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...
Film On-Demand

Film On-Demand

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Library. Menomonie Public Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting https://menomonielibrary.kanopy.com  Films can be streamed...
National Ag Day

National Ag Day

Food Brings Everyone to the Table March 24 is National Ag Day Host Chuck Backus and Ted Stark speak with Wisconsin Farm Bureau District 9 Coordinator Katie Matison and dairy farmer Kay Gilbertson about agriculture in Dunn County.  You might be surprised about...
Dunn County News Digital Archive

Dunn County News Digital Archive

Nearly 50,000 pageviews and over 1,000 sessions in just nine months.  Great to see this kind of use for the Dunn County News archive on newspapers.com.  You should check it out. The Dunn County News digitization project the library undertook with Newspapers.com, a...
Interview with filmmaker Rob Barros

Interview with filmmaker Rob Barros

Hosts Chuck Backus and Ted Stark chat with filmmaker Rob Barros about his documentary of the architect John Howe. Howe was a founding member of the Taliesin Fellowship and Frank Lloyd Wright’s chief draftsman for 35 years. Many of the iconic Wright drawings were...
John Howe Documentary

John Howe Documentary

Join filmmaker Rob Barros as we screen his new documentary  John H. Howe, Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Master of Perspective, on December 7 at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.  I remember letting Rob into the library at 5:30 a.m. on a June...