Programs & Events for Kids & Families

Storytime Read Create Explore


NEW DAY: Fridays at 10:30 AM

Stories, songs, movement, and crafts that encourage the development of early literacy and social skills in young children.

Storytime will resume Sept. 8th

Storytime Read Create Explore

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (BBK) program is designed to help parents prepare their children for one of life’s big milestones: KINDERGARTEN.


Printable Log

Visit the Library to register and learn more.

Storytime Read Create Explore

Create & Connect Club

Thursdays at 4:30 PM

Join us after-school for:

  • Crafts
  • Games
  • STEM learning activities
  • and more!

Each week is a different activity. Check our calendar for more details.

Storytime Read Create Explore


Beanstack allows library users to take part in reading challenges.  Some challenges are linked to library programs, some have themes of their own, and some are just for the love of reading!  Some challenges offer prizes for users that complete them but some just encourage readers try something new.

Get started at or download the app

Find all of our events on our calendar

Weather Reminder:
If schools are CLOSED due to inclement weather, ALL library youth programs will be canceled for that day.

General Programs & Events

Book Club at the library

Book Club

Our book club is currently not active.

If you are interested in starting a library book club contact the library.

Book Club at the library

Drop-In Computer Hour

Wednesdays  & Thursdays
@ 11am

Meet with Rebekah, a library staff
member, who will assist you with your basic technology questions.

Get help with:

  • Digital Library Collections- Libby, Overdrive, Freading etc.
  • Smartphones & Tablets
  • Email & Social Media
  • and more…


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

"The library...serve[s] Balsam Lake residents and the surrounding area. Service will not be denied because of religious, racial, social, economic, or political status; or because of mental, emotional, or physical condition; age; or sexual orientation."