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The Richard J. Brown Library is committed to providing a safe, welcoming and encouraging environment in which Nicolet College students, faculty, staff, and community members find the resources and support to be successful in their academic career and beyond.

Library Vision

To be a model community college library, recognized within the Wisconsin Technical College System for continually expanding its capabilities and resources, enabling increased access to local and world‑wide information, and encouraging life‑long learning.

About the Library

  • The library is located on the third floor of the Lakeside Center. Library services are offered on the third floor in the library and at the second floor Information Commons. 
  • The library offers the following resources and much more. Stop by to see us!
    • reference
    • interlibrary loan
    • research help
    • evaluation of sources
    • technical assistance
    • electronics circulation
    • circulation services
    • quiet study rooms
    • books, dvds, cds, & more!

The library staff are here to help you find what you need to be successful! Please don't hesitate to ask us for help finding, using or evaluating books, DVDs, music, articles or any other type of information.

Your questions are not an interruption to what we do, your questions ARE what we do!  

Contact Us

Text us: (715) 953-2160

Main Phone #: 715.365.4479

Mailing Address:

  • 5364 College Dr.
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501


  • The library is located on the 3rd floor of the Lakeside Center.
  • Library services are available on the 3rd floor in the library AND at the 2nd floor Information Commons.

Library Hours

Library Hours Spring 2018, Beginning Sunday January 14

  Open Close
8:00 AM 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
Sunday Noon 6:00 PM
Library Closings/Reduced Services - Spring 2018
All staff conference, February 14 CLOSED
Sunday, April 1st CLOSED
Sunday, May 20th CLOSED, Summer hours begin