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library now open to the public!
curbside services still available


  • Curbside holds pickup

  • Curbside copy/fax/print service

  • In-person browsing/check-out

  • Some toys for kiddos on 2nd floor

Masks are recommended in the building.
Visits are limited to 2 hours.

Library staff are also happy to pull a bundle of items for you!

Call 715-234-4861 to schedule.


Monday-Friday: 9am - 7pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: CLOSED

We're Hiring!

The Rice Lake Public Library is accepting applications until Friday, December 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. for a Regular Part-time Library Assistant position, with a current starting non-union wage of $15.44/hour (95% of current equity ratings within the City of Rice Lake), 10-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends, without benefits. This position is responsible for many functions in the Library. The position primarily includes direct customer service duties for patrons of all ages, routine circulation tasks, storytime, programming, displays, and some shelving.

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Rice Lake patrons have access to numerous online research databases, all of which are accessible through the MORE website.

Access to the most content: Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your public library - anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card.

We’re very excited to offer this indexed archive of digitized microfilm from our local newspaper. Some of the microfilm used in this process was damaged, so please be aware that not all articles are as legible as we may wish.

Find out more about your family tree by searching Ancestry Library (In-Library use only).

A public library version of the popular that contains more than 4,000 databases, which include census data, passenger lists, and birth, marriage and death records.

Articles from the years 1920 to 2011 are available on microfilm at the Rice Lake Public Library. We hope to continue to digitize this collection for your convenience, but only those years with an expired copyright will be placed on our website.