Results from a study* of the COVID-19 virus on library materials has resulted in a longer quarantine for items returned to the library.  This means everything placed in the outdoor book drop at our library, will now be in quarantine for 96 hours (4 days).  As always, Mellen PL does not charge fines.  Once items…

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There is still plenty of time left for Summer Reading.  The Friends of Our Wonderful Library (FOWL) will once again provide prizes for a Summer Reading drawing.  Prizes are $50, $25, and $15 x the three groups: 5th Grade & Under, 6th-12th Grade, and Adults.  The deadline for recording points is Monday August 31st.  The…

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There is still plenty of time left for Summer Reading.  The Friends of Our Wonderful Library (FOWL) will once again provide prizes for a Summer Reading drawing.  Prizes are $50, $25, and $15 x the three groups: 5th Grade & Under, 6th-12th Grade, and Adults.  The deadline for recording points is Monday August 31st.  The…

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The Friends of the Library held a social distancing meeting in the Library’s parking lot last week.  They decided to once again sponsor prizes for a Summer Reading drawing.  You may enter the drawing by earning 50 Reading Points.  This is the same as in past years.  Categories are:  Birth to 5th Grade, 6th-12th Grade,…

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Last week we reached just over 100 Curbside Pickups!  We invite you to call, email or place your own holds to pickup.  The Library’s phone number is 715-274-8331 and you may email, jenthewis@mellen.wislib.org.  Be sure to share your name, phone number and the titles of the items you’re looking for.  Please do leave a message when…

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No Bellringer.  No Frog Jump.  But the spirit of our community and the celebration of our great and diverse country continues. Happy 4th of July! To date we have scheduled 98 Curbside Pickups!  We will continue this service throughout the Summer.  Curbside Pickups are available Monday through Friday.  Phone, 715-274-8331 to place requests – please do…

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Please take note and share with your library friends, Interlibrary Loans are back!  Our Northern Waters Library Service lending & borrowing along with our Monday, Wednesday, Friday delivery service is back.  Place holds yourself or call and let us know what you would like and we will place holds for you.  When your library items…

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The library’s virtual Summer Reading programming, “Page Turner Adventures” begins next Monday, June 22 at 10 AM.  Send a message to Legion Memorial Library’s Facebook page to join our closed group, “Summer Reading 2020”.  This is where new posts of Page Turner Adventures will be posted Monday-Friday for 10 weeks.  Programs are based around the…

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Start adding up your Summer Reading Points and share them by phone: 715-274-8331, email: jenthewis@mellen.wislib.org, or put them on paper and place in the Book Drop.  Earn an extra ticket for the drawing by coloring or drawing a picture of a cow or tractor.  One entry per person.  Leave it in the Book Drop or…

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Hello!  Summer Reading is upon us.  All ages are welcome to participate in our Annual Summer Reading Challenge.  As in the past, each child going into 5th grade and under who earns 60 reading points will be awarded a reading medal.  Yes, I added 10 points, but I also added an extra month to read and record points. Points are…

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