April Poetry Challenge Poems!

We were so pleased to have so many people participate in our April Poetry Challenge…and are happy to share the poetry received and “the winners.” What the challenge was: participants were invited to choose from five sets of three words and the only constraint was that they were required to use (some version of) those…

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Annual Library Report

Tuesday, April 19th was the date of both the Town of Cable and the Town of Namakagon Annual meetings. As the Forest Lodge Library is a Joint Library of these Towns, Director Lendved appears at each meeting to offer an Annual Library Report. Should you be interested in reading it, the text of the report…

Accepting Material Donations

We are pleased to report that we are accepting book and material donations again!  As in prior years, those wishing to donate items are asked to put them inside the vestibule at the back door of the Book House. If you haven’t brought them in containers you can leave, please come to the library and…

April 2022 Poetry Challenge

April is Poetry Month and we always like to do something to celebrate here at the Forest Lodge Library! This year’s Poetry Challenge invites you to choose one of a series of five sets of words and to include them in a poem of any style or length! You’ll find the word sets below. You…

National Library Week!

CONNECT WITH YOUR LIBRARY is the theme of National Library Week 2022. We hope that you WILL take some time to connect with us this National Library Week, April 3-9. Of course we’d love for you to stop in and see us and check out some of our new titles…and…just by being here and looking…

Hour of Operation Survey

Got a minute? Our hours of operation have been…changeable…since the start of the pandemic. We’ve been settled into the same hours for some months, now, but, are interested to know if they’re working for you, our patrons! We invite you to share your opinion on the subject by taking a short side-trip to the Survey…

Wireless Printing Now Available

The next time someone comes into the Forest Lodge Library and inquires if they can print directly from their mobile phone or laptop the answer is YES! Thanks to the Northern Waters Library System, we now have the Princh printing solution installed and ready to go! It’s not hard! Just download the free @PrinchApp from…

ROAD TRIP!

“It all began with a challenge from the librarian of our local public library, Forest Lodge Library in Cable, Wisconsin, to explore something we’ve always wanted to do, or a place we’ve always wanted to see. ” The above is a quote from our patron Sue Rosa’s blog…about her months long road trip out west…

Spring Election

The Town of Cable has an election coming up on April 5th. Three individuals, two of whom are incumbents, are running for two available Town of Cable Board seats. Inform yourself as a voter by listening to interviews that Library Director Kristine Lendved conducted with the candidates. Here’s the link to the interviews on the…

Housing Meeting at CCC

If you missed this meeting but are interested in hearing what happened, here’s a link to the presentation on the Town of Cable website: https://townofcable.com/2022/03/09/housing-presentation/ Kellie Pederson from UWEX offered a public presentation on the results of the Chequamegon Bay Housing Coalition’s study and survey on area housing supply and needs.  She focussed on the…