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FAST Program

FAST Program

Sept 26-Nov 14 | Mondays 9-11 a.m.

A free 8-week program for families with children 18 months-Kindergarten where parents and kiddos meet each week to connect. Register today!

September is library card sign-up month. Let your imagination sing at the library.

Library Card Sign Up Month

September is library card sign up month and we have a raffle! See how you can get it on this. For new card holders AND current patrons. Prize is a gift card to a local restaurant of your choice!


Coming Soon!

Soon available for checkout, Roku streaming sticks! Rokus will include subscriptions for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Netflix. It will also include the Vudu app with movies from our digital codes.

Past News

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

June – August

There’s still time! Read, record and earn prizes. Don’t forget the fun events & programs for the family too!

Summer Reading Program

Big Library Read

July 13-17

The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake

Join others for the ebook club! Read or listen using Libby. No waiting.

Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win BLR giveaway swag.

Summer Reading Program

Yoga is returning!

Starting Aug. 1st

The now called Gentle Yoga will be Mondays & Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m at the library.

Join us Aug. 1 & 3 after class for some coffee and cookies!

Summer Kickoff Celebration June 2 5-7 pm

Summer Kickoff Celebration

Start the summer with us at our family-friendly Kickoff! There will be food, friends and lots of fun!

Check out who’s coming and what you can look forward to.

Princh_website news

NEW! Print From Anywhere!

Print from anywhere, on any device and send to the library printer!

With a user-friendly app and multiple payment options, Princh makes printing easy!

Find out more

Explore MORE 2022 passport program

Explore MORE Libraries!

April 4 – July 15

Have an adventure! Visit & Explore MORE participating libraries to collect passport stamps for a chance to win prizes.

Visit us to get your passport & first stamp today!

Book It With Bucky

Book It With Bucky is Back!

NOW through the end of April

Bucky is encouraging young readers to pick up a book and read like Bucky for 30 minutes a day! (Grades 6 & below).Find out more about the program and make your pledge to read like Bucky!

Reward game at the Goodman Softball Complex on May 6th.

Affordable Connectivity Program

Stay Connected

The FTC’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) helps low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices.

Check it out to see if you qualify.

Library Love Story

Tell Us Your Library Love Story

You can help your library!

Tell your short or long story about your favorite thing to do at the library, how the library has helped you out this year, or what keeps you coming to the library.

We’ll share stories with our elected officials on Library Legislative Day (Feb 8) and use your comments to shape our programs and services. Click to fill out a very simple form!

Together we read. The Five Wounds

Together We Read

February 7-21

Join the online book club! No waitlists or holds. Download on the Libby app.

“A New Mexican family’s extraordinary year of love and sacrifice.”

Read for a better world winter 2022

Winter Reading Program

January 1-31

Explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature.

Those who complete the Winter Reading 2022 Challenge will be entered into a prize drawing in February!

Princh_website news

Princh Coming Soon!

Print from anywhere, on any device and send to the library printer!

With a user-friendly app and multiple payment options, Princh makes printing easy!

More details on their way.

The app the gives you more. download in the app store or google play.


Download the NEW More Library App and take your library everywhere!

NASA at my Library

NASA Reading Challenge

December 1-31

To celebrate the launch of The James Webb Space Telescope, join our NASA Reading challenge and explore the Universe!

Wisconsin's Digital Library survey

Digital Library Survey

Wisconsin’s digital library needs your input to improve!

Brought to you by your library and the WI Public Library Consortium.

Coulee River Trails

Coulee River Trails Survey

They need your input!

CRT is a community group that is exploring the possibility of creating a regional trail system in the Prescott area.

They are seeking feedback about trail use, interests and recreation options in our community. 

Book It With Bucky

Book It With Bucky!

1. Sign up in October & November (6th grade or below)

2. Fill in Bucky’s reading log (30 min=1W)

3. Redeem your tickets for the Book It With Bucky reward game on December 12th (at the Kohl Center)

4. Bring your reading log to the reward pre-game and collect cool prizes!

Big Library Read. Five total strangers by natalie d richards

Big Library Read

November 1-15

Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards

“A road trip in a snowstorm that turns into bone-chilling disaster”–N. Richards

Join others for the ebook club! Read or listen using Libby. No waiting.

Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win Libby swag, a tablet and signed books by the author.

Banned books week. September 26-October 1

Banned Books Week

Books Unite Us

September 26 – October 2

See the top 10 most challenged books by year.

Transparent Language challenge. Learn 7+ days in a row and enter the challenge

Transparent Language Challenge this month!


