Menomonie Reads

Read With Us

“What happens one cold winter day will forever change the lives of the people of Sam Dent”  

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Time with Authors

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Overdrive eBook Service

Wisconsin's Digital Library

The Wisconsin Digital Library is funded by the public libraries and public library systems in the state, with generous support from Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services….and by donations from patrons like you!

Freading eBook Service

Freading eBook Service

Freading offers tens of thousands of ebooks which are available anytime, anywhere.  There is no download manager, and users have simultaneous access to all titles.  Apple and Android apps are available.

For five summers, Music Over Menomin has provided free music for the Menomonie community on the shores of scenic Lake Menomin.  Back this project on Kickstarter

Winter Hours

Monday: 10am – 9pm
Tuesday: 10am – 9pm
Wednesday: 10am – 9pm
Thursday: 10am – 9pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Road
Menomonie, WI 54751


Main Phones

Telephone: 715.232.2164
Information Desk ext. 10
Circulation ext. 12

Red Cedar Reader

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Program Calendar

Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Menomonie Public Library
First Sunday Author Series – Fran Lynghaug Aspiring authors and horse enthusiasts welcome.  Fran will discuss the process of publishing books the traditional way.  Her books, Official Horse Breeds Standards Guide and others, will be[...]
Feb 2 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Menomonie Public Library
A book club for boys and girls in Kindergarten-5th grade.  Winter session features animal books with crafts, games, and book discussions.
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am Menomonie Public Library
  Storytime for children birth and older Children attend with parent or caregiver No Registration Required
Feb 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am Elk Mound Library
No Registration Required Stories, Songs and Fingerplays For Preschool Age Children
Feb 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
  For children 3-5 years old Children attend by themselves No registration required

Retrospective of Local Artists

Created with flickr slideshow.

Winter Street

Just Arrived Fiction

A current list of fiction titles that are new to the library collection

Dance with me

Staff Picks

Menomonie library staff share what they are reading

Dunn County News Digitization

Dunn County News Digitization


The library has started a digitization project of the local newspaper from microfilm.  Preserving The Dunn County News for future generations and to allow Internet access to this valuable local resource.  If you want to help, contact Ted Stark for further information



Staff Favorites

Half a King
5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars
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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
4 of 5 stars
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This Dark Road to Mercy
3 of 5 stars
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Library Reads

The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.

Library Wish List Support

Help Build a Better Library

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Pick a library wish and donate towards it.  Your gift helps build a better library in Menomonie.

1K Books Before Kindergarten

1K Books Before Kindergarten

Our One Year Anniversary

  • 251 bags and reading logs have been given out
  • 42,600 books have been read by participants
  • 28 children have read 1,000 books and graduated

Register today and read your own 1,000 books.  For preschoolers age birth-5 years. To register of for more information contact the Children’s Department or 715.232.2164 ext 16

Books & Beyond

Each week children will explore picture books, easy chapter books and non-fiction books that have an animal theme.  Activities that will support the main book/theme will be games, poetry, craft projects, puppet plays, viewing short video clips, music and movement. Popcorn or a small bag of fruit snacks will be served.  Please join us.

Girl reading in tree

Children's Calendar

Upcoming children’s programs, including storytimes, book clubs, after school and special events

Saturday Stories

10:00 – 10:30
Through February 28


eBooks for eKids

Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.

Wisconsin's digital library for kids

Maze Runner Book Jacket

Colleen's 6th Grade Book Talks

September 2014 book talks given to the sixth grades by Teen Librarian Colleen Zertler.

Monument 14

Colleen's 8th Grade Book Talks

September 2014 book talks given to the eighth grades by Teen Librarian Colleen Zertler.

Teens On Pinterest

  • The official book trailer for the debut YA novel THE FORSAKEN by Lisa M. Stasse. #YAlit

  • THE SELECTION by Kiera Cass. #YAlit book trailer

  • Book trailer: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith (Hadley) - YouTube

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