Starting Monday, June 15, the library will be open by appointment!

Starting Monday, June 15, give us a call at 715-394-8860 during staffed hours (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays) to make a one-hour appointment to visit the library!

To make a reservation, we’ll need the following information:

  • Your name.
  • Whether you will need to access one of our public computers during your visit.
  • The number of people who will be coming with you.

Curbside service will continue until further notice, so feel free to call us to place requests and schedule pickup appointments.

For the convenience of our patrons, we will have appointments available until 7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. We will also offer curbside service until 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • We will be allowing a limited number of patrons in the library at one time.
  • You’ll be able to visit the library for one hour.
  • Please continue to use the outdoor book drop to return library materials (including DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs). We’re asking that patrons not bring returns into the library.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged (but not required). We will have masks available if you need one.
  • We’ll expect you to practice social distancing while in the library. Please be considerate of other patrons and staff while you’re visiting the library.
  • Children under 16 years of age will not be allowed in the library without a parent or guardian.

To make an appointment

  • Call 715-394-8860 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Appointments will be available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10-11 a.m., 12-1 p.m., 2-3 p.m., and 4-5 p.m.
    • On Tuesdays, we will also offer appointments from 6-7 p.m.
  • We’ll need the following information:
    • Your name
    • Whether you will need to access one of our public computers during your visit
    • The number of people who will be coming with you.
  • We’ll find an appointment time that works for you!

When your appointment time arrives

  • Come to the library at your scheduled appointment time.
    • Please wait in your vehicle or away from the library doors until library staff opens the front doors.
  • When signaled by library staff, you may approach the building.
    • Please observe social distancing as you come into the building.
    • The entry process may take several minutes as we check patrons in and get everyone where they need to be.
  • We’d love it if you’d wear a mask, but they are not required. We have disposable masks available if you need one.

During your library visit

  • Please practice social distancing while in the library, especially when browsing the New Item kiosks and DVD shelves.
  • If you handle any library materials and decide not to check them out, please place them on the red carts with the blue tape on the handles.
  • Feel free to use the hand sanitizer station to disinfect your hands.
  • Seating areas will be available on a rotating basis. If a seating area or chair is taped off, please find a different place to sit.
  • All checkouts will take place at the Youth Services desk. When you’re ready to check out your materials, please visit the Youth Services desk.
    • We have a touch-free self-checkout station set up at the Youth Services desk for your convenience.

Questions? Please give us a call (715-394-8860) for assistance.