Tomahawk Public Library

Tomahawk, Wisconsin

 

The Tomahawk Public Library is a member of the Wisconsin Valley Library Service.

The Tomahawk Public Library is located in Lincoln County on the shores of the scenic Lake Mohawksin of the Wisconsin River.

  The Tomahawk Public Library provides service to all individuals in the community, both children and adults.  The Library’s objectives include the provision of books and other materials selected to aid the individual in the pursuit of education, information, pleasure, research, and in the use of leisure time.

The Library provides service to all in the community, within the context of library objectives regardless or race, creed, color, sex, occupational, or financial position.

  The Tomahawk Public Library is a member of the Wisconsin Valley Library Service.

Library cards will be issued to anyone residing in the WVLS area presenting adequate identification, including current address or verification of land ownership.  A parent or guardian with a valid V-cat borrower card must sign library card for all minors.    Other Wisconsin residents must present adequate address identification in addition to their “Home” library card per Wisconsin State Statute 43.30.  Upon verification, the Tomahawk V-Cat borrower card will be issued within 2 business days.

  Lost cards and change of address should be reported as soon as possible.  Lost cards will be replaced for a $2.00 fee.

  Minors must be at least 12 years of age with a parents permission on file to use Internet stations.

  Loan Periods.  Most book loans are 4 weeks.  New books and other books considered high demand have a loan period of 2 weeks.  Music Cds and Audiobooks may be checked out for 2 weeks.  The loan period for DVDs is one week with a limit of 6 DVDs per family (residing in the same household).  Only one renewal per item, and only if item is not on reserve for another borrower.  Phone on or before the material’s due date or renew in the V-cat Online Catalog.  Renewals cannot be made by email or voice mail.

  Fines range from 10 cents per day on printed material to 50 cents per day for each audio/visual material.  Hotspot fines are $1 per day.

  Lost or damaged materials are the responsibility of the cardholder.  Persons charged with lost materials, damaged items, or fines over $5.00 will lose all library privileges until charges are paid.

  Materials may be returned during regular business hours in the return slot, located at the front desk; or at anytime in the outside book return located next to the front doors.  Please secure Audio/visual materials with a rubber band or in an enclosed bag.

 

 

  Director – Mary Dunn
Director@Director.tomahawk.lib..wi.us

  Assistant Director – Allison Puestow
apuestow@tomahawk.lib.wi.us

  Children’s Librarian – Annette Miller
amiller@tomahawk.lib.wi.us

  Library Technologist – Kay Teal
kteal@tomahawk.lib.wi.us

  Wiscat/Courier Services – Roxanne Richson
rrichson@tomahawk.lib.wi.us

  Outreach Services – Cindy Robinson
Phone: 715-453-2455

  Shelver – Peggy Pagenkopf

Shelver – Mary Zelton

 

 

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017

President – Rejeana Ebert
Vice President – Alan Hanson
Secretary – Pat Brimacombe

Trustees:
Judith Nelson
Kirby Crosby
Peg Billing

Board Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of each month at 4:45 p.m.. Meeting notifications are sent to the Tomahawk Leader and Radio Station WJJQ.

Updated May 15, 2017

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM May 30th – Sept. 2nd.  Read or listen to 5 books and enter to win prizes!

TEEN READING RAFFLE  June 12th – July 21st.  Enter to win prizes!

  June 13 – 27th on Tuesdays at 10:30.  BUILDING STORIES & FUN!  Summer Library Program for young children AND their caregivers.

   June 15 – July 20th on Thursday’s  3:30-430.  LEGO BUILDERS!  Summer Library program for ages 4 and up.

  July 11 – (Tues.) 10:30 a.m.  SHOW TIME!  Naturalist STEPHANIE FEUERSTEIN presents “BUILDING THE BEST BED”. Beds found in nature and how they are built.

  July 18 – (Tues.) 10:30 a.m. SHOW TIME!  TRULY REMARKABLE LOON will entertain us  and show us how to build reading and juggling skills.

Wisconsin Woodchucks Summer Reading Program.  School-age kids read 5 books to receive one free ticket to the game August 12th @ 6:35p.m.

