There is so much to learn! Keep your brain fed with the educational institutions and libraries in Ladysmith and throughout Rusk County!
The Hawkins Area Library is committed to providing a warm, friendly atmosphere where you will have access to everything from the newest releases of great books, to all of the latest technology.
We offer: Books – Children’s, Young Adult and Adult-Over 10,000 titles to choose from, Audio Books on CD and Tape, Movies on DVDs and VHS, Magazines, Newspapers, Library Cards, Interlibrary Loan services, Computers and Internet, Wireless Internet, and Online Services.
We also offer a book club, summer reading program, after school program, and computer classes.
Hours of Operation: Monday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Tuesday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Address: 709 Main St.
PO Box 17
Hawkins, WI 54530
Northwood Technical College-Ladysmith offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificate, career pathways, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. NTC also provides instruction for individuals pursuing their GED or HSED. NTC is a top-ranked two-year college in the nation with more than 50 career programs, is a member of Wisconsin Technical College System, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Address: 1104 Lake Ave. West
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Adult and children’s books, videos, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, downloadable books, magazines and newspapers, Shared online catalog which makes it possible to review and request materials from six area libraries, Badger Link-Wisconsin’s Connection to the World of Information, Internet access, Adult, youth and family programming, Interlibrary loans of items from other libraries, Wireless service within the library, Handicapped accessible & low-vision computer workstation, Polebenders – Available to children ages 6-14. This program is made possible by the Ladysmith High School Class of ’58, who provides and maintains the fishing Poles. Children sign up for a loaner card and they receive a free tackle box that is theirs to keep. They may check out a fishing pole for one week at a time. They must bring in their loaner cards to get a pole, and they are allowed only one tackle box.
Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Address: 418 Corbett Ave. West
Ladysmith, WI 54848
The School District of Ladysmith offers a comprehensive public education for all students in grades 4K through 12th. We have a tradition of providing an excellent education in our district that reflects the dedication and talents of our professional and support staff. By working as a team, all district employees commit to the success of our students. Our commitment to all students includes instilling a love of learning and achievement, a strong work ethic, self-discipline and respect for self and others. These skills and dispositions are integrated into all areas of the curriculum, so students have many opportunities to learn and contribute in positive ways to the school community.
We offer high quality, diverse courses in order to prepare all students for tomorrow’s work expectations, whether it is though specialized learning, a state-of-the-art FAB Lab, University dual credit courses, and Certified Nursing and Dental Assistant degrees. Students graduating from the CNA and Dental Assistant courses are certified to immediately enter the workforce. Check out the School District of Ladysmith website at sdlwi.org for more information on course options or open enrolling to the School District of Ladysmith – an Educational Leader in Rural Wisconsin.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Address: 1700 Edgewood Avenue
Ladysmith, WI 54848