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800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021
phone: 715-262-5555
fax: 715-262-4229
prescottlib@prescottpubliclibrary.org

HOURS 
Monday:10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday10 am - 8 pm
Thursday10 am - 8 pm
Friday10 am - 6 pm
Saturday10 am - 2 pm
Sundayclosed
 

Welcome to the Prescott Public Library

Student Art Show

Original art works by Prescott High School students are now on display in the library.  Our annual student art show is always a treat for the eyes.  So come and see the amazing things Prescott teens can do with paint, ink, paper and saws (yes, saws!).  The art show can be viewed when during library open hours.


Name the Mower ContestJohn Deere Wide Area Mower

Kids can help Prescott's City Works department name their new mower - a John Deere Wide Area Mower with brush, snow blower and mower deck attachments. 

Nomination forms are available in the DIY center in the library.  Kids ages 12 and under are eligible to nominate a name for the mower and to vote for their favorite names.

April 27-May 16    Nominations are being accepted

May 18 - June 6    Vote for your favorite names

The person who nominates the winning name will get a library bag full of goodies!  Do you have a good name for the mower?  Stop in at the library today and fill out a nomination slip.


Prescott Book Club

Meets on the first Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the library.  You must register through Community Education. Open to those 21 years and older.

Please call Community Education at 715-262-4676 for details or to register or go to www.prescott.k12.wi.us and choose Community Education under the Community tab.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten logo

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an early literacy program that helps families make reading aloud a habit, which is the most effective thing parents can do to help get their children ready to read when they start school.  Thanks to a grant from the Prescott Foundation, the Prescott Public Library is able to support early literacy development in preschool children in our community with this program. 

Registration for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is ongoing.  Visit the library today to register your infant, toddler or preschooler.

More information is available here.


New Library Open Hours in 2015

The library will be open earlier on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2015.  Starting January 2, the library's open hours are:

Monday - Thursday  10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday                    10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday                10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Job Center of Wisconsin @ the Prescott Public Library

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month

Job Service will conduct a series of seminars related to employment search.  Seminars will be on the 2nd Monday of each month during the first hour.  The hour long seminars will include a brief presentation and a Q&A. Individual appointments can be scheduled as always at your convenience.

August               Using Jobcenterofwisconsin.com   Where employers and job seekers connect
September         Online Job Search   How to look for jobs online
October              Advanced Resume Writing  Ensuring you resume gets results
November          Networking   Do you have the right tools?
December          Hidden Job Market    How to access the jobs not advertised

Need help finding a job - creating a resume, searching for jobs on-line, filling out applications, etc? The Job Center of Wisconsin offers help with all of these. Job Center counselors are available at the Prescott Public Library on the above days, or call 715-821-0053 and make an appointment that fits your schedule.Check out the helpful resources available from the Job Center of Wisconsin at their website.

Job Center is a service of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.


Tech Time

Tech Time is one-on-one technology training with a library staff member in 45-minute sessions.  You will get customized, individual, hands-on instruction to help answer your questions and solve your problems. You may bring your own laptop or device or use a library computer.  By appointment only.  Call the library at 715-262-5555 for more information or to make an appointment.

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