715-485-3215 | library@balsamlakepl.org

404 Main Street • Balsam Lake WI 54810

Mon. - Thurs. 10-6 • Fri. 10-4
Sat. 10-1 • Sun. - Closed

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.


  • 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 2017-2020


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


Balsam Lake Library Staff


Linda Heimstead, Library Director library@balsamlakepl.org

Rebekah Smith, Adult Services/Administrative Librarian 

Kristine Blauert, Youth Services Librarian

Alyssa Brown, Assistant Librarian 

Balsam Lake Public Library

404 Main Street
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 485-3215


Monday 10 am - 6 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday closed