Featured Events

Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Library annual fall book sale is October 27-30.  We are bursting at the seams with books and media.  This could be the largest selection we have ever had.  Thousands of books for sale, most are $1.00 or less! Plus, we have movies and tv series...
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Chippewa Valley Book Festival

We are fortunate to be part of the 17th annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival.  Each fall the Festival brings a series of fabulous authors to the Chippewa Valley.  Held in various locations around our area, there is something for everyone.  The 17th annual Chippewa...
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Hot Flash Havoc film screening and discussion

On October 4 at 7:00 p.m., the library and Mayo Clinic Health System are sponsoring a free movie screening of Hot Flash Havoc followed by a panel discussion with physicians from the Clinic.  Hot Flash Havoc: a film of menopausal proportions is enlightening,...
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Fall Newsletter Now Available

Our fall newsletter has just been published.  Get a preview of upcoming library events.  Pick up your copy at the library or subscribe to receive an email copy. Get the Red Cedar Reader in your Inbox...
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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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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


Contact Us

Telephone: 715.232.2164
Information Desk: Extension 10
Circulation Desk: Extension 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.



1000 books before kindergarten

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You are your child’s first teacher and your home is where your child begins to learn. When you talk, sing, read, write, and play you are helping your child get ready to read.  Children who are read to at an early age will be better prepared to learn.

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.

Small Great Things

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
The War that Saved My Life
Big Little Lies
The Library at Mount Char
Pawleys Island

Menomonie Public Library's favorite books »
Overdrive eBook Service


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.


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.


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.