About Us

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Oconto Falls Community Library is to serve all people by providing information, education, and entertainment resources.

Library Board Members

The By-Laws for the Oconto Falls Community Library follows State Statues on Board Members. Article ll Section l states “this board, as per State Statues, shall consist of seven members.

The Mayor of the City of Oconto Falls, subject to confirmation by the City Council, will appoint six members. Of these six appointees, one will be a member of the City Council, and one will be a member of the Administrative Staff of the Oconto Falls School District. A seventh member of the Board will be appointed by the Oconto County Board of Supervisors.”

The Library Board consists of Amy Dessart as President. Larry Kindel serves as the Board Vice President. Other members are Judy Kostreva as city appointee, Lawrence Kindel as city appointee, Dean Hess as the School appointee, Sue Gonnering is our City Representative and Sue Mogged represents the County.

Head Librarians of the Cook Memorial Library

Emma Weed 1905-1908
Mrs.Degan 1908-1918
Mrs. Ed Zeren 1918-1919
Ester Reynolds 1918-1919
Miss Wood 1919-1920
Gertrude Campbell 1920
Faye Titel 1920-1921
Lulu Morrissey 1921-1923
Mable McMillan 1923
Julia O. Wood 1923-1928
Lulu Wahl 1928-1967
Faye Titel 1967-1968
Phyliss Johnson 1967-1973
Nancy Curran 1973-1974
Alice Metzler 1974-1996
Jeanne Waschbisch 1996-2005
Joan Denis 2005 to present