715-262-5555 | Curbside by Appointment Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri 10a.m.-5p.m. & Wed Noon-7p.m.| 800 Borner Street North Prescott, WI 54021

E-Newsletters & Updates

2020 E-Newsletters

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Library Updates

August 3, 2020

All items returned to the Prescott Public Library are now quarantined for a minimum of 96 hours. You may not see returned items removed from your account immediately after they are returned. 

Check out our curbside page for more  updates and details about how to place holds, pickup, returns and other curbside services we are currently offering.

July 2, 2020

Thank you for your patience as we continue to adjust our services according to the guidance of the Department of Public Instruction and our local health officials. We are prioritizing the wellness and safety of our patrons and staff.

All items returned to the Prescott Public Library are quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours which means that you may not see returned items removed from your account immediately.

Check out our curbside page for more details about how to place holds, pickup, returns and other curbside services we are currently offering.

May 27, 2020

Based on recommendations from the Pierce County Health Deptarment, the library will remain closed for in-person services until further notice.

Curbside pickup services are available and library items can be returned on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

All due dates have been extended until at least July 1. 

Thank you to everyone for your patience and understanding during this time. 

April 27, 2020

Curbside pickup now available! Call 715-262-5555 or email us at prescottlib@prescottpubliclibrary.org for more information or go to our curbside page to find how to request items. 

In-person services and return bins still remain closed at this time. Please hang on to your items. All due dates have been extended until at least June 3.

April 1, 2020

The Prescott Public Library is closed until further notice. All dropboxes are also closed and due dates have been extended to May 1st. Please keep your library items until reopen.

Our free online services and resources remain available for everyone. Check out our Online Resources and Resources From Home pages on our website. There is tons to explore!

Don’t have a library card? Sign up for a free e-card to take advantage of the library’s digital resources. 

Additionally, tax forms have been moved into the hallway and are available to anyone. 

March 17, 2020

The Prescott Public Library will be closed starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

The library will tentatively reopen on Monday, April 6, 2020; This date is subject to change pending further information.

During this time, all dropboxes will also be closed. Please keep your items until we reopen.

Due dates for anything checked out from a MORE library have been extended to April 6. If you should receive an overdue or billed notice, please disregard. You can return items when we reopen and any fines during this period will be taken off your account. 

We are working on putting together online programs and other ways to best serve the community virutally during this time. Please check back on our website or Facebook page for updates. 

Check out our online services:

  • Wisconsin’s Digital Library: offers e-books, e-audiobooks, movies (use the Libby or OverDrive app to download)
  • Flipster: digital magazines
  • Freading: offers e-books
  • Transparent Language: learn from 100+ languages online
  • Check out our resources page for more! 

For more information, please call 715-262-5555 or email us at prescottlib@prescottpubliclibrary.org

March 13, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Prescott Pubic Library will be cancelling all library programming and events, including meeting room bookings, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice.

The library will remain open our regular hours and, apart from programs, continue to offer services and materials as usual.

In addition to cancelling programs, the library is taking every day preventative measures to help slow down and avoid the spread of the virus including:

  • Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of high-touched surfaces and objects (including the remaining toys).
  • Frequent hand washing and making hand sanitizer available for both staff and patrons.
  • Implementing social distancing.

If you are sick, are experiencing respiratory illness symptoms or have any health concerns, we encourage you to stay home, to minimize the risk to yourself and others.

The health and safety of our community is our main concern and we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation through local and state health departments, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and World Health Organization (WHO). Please check our website or Facebook page for updates as we move forward.

Thank you all for your understanding and patience during this time.

Curbside Pickup Hours

Monday                     10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday                     10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday               12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday                   10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday                         10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday                    Closed
Sunday                       Closed

*By appointment

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Prescott Public Library

800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021

715-262-5555 (Phone)
715-262-4229 (Fax)

prescottlib@prescottpubliclibrary.org

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