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Wee Readers Program

We are continuing our Wee Readers Program throughout the whole year! For ages 0-4. Sign up at the library, and receive a free board book for every 80 books read! Everything you read together counts-even reading your child’s favorite book over and...

Story Time Tuesdays

Kids with an adult are invited to join us for Story Time Tuesdays! Hosted by Shell Lake Public Library and Lakeland Family Resource Center, Story Time Tuesdays are every Tuesday at 10 am at the Shell Lake Public Library. We will have a story,...

Zoo Passes at the Library

Did you know with a Shell Lake Public Library card you can check out zoo passes?! Adults 18 and older are able to check out the zoo passes for three days. Zoo passes must be checked out and returned at the front desk. Zoo passes are not able to be...

Northern Waters Library Network Passport

Between April 8 and August 31, 2024, you can pick up a passport to the Northern Waters Library Network! The Northern Waters Library Network is made up of thirty libraries in Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Sawyer, Vilas, and Washburn...

Silent Book Club

Silent Book Club’s July meeting is Monday the 15th from 4 to 5 pm. Silent Book Club is for adults who enjoy reading and are enthusiastic about discussing books and authors with other individuals who are passionate about reading. Shell Lake Public...

Touch-a-Truck Block Party

Touch-a-Truck is expanding! Join us in the parking lot behind Shell Lake Public Library for a touch-a-truck block party Tuesday July 16 from noon to two. We will be joined by the Shell Lake Police Department, Shell Lake Fire Department, and the...

Teen Game Night

Friday July 19 from 3 to 5 pm we will have a teen game night at Shell Lake Public Library! Board games and card games will be available. Additionally, the wii will be set up. Teens are welcome to bring their favorite game! Snacks and drinks will be...

Adult Murder Mystery

Like gag me with a spoon! There totally has been a murder! It’s the 1980s and it’s up to you to solve the mystery! Adults are invited to the Shell Lake Public Library Monday, July 22 from 5 to 7 pm for pizza and murder. It would be totally rad if...

Library Calendar


Adventure Begins At Your Library

Books can take you anywhere! We are excited for this year’s Summer Reading Program theme Adventure Begins At Your Library.

The 2024 Summer Reading Program starts Friday June 7 and ends Friday August 2. You can sign up anytime starting June 7 at 1 pm. 

New Items At SLPL

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Libby: Wisconsin's Digital Library App

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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

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