Hello one and all!  The library remains closed at this time.  And please, for the time being, keep all library books, dvds, magazines, and books on audio with you at home.  Our library does not charge fines.  There is no need to worry about a late fee. The library will not being doing curbside pick-up…

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To help limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community, Legion Memorial Library will be closed March 17th-April 5th.  We hope to reopen April 6th. Checkout our Library‘s website:  legionmemoriallibrary.org and Facebook page:  Legion Memorial Library, for updates.  I’ll also continue to write the Mellen Weekly Record’s Library News column. All library events and programs have been cancelled through April.  This includes:  book clubs,…

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The month of March holds two significant dates for Legion Memorial Library.  The 12th marks 93 years of service to our community and the 22nd is the date we opened our doors to our new Library space shared with the Mellen Senior Center.  There are days I miss walking up the City Hall steps and being a part…

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Thank you one and all, who came to welcome author, John Hildebrand to our library last Thursday.  He shared pictures from the trip he wrote about in, “Long Way Round, Through the Heartland by River” and read selections from the chapters about the Bad River.  It was a very enjoyable evening. This past Friday and Saturday, we…

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John Hildebrand to Visit Our Library One of his first books, “Mapping the Farm” John told lovingly of the rituals and hard work of burning the fields in spring, harvesting, helping cattle give birth, hog butchering and meeting the prairie wildflowers, all the scenes from the farmers years and way of life that is disappearing at…

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Join us in watching, “Maleficent, Mistress of Evil” February 19th at 1:30 PM.  Those who watch from start to finish will be entered in a drawing for a $12 gift certificate to Ashland’s Bay Theater.  We’ll serve popcorn, but you are welcome to bring additional treats to share. Author Event:  John Hildebrand will visit our Library next…

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