Welcome to the Town Hall Library!

 

 

NATIONAL FRIENDS OF LIBRARIES WEEK:  October 18-24

"Friends of Libraries are non-profit, charitable groups formed to support libraries in their communities. Support from the Friends groups may be financial, political and cultural. Groups are separate from the libraries they support and made up of volunteers. Generally, groups are structured, handle finances and work closely with library management. Friends groups also work closely with the American Library Association." (description from the American Library Association)

We are so lucky to have such a wonderful group of Friends and we thank them for all that they do to support our Library!

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LIBRARY HOURS

Mondays - Thursdays / 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Fridays / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturdays / 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

No Sunday Hours.

 

Per state mandate, patrons are required to wear masks.

 sun and moon with the words new hours

Click on the above image for more information.

 

To be informed about the library's status, sign up for our e-mail newsletter and notices by clicking on the purple sign-up button to the right of this page.

 

We are unable to accept donations of books and other items at this time.  Please do not drop items off or place in book drops.  Thank you.

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The Return on Investment from Your Public Library Is Unbelievable 

Why We Need Libraries Now More Than Ever

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STUDENTS OF ALL AGES!  GET SCHOOL HELP!

HelpNow Link

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At-home access to Ancestry

has been extended through December!

 Visit bridgeslibrarysystem.org/databases to start your project today, or hover over "Resources" in the blue, horizontal bar at the top of this page, then click on "Research".  Once that's open, scroll to "Genealogy, History and Newspapers" and you'll see AncestryLibrary.  Click on "Use at Home" and you're ready to explore!


 

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 Survey about Hoopla

You may still check out items for free!

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To access the information or site below, right click on the picture or icon and open in a new tab:
 

Follow instructions to get Libby, our easy online app for e-books & audio-books!

Information, upcoming events, book suggestions, interesting articles, plus humor can all be found on our Facebook page:

 

 

 


 
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 Are you searching for a job? You're not alone. The good news is that we're here to help. Visit our library and browse through our Job Seeker and  Unemployment Resources Binder (located at the main level patron computers table). You'll find resources on resumes and interviews, job searches, networking support groups and much more. This valuable material is offered to you by the Department of Workforce Development and is organized by us, for you!

 Home computer access? Safer at home?

This information can be accessed at jobcenterofwisconsin.com

 

Latest Blog Posts

 
Click on the titles below to read each blog post.
 
Chronicles of St. Mary's
Sep 30, 2020 | Posted by Stephanie Flessert

 

Hidden Valley Road
Aug 31, 2020 | Posted by Stephanie Flessert

 

Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust
Jul 27, 2020 | Posted by Sharon

 

 
 

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Upcoming Events

October 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring Your Blanket Story Time

November 1, 2020 | All Day
CLOSED

November 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

November 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Library Book Club

November 6, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Memory Cafe'

November 8, 2020 | All Day
CLOSED

November 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Colossal Fossils Virtual Program

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Colossal Fossils Virtual Program

November 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Colossal Fossils Virtual Program

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Tips for getting the most out of Libby!

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  Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library

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We are currently accepting applications for a non-Town of Merton resident seat on the Library Board, as a current Trustee's term limit will expire soon.  

     Position Opening

     Application

          

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HELPFUL INFORMATION

Do you want the internet at home but have limited income?  This site will help  you find lost cost options in your area.

   

Get all sorts of information from this amazing online library using your library card!  Content is available for students of all ages as well as adults.

  

 

Small businesses needing financial help to meet payroll & keep employees working, should click this picture:

            

 

Need help locating phone or internet service?  Click the picture below:

            

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More information for parents!

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LIBRARY FUNDING DEPENDS ON AN ACCURATE COUNT! 

Please help us get the maximum funding possible by completing your census form.  Right click for information:

 

     Ends October 31st.

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HIGHER EDUCATION:

Need to find scholarships to help pay for college?  Click here for information on search engines to locate scholarships.
Plan ahead for your child's financial literacy and future:

Securing Your Child's Credit Future

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Click below to read approved plan:

STRATEGIC PLAN 2016-2020

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Partnering with North Lake School:

COMMUNITY LEARNING LAB

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WE HAVE WONDERFUL RESOURCES - ALL FREE!

Gale Courses 

Find many 6-week classes in a great variety of subjects to take on-line!

Research

Look through sites for ancestry, automotive, literature, consumer reports, newspapers, and more!

Flipster

Read magazines on-line for free - many different magazines are available!

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Say "thanks" for the benefits of a library by choosing to support us in a very easy way!

Amazon Smile Logo

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!