Inside & Curbside 5/18/2021

The library is welcoming visitors inside and will continue to offer curbside pickup for those requesting it.  At present, library staff are continuing to wear masks and we ask that you do too.  There are at risk populations in the library and not all members of our population have had the privilege or chosen to…

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Summer Book Club 5/12/2021

It was such a delight to welcome one and all back inside the library! All who entered were positive and shared a variety of uplifting thoughts about their hopeful expectations for the future, their love of the library, books, reading and the ability to browse the shelves in person. Take & Make bags are available…

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Come On In and Browse 5/5/2021

Visitors are welcome back inside the library! The first to check out books was our own Mayor Barabe.  Curbside Pickup is still available for those that wish to continue with that service.  But if you are a ‘browser’ come on in and see what treasures you’ll find.  Welcome!!! The Friends of the Library will meet…

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Indoor Library Visits 4/26/2021

The Library will open to indoor browsing visits on Monday, May 3rd.  Indoor visits will be Monday-Thursday, 12:30-5:30 pm and Friday & Saturday, 9:30-11:30 am. We ask, with great respect for all, that when visiting the library: A mask is worn Browsing and checkouts are prompt Six-foot distancing practiced Returns are placed in the outdoor Book…

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New Catalog 4/21/2021

The Catalog has been upgraded!  Check it out:  https://mellen.northernwaters.org/ or access from the library’s website at: legionmemoriallibrary.org, under the tab ‘Find Books’. Easily browse and search items Place holds Find the next book in your favorite series Record your reading history Rate books, movies, and more Get suggestions for great reads Plans are underway to open the…

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National Library Week 4/7/2021

It’s National Library Week! We join with communities and their libraries across our nation to celebrate. It is a good time to announce that our Library Board met last week and made the decision to open our doors to visits beginning Monday, May 3rd in addition to our continued Curbside Pickup. Stay tuned for more…

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Coloring in Spring 3/31/2021

The Library’s Spring Coloring Drawing is accepting entries through Monday, April 12th D.E.A.R. Day, Drop Everything And Read Day. Five winners of $10 will be drawn for. Three entries per person. All ages are welcome to participate. Use your own coloring pages or request pages from Curbside Pickup, 715-274-8331. Online activities:  “Read Across Wisconsin” and “Shelter-at-Home…

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Read Across WI 3/24/2021

Legion Memorial Library, as part of the Northern Waters Library Network (NWLN), invites you to participate in the first Read Across Wisconsin (March 1 – April 10, 2021), in honor of Read Across America. We’re inviting patrons from all 29 NWLN libraries to submit photos of all the creative and different ways you may read.  Submit photos of…

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New Books, Take & Make, and Book Bundles 3/17/2021

Our Curbside Pickup service continues.  Monday – Thursday, Noon-6 pm and Friday & Saturday, 9 am-Noon.  We continue to add new materials to our collections of books, DVDs, and magazines.  You may borrow using your library card from our website, legionmemoriallibrary.org or call 715-274-8331 and we’ll read you the titles from our new books on…

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Help Decorate the Library for Spring! 3/10/2021

Entries for our “Help Decorate the Library for Spring” project are arriving! Each entry, up to three times per person, will be placed in a drawing.  We have five different age catagories:  Adults; Grades 9-12; Grades 6-8; Grades 2-5; Grades 1 and under (all preschool ages included).  Names will be entered into a drawing, one name selected from each age category.  A…

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