  READING for RIDES. Kids stop in at the library front desk  and ask for a FREE ride ticket for the Lincoln County fair in Merrill July 26 – 30.

Tuesday, August 1st – “STORY TIME @ THE FARMERS MARKET” downtown Tomahawk.

  Every Wednesday in AUGUST at 10:30 a.m. “STORIES BY THE RIVER” for children of all ages and their caregivers.  In the case of extreme heat or rain, stories will be held inside.

 

 

Children, Adult, and Teen Books, Audio Books, music CDs, DVDs, and Kits.
Current Newspapers and magazines.
Fax Service. Sending: $3 first page/$1 each additional page. Receiving: $2 first page/25 cents each additional page.
WIFI
6 Public Internet/Microsoft office Stations.
Laser Printer:  Black ink only/15 cents per page.
Photocopier:  Black Ink only/15 cents per page.
Microfilm/Microfiche Viewer.
Tomahawk Leader Newspaper on Microlfilm. 1895 – 2015.
Tomahawk Leader Obituary Index.
2 SPRINT Hot spots available for 1 week checkout.
2 Children’s NOOKs with educational games for inhouse use.
Community Meeting Room: $20 rental fee. Free to non-profit organizations.
Interlibrary loan services.
Outreach Services for the elderly with-in the city limits.
Access to Wisconsin Digital Library.
Access to subscription databases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click to see all Databases and Collections made available to you through the Wisconsin Valley Library Service.
Crafts, genealogy, small engine repair, and more!

 

 

Vcat Online Catalog.  Search and request items from our library; plus all other WVLS libraries.

   Search for items that are not available in our Vcat catalog that may possibly be obtained by other nearby library systems.

   Gifts of Remembrance.  A very unique tribute for library patrons to appreciate and remember someone special for years to come.  A bookplate will be place inside the front cover of an item that you have selected to honor a birth, death, anniversary, graduation, marriage, or other special occasion.

  The Evergreens Donor Tree is a wall sculpture of golden leaves recognizing those benefactors gifting over $500.

  The Giving Tree is a little artificial pine tree inside the library that is decorated with seasonal gift tags and designed to help add items to the various library collections.  Simply select a “gift tag” from the tree.  You may purchase the item yourself and then “gift” it to the library or provide a monetary donation to cover the cost of the gift.

 Focus on the Future Fund.  Help us maintain the legacy of our beautiful library.  You can now make a donation by enrolling in the library’s direct deposit savings account at Tomahawk Community Bank.  The funds from this savings account will be used for future building projects, technology, and program enhancements.  For more information, phone the library at:        715-453-2455 or the Tomahawk Community Bank at 715-453-2144

 

 

Best Sellers according  to Publishers Weekly June 19th, 2017

FICTION ( An * means that the item is owned by Tomahawk Public Library)

  1. Camino Island by John Grisham *
  2. Come Sundown by Nora Roberts *
  3. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins *
  4. Love Story by Karen Kingsbury *
  5. Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton *
  6. Nigthwalk by Clive Cussler  *
  7. No Middle Name by Lee Child
  8. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
  9. 16th Seduction by James Patterson *
  10. Indecent Exposure by Stuart Woods *

NON-FICTION

  1. I Can’t Make This Up:  Life Lessons by Kevin Hart
  2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken
  3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil Degrasse
  4. Make Your Bed:  Little Things That Can Change Your Life…by William H. Mc Raven
  5. Theft by Finding:  Diaries by David Sedaris
  6. Option B:  Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg *
  7. Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies:  The Civil War by David Fisher*
  8. Hillbilly Elegy:  A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J D Vance *
  9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  10. If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?  Relating to and Communicating…by Alan Alda

The  Friends of the Library support one of Tomahawk’s most valuable resources by promoting Library programs.  To Join the Friends please print and return the following application and dues to the Library.

Friends Membership Application

 

Tomahawk Public Library
300 W Lincoln Ave.
Tomahawk, WI 54487

HOURS

Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED
TUESDAY, JULY 4TH

 

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