How to Entertain Yourself During a Pandemic

We’re compiling a list of some things to do while you’re at home social-distancing. Summer had us a little distracted, but, with increasing signs of summer’s end (which some of us are really happy about) we’re reminded to share some fresh resources with you! 8/25/2020 We aren’t the only ones who love Wes Tank! (see…

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…

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We are Open-Review our Protocols, Please

In this phase of our reopening we will offer library access to a limited number of patrons for a defined period of time. No more than 6 people (including staff) can be in our facility at any one time. Patrons are asked to honor a one-half hour time period to accommodate other patrons. Curbside pick-up…

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…