Holiday Hours

happy holidaysThe library will be closed on December 23, 24, 25 and 26. We will also be closed on December 31, January 1 and January 2.

Happy Holidays to all!


Brown Bag Program: Wolves of Wisconsin

wolvesWednesday, December 7, noon – 1 pm. Brown Bag Program presented by North Lakeland Discovery Center. Wisconsin is one of only about a dozen states with a wild timber wolf population. Learn about the unique adaptations and the current status of wolves in our state. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy. Light snacks and drinks also provided.

Science on Tap: GMOs: Genetically Modified Crops

lauerWednesday, December 7, 6:30 pm. Minocqua Brewing Company. Joe Lauer, Agronomy Professor at UW-Madison, is responsible for conducting applied research and delivering Extension educational programming for Wisconsin farmers, advisors and industry. Professor Lauer will explore the ups and downs of the first twenty years of transgenic crops in our Midwest cropping systems. Join us for an interesting discussion about the future of our food. Don’t forget that you can watch the event on your computer, tablet or smartphone via the site. SOT is also streamed live at the Minocqua Public Library where the audience enjoys root beer and pretzels.

Naturally Made!

download-1Thursday, Dec. 8 (two sessions) 1:30pm or 4:30pm Join Licia, naturalist at the North Lakeland Discovery Center, and learn how to make lotion bars, lip balm and body scrub using only natural ingredients. All supplies provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited, call the library to register. 715-356-4437

Holiday Concert with Trillium

snowflakeFriday, Dec. 9, 1:30pm Enjoy a special Holiday Concert featuring Trillium: Vocal Trio. Celebrate the season with family, friends and great music! Refreshments also served. Remember, too, that if you need a ride to the program, call the Northwoods Transit Connections — 844-267-4762 (toll free).

Weekly programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers


Mountains of Mittens StoryTime – Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. Books, songs and finger plays about mittens. Make a fun craft, too. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers.

Music Garden – Thursdays at 10 a.m. Music & movement for preschoolers and their families.

Out of Order!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPlease note that our microfilm reader located in the genealogy room is currently out of order. A new digital model has been ordered. Watch for updates!!