Suring Area Public Library

604 East Main Street
Suring, WI 54174

920-842-4451

Library History

  • Fall 1984 needs assessment completed; 91% responding favored a public library in Suring
  • March 1985 library Steering Committee formed
  • Summer 1985 initial presentations made to the municipal boards of Towns of  Bagley, Breed, How, Maple Valley and Village of Suring
  • October 1985 Oconto County Board contacted to fund library
  • November 1985 Steering Committee reorganized into Friends of the Suring Area Public Library
  • February 1986 1st Friends meeting; purpose of Friends of Suring Area Public Library: find/raise funds and promote library
  • May 1986 application for membership in Nicolet Federated Library System (confirmed effective January 1987); first Library Board meets, with Trustees appointed by municipalities
  • October 1986 Oconto County Library Board approves establishment of the Suring Area Public Library
  • November 1986 Building on corner of Main Street & Peshtigo Brook Road rented; procuring furnishings, supplies and donated books began
  • January 27, 1987 library opens for business
  • July, 1999 library begins automated circulation as a member of OWLSnet
  • December 2005 Community Development Block Grant approved for new library building
  • June, 2007 groundbreaking for new facility
  • January, 2008 staff undertook packing and moving from old building to new
  • February 11, 2008 new facility open
  • June 2008 grand opening of new Suring Municipal Building and Suring Area Public Library
  • January, 2010 building debt retired
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