Bellringer T-shirt Deadline

The Friends of the Library’s biggest fundraising event of the year is the Annual Bellringer Run.  Through our faithful sponsors, energetic participants, and dedicated volunteers the Friends are able to host the annual event on the 4th of July.  Please note that the deadline for the Bellringer Run T-shirt order is this Friday at Noon, June 14th.  If you would like to receive the 2024 40th Anniversary shirt you must register by this date.  Enter online at Those registering after this date will not receive a t-shirt. Paper registration forms are available from the library.  Call 715-274-8331 if you have questions.

The Adventure Begins at Your Library is this year’s Summer Reading theme.  Sign-up and record reading points June 1 through July 31.  Earn 50 reading points and receive a reading medal.  There are four groups of readers: ages 0-5 (Kindergarten), First-Fifth Grades, Sixth-Twelfth Grades, and Adults.  The library will start kids programming by hosting a morning movie on Tuesday, June 18 at 10am. The movie is “Wish” and lasts about 92 minutes.  In addition to the reading challenge, the Sixth-Twelfth Graders are encouraged to create Book Merge Photos, Book Spine Poetry, and Recycle Book Art.  Not sure what these are; do some research or stop by the library to check out examples. Your creations may then be entered in a contest at the library to win prizes: 1st Place $15, 2nd Place $10, 3rd Place $5. Entries may be brought to the library for display and will also be highlighted on our Facebook page & website.  Enter through July 24.  Winners will be announced July 31.  A variety of programming opportunities are planned for the Summer.  More program details are available in a Summer Reading brochure available from the library.

Northern Waters Library Network is again hosting the Passport Program.  Stop by the library pick up a passport and visit other libraries in our area.  Visit 10 libraries and enter a drawing to win prizes.

Hope to see you this Summer at the Library!