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:…

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…

95 YEARS OF SERVICE

In 2020 the Forest Lodge Library, established in 1925, marks 95 years of service to its communities. One thing we’re doing to celebrate is collecting, we hope, 95 memories of the Forest Lodge Library! If you have a memory of the library that you would like to share…whether it comes from you, your kids or…

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…

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…

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…

Fabulous New Library Totes!!!

Just in time for the holidays…check out our fabulous new totes! Heavy-weight cotton canvas, square bottoms…and a pocket panel on the side. Perfect for anyone who loves the Forest Lodge Library…and/or a cloth bag that will carry weight and not rip apart! $15…to get the bag and support the library.

Census 2020

Bayfield County libraries are being invited to assist with the upcoming Census 2020 project by sharing information and being a location where individuals can complete their Census online. At a recent training on the subject we learned one thing we’d like to start sharing immediately: THE CENSUS BUREAU WILL NOT CALL YOU! The “official” Census…