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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,...

Make Music Day

Make Music Day launched in 1982 in France and is now celebrated in more than 1,000 cities around the world. The Intermezzo Music Club Spooner-Shell Lake has brought Make Music Day to Shell Lake and Spooner! We are so excited to be part of Make...

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...

Lego Club

Kids 5+ and teens are invited to join us for our first lego club of summer! Caregivers are invited to join the fun. Lego club will meet at 11 Saturday June 22. Large Duplo legos will be available for young kids. All legos needed to meet June’s...

AODA Teen Puzzle Race

Teens in teams of no more than four are invited to join us for an AODA puzzle race Monday June 24 starting at 3! Teams must pre-register with the library. Interested teens without a team please contact the library! Each team will be randomly given...

Death Cafe

Join us for Death Cafe at Shell Lake Public Library Thursday June 27 from 3 to 5 pm. A Death Cafe is a safe and welcoming space where people come together to have open, honest,and respectful conversations about death and dying. This is not a grief...

Reptiles and Amphibians of Wisconsin

Cable Natural History Museum will be joining us Saturday June 29 from 11 to noon to teach us about reptiles and amphibians of Wisconsin! This is a great opportunity to get to know some of the wildlife around us! This program is fit for the whole...

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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. 

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