Jeff Hein, Author of “The Cimbrian War” series at the Library

Reminder: Author Jeff Hein MHS Class of 1981 will be visiting the Library on Wednesday, May 17th at 6 pm.  Please join us in welcoming him to our library and learning about the next installment of, “The Cimbrian War Series, Rise of the Red Wolf”.  The Friends of the Library will be providing refreshments.

Please note:  The library will be closed this Friday, May 19th.  So sorry for the inconvenience.  We will be open again on Saturday, May 20th from 9 am to noon.

The Friends of the Mellen Library’s biggest fundraiser of the year is the Bellringer Race.  Due to highway construction, the race route has changed.  Check the Mellen Bellringer Facebook page for details.  Please be sure to get your official 2023 Bellringer t-shirt by placing your order, or by registering for the Bellringer Race by Noon, Friday, June 9th.  Paper forms may be picked up from the library or printed from our website, (click the City Hall bell photo and follow the links).  They must be returned to the library by the deadline.  Race registration is open until 8 am Race Day but t-shirts will be unavailable after Noon on June 9th.  Online registration is available for race participants here:

The Friends of the Mellen Library are excited to announce a Summer Raffle!  Tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20.  They are available from Friends of the Library members or at the Library. The drawing will be held on July 4th at The Friends Place (library patio) during our Bellringer Race Awards Ceremony.  Prizes: 10ft kayak, 2 two-day general admission tickets to Concert in the Corn, Corn Hole Game, Treat Yourself with $100, and $100 gas card.  The kayak is on display at the library.

The Northern Waters Library Network/NWLN is sponsoring a Library Passport Program.  Stop in right here at the Mellen library and pick up a passport. Visit ten NWLN libraries and enter your name for prizes.

A new Take & Make is out for the month of May, a kite mobile.  Stop by and see what’s new in children’s books and pick up a kite project to make with your children or grandchildren.

Hope to see you soon at the library.