Prescott Public Library

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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!

#oneweekstreakchallenge

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 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HTSurvey2021

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

ADRC Logo

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

#TogetherWeRead

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.

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Monday                     10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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

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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