zentangleJuly 7, 6pm.  Let’s Zentangle!  Bring your friends and enjoy some doodling fun.  Refreshments, too! Informal and relaxing!  (Session for adults.)

July 14, 6pm. Let’s Zentangle – for Teens!  Doodling fun – with friends and snacks!


Summer Events

Wednesday, July 8, 6pmMinecraft Mania.  Program cancelled due to technical complications!!  We hope to reschedule at a later date.

Thursday, July 9, two sessions, 10am and 2pm.  (Event @ Kemp Natural Resources Station). “Heroes of the Forest”.  Take a forest adventure while learning how to age and measure trees.  Also, make homemade paper, leaf rubbing art and wooden necklaces. Recommended for school age kids. Registration begins June 30.   Directions to Kemp Station

Wednesday, July 15, 10am.  StoryTime Special -SuperHero Turtles! Join StoryTime with special reptile guests from the Northwoods Wildlife Center.  Make a turtle craft, too.

Thursday, July 16, 1:30pm. Circus Hero Extravaganza.  Enjoy the excitement of the circus as Miller & Mike juggle and balance their way through a high-energy show of skill, audience participation and lots of great comedy.

For the complete Summer Reading Program schedule of events please click HERE.

MyBookClub_avi1Join the Mid-Readers book club (for readers 10 -14 years old). Our next meeting is Thursday, July 9,  5 – 7:00 pm. We’ll discuss The City of Ember and watch the movie.  Come hungry because we’re having PIZZA!

*You can still join in on the fun even if you weren’t with us at the first meeting. Stop at the library and pick up a copy of the book at any time!

Book Donation Day!

bookboxFriday, July 10, 10am – 6pm Clean your closets, clear your shelves and donate books, dvds, music, etc. to the Minocqua Public Library Foundation. Drop your items off right here at the library. Call us at 715-356-4437 with questions. Book Sale is scheduled for August 11.


“Let’s Get Writing!”

writing2Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 to 8pm.  Do you love to write, but find it difficult to fit into your life? Join us for an evening of inspiration and writing.  Open to writers of any level and genre.  Come meet fellow writers in the area and leave eager to write more.  Emily Bright, former English lecturer at UW-Eau Claire and currently a local radio producer, will lead the workshop.

Woodpeckers of the Northwoods

downy woodpeckerWednesday, July 22, 6:30pm.  Meet the fascinating world of northwoods woodpeckers. Learn their incredible adaptations and lifecycle.  Also, how to identify them and to attract them (or not!) to your property. Presented by the North Lakeland Discovery Center and sponsored by the Minocqua Public Library Foundation.  Great family event!