Tuesday, April 22 @ 10am. Tech Time: Google Docs Basics

This basic Google Docs class will help you understand the essential digital skills to create, edit, and collaborate on documents, gaining confidence in using technology for staying organized and connected with others. No registration requires. Please bring your own device if you would like. 

Tuesday, April 23 @ 1:30pm. Mindfulness. 

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment, cultivating awareness and acceptance of our thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. Join us as Kathy Mitchell guides us through mindfulness skills to live well every day.

Thursday, April 25, 5:30pm. Lakeland Historical Discussions. Topic: The Controversies Surrounding Sister Margaret Walsh and Her St. Augustine Hospital in Minocqua.

Dan Scrobell to present. Join us as we talk about our Lakeland area history. Journey through our community’s past, inviting participants to delve into the rich tapestry of stories and events that have shaped our area. Led by passionate historians and community members, the discussion uncovers hidden gems and pivotal moments that highlight the unique character and heritage of our area. With each story shared, connections are forged, memories are revived, and a sense of pride in our shared history is celebrated. Minocqua Library and Minocqua Museum partnership.

Wednesday, May 1, 6:30pm. **Virtual Only Webinar! Container Gardening w/ Melinda Myers

**This is a virtual only webinar! Increase the nutritional value and beauty of your landscape by incorporating attractive fruits and vegetables into your landscape, garden beds, and containers. We will look at new and proven fruit and vegetable varieties suited to both gardens and containers.

Register for this free virtual webinar at:

Smartphone Apps, Monday, May 6, 10am-12pm

Learn what smartphone apps are, how they work, and how to find, download, remove, and manage them on your phone. This class is designed for smartphone users who are comfortable with the basics but want to learn more about apps and how to use them. For both iPhone and Android smartphones. Have a smartphone? Bring it with you for hands-on practice. Don’t forget to bring your login credentials for your phone and Apple or Google account! Basic tech experience recommended. Please register by calling the library 715-356-4437

Trivia Night @ the Library, 1st Tuesdays of the Month, 5:30pm, May 7

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.

Tuesday, May 20 @ 1pm. 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! Play along open to evolving into what the group wants.

Tuesday, May 21 @ 1:30pm. Mindfulness. 

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment, cultivating awareness and acceptance of our thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. Join us as Kathy Mitchell guides us through mindfulness skills to live well every day.

Tuesday, May 28 @ 10-11am. Community Bingo. Sponsored by Milestone Senior Living

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!

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 

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:

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: