About Us


Leon-Saxeville Library
N4715 County Road E
P.O. Box 247
Pine River, WI 54965


Mission Statement:

The Leon-Saxeville Township Library has chosen the roles of popular materials center, community information center, and preschoolers door-to-learning to best serve all people in the community and surrounding area.  The library's aim is to serve the community and to provide a source for essential ideas of a free society.  Rules and regulations are necessary, so that all receive the greatest benefit from the library's services.  The Leon-Saxeville Township Library Board of Trustees hereby adapts the American Library Association Library Bill of Rights, the Freedom to Read Statement, and the Freedom to View Statement.  (Copies of this and the Library's Policies are available at the library.)

Library Staff:

Library Board of Directors:

A nine-member citizen Board of Trustees governs the library. The Leon-Saxeville Township Library is a joint library for the townships of Leon and Saxeville, and the board reflects this. Our trustees represent the townships, county and school district.

The Library Board normally meets on the last Tuesday of each month, at 7:00 pm, at the Leon-Saxeville Township Library in Pine River, WI. These meetings are open to the public except as specified under Wisconsin law.

Town of Saxeville Representatives:

  • Jason Timm, Board President
  • Jackie Straw, Vice President
  • John vanAmerongen

Town of Leon Representatives:

  • Gary Sorenson, Board Secretary
  • Judy Lippert
  • Karen Syverson
  • Jane Engel

Waushara County Board Representative:

  • Larry Timm

Wild Rose School District Representative:

  • Matt Wilbert

Policy: Each member term runs three years, at the end of this term; they can accept a nomination for a second term appointment. Following the second term, a minimum of one year must lapse before any retired board member is available for future nominations.

The Friends of the Leon Saxeville Library Officers are:

  • President: Patti Denk
  • Vice President:  Mary Slattery
  • Treasurer:  Linda Forseth
  • Secretary:  Judy Davis

Weather-Related Closing of the Library

The library may be closed when severe weather or hazardous road conditions merit caution.  Announcement of the closing of the library will be listed on the home page of the website and broadcasted on WAUH Radio, 102.3 The BUG.