T. B. Scott Free Library 106 W. First St.; Merrill, WI 54452  715-536-7191
Your library since 1891 


Front of T. B. Scott Library

Merrill Public Library 

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HOURS & HOLIDAYS - Both Departments
Regular Hours
from Tuesday after Labor Day through Thursday before Memorial Day.
9:30 am - 8 pm Monday through Thursday.
9:30 am - 6 pm Friday. 
9:30 am - 4 pm Saturday
Noon - 4:00 pm Sunday

Holiday Hour Closings:    2012 Holiday closings are: Jan. 1,2; Apr. 8; May 28; July 4; Sep. 3; Nov. 22; Dec. 24,25 & closing at 5pm on Dec. 31.  
Summer Hours : Begin on Friday of Memorial Day weekend.
9:30 am - 8 pm Monday-Thursday
9:30 am- 5 pm Friday
9:30 am - 1 pm Saturday
Closed Sunday


Staff emails
Telephone: 715-536-7191
FAX: 715-536-1705
Address: 106 W. First St.; Merrill, WI 54452

[ Yahoo! Maps ]
Map to T. B Scott Library,  106 W 1st St
Merrill, WI 54452-2310

Directions- from north or south on Hwy 51(I-39) take the Hwy 64 exit westward. Follow Hwy 64 through town about 2 miles. Hwy 64 joins with First St. just after the Prairie River Middle School. You will see the Library on your right.
From east on Hwy 64: Follow Hwy 64 through town about 2 miles. Hwy 64 joins with First St. just after the Prairie River Middle School. You will see the Library on your right. From west on Hwy 64/107: Follow Hwy 64 (W. Main St.) It joins First St. at the Prairie River Bridge. At the bridge there is a three-way stop. Just across the bridge on your left is the Library.

E-Mail  See the Board &  Staff Page for Staff's e-mail addresses. 
Genealogy -Local genealogy contact for copies of Merrill obituaries : Sharon Karow- SLKarow9@aol.com  



T. B. Scott Library Endowment Fund : what it is. 
Printable Donation Form

To select an item from our memorial shelves in person stop at the main desk just inside the main entrance of the library.  

If you wish us to chose the item you may stop in at the main desk, call 715-536-7191, e-mail Sarah Maerz at smaerz@wvls.lib.wi.us , or use the printable donation form above.

List of Donations and recent memorials.

Adults may register by providing identification that shows current name and address. [Printable form - Adult. Bring in with current I.D.]

Parents/legal guardians with current identification must register children age 17 and under.  Children age 16 or younger may use internet with parent/legal guardian signature on the Internet Use Permission Form.

OUTREACH for the home bound - Free
If you are home bound, temporarily or permanently, the library will arrange to have materials delivered to you free of charge. Call 715-536-7191 and leave a message for the outreach coordinator, Sandra Lussenhop, or e-mail her at sluss@wvls.lib.wi.us .


The library accepts applications on a rolling basis. Applications are kept for one year and referred to when an opening occurs. 


Library History 1886-to present.Postcard of the 1913 Carnegie Building Volunteering   Details on volunteer opportunities.
The Community Room, on the lower level of the library 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 date.
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 :
Attn: Bookkeeper
T. B. Scott Library
106 W. First St.
Merrill, WI 54452

The library must receive the registration form before the room is confirmed.


Complete Annual Report for 2011 (published in 2012)


Interlibrary loan -- information  


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       ~ Wisconsin Library of the Year 1977 & 2002
  ~ Member of WVLS (Wisconsin Valley Library Service) Updated Oct4, 2012c.2001-2011                     

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