Celebrating, anyway…95 years a library

Most of our merry plans to celebrate our 95th Anniversary were cancelled by COVID, but, with a little help from our friends the Forest Lodge Library will celebrate, anyway. We hope you will join us in doing so! A number of area restaurants will be offering a library-themed or library-dedicated special at some time during…

Hey, I already brought that back!

Sometimes it feels like a convenience, other times, not so much. Our library system will send you an email advising you that an item you had checked out is about to be due. You think, “Wait a minute! I already returned that!” Just so you know…until we hear otherwise, we will continue to quarantine returned…

Are You Ready?

It’s voting season and, well, has there ever been a more important election? You don’t want to wait until November 3rd to figure out if you’re registered and ready to go. In fact, in these COVID-times, why not get yourself set up to vote by mail…also known as Absentee. It’s easy. It’s safe. You don’t…

FRESH TITLES – June 2020

We held off on ordering during pandemic season, but, our new books are arriving and being cataloged and processed and are just about ready to wing their way off into the universe of readers! Coincidentally, this week, for the first time since mid-March, we are able to order titles from other Northern Waters libraries again…which…

A Virtual Community Conversation

“Wisconsin nurse on the New York frontline of pandemic, then diagnosed with COVID-19.” So read the headline on the story from WAOW in Wausau. Many of us followed the chronicle of Hayward’s Buffy Riley via her almost daily Facebooks posts while she served a 3 week stint in a NYC ICU during the height of…

95 YEARS OF SERVICE

In 2020 the Forest Lodge Library, established in 1925, marks 95 years of service to its communities. One thing we’re doing to celebrate is collecting, we hope, 95 memories of the Forest Lodge Library! If you have a memory of the library that you would like to share…whether it comes from you, your kids or…

May We Have a Word?

We offer our thanks to all who participated in our National Poetry Month celebration this year! Some participated by putting a word in the window. Thanks to McKinney Realty, Chippewa Valley Bank, the UCC Church, The Velo Cafe, Redbery Books, Whispering Pines Gift and Gallery, The (new!) Sweet Exchange, Cable Lumber, The Cable Cafe…and, of…