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Library History

July 1989: Community committee formed Friends of Burnett Community Library

February 1990: Burnett County Board announced funding available for county library planning

June 1990: County Board appointed committee to determine the feasibility of a library

November 1990: Former discount food store donated north of Siren at Highway 35/70 intersection

April 19, 1991: Grand Opening of the volunteer library with 3,000 books; dependent on donations

May 1991: First Bank of Wisconsin donated their old brick building to Webster Village for use as a library; became a municipal library

January 1992: Library opened in bank building after extensive shoring up of floor; card holders 200

October 1992: Grand Opening event; card holders grew rapidly 800+; by 2011, 3500

August 2004: Discussion of a new library begun by Friends of the Library

Summer 2005: Start of fund-raising campaign to expand Burnett Community Library

Summer 2006: Friends mailed brochure to all area residents & businesses requesting support and donations

Spring 2009: Larsen Chevrolet building available; donated by Terry Larsen; fundraising expanded

February 2011: “Wall-breaking” ceremony to mark beginning of Larsen building renovation

August 18, 2011: Library closed for “Big Move”

August 22, 2011: Library reopened in new building; name changed to Larsen Family Public Library

September 9, 2011: Grand Opening celebration; looking forward to many years of service to our Burnett County residents!

Larsen Family Public Library
7401 Main Street W.
PO BOX 510
Webster, WI 54893




Monday 9AM–5PM
Tuesday 10AM–5PM
Wednesday 10AM–7PM
Thursday 10AM–7PM
Friday 10AM–5PM
Saturday 10AM–3PM
Sunday Closed