Coaching & eBook Readers for adults
Coaching - Beginners
welcome! Get low-stress help with Internet, email, hardware and software
at your pace. Walk in or call 536-7191 to reserve a seat. There is no
cost to participate. See Calendar
for dates and times
is limited, registration is recommended but not necessary; call 715-536-7191
or stop at the Adult Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.
eBook Readers - Kindles, Nooks,
etc. How to use. No registration required.
Sessions are scheduled in the board
September 6th 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
September 13th 1-2:30pm
October 4th 1-2:30pm &
October 11th 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
November 1st 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
November 8th 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
December 6th 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
December 13th 1-2:30pm & 6-7:30pm
before, people who can’t make the scheduled sessions can call Stacy
Stevens 715-536-7191 to set up an individual session.
Programs - | Community
Artshare | Words Worth Hearing |
Current & Upcoming, and past shows
T.B. Scott Library’s Community ArtShare
program originated with a $10,000 grant from the Mead Witter Foundation,
The program enables the library to showcase local talents and
interests. The grant has made it possible for the library to provide
a place for local artists and collectors to display their creations
and hobbies. The grant has also made it possible for the library to
purchase secure cases, easels, and other items needed for the
Displays featuring one or more artists or
collectors are featured each month on an ongoing basis.
Artists, artisans and collectors who are interested in
sharing their works with the community should contact Stacy Stevens, Library
Director, at 536-7191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. Interested exhibitors should either provide photos of a representative
sampling of their items or bring samples of their works to the library so that
photos may be taken. Exhibitors will sign a waiver before their items are
planning committee is responsible for final selection of items that will be
displayed, and for compiling a calendar of upcoming events. Artists and
collectors from Lincoln County are given priority.
We encourage a wide variety of original artistry, such as
painting, drawing, ceramics, metals, fiber art, photography, needlework,
woodworking and carving. Collections may include almost anything that would be
of interest to the general public: antiques, seasonal items, instruments, sports
memorabilia, costumes, quilts, toys, etc. Our intent is to appeal to a broad
Special events will be planned to correlate with the
exhibits as appropriate, such as demonstrations, informal conversations with
artists/collectors, inter-generational programs, and musical performances.
Worth Hearing --
Local Author Program
at the library. Current, upcoming, and past programs.
ADULT SERVICES & COLLECTIONS --
Level - Community
Room, restrooms, soft drink machine.
Registration: Register for a library card at this desk. Current
I.D. required. Online
registration form for Adults.
Holds shelf: Pick up your reserved items and Interlibrary Loans
at this desk.
Memorial Shelf: Choose memorial books & make donations at this
AV equipment: Sign-up and check out screens, slide & 8mm movie projectors,
portable lectern here.
Wireless area - Tables, chairs, laptop counter.
Movies on DVD.
Entertainment on CD-ROM
New fiction and non-fiction books.
Current and past issues of popular magazines. Periodical
Large Print books.
Audio books on CD.
OUTREACH SERVICES OFFICE (for
the homebound) Call or e-mail Sandy Lussenhop at 536-7191 or email@example.com
Reading area, Caregiver shelf, Artshare displays.
(Youth Services and restrooms are also on this level.)
Request your Interlibrary Loans
at this desk.
for meeting rooms at this desk, or call
Older Fiction and Non-fiction books. (New fiction and non-fiction books
are on the second level.)
Newspaper reading area. Periodical
Nine public use computers, one of which is set-up for the visually
handicapped, another is word processing only. All are linked to a laser
per laser printed page.) The
computer in the Local History Room is primarily for genealogists.
It has a black & white printer and an hp ScanJet scanner.
For the visually handicapped there are a computer with Zoom Text,
a voice reader scanner, and a monitor with settings for various
visual handicaps including color-blindness.
Photocopy machine for public use. (10˘
per copy for the following
paper sizes: Letter-- 8-1/2"x11", Legal-- 8-1/2"x14", Poster
Three quiet study rooms: one is a 4-person room; the others are
2-person rooms one of which has a typewriter. These are first-come,
Quiet reading and study areas along the East and North walls.
Display Case The display case on this level
is open for you (or your group) to display a collection of artifacts or
other topical items. Please contact Don Litzer at 536-7191 or e-mail
him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Local History & Genealogy Room (David B.
& Katharine Stone Smith Foundation)
Internet computer for
online research, DVD/ CD-ROM read-write
drive, two USB ports, color laser printer
(15˘ per page),
Two microfilm reader-printers (15˘
per reader-printer page.)
Local newspapers on microfilm dating from 1875 to most
recently filmed. Obituary Index to the local
newspapers. Census microfilms from the time
Wisconsin was a territory through 1930 Federal Census for
Print collections in this room include the library's
Local History , Wisconsin History, genealogy circulating
and reference collections, and North Pines Genealogy Group's
reference collection. Local History includes, local family
histories, older City Directories, history of Merrill and
Lincoln County, & some older Lincoln County plat books.. A complete collection of high school year
books from 1895 to present are shelved nearby at the Reference
Desk. Information on Contacts
for genealogy research.
Room, on the lower level will hold up to 60 people.
Registration form must be filled out.
The Board Room, on the 3rd level, will hold up to 12 people.
Registration form must be filled out.
Three Private Study Rooms on the 3rd level -- Two of the rooms are for
one to two people, one room is for up to six people. There is
no fee for the use of the private study rooms. They are available
on a first-come, first served basis.
Meeting Room Reservations
1.) Call (715)-536-7191 to see if a room is available for your
2.) Read the library meeting room policy here.
Print out the registration
form, then fax* it to (715)- 536-1705.
* Or, mail your form to :
T. B. Scott Library
106 W. First St.
Merrill, WI 54452
library must receive the registration form before the room is confirmed.
of the Library
- Issued Quarterly
The Friends of the T. B. Scott Merrill Public
Library is a volunteer organization established to support the Merrill
library in developing its facilities and services for the community, to
encourage gifts and bequests to the library, and to stimulate support and
use of the library. We promote knowledge of the function, services,
resources and needs of the library - all the while enjoying the fellowship
of the Library Friends.
To promote the use of the T. B.
Scott Library and appreciation of its value as a cultural and
educational asset of the community.
of officers for 2011-2012.
President: Donna Simek
Vice President: Laurie Cottrell
Secretary: Carolyn Cohrs
Treasurer: Judy Weaver
Meetings : Third Friday of
the month at 9:45am in the Board Room. Open to the public. Also, see Calendar .
The Friends organization
runs an ongoing, paperback-only, sale in the atrium of the library. Usually there is a special
book sale twice a year. Dates are advertised beforehand by the Friends .
Also, see Calendar . Fall book sale 2012
dates in the October Calendar.
Application forms are available at the