Mission Statement

To encourage literacy and the love of reading, and to enhance the quality of life in our community by connecting people with materials, resources and each other.

Library Board of Trustees

Mandi Amundson – President
William Norine – Vice President
Diane Barton – Village Representative
Dagny Norenberg
Tiffany Johnson
Matthew Van Steenwyk
Ben Seume, Secretary

Library Staff

Lynett Yoerg, Director: lynett@grantsburg.wislib.org

Daniel Clugston, Assistant Director: 715-463-2244

Gail Potvin, Library Assistant

Barb Engelhart, Library Assistant

Todd Beckmann, Library Assistant

Cindy Bowman, Library Page

Amaya Henderson, Library Page


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The Grantsburg Public Library, founded by the Grantsburg Woman’s Club, opened its doors to the public on Saturday, November 22, 1947, in space donated by Burnett Larson in Larson’s Supply Store. Members of the community donated books.

In 1950 the library was moved to the Francis Freeman building on Oak Street, where, for 27 years, Francis stoked the fires, paid for snow removal, and charged minimal rent for the use of the library space.

With the relocation of the village offices and the library to the community building in 1978, a municipal library was established by a resolution passed by the Grantsburg Village Board.

When the Grantsburg School District built a new middle school, the library and village offices moved into the newly renovated old junior high building.  The new library was dedicated on October 22, 2000.