Boulder Junction Public Library

Closing Early for Volunteer Appreciation Party

The library will be closing at 4 pm on Tuesday, May 29 so that the staff and volunteers can attend an Appreciation Party.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Art in the Library Call for Artists!

The Boulder Junction Public Library is accepting applications for future “Art in the Library” exhibits. The library is looking for artists for the June-December monthly exhibits. The exhibit can be a single artist or a group of artists representing a theme or medium.

The selection of artwork for exhibit will be recommended by the Art Committee and approved by the Library Board of Trustees. The Art Committee will be reviewing artwork exhibition applications using selection criteria detailed in the library’s Artwork Policy.

The library is committed to exhibiting the work of artists who have significant ties to the Boulder Junction and Northwoods area. Accordingly, each exhibiting artist must currently be working in the Northwoods area or have spent a significant portion of his/her career in the Northwoods area. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Art Committee. The library is committed to exhibiting works of art that are of high artistic quality and that reflect original concepts. The works of art should engage the community by inspiring reflection, questions and/or conversation.

Mindful of the public nature of the library facility and the library’s inability to consistently monitor its exhibit space, the Art Committee will consider: appropriateness of scale and design for the library’s exhibit space, fragility and/or susceptibility to damage, likelihood of vandalism, any potential risk to the public, and costs associated with the installation of the exhibition. The library does not insure any artwork that is loaned to the library for temporary exhibit. Exhibiting artists must agree to the terms set forth in the library’s Exhibition Contract.

The application form is available in the library or here. If you have any questions about the Art in the Library exhibits, the application process or the Artwork policy, please email the library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 715-385-2050.

Boulder Junction Public Library Book Club

2017-2018 Reading List!

The Boulder Junction Public Library sponsors a monthly book discussion club led by area book lovers. The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the library. Newcomers are always welcome to participate in any month’s discussion.

This year’s reading list promises to satisfy all book lovers with a variety of writing styles and subjects. Click on the title of the book to go directly to our catalog to order the book!

November 8: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

December 13: The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas

January 10, 2018: Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

February 14, 2018: The Last Goodnight by Howard Blum

March 14, 2018: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

April 11, 2018: The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom

May 9, 2018: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

June 13, 2018: Luncheon to Pick the Next Books – Details TBA

July 11, 2018: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

If you prefer to borrow your books through the library system, you can order online at http://merlin.nwls.lib.wi.us or you can contact Library Director, Cherie Sanderson.  For people with eReaders, be sure to check the WPLC digital library website at dbooks.wplc.info.  

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