Spooner Memorial Library 715.635.2792 | Mon-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat 8am-4pm

Closed for Memorial Day

We will be closed this Saturday, May 25th and Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen May 28th.

Spring 2024 Newsletter

As the snow melts (maybe) and the robins appear, we're thinking Spring. With Spring comes a new newsletter filled with fun activities for all ages. Our newest newsletter can be viewed HERE.

2023 Annual Report Summary

Our final numbers are in for 2023 and things are looking up! Our 2023 Annual Report Summary can be viewed here: 2023 Annual Report Summary.

Community Survey Results

The community survey results are in. With 84 responses, we were able to get a good indicator of what is working well at the library and areas in need of improvement. The resulting presentation can...

New Resources to Explore!

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Creativebug

Creativebug

Thousands of art and craft video classes. Watch on your computer or download the free Creativebug app for your mobile device. 

Kanopy

Kanopy

Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. Kanopy is an ad-free streaming experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.

The New York Times

New York Times

Access NYT from home for 24 hours with redemption code 1925422f0b8ad446. Copy code and click HERE. 

Access NYT while you are inside the library HERE.

The New York Times

New York Times Cooking

19,000+ recipes, training videos, techniques and tips!

Access NYT Cooking while you are inside the library HERE or with redemption code 8bb8cec938af19d2.  Copy code and click HERE.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

100+ languages at your fingertips. ASL, Ojibwe, Spanish, ESL, and more. Create an account with your library card number!

Opportunity

Checkout BadgerLink

From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy resources available from Wisconsin’s Department of Instruction.

The resources are designed to provide a foundational collection serving all Wisconsin residents, augmenting those available through K-12 schools, public libraries, public and private universities and technical colleges, medical and health-care facilities and practitioners, and state agencies. Available with your library card!

Community

Free Food Resources

Community is important to us, which is why we spend so much energy on providing resources and serving the community. We provide two resources to help combat food insecurity in our community:

  • Books & Bread is a free drive-up pop-up pantry.
  • Compassion Kitchen is a fresh food resource in our library lobby.
  • Community Gardens.

Literacy

Book Clubs

We have a handful of book clubs for all ages. Savvy Seniors meets at the Senior Center once per month and is led by Katy. Those interested in staying for lunch, can contact the Senior Center ahead of time.

True Reads is a non-fiction book club that meets monthly. Adventure Awaits is a book club for kids. Coffee and Crime meets monthly at The Dock Coffee Shop. Details for all book clubs can be found at spoonerlibrary.org/events. Books, including audio and large print copies, are available at the library leading up to the discussions.

Programs & Events

Click or Call 715.635.2792 to register yourself or groups.

Gale Courses

Hoopla

 

Spooner Memorial Library is subscribed to a streaming service called Hoopla. Patrons with a Spooner Memorial Library card will be able to instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7.  Spooner Library patrons will get 5 borrows per month.

BadgerLink

Libby

Read ebooks and listen to audiobooks instantly on your phone or tablet using the Libby app. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

BadgerLink

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines. Whether you’re looking for newspapers, magazines, auto or medical resources, BadgerLink has something for everyone.

Begin your job search at your public library. Click to get started.

Job Search

Start your job search at the library. Books on resume writing, interviewing, career options. Click below for online resources for resume help and building career skills. Ask us for help!

Service Information

Monday – Friday: 8am – 7pm
Saturday : 8am – 4pm

Seating available: communal and spaced

Public Restrooms available

Book Nook & Study Room available

Outdoor, indoor, and hybrid programs

Curbside pickup available

Free Wi-Fi that extends to the curb

Printing available, free will donation

 

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