Welcome to the Town Hall Library!


We are pleased to announce that we are hosting the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight Traveling Art Show through the end of May.  Stop in and see this display of photos taken of past Honor Flight participants.  It truly is a touching exhibit that shouldn't be missed.

Honor Flights take veterans from WW2, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, as well as those who are terminally ill, to Washington DC to visit their memorial, at no cost to the veterans! It is truly a wonderful experience and amazing thank you to those who have served.

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                                       (Sponsored by the Town Hall Library Foundation)


Proceeds will go toward capital expenditures and projects that will enhance the Town Hall Library community. Phase I is installed in the Friends of the THL Garden Walk located on the west end of the building bordering the garden. Take a peek at the existing bricks and order your own brick today. Personalize with your name & message.

Bricks may be ordered online: http://town-hall-library.donationbricks.com

or download an order form to mail in:  Click Here

Brochure/order forms are also available by the display in the Library.

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Do you want to receive Town Hall Library communications by e-mail?  Sign up to get notices on books holds and due dates, our monthly e-newsletter and special announcements. Contact the main desk, call 262-966-2933 or e-mail userservices@townhall.lib.wi.us. Give your name, address & e-mail, and you will be added to our list.

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   Following His Path

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 / 2:00 pm

McBroom Community Room

Robin Hanson will talk about her trip last fall, a journey following in the footsteps of her father, whose airplane was shot down in France during World War 2.  She visited the village that hid him and his fellow airmen, while trying to find a way to get them safely back to base.  Let Robin share her incredible journey through a faraway land to connect with a far off time.

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See the source image   Stop Senior Frauds & Scams

Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

McBroom Community Room

Heather Uzowulu from Eras Senior Network will present a program to help senior citizens recognize and deal with attempted scams and frauds.  She will address the "grandparent" scam, investment scams, and those related to telemarketing, sweepstakes and e-mails.

Please register at the main desk; the presenter will be providing resource folders for those who have signed up only.  Stop at the main desk, call 262-966-2933 or e-mail userservices@townhall.lib.wi.us

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Art Gallery Wall & Display Cabinets

We are looking for artists and collectors to display artwork or photography on our Art Gallery Wall.  You may provide items for our displays or book a time frame to display your work alone.  We also book displays for our McBroom Community Room locked display cases.

June:  We plan to display Oriental / Asian artwork, decor & other items to tie-in with our Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 20.

July:  Our Summer Library Reading Program theme is "A Universe of Stories", so we plan to display outer space / universe related items.

If you can provide something for either of these displays, or wish to talk about booking a display, please contact the User Services Librarian.


Our Library has a wide-ranging selection of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages. It also features an extensive audio book section, an impressive collection of DVDs and BluRay discs and electronic and downloadable materials. The Lower Level includes a computer bar, group work areas, and a colorful, comfortable space for children's fiction and non-fiction materials.



9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Noon to 4 p.m.


Waukesha County Libraries offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can enjoy entirely online through Gale Courses, also known as ed2go.



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Latest Blog Posts

Click on the titles below to read each blog post.
Memorial Month
May 2, 2019 | Posted by Stephanie Flessert
April Springs Into Action
Apr 2, 2019 | Posted by Stephanie Flessert
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Mar 7, 2019 | Posted by Lindsey Naze
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Upcoming Events

May 27, 2019 | All Day
CLOSED - Memorial Day

May 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Following His Path

May 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tales from Around the World (all ages)

May 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Baby Story Time (newborn to 2 yrs.)

May 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stop Senior Frauds & Scams

June 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

June 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eleanor Roosevelt, The First Lady of the World

June 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Memory Cafe'
Location: 110 E. Park Avenue

June 11, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Friends of the Town Hall Library Board Meeting

June 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Baby Story Time (newborn to 2 yrs.)

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Town Hall Library is looking for a Town of Merton Resident to Serve as a Library Board Trustee

The Town Hall Library Board of Trustees is an 8 member board appointed by the Chairman of the Town of Merton.  Annually an assessment is made to determine if the Waukesha County Board Chairman appoints a ninth representative based on actual County resident use.

As a policy-making body, the Town Hall Library Board of Trustees guides the development of library services to support and reflect the needs of the greater North Lake area community.

Town Hall Library Board meets the third Monday of the month at 3:45pm.  Terms are limited to three consecutive 3 year terms, and can be re-assessed every three year cycle.

If you are interested in serving your community as a Library Board member, please complete an application form available at THL’s Main Circulation Desk.

Submitting a completed form indicates your interest in serving, but in no way guarantees appointment at time of vacancy.

         Click here for application

Please return completed application to THL’s Main Circulation Desk or email it to Library Director Cheryl Schoenhaar at schoenhaar@townhall.lib.wi.us.  A current Library Board Trustee will contact you regarding the status of your application before their June 17, 2019 meeting.

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An easy way to support your local library is through the AmazonSmile Program:
Amazon donates .5% of your purchase price to the charity of your choice: Please select one of our supporting programs by going to https://smile.amazon.com/.  Search for either of these:

Friends of the Town Hall Library Inc - provides support for library programs

Town Hall Library Foundation - funds for land purchases and capital projects


AmazonSmile will keep track of your purchases and send a monthly check to each of these library support groups!