Holiday Closings

Staff Development

Library is closed all day December 5 for staff training


Santa Visits

Open House

December 8 | 4-6 p.m.

Menomonie Optimist Club

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Gift Wrapping Help

Gift Wrapping Help

Need gift wrapping help?
Get it here December 13

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December Mystery Month

Holiday Mystery

Join the Horizon Book Club and read a cozy holiday mystery in December

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Frozen Sing-Along

Just Let it Go

Teen Event For Grades 6-12

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Freegal Music Service

Freegal Music Service

Freegal® is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number. Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions on use.

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.

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!

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

Keep in touch by subscribing to our seasonal eNewsletter and special announcements.


Program Calendar

Library Closed
Nov 27 all-day
The Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving
Library Closed @ Menomonie Public Library
Dec 5 all-day Menomonie Public Library
Library closed for staff in-service.
Santa and Mrs. Claus @ Menomonie Public Library | Menomonie | Wisconsin | United States
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Menomonie Public Library
Open House for Santa and Mrs. Claus Milk and Cookies Served Parents bring your cameras Co-sponsored by the Menomonie Optimist Club
Gift Wrapping Help @ Menomonie Public Library | Menomonie | Wisconsin | United States
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Menomonie Public Library
Need help wrapping Christmas gifts?  Get it here. The library is seeking donations of gift wrapping supplies and volunteers interested in helping.  Please contact us.
Frozen Sing-Along @ Menomonie Public Library | Menomonie | Wisconsin | United States
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Menomonie Public Library
Make and take an Olaf coffee mug.  Free Hot Chocolate.  Open to students grade 6-12 only  

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

City of Stairs

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 and non-fiction books that have a food theme. Activities that will support the main book/theme will be games, taste-testing, craft projects, puppet plays, viewing short video clips, and preparing food.

Girl reading in tree

Children's Calendar

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


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.

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