Speechless!!!

One of the (many! Thanks to all!) responses we got to the End of Year Library Expansion Appeal was from the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce who pledged $10,000 towards the Library Expansion in honor of retiring library director Kristine Lendved. So grateful. So honored! THANKS!!!        …

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Half-way by New Year’s Eve!

Your Library. Your Community. Your Gift Matters. From reading near the cozy fireplace in winter to hearing the cheerful sound of outdoor instruments in summer, the Forest Lodge Library is an important community resource that has brought joy to our community for generations. We’ve outgrown our space so now it’s…

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Backwards. Sideways. Forward. Summer 2023

We’ve spoken with hundreds of people. Sent out dozens of marketing folders. Received considerable support in pledges in funds, but, still found ourselves short of our fundraising goal while, in the meantime, out there in the world construction costs only continued to spiral upward. It seemed that something had to…

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Fred & Winnie Gall Memorial Community Study Room

Our community lost one of its beloved elders in recent days. Winnie Gall, 91, passed on December 10th. Her family has requested that memorial donations be directed to The Katie Flowers Endowment (or Forest Lodge Library KFE) in support of the Fred and Winnie Gall Memorial Community Study Room, to…

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Progress Report – December 2020

Oh, 2020, you destroyer of timelines, you betrayer of plans! Let us hasten to say that we are mindful that having been put on “pause” is about the least worst thing that might of happened. We stand in sympathy with all of those who lost so much this pandemic year.…

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Progress Report – June 2019

On Thursday, June the 6th, the library offered two Public Input Sessions, one in the Town of Cable, one in the Town of Namakagon. As a joint library of the two communities, it felt that it was important that each community was given an opportunity to review our preliminary plans.…

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Progress Report January 2019

We are now two years into our “project” and, while it may look like not much has changed, progress has, in fact, been made. In our last installment we explained that we had interviewed a number of architects and that we had determined that it would be useful to visit…

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Big News from a Little Library

Why are these people smiling? Well, the rumor you’ve heard is true. The library … well, technically the Towns of Cable & Namakagon… purchased the Aldrich property adjacent to the library. We’re very excited! We look forward to working with our neighbors, our Towns, our patrons and area businesses in…

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