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6961 W School St.
PO Box 760
Three Lakes, WI 54562

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Monday: 9 AM – 7 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM – 7 PM
Thursday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 2 PM
Closed Sunday

History & Genealogy

Our Local History Room opens the doors to both the history of Three Lakes and the path to discovering your own personal family story!

We connect directly (physically and archivally) to the Three Lakes Historical Museum and Visitor Center. We have dedicated research computers, a ScanPro 3000 microfilm scanner, offer access to books, microfilm, local archive materials, and other resources highlighting our rich local history.

Additionally, the Demmer Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library, which means more resources are available to a FamilySearch user when they are searching from the library (on a public computer or from their own laptop connected to the Demmer’s wi-fi). 

Family and Local History Research Resources Available

available for use in our library

Have a family research or genealogy question? Email familyhistory@demmerlibrary.org. A member of the Three Lakes Genealogical Society will follow up with you and help you with your research questions!

Visit the Three Lakes Genealogical Society webpage for more local genealogy research resources.

Click here to see digitized images of obituaries for years 1970 – 2021 (and ongoing) from the Vilas County News/Three Lakes News Review.

Three Lakes Genealogical Society
Ancestry Library Edition
Heritage Quest Online
Family Search
Wisconsin Historical Society
Recollection Wisconsin
Wisconsin Digital Collection
U.S. Newsstream

Local History Titles