715-634-2161| Library will be closed Mon. May 29, 2023 for observance of Memorial Day. Open: Mon 10-5pm, Tues 10-7pm, Wed-Fri 10-5pm, Sat 10-1 pm. Curbside available. hlibrary@hayward.wislib.org

Hayward, Wisconsin

Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

2023 Summer Reading Program








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Details for 2023 Summer Reading Program

Details for 2023 Summer Reading Program

  We're so excited to let you know the details for the 2023 Summer Reading Program!  Click on the following link: 2023 Summer Reading Program @ the Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library to get a copy of the flyer with detailed information. Be sure to join us...

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Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library

Sherman & Ruth Weiss
Community Library
P.O. Box 917
10788 State Hwy 22/77
Hayward, WI 54843

phone 715-634-2161
fax 715-634-5257

Monday 10am-5pm
Tuesday 10am-7pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 10am-5pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-1pm


Curbside pickup is available during library hours.  Call ahead at 715-634-2161.

Library Closures

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • December 26
  • New Year's Eve Day