Please wear a mask in the Library if you have not been vaccinated.

We strive to provide the community with information in a variety of formats

as well as educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities.

Library Digital Services Survey

As we seek to meet the needs of our library patrons and neighbors, we'd like to learn more about your use of, and interest in, different electronic and digital services - from eBooks to streaming services and professional development.

Anyone who completes the survey is eligible to win a $50 Visa gift card! You do not need a library card to participate.


Winchester History

Photos, Artifacts, and more...

Winchester History pictures, artifacts, newspaper articles etc. are available during regular Winchester Library hours when the building is open.
Additional historical information is available on and our Facebook page. A docent is available on Thursday from 10-3 to guide you around our exhibit.  History work sessions are announced sporadically on this Library website. Questions, please  contact the Winchester Public Library at 715-686-2926.


Upcoming Events

Tue 27

Animal Tracks w/Discovery Center

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu 29

John Bates

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 30

2-Fearless w/Bill Rutherford

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aug 03

Last Kid’s Program

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Programs this summer will either be in person or on Zoom.
Check our events calendar or follow us on Facebook for details.

- History of Winchester -

Jim Bokern, President of the Manitowish Waters Historical Society, made a great presentation about the History of Winchester for the Library, in lieu of his in-person presentation. It is about a hour long, but only begins to scratch the surface of Winchester's history.

- Loons on Adelaide Lake -

Licia Johnson of the North Lakeland Discovery Center gives a talk on Loons.

- Mary Lake State Nature Area -

We went out with the staff from the DNR Trout Lake Station. We learned about electricity and microbes, fresh water sponges and why Mary lake, right here in Winchester, is one of the most unique natural lakes in Wisconsin.

- The Stories behind the Sand County Almanac -

Awhile ago we participated in a Badger Talk with UW Connects. Distinguished Professor Stanley Temple gave us an interesting presentation on Aldo Leopold and the stories behind The Sand County Almanac. You can watch it here if you missed it or if you just wanna see it again.

Sign Up to Receive The Latest Library News in Your Inbox

Please enter your name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Local Library Catalog

The Northern Waters Library Network offers a variety of search choices with easy page navigation, reviews, recommendations, and more.

Digital Downloads

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.