(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...

Friends of the Shell Lake Public Library

The Friends of the Shell Lake Public Library will be meeting Wednesday March 13 at 5 pm at Rae's Bar & Grill. Please note that there will not be a February meeting.

Board Games and Mocktails

Adults 18+ are invited to hang out at the Shell Lake Public Library Tuesday February 27 5-7 pm. We will have drinks available so you can be your own mixologist! Create a fun mocktail and play a board game! We will have games available, but please...


You know BINGO! Get ready for READ! at Shell Lake Public Library February 1-29. Starting Thursday February 1, pick up your READ! card from the front desk. Throughout the month check out materials to fulfill each prompt. When you check out, let...

February is Love Your Library Month!

There's lots to love about NWLN libraries! Tell us why YOU love YOUR library for a chance to win a prize! Please submit your story electronically at the link: http://forms.gle/8sZ27tgkqXBbZk3A6 or use the QR Code! Your library will also have a...

Literary Valetine

Bring a Valentine to the library! Make a valentine for your favorite character, author, book, or library. Deliver your valentine to the Shell Lake Public Library any time during the month of February to be put on display!

3M-Cumberland Plant Manager Autumn Schwarz

Shell Lake Public Library is excited for Autumn Schwarz to join us Saturday March 2 from 11 am to 12:30. Autumn is 3M Cumberland’s first woman plant manager. Teens interested in STEM are invited to join Autumn as she shares what it is like to be a...

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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