Featured Events

30 Year Anniversary

It is Our 30th

Our 30th anniversary on the banks of Lake Menomin.  There has been a library in Menomonie since 1874 but we moved into our John Howe designed, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired, building with a view in 1986.

Art Wall Retrospective

 remembrances from exhibits by local artists since 2012 see the complete collection on flickr.com

Winter Hours

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

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Road
Menomonie, WI 54751

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Main Phones

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

Wi-Fi To Go

Wi-Fi To Go

The Menomonie Public Library is launching its latest effort to bridge the digital divide by offering mobile Wi-Fi hotspots for check-out.  Any Library user 18 years of age or older with a valid Library card will be able to check-out a Wi-Fi hotspot at no cost to them.

 

 

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It is Our 30th

Our 30th anniversary on the banks of Lake Menomin.  There has been a library in Menomonie since 1874 but we moved into our John Howe designed, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired, building with the view in 1986. Join us in recognition on Saturday, September 10 from 2:00-4:00...
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Chasing Mabel closes the season

Chasing Mabel puts a wrap on Music Over Menomin for 2016.  Rock out the season with us.  Thursday, August 25 at 7:00 p.m. Sara Zale – Vocals Shaun O’Meara – Guitar, Vocals Bill Goodrich – Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals Chuck Backus – Bass,...
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Wheelhouse Visits Music Over Menomin

We welcome Wheelhouse to Music Over Menomin for the first time.  Their extensive repertoire includes the music of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, James Brown, Jackson Browne, Michael Bublé, Jimmy Buffett, Johnny Cash, Crosby Stills and Nash, Doobie Brothers, Duke...
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Community Yoga

Certified yoga instructor Teresa Kruger from Grassroots Wellness has been offering free community yoga at the library.  With summer it is held on the library lawn, weather permitting, otherwise in the library meeting room.  Community yoga is designed to accommodate...
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Eggplant Heroes

First time at Music Over Menomin for Eggplant Heroes and we are excited to have them.  Two guitars, one trumpet, a mandolin, a violin, a bass, an electric guitar (for necessary twang) the occasional bit of hand percussion, and a whole lot of harmony…...
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The Sue Orfield Band

No rain! No rain! No rain!  The Sue Orfield Band is back at Music Over Menomin. A perennial favorite and always one of the best live performances in the Chippewa Valley, the group plays original music that spans many genres. Please join us for this free event on the...
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Ann Hoyt Wazelle Performs

We have wanted to get Menomonie native Ann Hoyt Wazelle to Music Over Menomin for years and luckily for us the timing of her visit this year coincided perfectly.  Please join us for an evening of show tunes with Ann accompanied by Dr. Mark Pruett, Thursday July 28 at...
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Music Over Menomin Update

We rescheduled the two rainout performances.  Wheelhouse will perform August 18 and Chasing Mabel on August 25.  Both performances start at 7:00...
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North of Dixie

We have had a little poor luck with the weather the last couple of weeks and had to cancel two shows in a row.  We have never had to do that before.  This weeks forecast looks clear but hot, very hot so dress appropriately as we welcome North of Dixie to Music Over...
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Downfall

Just Arrived Fiction

New fiction releases recently added to our collections
Book Sizzle
Weekly news on books and publishing, new and notable books, books being talked about on television and radio, special features, author profiles.
Library Reads

Top Ten Reads

The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.
Made You Up
My Name Is Resolute
The Lost Hero
The Liar
Seveneves
The War that Saved My Life
Big Little Lies
The Library at Mount Char
Pawleys Island


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Overdrive eBook Service

Overdrive

Wisconsin’s Digital Library is brought to you by the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium and 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.
Seed Library

Community Seed Library

Free heirloom seeds are now available.  Stop by the information desk to get your packets.  All seeds are repackaged from Seed Savers Exchange.
Newsbank

Local papers are just a click away

Online access to Dunn County News, Eau Claire Leader Telegram, St. Paul Pioneer Press current and past news content; including local news stories, letters to the editor, editorials, obituaries, real estate info, and special sections.
TumbleBooks

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.