Up and Down with the Pandemic

Up and Down with the Pandemic

When we opened the library building June 1, there were just a handful of COVID-19 cases in Dunn County. New case numbers were also very low, and on many days there were none. Under those circumstances it was safe to reopen the library. It was great to be open even...
Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation

Virtual Yoga and Meditation Teresa Kruger will be leading the virtual yoga and meditation Zoom sessions.  It is important in these stressful times for all of us to pause, quiet the mind, and be in the present moment.  It not only benefits the body and mind but also...
The Trials of a Quarantined Book

The Trials of a Quarantined Book

What’s it like being a library book during a pandemic?  Our circulation supervisor, Joleen Sterk tells the story in “Trial of a Quarantined Item.” Living in quarantine is not my destiny in life….I am supposed to be entertaining or informing...
Face Masks Required

Face Masks Required

The Menomonie Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a policy change that will require all visitors age 5 and above to wear a face-covering or mask while in the library beginning Monday, August 3, 2020. This policy change reflects the Board’s concern for the...
2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so many of our programs and services and closing the building completely for over two months in 2020, it is refreshing to look back at 2019 and remember all of the fun activities at the library.  I hope that we will be able to...