418 Corbett Ave. W.
Ladysmith, WI 54848

M10 am - 6 pm
T10 am - 8 pm
W 10 am - 6 pm
Th10 am - 6 pm
F 10 am - 6 pm
Sat10 am - 3 pm
Sun   closed

Welcome. Links to useful information are in the green bar at the top and in the sidebars. If you have questions or comments, please use the “Contact Us” link to send an e-mail. 

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We will be closed on December 24th and 25th.  We will open again on Friday the 26th and be here on Saturday the 27th.     

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December Storytime Flyer


You can fill out the Holds Authorization Form online. Complete this form and bring a print copy to the Library at 418 Corbett Ave. in Ladysmith. You can have others pick up materials for you, and you can pick up materials for them. We have to have a signed copy for it to be valid due to privacy laws. 

Please visit us on Facebook. If you can not access the Facebook page, please let us know. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rusk-County-Community-Library-WI/255082146079

We are on Pinterest, too. Visit our Staff Favorites links for graphic reviews (that is Librarian Speak for “We posted the cover of a book or a movie.”). http://pinterest.com/ladysmithpl/
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2014 Holiday Closures

New Year's Day 

January 1 & 2 

Good Friday 

April 18 

Memorial Day 

May 26 

Fourth of July 

July 4 

Labor Day 

September 1 


November 27 & 28 


December 24 & 25 

New Year's Eve 

December 31--Close at 1:00 

  • Adult and children’s books, videos, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, downloadable books, magazines and newspapers
  • Shared online catalog which makes it possible to review and request materials from six area libraries
  • BadgerLink-Wisconsin’s Connection to the World of Information
  • Internet access
  • Adult, youth and family programming
  • Interlibrary loans of items from other libraries
  • Wireless service within the library
  • Handicapped accessible & low-vision computer workstation
  • Polebenders - Available to children ages 6-14. This program is made possible by the Ladysmith High School Class of '58, who provides and maintains the fishing Poles. Children sign up for a loaner card and they receive a free tackle box that is theirs to keep. They may check out a fishing pole for one week at a time. They must bring in their loaner cards to get a pole, and they are allowed only one tackle box.
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