Labor Day Hours

labor dayThe library is open Saturday, August 30, from 9am to 1pm; closed Sunday, August 31, and Monday, September 1.  Have a safe weekend.

Science on Tap: The Bald Eagle: The Fall and Rise of a Northwoods Icon

ron ecksteinWednesday, September 3, 6:30pm (Minocqua Brewing Company).  Science on Tap returns for the fall/winter season with a presentation/discussion led by wildlife biologist Ron Eckstein.  Before his retirement, Ron was one of two wildlife biologists covering Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties.  He also served as the statewide coordinator the eagle and osprey conservation and survey work.  For more information about the program and about Science on Tap, check the website at  This event is also live streamed at the library.  Root beer and pretzels are served!

Programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

children-playing-outside-clip-art-i9StoryTime, Wednesdays, 10am. ( September 10 – December 17)  Books, music, finger plays & fun for kids 2 through 5 years and their families.

Music Garden, Thursdays, (September 4 – December 18). Sprouts (newborn – 1 1/2 yrs) 9am to 9:30am. Jumping Beans (1 1/2 to 5 yrs) 9:45 – 10:45am.  Music and movement!!

Pathways to Entrepreneurship Workshop

nicolet collegeTuesday, September 9, 5:30 – 7:30pm (library program room).  Build the business of your future from idea to launch to sustainability – attend a FREE Pathways to Entrepreneurship workshop sponsored by Nicolet College.  Whether you have a start-up idea or want to take your existing business to the next level, you will benefit from this information-packed session.  There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.

Phone: 715.365.4905 | 800.544.3039, ext 4905 | TTY: 800,947.3529 or 711


What Everyone with Hearing Loss Should Know about Hearing Aids and Hearing Loops

juliette sterkensThursday, September 18, 6:30pm.  Join us for this special presentation by Dr. Juliette Sterkens, a nationally recognized audiologist and in 2011 honored as Wisconsin Audiologist of the Year.  Dr. Sterkens will discuss hearing loss, hearing aids, and hearing loop technology.  A hearing loop demonstration will be featured.  This event is sponsored by the library and the Hearing Loss Association of America, Wisconsin North Chapter.  Refreshments provided.  For more information, call the library at 715.356.4437.