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



About Us



Teen Zone



How do I get a library card?

Patrons of any age are invited to obtain a library card.  To apply, patrons can complete an application form at the library.  Patrons will need a photo ID and proof of residence. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a library card form for children under 18 years of age. Library cards may be used at all libraries in our shared system.

What are loan periods on items?

Adult Department –  New Fiction/Non-Fiction books check out for 2 weeks; all other books are 3 weeks.
DVDs and magazines check out for 1 week.  TV series for 2 weeks.
Audio Materials check out for 3 weeks.

Children’s Department – New books check out for 2 weeks.  All other books, audiobooks, and music check out for 3 weeks.
DVDs check out for 1 week.

All Library of Things check out for 2 weeks and may be subject to fines.

Business Services

The library has copy, scan and fax services as well as a Notary Public on staff.  All faxing must be prepaid.  Please call ahead for Notary Public availability (715) 365-1070

Computers/Internet Policy

Public Computers

The library offers public computer access, including Internet and Microsoft Office to both guests and library card holders.  Printing is also available..  All users must follow the library’s Internet Access Policy

Internet policy


The library offers wireless internet access (Wi-Fi) anywhere in the building   No password is required.   As with most public wireless “hot spots,” the Library’s wireless connection is not secure.

Electronic Devices

Laptops:  One laptop is available for use within the library for patrons taking an online test or conducting research.  Please contact the Adult Circulation desk for more information.  A current photo ID will be held during checkout.

Fines and Fees

The fines are 10 cents per item per day on all late materials.  If an item is from another library, items may be subject to that library’s fine policy.  Patrons with fines of $5.00 or more will be prohibited from borrowing library materials.

Fine Policy

Pay your Fines Online Instructions

Meeting Rooms

Rhinelander District Library has a meeting room that is available for public use (not-for-profit groups/agencies).  Access the reservation form and information on requirements for using the meeting room below.  Call the Adult Services desk for more information.

Meeting Room Policy

Meeting Room Reservation Form


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Tax Resources

Find links to State and Federal tax forms and instruction here.