Spring Break @ the Library


Tuesday, March 31 - Spring Break Family Movie at 1:30pm. This Oscar winning film (PG/102 mins.) features an inflatable robot named Baymax.

Thursday, April 2 – Drop-In: Games, Legos, & Crafts, 10am – 2pm.

Friday, April 3 – GymTime, 10am. Enjoy the wide open spaces of the community gym. Recommended for kids from birth through 5 years and their families.

Reminder: StoryTime and Music Garden will not meet during the week. Also, the library will be closed for the holiday on Saturday, April 4.

For more information and/or questions, call the library at 715.356.4437


Hangin’ with my peeps: a fun craft project with marshmallow peeps

peepsSaturday, March 28.  Join the library and Girl Scout Troop 7024 to build your very own fun and funky Peeps Diorama. Two sessions: 9am to 10:30am and 11am to 12:30pm.  Space is limited, so sign up soon (call or visit the library).  PEEPS, shoe box, craft supplies and glue guns will be provided.  Just bring your fun ideas!  Recommended for kids 5 years and older.

Easter Holiday Hours

easterThe library will be CLOSED Saturday, April 4th. Wishing you all a wonderful Easter weekend!

Science on Tap : Great Lakes, Great Challenges, Great Science

hurley_jamesWednesday, April 1, 6:30pm at the Minocqua Brewing CompanyScience on Tap welcomes James Hurley, director of the Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute and the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute, to lead the discussion about our incredible water resources – the Great Lakes.

Remember you can watch the event live on your computer, tablet, smart phone, etc. via the Science on Tap website at www.scienceontapminocqua.org.  The program is also streamed live at the Minocqua Public Library where root beer and pretzels are served.  Come join the conversation!!

Spring Cleaning Book Sale! Bargains for Book Lovers!

broomThe Minocqua Public Library Foundation is clearing the shelves.  Enjoy great bargains! All proceeds support the library.

Friday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. – noon.  ”Better” books / $2.00 each and Bag Sale books $2.00 / bag. 


That’s Life {and Death} Cafe : A Conversation

HealthProgramThatsLifeThursdays, April 16, May 21 & June 18, 1:30 to 3pm.  Join the conversation about embracing our mortality hosted by Ministry Home Care / Dr. Kate Hospice.  RSVP to Randi at 715.356.8805 or 800.234.3542.


Programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

children-playing-outside-clip-art-i9StoryTime, Wednesdays, 10am. ( January 14 – May 20)  Books, music, finger plays & fun for kids 2 through 5 years and their families.

Music Garden, Thursdays (January 8 – May 28)  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!!

Saturday Music Garden.  Special Saturday edition of Music Garden on February 14, March 14 and May 9 from 10am to 11am.  Music and movement for kids and their families.  Recommended ages – 15 months through 4 years.

GymTime!  Enjoy the wide open spaces of the community gym every Friday from 10am to 11am beginning Friday, January 16, through the month of April.  Recommended for kids from birth through 5 years and their families.  Join the fun, bring your sneakers and your friends!

Tax Time!

Free state and federal tax forms are available in limited quantities from January through April. Due to IRS changes, instructions for federal tax forms will NOT be available at the library.  All federal forms, instructions and publications are available through the IRS – online and by phone order.

Wisconsin forms/publications are also available online: revenue.wi.gov (view, download and print).

Tax assistance, provided by AARP Foundation, is available at the Lakeland Senior Center, Mondays (8:30am to 3:30pm) and Wednesdays (11:30am to 3:30pm), February 2 to April 8.  Appointment only call 715-356-9118.


Fiber Friends

fiber artsWednesdays, 12 – 3pm. Bring your knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, weaving, etc. and enjoy some time with friends at an informal “drop-in” gathering.  Beverages will be provided and brown bag lunches are encouraged.