Library News

Library Closed Saturday, September 25th

Please note the library will be closed Saturday, September 25th due to Beef-A-Rama. Enjoy a moo-velous weekend!

 

Adult Take & Make Project

 


Home Improvement Contracts Under WI Law

The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will present information on Home improvement practices and contracts under Wisconsin law.  Wisconsin residents sign home improvement contracts everyday to make improvements to their homes and property. It is important to understand the consumer protection laws that are in place to protect you before you enter into this type of contract.

To register complete the program form HERE.


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, October 5, 2021, 9am – 3:30pm
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 www.wisconsindmv.gov or call 1-608-264-7447 for a full list of online services.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers – Virtual Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take part in this six-week class to help family caregivers take care of themselves. In this weekly interactive class, learn to reduce stress, improve confidence, communication, and locate helpful resources. *This is a virtual workshop, must have access to computer/tablet with internet, audio and camera. FREE – Donations welcome to help offset cost of class books and supplies.

Space is limited, call the ADRC-CW at 888-486-9545 to register.

 

New Fiction (click item to place a hold)

New DVDs

 

Science on Tap

Science on Tap welcomes Craig Rupp, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Sabanto. The link to attend via Zoom can be found by visiting Science on Tap.
 


Teen DIY Kit (Available Starting October 1st)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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)!

 

 

StoryWalk®

Minocqua Winter Park and Minocqua Public Library have partnered again to provide our library patrons and the community with a summer story walk! This summer’s title is In the Woods by David Elliott. If you enjoy the StoryWalk we’d love to see pictures! You can send them to us at public.library@minocqualibrary.org. Enjoy these last days of summer outside reading with your family and friends!

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Just For Kids

Events For Kids

13 Sep 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

September Take and Make: Sloth Pencil Holder

Take and make bags are back! September’s project is a “Sloth Pencil Holder”!  Bags will be available in the kids’ room beginning September 13 (as supplies last).

20 Sep 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Read for a Pumpkin

Join our “Read for a Pumpkin” challenge! Kids of all ages can earn a free pumpkin from Save More Marketplace by reading every day (for at least 20 minutes) for 20 days!  Stop by the library...

Children's Programs

STORY TIME

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

StoryTime will resume in September!

Summer StoryPath at Minocqua Winter Park. Read the story “In the Woods” as you walk along the Bunny Path!

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

1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

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!

LITLOVERS BOOK CLUB

Leave the World Behind

Join us online Monday, October, 11th at 1pm, for Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam. Email chultman@minocqualibrary.org to sign up.

 

11 Oct 1:00 PM—2:00 PM

Open Book Club

Memorial Drive

Join us online Monday, September 27 at 6pm, for Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey. Email chultman@minocqualibrary.org to sign up.

 

27 Sep 6:00 PM—7:00 PM

Upcoming Titles

LITLOVERS BOOK CLUB

  • 11 Oct 1:00 PM—2:00 PMLeave the World Behind
  • 08 Nov 1:00 PM—2:00 PMThe Professor and the Madman

Open Book Club

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

Services

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

COPY/PRINT/SCAN/FAX

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