What’s the What?

  Saying it’s election season is practically the same as saying it’s misinformation season. Candidates WANT you to believe the best of them and the worst of their rival…and, shocking, we know, are not always scrupulous about adhering to the strict truth to market their message. But you, YOU can do better! Here’s another shocker:…

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…

REFERENDUMS on the November Ballot

Don’t you just hate it when you look at your ballot…and find a couple of referendums that you didn’t know were going to be there…and don’t know quite what to think? Here’s some advance notice of three referendums that will be on the November ballot. Two deal with local issues. The other will appear on…

We’ve Got The Power!

Thanks to the Northern Waters Library Service system and grant funds from LSTA, the Library, Science and Technology Act, we were able to enhance the reach of our 24/7 wifi signal! Technically it’s a Unifi wireless mesh access point…we call it “the new gizmo.” It improves accessibility anywhere in the vicinity of the log cabin…

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We are Open-For Curbside Pick-up

November 11, 2020: Given the current state of COVID-19 cases in our own and adjacent counties, the staff and Board of the Forest Lodge Library have determined that, to protect the health and safety of our patrons and our staff, we will offer curbside pickup only service. This determination will be reviewed at regular intervals…

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…

Are You Ready?

It’s voting season and, well, has there ever been a more important election? Be ready! You can register and request an absentee ballot online by visiting https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/ Check your Voter Info by putting in your name and date of birth. The site will tell you instantly whether or not you are currently registered and provide…

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…