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…

Confined by Corona Quiz Contest

THANKS TO ALL who played our Confined by Corona Quiz Contest! We had fun, too, and learned a few things about our collection and about our communities. After 6 weeks we’re calling this a wrap. Hopefully summer will be sufficiently entertaining that you won’t need this distraction! DO get in touch, however, if you need…

STAY IN AND VOTE…ABSENTEE!!!!

Voting is too important to skip…but, getting to the polling place during a pandemic might be a little daunting. What can you…still…do two weeks before election day? If you are a registered voter you can request an absentee ballot. The last day to accomplish that is April 2nd. You can request an absentee ballot directly…

Do you know Libby?

Now, more than ever, you’ll want to be able to have access to our digital collection which includes e-books, e-audiobooks and streaming video. Libby is an Overdrive product. (another app to access the digital collection.) It is said to be more “mobile friendly” than Overdrive. We have added local information where pertinent. IF you need…

How About a Feel Good Story?

Here’s a “feel good” story from the Washington Post about a couple of boys in blue who went out of their way to help a 1 year old and her family celebrate her birthday! We know there are good people everywhere, and, especially with such dire news all around, it’s kinda nice to have your…

THE WOMAN’S HOUR

In 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. We hope that you will join us and representatives from the Chequamegon Bay League of Women Voters to discuss THE WOMAN’S HOUR by Elaine Weiss, chronicling the history of the fight to win, for women,…

Looking for a few Trustees

The Forest Lodge Library has upcoming vacancies on the Forest Lodge Library Board of Trustees. Several Trustees are completing their second 3 year term. Another must depart due to time constraints. At this important juncture in the history of the Forest Lodge Library, we hope to find committed individuals who are willing to help the…

Kristine’s December 2019 Pick

CONVICTION by Denise Mina I’ve been reading Denise Mina for awhile and always look forward to new titles. Although we acquired CONVICTION in July, it just worked its way to the top of my list this month. A stand-alone, I found it a fun read and rather a wild ride. The way it begins…does not…