About us

Library Mission

The Balsam Lake Public Library provides materials, resources and services that enhance and contribute to individual knowledge, enlightenment, and enjoyment creating a vibrant center of our community.

VISION STATEMENT

  • A responsibility to offer free library service.
  • The Village’s commitment to a municipal library.
  • Cooperative efforts with other Village departments, other libraries, and other community organizations.
  • Community needs drive our services.
  • Emphasizing and encouraging children to read.
  • We take a personal interest in ensuring that our services are delivered in a welcoming, convenient and responsive manner.
  • Read the BLPL Long Range Plan 2021-2024

WHO WE ARE

Balsam Lake Library Staff

 

Linda Heimstead, Library Director library@balsamlakepl.org

Rebekah Smith, Adult Services/Administrative Librarian 
rsmith@balsamlakepl.org  

Kristine Blauert, Youth Services Librarian
youthservices@balsamlakepl.org

Alyssa Brown, Assistant Librarian 
abrown@balsamlakepl.org

 

 

Balsam Lake Library Board Members

 

Linda Heimstead, Library Director 

Britt Williams, President

Jeanne Wallis, Vice President

Laura Williams, Treasurer

Heather Stark, Secretary

Aimee Newbauer, Village representative

Kelsey Gunn

 

Hours

Monday - Thursday ... 10 am - 6 pm
Friday ... 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday ... 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday ... Closed

Balsam Lake Public Library

Balsam Lake Public Library

404 Main Street
PO Box 340
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

(715) 485-3215

library@balsamlakepl.org