Rhinelander District Library

Your Library for life!

Monday       9am -  7pm
Tuesday       9am -  6pm
Wednesday 9am -  6pm
Thursday     9am -  6pm
Friday           9am -  5pm
Saturday      9am -  1pm

106 N. Stevens Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 365-1070



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 Genealogy Information

Northwoods Genealogical Society tree logo

The genealogical society typically meets the second Wednesday of each month (except July) at the Rhinelander District Library in the downstairs meeting room from 1-3 p.m. NGS Website

Ancestry Library Edition

Search billions of records and discover your family’s story. *Available for use only while using library wifi or public computers.

From personal interests to educational research.

Can’t find it in in the catalog? Contact the library staff to find it for you.

Ancestry and Genealogy
  • Ancestry.com  With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, this is a comprehensive online source of information available for conducting genealogical and local history research.
  • HeritageQuest
    Access to genealogical records. Available at home. Requires Library barcode
  • NewspaperArchive
    Contains millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s, presented in a PDF format that preserves the original context and format of content.
  • Obituary Index
    Obituary archives
  • Recollection Wisconsin
    Stories from Wisconsin Collections