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October 9 – Library School Storytime

Library School Storytime is underway!  This program is planned for 3 year old children to attend with an adult caregiver.  Although younger and older children are welcome to attend.  We will read a book, learn a rhyme, sing, and have time to play and checkout books.  If you’d like to attend, contact the library.  Book…

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October 2 – Friends Quilt Raffle Winners

It was a beautiful Saturday morning for the Friends of the Library’s Fall Bazaar & Quilt Raffle.  Grand Prize Quilt, “Stacks” made by Judy Gibson & donated by Elizabeth Webster was won by Tom Jokinen.  Other prizes, donors & winners are as follows:  child’s quilt/anonymous/Geogene Ericksen; deer blanket/Sally Sarnstrom/Mike Thewis; blue crocheted blanket/Sally Sarnstrom/Ed Ludwig;…

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September 25 – Friends Quilt Raffle is Saturday

The Annual Friends of the Library’s Fall Bazaar & Quilt Raffle will be held this Saturday, September 28th, 9 AM to Noon.  It will include a Bake Sale and Used Book Sale. The grand prize quilt, “Stacks” was made by Judy Gibson and donated to the Mellen Friends by Elizabeth Webster.  Donations continue to arrive…

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September 18 – Midweek Movie, Aladdin

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club will meet at Noon on the 18th.  We’ll be discussing, “Little Faith” by Nicholas Butler. Join us in watching, “Aladdin” on Wednesday, September 18th at 2 PM.  This is the newer version, just released on DVD last week.  The library will supply popcorn.  You are welcome to bring additional snacks. The…

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September 11 – Gain Access with Your Library Card

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.  If you don’t have a library card, stop by to get one.  You’ll need proof of identification with your current address.  You may then enter a special drawing for New Card Holders.  If you already have a card, each time you visit the library and present your card for…

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September 4 – Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.  If you don’t have a library card, stop by to get one.  You’ll need proof of identification with your current address.  You may then enter a special drawing for New Card Holders.  If you already have a card, each time visit the library and present your card for check-out,…

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August 28 – Back to School Books

     Happy New School Year!  The library has set out a variety of “Back-to-School” books.  Different choices from “I Am Too Absolutely Small for School” by Lauren Child to “The Kalahari Typing School for Men” by Alexander McCall Smith; “Reading Magic” by Mem Fox to “Montessori Learning in the 21st Century” by M. Shannon…

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August 21 – Friends Quilt

The Friends of the Library’s Quilt for their Fall Raffle is now on display at the Library.  The quilt was made by Judy Gibson and the design is stacks of books.  Judy donated the quilt to the Friends of the Ashland Library for a raffle and her friend, Elizabeth Webster won the quilt.  Well, being…

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August 14 – And the Winners of the Summer Reading Drawing are . . .

     This year’s summer reading challenge came to a close on Book Lovers Day . . . Winners of the the Friends of the Library’s Raffle are: Nora Rikkola-$50, Harrison Piff-$25, and Alice Piff-$10 in the 5th Grade and Under group; Kaylea Ritola-$50, Kyera Murray-$25, and Trinity Conley-$10 in the 6th-12 Grade group; and…

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August 7 – Summer Reading Celebration

The Summer Reading celebration will take place on Friday, August 9th, 10-Noon for all our Summer Reading participants.  This will include the drawing for the Friends of the Library’s cash prizes.  Please let us know if you plan to attend stop by, call (715-274-8331), or email (jenthewis@mellen.wislib.org) the library.  Children in 5th Grade and under…

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