PLAN TO ATTEND our Novel Affair 2022 on Sunday, August 14th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. On site live music and a MAKERSPACE event. Food from the BOMB DOG. The Book House will be open! Enjoy a mellow day at the library! Read more about it, below, in WHAT’S NEWS.

 We are very pleased to offer our patrons access to the KANOPY streaming service…connecting you to over 30,000 movies, documentaries and tv shows AND over 7,000 of The Great Courses! All you need is your library card…and to be a Cable/Namakagon patron in the Northern Waters Library Network. Read more about it, below, in WHAT’S NEWS.

Now offering wireless printing from your own device via PRINCH! You can pay cash at the circulation desk…or use your card to pay online via PRINCH! 


 Our “pandemic library policy” states that our library “shall follow the recommendations of the Bayfield County Health Dept, the WI Dept of Health Services and Federal CDC regarding the continuation of required masking and other COVID safety protocols.” As of March 9, 2022

• Masks are recommended for all people entering the library, especially those who are immunocompromised or unvaccinated.

Masks are provided!

• We will continue to offer curbside pickup upon request.  

There are return bins just inside each outside door, 

This policy subject to change upon change in County transmission rate or advice from Health agencies.

To arrange for curbside pick-up call 715-798-3189, or email, and please be sure to confirm your appointment!

We encourage our patrons to continue to be mindful of general safety protocols. Allow safe social distance between yourself and those from outside of your household. Wash/sanitize your hands frequently.

  If you have any questions, please call  715-798-3189 and ask for Director Kristine Lendved.  Or, email her directly at

 And, so ya know, the wifi is always on! Don’t forget about Little Free Libraries at Cable and Namakagon Community Centers.

Log Cabin Library in Cable

There’s lots of fun in the summer at The Forest Lodge Library in Cable, Wisconsin.

The learning center of the community

Lodged in a rustic 1925 built log cabin, the Forest Lodge Library is a joint library of the Cable and Namakagon communities and is located on County Highway M in downtown Cable, Wisconsin. The library is open six days a week and its services and programs are available to area patrons and visitors alike. The library shares a campus with the Cable Natural History Museum and both facilities are destinations you won’t want to miss when in the Cable/Namakagon area.

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