The 10 Best Libraries in Wisconsin!

Nothing beats curling up with a good book and there often isn’t a better place to do that than at the library. Wisconsin is home to some award-winning libraries, with an impressive inventory of books and beautiful architecture. Gather with your community or just get comfy with your favorite book at these 10 great libraries in Wisconsin. 

1. Wisconsin Historical Society Library, Madison, WI

Wisconsin Historical Society Library located in Madison is a timeless educational space. They offer a stately reading room with a beautiful cross-hatched glass ceiling. See for yourself why the Wisconsin Historical Society Library was voted Business Insider’s “Most Beautiful Library in Wisconsin.”

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2. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI

The Milwaukee Public Library is a comfortable spot to read and learn. There are tons of family fun events throughout the year, as well. For the ideal space for educational growth in a family-friendly environment, visit the Milwaukee Public Library 

3. McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

McMillan Memorial Library is a member of the South-Central Library System that serves southern Wood County. Their beautifully renovated Youth Services area is the perfect place to learn. McMillan Memorial Library’s collection houses over 120,000 books, magazines, audiobooks, music recordings, and video recordings.

4. Neenah Public Library, Neenah, WI

Located on the Neenah Channel, the Neenah Public Library will help you discover and learn new things through books, technologies, and experiences. Enjoy over 149,000 book volumes, over 16,000 magazines, and 64,000 audio/visuals/electronic materials. Stop in for gorgeous floor to ceiling windows and a great place to hunker down and read. 

5. Bayfield Carnegie Library, Bayfield, WI

Enrich your life one page at a time at Bayfield Carnegie Library. Outside of educational books, audio tapes, and movies, they offer tons of great events throughout the year to keep the residents of Bayfield happy including an interactive reading program.

6. Tomahawk Public Library, Tomahawk, WI

Located right on the Wisconsin River, the Tomahawk Public Library is a beautiful place to collaborate and gather. Stop in and take out bestsellers, participate in events, sign your kids up for their Children’s Program, do some light research, and stay up to date on educational information.  

7. Sequoya Library, Madison, WI

The Sequoya Library is one of nine Madison Public Library locations serving the greater Dane County area. There are tons of gripping genres to choose from. Whether you are a frequent visitor or a newbie—all are welcome at Sequoya Library.  

8. Stephenson Library, Marinette, WI

The Stephenson Library is one of seven Marinette County Consolidated Libraries. On top of books you can find eBooks, audio books, music, magazines, movies, and more. Stop in for fun weekly events and a warm welcoming way to spend time with your community. 

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9. Kilbourn Public Library, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Built in 1912, Kilbourn Public Library is a historical building in the Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn is committed to providing a fun learning environment for all ages. Join their monthly book club, get dealt in a game of euchre, snuggle in for story time, or simply check out a book that’s been on your must-read list! 

10. Brookfield Public Library, Brookfield, WI

The Brookfield Public Library is provides a safe and fun learning environment for people of all ages. Join in on programs, ask their knowledgeable staff about suggestions, and enroll in events. The Brookfield Public Library is tasked with providing their residents with informative resources that meet educational and recreational needs. Get lost in a good book at the Brookfield Public Library. 

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