Library News

Wisconsin’s Digital Library Survey

The Wisconsin Public Library Consortium (WPLC) seeks your valued feedback on your experience with the collection of materials in Wisconsin’s Digital Library. You can take the survey here: 2021 Digital Library Survey


New Fiction (click item to place a hold)

New DVDs


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Get “Social” With Us!

Did you know that the library is on Facebook and Instagram? Give us a “like” and a “follow” to stay in touch and to learn more about programs, the library’s collection, what’s going on within the library and to learn more about the library staff.


Job Center of Wisconsin

Job Center of Wisconsin can help assist you with your employment and unemployment needs! Services include  job search, filing unemployment claims online, resume building, career counseling, mock interviews and more.

WI DMV Service Center Hours Resuming

The Minocqua DMV Customer Service Center (Driving Licensing Services Only) is resuming open hours for specified dates/times again in the Torpy Meeting Room! The Torpy Room is located on the 3rd floor of the library/community building.
Service Hours:
Tuesday, January 4, 9am – 3:30pm
Many services can be completed online such as:
order a duplicate license, change your address, check driver license status, schedule a road test, etc. All vehicle transactions can be done online, by mail or by 3rd party agents. Please visit or call 1-608-264-7447 for a full list of online services.

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, October 23, Noon – 2pm Register HERE to attend our October Teen Anime Club meeting! Come to one or come to them all! We meet the fourth Saturday of the month in the library’s program room. For this month’s meeting feel free to dress-up in your favorite co-splay costume (dress up as your favorite character from a book, movie or video game)!


Science On Tap

Wednesday, November 3, 6:30pm (Live ZOOM Webinar) Pass the Cranberries Please but Hold the Fungi! Lesli Holland, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist will address disease challenges of fruit production. Visit for the link to attend.


Scrapbook Crop

Are you a scrapbooker? Attend the library’s first ever Scrapbook Crop Saturday, November 20th and get some pages for your albums completed while enjoying time with others! There will be challenges, prompts and prizes too! Please register HERE to attend no later than Wednesday, November 17th as space is limited.


Monday Movies



Just For Kids

Events For Kids

11 Oct 9:00 AM—7:00 PM

October Take and Make: Monster Magnets

October’s take and make craft will feature “Monster Magnets”. Bags will be available in the kids’ room beginning October 11 (as supplies last).

18 Oct 9:00 AM—7:00 PM

Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Join our “Storybook Pumpkin Patch”! Decorate a pumpkin (either purchased on your own or earned through our “Read for a Pumpkin” program) to look like your favorite storybook character! ...

21 Oct 5:00 PM—7:00 PM

Solar System Science

Minocqua Public Library will be partnering with the Northwoods Explorers of Space and Astronomy to offer “Solar System Science” as a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. The event will take...

30 Oct 1:00 PM—2:00 PM

Halloween Story Path

Our outdoor Halloween Story Path will be back again! On October 30 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, walk the sidewalk along Oneida Street (between the police station and the boat landing) and read a story as...

Children's Programs


Picture books, rhymes, music, free play, sensory and more for preschoolers and their caregivers.

StoryTime is Wednesdays at 10am and is at the Torpy Park pavilion.  StoryTime includes stories, finger plays, flannel boards, songs, and more for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers.  In inclement weather, StoryTime will be held in the community gym.  No StoryTime on October 27 and November 24.

TotTime is Thursdays at 10am at the Torpy Park pavilion thru December 9. Join us for singing, dancing and free play.  In inclement weather, TotTime will be held in the community gym.  No TotTime on November 25.

Library Hours: Monday – Wednesday, 9 am – 7 pm; Thursday – Friday, 9am – 6pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm.


Sign up for this program the next time you visit the library!

Our virtual adult book clubs are free, open to the public, no registration required. Join in anytime!


The Professor and the Madman

Join us online Monday, November 8 at 1pm, for The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester. Discussion questions can be found HERE. Email to sign up.



08 Nov 1:00 PM—2:00 PM

Open Book Club

The Midnight Library

Join us online Monday, October 25th at 6pm, for The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. Email to sign up.

25 Oct 6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Upcoming Titles


  • 08 Nov 1:00 PM—2:00 PMThe Professor and the Madman

Open Book Club

  • 25 Oct 6:00 PM—7:00 PMThe Midnight Library
  • 22 Nov 6:00 PM—7:00 PMFour Winds


Computer Use

Computers are available with internet access and Microsoft Office. Wireless is also available throughout the library and outside surrounding the library. Internet/Wireless Policy


Copies and printing from computers are .10 per single page; .20 for double sided, .25 for color. Wireless printing is not available. Ask staff for assistance with scanning and faxing documents. Faxes are sent for $1.00 per page; we do not receive faxes. Cash and check only. Fax Policy

Email Access

Access your email from any one of our available computers:
GMail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Outlook, AOL, Charter, Frontier

Public Meeting Rooms

Two study rooms, as well as the Sue and Roger Smith Community Room, are available for use. Please call to reserve. Meeting/Study Room Policy