Learn a language for 7+ days in a row and be entered to win prizes for you and your library.

Prize: $100 Amazon gift cards

Learn how to enter!

Wisconsin Science Festival

Wisconsin Science Festival

October 21-24

The four-day WI Sci-Fest is a statewide celebration with events across Wisconsin for people of all ages.

Most events are FREE! Take a look and find an event for you!

Goodbye OverDrive app

Goodbye OverDrive App

Starting Feb. 2022 OverDrive will be removing their OverDrive App from app stores. Meet their user-friendly app, Libby.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival

Chippewa Valley Book Fest

Oct. 24-29

Register for your FREE spot today! Virtual options available for all events.

Authors include Lila Quintero Weaver, Kao Kalia Young, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Brian Freeman, Kate Moore and Madeline Miller.

EBB Get Internet for Less Begins May 12

Get a FREE book each month!

Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services announces the launch of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Pierce & Pepin counties!

Children zero to five are eligible for this FREE program that provides an age appropriate book every month to registered children.

Celebrate the launch August 7th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services or from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Village of Pepin Park

EBB Get Internet for Less Begins May 12

Read Africa

We’re happy to announce we’ve been awarded the Read Africa grant offered by the African Studies program at UW-Madison.

This funding gives us the opportunity to enrich our collection with new titles and enables readers to deepen their understanding of Africa.

Check out a title today!

Healthier Together Survey. Take the survey online at

Healthier Together Survey

Every 3 years the Healthier Together coalition puts out a Community Health Survey to help guide their work.

Help them and take their survey today!

EBB Get Internet for Less Begins May 12

Intergenerational Connections

Developed in partnership with youth and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) throughout Wisconsin.

This online platform provides creative learning resources that raise awareness around Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia while building the social emotional skills of empathy and resiliency in young people.

Inspired by the children’s book, Grandpa and Lucy, written by high school student Edie Weinstein.

FREE for any Pierce County resident. Sign up & explore!

Big Library Read

Big Library Read: April 5-19

No waiting. Download today!

The Art of Taking It Easy by Dr. Brian King

From a psychologist and stand-up comedian comes a practical, yet laugh-out-loud guide to embracing humor to reduce stress and live a happier, fuller life.

Join the LIVE virtual Q&A with Dr. Brian King and the Professional Book Nerds on April 13th at 1pm ET.

Can’t make the Q&A? Share your thoughts on the online discussion board, open until April 26. 

Next Big Library Read: June 28-July 12


Libby Updates

Take a tour of Libby’s new look and features!

EBB Get Internet for Less Begins May 12

Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)

Launching May 12. Get internet for less.

This is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. $50-$75 off home internet monthly and one-time $100 to purchase devices.

Am I eligible?   How do I apply?

Modern Jungles

Book Talk: Modern Jungles

Pao Lor’s memoir recounts a Hmong orphan’s harrowing, war-torn journey to America.

Register for the free book launch virtual talk with Dr. Pao Lor on April 14 at 7 p.m.

Wisconsin Digital Library E-Magazines

Reading for Empathy

To help build empathy for our homeless neighbors, Jenny Ryan and the team at Saskatoon Public Library (Saskatchewan, Canada) built a book list on homelessness.

Wisconsin Digital Library E-Magazines

Women Who Changed The World

App By Learny Land (Ages 4+)

How many female astronauts do you know? How about female painters? History is full of rebel warrior girls who have done incredible things. It’s time to meet them.

Wisconsin Digital Library E-Magazines

The Imagine Neighborhood

Check out the ALA’s Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award winner (and honoree). 

A podcast designed to help children & grown-ups grow their social-emotional skills.

While you wait for Bridgerton season 2

For Fans of Bridgerton

What to read while you wait for Bridgerton season 2.

Wisconsin Digital Library

7 Million Checkouts

Wisconsin’s Digital Library saw almost 7 million checkouts in 2020! See the top 5 e-books and e-audiobooks of the year.

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn. Read february 10-24


A digital book club connecting readers to the same ebook & audiobook at the same time with no waitlists or holds, begins Feb.10th! The featured title is ‘Love Lettering’ by Kate Clayborn.

Wisconsin Digital Library E-Magazines

WI Digital Library Has E-Magazines

3,000 e-magazines available for checkout! Download through the WI Digital Library website, Libby or OverDrive apps.

Test your home internet. Help Wisconsin get better internet.

Test your home internet.

Help Wisconsin get better internet.
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Tuesday                  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday            10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday                10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday                      10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday                 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday                    Closed

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Prescott, WI 54021

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