Library Closing for Independence Day: The library will close early on Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30pm. We will also be closed on Thursday, July 4. The library will resume regular hours Friday, July 5.

Library Closing for Independence Day

Transparent Language

by Eva Hong on Jan 6, 2024

I firmly believe that the Whitefish Bay Public Library has one of the best websites in the county. It is straightforward, intuitive, and doesn’t bombard you with too much information on the page. Now with that lead in you might think this is an informational blog, a how-to in navigating the site, alas, it is not. Though, if you haven’t explored our website I think you will be amazed by with the wealth of information and resources available to you. A very helpful ‘tab’ on the home or front page of our site.

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National Game and Puzzle week

by Eva Hong on Nov 13, 2023

Did you know that the week of November 20-26 is National Game and Puzzle Week? Well, it is! Many folks have been pleasantly surprised, when they have wandered into the adult wing near the reference desk and seen our assortment of games and puzzles. Some having wandered further toward the north end of the adult wing to see an even larger selection of puzzles on the lower lying shelves. We keep a puzzle to be worked on collectively in the north end of the Adult wing, as well. All of the puzzles and games are available to be checked out. Board games are available for check out for one week. Fortunately, for those who check out a 1500- piece puzzle, check out is 3 weeks. Both can be renewed up to 2 times.

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In Their Own Words

by Eva Hong on Mar 29, 2023

Sometimes, when I feel a unique combination of not knowing what to read and desiring a little change in my life, I find that a memoir or autobiography is just the fix. I love learning what people have done to overcome adversity, become successful, or lead a unique life.

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Time to Celebrate

by Eva Hong on Dec 10, 2022

These days, there is no shortage of things to celebrate. Of course, we have some pretty big holidays this month, but have you noticed calendars and social media posts increasingly reminding you that today is the day to celebrate something you never knew? For example, a quick Google search informed me of a few special December days including: National Humbug Day, Answer the Phone like Buddy the Elf Day, National Green Bean Casserole Day and not to be overlooked Dewey Decimal System Day (next year’s blog post: decided!).

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