T. B. Scott Free Library 106 W. First St.; Merrill, WI 54452  715-536-7191
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We are wireless.  Sign up at a desk for access.

Accessibility at the library

Handicap parking, accessible entrance, wheelchair accessible elevator, wheelchair accessible restrooms on three levels,  wheelchair for use in building, walkers with baskets and drop down seats, mini shopping carts .
Materials: Large print books, audio books on cassette and CD.
Equipment: Zoom text computer, robot reader, visual enlarger and color contrast video machine - all on the third level.

CAREGIVERS
Senior/Caregiver Services
: In the "Caring Corner" of the Carnegie building you will find special books, DVDs, audiobooks, etc. for caregivers and their families.

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

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Internet for Seniors 

Computer Coaching :  Coaching in computer use is offered year round for people who need help on the computer.  Go to our Adult Services Page to find details. 
Computer &internet practice websites :
Mouserobics   Practice offered through Central Kansas Library System; Great Bend, Kansas.    Mouse practice  through Seniornet

 

 Senior Links : Interesting & Helpful Websites

T. B. Scott Library's Genealogy Page 

T. B. Scott Library's Reader's  Page

Lincoln County Commission on Aging

Advance Directives   (Living Wills, Power of Attorney forms) 
These forms are free from the State of Wisconsin at the above website. You can request them by mail or download them over the internet.

Wisconsin Register in Probate Association
No Call List -- Renew link
Free Annual Credit Reports
available to Wisconsin Citizens now!   

Federal Trade Commission - IDENTITY THEFT

Identity Theft Resource Center - Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) is a nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft. 

AARP

Seniornet

Road Scholar (Elderhostel)- Welcome to Road Scholar, the new name for the exciting learning adventures created by Elderhostel.

Savings Bond Calculator

Social Security

MEDLINEplus - MEDLINEplus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MEDLINEplus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine ( NLM) the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations.  Searches are included in MEDLINEplus and give easy access to the medical research literature. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.

Medline's Patient education - Explanations with graphics, sound, and easy-to-read language of the following:  
Diseases and Conditions
Tests and Diagnostic Procedures
Surgery and Treatment Procedures
Prevention and Wellness

NOTE: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 6 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.  

Web MD.com - Home page for an objective, but commercial,  medical news web site.

My Pyramid - Want to know the amount of each food group you need daily? Enter your information to find out and receive a customized food guide.

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Job Resources
Retirement Jobs 
AARP National Employer Team 

 

 

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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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