Honoring Their Fathers in Poetry

On Tuesday, June 13th the Forest Lodge Library welcomes regional poets Peggy Trojan and Jan Chronister who will be reading from recently published work honoring their fathers. Peggy Trojan, who lives in Brule, published her first poem in 2010, at the age of 77. She has, since then, published many times and her work is…

THE BOOKHOUSE IS ACCEPTING DONATIONS!

The news is…YES, the Book House is beginning to accept donations…beginning Friday, May 12th. Please bring donations in containers you can leave behind and place them in the back door vestibule of the Book House. Below we’ve posted a list of items that we can and cannot accept…and…we beseech you…it’s no easier for us to…

We are SO HONORED!!!

It was perhaps 11 years ago when Claire Parker started coming to the Forest Lodge Library. Lots has happened since then! She got a younger brother and sister. In recent changes, her parents, Chris and Amy Parker, purchased The Rivers Eatery in downtown Cable. This year, in conjunction with National Library Week…and a Poetry Reading…

VISIT LIBRARIES – WIN PRIZES!

While you’re wandering around Northern Wisconsin, take the time to stop in at libraries in the Northern Waters Library Service system, get your PASSPORT stamped and you’ll be eligible to win some pretty great prizes! You can pick up a PASSPORT at any Northern Waters library beginning on April 24th. Collect 10 different stamps and…

April 2023 Poetry Challenge – WE HAVE A WINNER

This year’s winner: Peter Donndelinger. Congratulations…and thanks for participating! April is Poetry Month…and you know we like to celebrate somehow. Here’s 2023’s POETRY CHALLENGE! Grab a nearby book. Turn to page 45. Find the third full sentence on the page and that is the first line of your poem! If you don’t like that line…grab…

What Our Staff is Reading

Date: July 24, 2023 Staff Person: Kristine Title/Author:  IF IT SOUNDS LIKE A QUACK by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling Why am I reading it: I DO try to work some non-fiction into my steady diet of fiction and this sounded…amusing and informative. Verdict: This book was…terrifying. Yes, there were, indeed, some mad stories about people who discovered,…

Get Libby!!!

If you haven’t GOT Libby you should GET LIBBY! Libby is a wonderful resource. Free to you with your library card! Download the LIBBY app to your device. Free from your app store. Open the app and follow the prompts. Submit your name and library card # and be sure to choose your library/library system.…

Celiac Support Group – Initial Meeting

Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disease estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Only about 30% are properly diagnosed. Attacks are triggered by ingestion of gluten, even if incidental and no larger than a crumb. Symptoms are no joke and can include not only various digestive ills, but, joint pain, anxiety and depression,…