CLOSED December 23rd, 24th, and 26th. CLOSING December 30th at 12:30pm. CLOSED December 31st and January 2nd.


Fall Item Drive

Minocqua Public Library is partnering with the Lakeland Panty for the month of November to be a drop off point for non-food item donations that are in need.  Standard sizes only please: Laundry Detergent – Fabric Softener – Dish Soap – Liquid Hand Soap & Refills – Ground Coffee (Regular and Decaf)

Items can be dropped off during library hours M-Th 9am-7pm, F 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-3pm

We are very grateful for your donations!

30 Day Gratitude Challenge

The Power of Gratitude

November is upon us and with it comes the official season of gratitude. Gratitude can have a significant positive influence on our physical and mental health. In just 30 days you can change your perspective, change your thoughts and change your life.

Printable Challenge Sheet

Holiday Mindfulness with Kathy Mitchell: Tuesday, December 6, 2:30-4:00pm

The holidays can amplify our normal flow of activities.  We often feel increased expectations, whether we are involved in more or lacking those opportunities.  How do we step out of the frenzy to set and keep intentions that reflect our values? Easy reflections and practices to increase grounding and ease.

Island Soles Winter Walking Group, Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-3pm

Participate in the Minocqua Public Library’s winter walking group, Island Soles. This group is open to all walkers. No registration is required, but sign-in for each visit. Please carry-in your walking shoes. Cancellations due to weather will follow local school closings. 

Author/Photographer visit: Bob Kovar, Wednesday, December 14, 5:30pm


Join us for a night of creative inspiration with local artist and longtime resident of Manitowish Waters, Bob Kovar. Bob will speak about his new book Beneath the Eagle Tree. The book is a compilation of his writings and images which grew out of his desire to shed a little light and bring a smile to people through his daily Facebook posts written during the pandemic. Beneath the Eagle Tree and Bob’s 2023 Calendar will be available to purchase.

Adult Book Clubs

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

Lit Lovers Book List 2023 
January 9, 2023 Casual Vacancy/J.K. Rowling
February 13, 2023, My Own Words/Ruth Bader Ginsburg
March 13, 2023, Good House/Ann Leary
April 10, 2023, Truth in Hope/R. A. Simpson
May 8, 2023, They called us the enemy/George Takei
June 12, 2023,  Mercy Falls/William Kent Krueger
July 10, 2023, Ride of her life/Elizabeth Letts
August 14, 2023, It happened at Whisper Lake/Ceone Fenn
September 11, 2023, River of Gods/Candice Millard
October 9, 2023, A Student of Weather/Elizabeth Hay
November 13, 2023, We had a little real estate problem/Kliph Nesteroff

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

Nov 28, 2022 Henna Artist / Alka Joshi

New Fiction (click item to place a hold)

New DVDs (click item to place a hold)

Adult Book Clubs

Our virtual 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:

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: