The library's book sale is Friday, August 2nd, 9am - 5pm and Saturday, August 3rd, 9am - 1pm

Adults

Strong Bodies Meetup. Wednesdays @ 4:30pm. June 5 through July 31. No class July 24. Community Gym.

Tai Chi in the Park. Fridays @ 9:00am. June 14 through July 26. Upper Torpy Park.

Monday, July 22 @ 11am-12pm. Community Bingo!

Get ready to shout “BINGO!” and win some prizes at this fun-filled event. Our professional Bingo caller will guide you through multiple rounds of the classic game, and there will be plenty of opportunities to win big. Coffee and donuts will be provided!


Wednesday, July 24 @ 5:30pm. Lakeland Historical Discussions

Pioneers & Progress: The Birth of Minocqua. Presented by Dan Scrobell, local history enthusiast.


Saturday, July 27 @ 10am. Canvas Creations: Cattails Paintscape

In partnership with the Lakeland Art League the library will host an acrylic painting class to promote art in the community. This class is occurring during the League’s Art Exhibit at the library, don’t forget to check it out! Registration is required as spots are limited. 715-356-4437  / public.library@minocqualibrary.org


Monday, August 5 @ 10am. Ukulele Play Along!

Calling all ukulele players! Join us for this informal get together with other ukulele players as we practice our tunes, share playing tips, and introduce attendees to new music. Bring your own uke or use a library one! Beginners welcome 🙂


Trivia Night @ the Library, 1st Tuesdays of the Month, 5:30pm, August 6

Don’t miss out! Trivia Night for adults. Bring a team or join a team! Snacks for all and a prize for the winning team. No registration needed.


Fiber Friends, Wednesdays, 12-3pm

All crafting and crafters are welcome! Drop in to spend time together while working on your project(s).


Reading with Libby, by appointment

Make an appointment for one-on-one instructions on how to install and read with Libby. Bring your own device!

Phones ~ Tablets ~ e-Readers 


Podcast Recordings

4/25/24: The Controversies Surrounding Sister Margaret Walsh and Her St. Augustine Hospital, Dan Scrobell

Video Recordings

6/27/24: The Bridges of Minocqua, Dan Scrobell


Adult Book Clubs

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

To get email updates about the book clubs and an invite to attend meetings online, send an email to: chultman@minocqualibrary.org

LitLovers Book Club (meets 2nd Monday at 1:00pm)

Lit Lovers Book List 2024
January 8, Homecoming by Kate Morton
February 12, Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
March 11, The Midwest Survival Guide by Charlie Berens
April 8, Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris
May 13, This Chair Rocks by Ashton Applewhite
June 10, Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson
July 8, Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane
August 12, Into the Forest by Rebecca Frankel
September 9, Elevation by Stephen King
October 14, First Ladies by Marie Benedict
November 11, Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Open Book Club (meets 4th Monday at 6:00pm)

Open Book Club 2024

January 22, Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
February 26, A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
March 25, Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker
April 22, It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
May 20, (4th Monday falls on Memorial Day) Small Game by Blair Braverman
June 24, It Happened at Whisper Lake by Ceone Fenn
July 22, Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
August 26, Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper
September 23, The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
October 28, The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
November 25, Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

New Fiction (click item to place a hold)


New DVDs (click item to place a hold)


Library to YOU

Can’t come to the library? We can come to you! The Minocqua Public Library’s outreach program, Library to YOU, provides service to seniors and individuals who are unable to visit the library.  Available materials include books (large print and regular print), audio books, videos, magazines, and music.

Currently, the library stops twice each month at Minocqua Health & Rehabilitation Center in Minocqua, as well as One Penny Place, Wood Court Apartments, Country Terrace, Lake Shore Assisted Living and Milestone Senior Living in Woodruff. Individuals not living in these facilities may contact the library to arrange for service.

For more information, contact Kelly at the library (715.356.4437) or by email: outreach@minocqualibrary.org

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