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Rhinelander District Library

Your Library for life!

Monday  9am - 7pm
Tues-Thurs  9am - 6pm
Friday  9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm

106 N. Stevens Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 365-1070



About Us



Teen Space



How do I get a library card?

Patrons of any age are invited to obtain a library card.  To apply, patrons can complete an application form at the library.  Patrons will need a photo ID and proof of residence. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a library card form for children under 18 years of age. Library cards may be used at all libraries in our shared system.

What are loan periods on items?

Adult Department –  New Fiction/Non-Fiction books check out for 2 weeks; all other books are 3 weeks.
DVDs and magazines check out for 1 week.  TV series for 2 weeks.
Audio Materials check out for 3 weeks.

Children’s Department – New books check out for 2 weeks.  All other books, audiobooks, and music check out for 3 weeks.
DVDs check out for 1 week.

Business Services

The library has copy, scan and fax services as well as a Notary Public on staff.  Please call ahead for availability (715) 365-1070 

Computers/Internet Policy

Public Computers

The library offers public computer access, including Internet and Microsoft Office to both guests and library card holders.  Printing is also available..  All users must follow the library’s Internet Access Policy

Internet policy


The library offers wireless internet access (Wi-Fi) anywhere in the building   No password is required.   As with most public wireless “hot spots,” the Library’s wireless connection is not secure.

Electronic Devices

Laptops:  One laptop is available for use within the library for patrons taking an online test or conducting research.  Please contact the Adult Circulation desk for more information.  A current photo ID will be held during checkout.

Fines and Fees

The fines are 10 cents per item per day on all late materials.  If an item is from another library, items may be subject to that library’s fine policy.  Patrons with fines of $5.00 or more will be prohibited from borrowing library materials.

Fine Policy

Pay your Fines Online Instructions

Meeting Rooms

MEETING ROOM UNAVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Rhinelander District Library has a meeting room that is available for public use.  Access the reservation form and with information on requirements for using the meeting here: Meeting Room Policy.


Gale Courses

Gale Courses is available now to library cardholders  Enroll in as many classes as you’d like!
Gale Courses Link

Library Calculator
Tax Resources

Find links to State and Federal tax forms and instruction here. 

Gale Courses 375 plus courses free with your library card