404 Main Street
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 485-3215
library@balsamlakepl.org

HOURS OPEN
Monday10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday10 am - 7 pm
Wednesday10 am - 7 pm
Thursday10 am - 7 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday10 am - 2 pm
Sunday closed

 

                                       

 

           Thursdays are Teen Night @ the Library!

      4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

     We have fun activities and snacks.

Schedule of Events for Summer 2014

JULY

  • July 10th - Movie Night "Free Birds"
  • July 17th- Mad Science Guy @ 3pm
  • July 24th - Flip Flop Puzzle
  • July 31st - Family Night

    AUGUST

  • Aug. 7th - Chalk & Bubbles
  • Aug. 14th - Jewelry Making
  • Aug. 21st - Movie Night "Divergent" Ages 13 and up
  • Aug. 28th - Family Bingo/Ice Cream Night

 

 


2013 YALSA Teens' Top Ten Books

  1. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney/Hyperion)

  2. The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Scholastic/Scholastic Press)

  3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Harper Collins/Katherine Tegen Books)

  4. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (Harlequin Teen)

  5. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (Simon & Schuster)

  6. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic/Scholastic Press)

  7. Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Macmillan/Farrar Straus Giroux)

  8. Every Day by David Levithan (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

  9. Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross (Egmont)

  10. Butter by Erin Jade Lange (Bloomsbury)

 

2013 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults Top Ten

In addition to the full list of 2013 titles, the committee selected the following recordings as its top ten:

  • “Code Name Verity” by Elizabeth Wein, read by Morven Christie and Lucy Gaskell.  Bolinda, 2012.
  • “Crusher” by Niall Leonard, read by Daniel Weyman.  Listening Library, 2012.
  • “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever” by Jeff Kinney, read by Ramon de Ocampo.  Recorded Books, 2011.
  • “The Diviners” by Libba Bray, read by January LaVoy.  Listening Library, 2012.
  • “Inheritance” by Christopher Paolini, read by Gerard Doyle.  Listening Library, 2011.
  • “The Isle of Blood” by Rick Yancey, read by Steven Boyer.  Recorded Books, 2011.
  • “Personal Effects” by E.M. Kokie, read by Nick Podehl.  Candlewick on Brilliance Audio, 2012.
  • “Warriors Don’t Cry” by Melba Patillo Beals, read by Lisa Renee Pitts.  Tantor Audio, 2011.
  • “The Watch That Ends the Night” by Allan Wolf,
    read by Michael Page, Phil Gigante, Christopher Lane, Laurel Merlington, and Angela Dawe.  Candlewick on Brilliance Audio, 2011.
  • “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, read by Diana Steele, Nick Podehl, and Kate Rudd.  Brilliance, 2011.