Barrett Memorial Library

65 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay, WI
Mon. 9-7 | Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9-6 | Fri. 9-5 | Sat. 9-3

Library Hours



65 W. Geneva St.
Williams Bay, WI 53191



Events and Programs

Programs for Children and Teens

Every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

and Thursday at 1:30 p.m.!

Storytime is on break until Tuesday, January 7.

Join us Tuesday, December 31, for our Noon Year's Eve Party, beginning at 11 a.m.

You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Regularly reading aloud to your child beginning at infancy establishes an intimate relationship with you and their developing a love for reading.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-directed national program that promotes reading to your newborn, toddler and pre-school child. Register for this free, on-going program at the circulation desk.

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

For teens, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Just Dance for teens, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Programs for Adults

Land Grabs and frontier justice,

walworth county style

Presented by Michael Rehberg of Black Point Estate and Gardens

Thursday, January 23rd 2020

5:30 p.m.

at Barrett Memorial Library


A deep look at the second biggest and bruising land grab in our area, before anyone could buy property at the land office in Milwaukee... with the first surveys, cabins, dams, and mills. Includes a look at the threat of being pushed through a hole in the 18 inches of ice on Lake Como and a Sheriff's arrest!

An introduction to the Daniel Boone of Walworth County!


Day in the bay

Come in, learn, and ask questions as Laura Lepeska talks about CBD oil. She will cover such topics such as: the differences between and the history of hemp and marijuana, what hemp/CBD oil is and how it works in the body, how to spot low quality products and the dangers, the Endocannibinoid system, and CBD oil for children and pets.


Wednesday, February 5th 2020

6:00 p.m.

at Barrett Memorial Library

Read between the Wines is a rogue book club

- just bring yourself and join the conversation!
Read a good book lately?
Share that book title with the group!
Any authors who intrigue you?
Let's chat about them over drinks in a cozy Williams Bay establishment!

Join us!


Thursday, February 13 2020

at Privato

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 8

at 10:00 a.m.

Read and discuss a new book each month.


This month's pick is Kristin Hannah's "The Great Alone"!

Click here to read more about "The Great Alone" on Goodreads.


Wednesdays | 1-3 p.m.