Columbus Public Library
Lodi Public Library
Pardeeville - Angie W. Cox Public Library
Portage Public Library
Randolph - Hutchinson Memorial Library
Rio Community Library
Wisconsin Dells - Kilbourn Public Library
Wyocena Public Library


Know Before You Go:

Please practice physical distancing in the library.  Masks are required.  Handwashing stations and masks will be available in the library. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Please limit your visit to 30 minutes.  Curbside service will still be available during all open hours.  Public use computers and printing are available.  No meetings or programs will be held in the library community room or meeting room at this time.

The outdoor book-drop is open.

Thank you for your trust and understanding while we work together to make the library a safe place for our community.  We are excited to see you at the library!


Curbside Pick Up Information:

Place requests for library materials HERE

Or call 920-326-4640, send an email to , or place a hold on LinkCat 

We are now offering curbside service!  We are excited to serve you again and we are working hard to give you access to our materials in a way that protects the safety of our community and library staff.  At this time we are only loaning materials that are owned by our library—including DVDs, Blu-Ray, Audio Books, Magazines, and Books.

Information we need from you when you make a reqest:

1. Your Name or Library Card #

2. Your phone # so we can schedule pick-up

3. Title / Author information

4. Can we make substitutions with similar titles or authors if we cannot find what you are looking for?

*If you wish to return items, please put them in the book drop —they will be quarantined before being checked-in

Thank you for your patience during this time!


Check Out E-books and Audiobooks with Libby!

Did you know that you can checkout e-books and audiobooks for free with your library card?  Now is it easier than ever to access e-materials on your phone, tablet, or e-reader by using the Libby app from Overdrive.  Learn more by clicking the image above or stop by the Hutchinson Memorial Library today to talk to our librarian or schedule an appointment to learn how to download and use the Libby app!