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800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021
phone: 715-262-5555
fax: 715-262-4229

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

Welcome to the Prescott Public Library

This event has been cancelled.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Saturday, February 28 from 10:30-12:00 noon

Kid-friendly activities and crafts, plus a birthday treat!

All ages will enjoy this event to celebrate the imaginative genius of a beloved author.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights

Our winter reading program is all about books and movies this year:

  • Used DVD sale - $1 each at the circulation desk
  • Books Into Movies contest - tell us your favorite and least favorite movie adaptations of books
    • Every ballot is entered in a prize drawing.  Winners will be notified in early March.
  • Read-alike and Watch-alike lists - get author, book and movie suggestions based on what you already like.
  • 3 for $1 sale on romance titles in our Used Book Sale - look for the special cart in the hallway.

Escape winter at the Prescott Public Library during February!

Peeps Diorama Contest

Prescott Community Education and Prescott Public Library present the first (annual?) Peeps Diorama Contest and Art Show!

Registration forms are available at the library.  The first 10 people to register get a free box of Peeps!

4 Age Categories
Children - individuals or groups, all of whom are Grade 5 or under
Teens - individuals or groups, all of whom are Grades 6-12
Adult - individual adults
Groups - groups of adults and mixed-age groups

Registration starts February 4.
Entries must be brought to the library during open hours April 24-28.
Awards will be announced on April 11. 

Details, rules, etc. are at http://prescottcommunityed.weebly.com/peeps-contest.html.

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.

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.

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.

E-books, Music & more Workshops

Learn how to find, check out and download e-books, digital audiobooks and more from the library.  Click here for details and a current workshop schedule.

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