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

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...

Lego Club

Join us Saturday April 27 at the Shell Lake Public Library from 11 am to noon for this month’s lego club! Kids 5+ and teens are invited to stretch their creativity to meet this month’s lego challenge. All legos will be provided.

Device Advice

The Shell Lake Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) will be available Saturday May 4 from 11 until 12:30 for device advice. Adults age 50+ are invited to bring their phones and tablets into the library to receive device advice from T.A.B. Device advice is...

Snapshot Wisconsin with Gary Dunsmoor

Join us Monday May 6 at 4:30 as retired DNR Wildlife Technician Gary Dunsmoor presents Snapshot Wisconsin. Snapshot Wisconsin is a volunteer-based wildlife monitoring project. Utilizing a statewide network of trail cameras, the Snapshot project...

Silent Book Club

Adults 18+ are invited to join us Tuesday May 14 from 4:30 until 5:30 for silent book club. What is a silent book club? Silent book club is a book club for individuals who are enthusiastic about discussing books while enjoying the freedom of...

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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