(715) 468-2074 | Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat. 9am-1pm staffslplibrary@gmail.com

Story Time

Join us every week for a story, crafts, and snack! Presented by Lakeland Family Resource Center.

Music and Movement with Ruthe & Nikki

Ruthe & Nikki are bringing the smiles, the charm, and their ukuleles. People enjoy the ukulele because it’s easy to play and very versatile. Nikki and Ruthe will play a variety of music that will amuse and delight you Join us for a fun...

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...

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board T.A.B Shell Lake Teens 6th-10th Grade 11 am Saturday, October 21 Shell Lake Public Library T.A.B activities: Facilitate events Offer technical expertise. Suggest materials for the library. Advise staff Learn advocacy skills. Be...

The Art of Sausage Making

Have you always wanted to make your own sausage? Learn from a professional. Join Louie Muench, President of Louie's Finer Meats, for an intro into making your own sausage. Louie has earned state, national and international awards for his sausage. ...

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Shell Lake Public Library

Shell Lake Public Library
501 1st Street
Shell Lake, WI

(715) 468-2074


Mon: 9am to 6pm

Tues: 9am to 6pm

Wed: 9am to 6pm

Thurs: 9am to 6pm

Fri: 9am to 6pm

Sat: 9am to 1pm