Trivia Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations to Sandy Mullins! She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Sandy successfully answered the question “Who wrote the novel The Winter of Our Discontent” with the answer John Steinbeck. Sandy won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!

This week’s question is: “Who was the wife of the 2nd President of the United States?”

To enter the contest, you must correctly answer the weekly question and submit your answer at the front desk. Winners will win $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks. #expandingyourworld

Public Listening Session

The Crandon Public Library will host a public listening session featuring three Northern Wisconsin Legislators on Monday, January 26th from 1-3:00 p.m. at the Library. The three legislators are Representative Jeffrey Mursau, Assembly District 36; Representative Rob Swearingen, Assembly District 34; and Senator Thomas Tiffany, Senate District 12.

Any individuals with concerns they would like to bring to the attention of the legislators are welcome to speak.

Public Listening Session

Library program to help community members identify and fight prescription drug abuse

On Tuesday, January 20th at 6:30 pm the Crandon Public Library is sponsoring a presentation by the Forest County Sheriff’s Department focusing on drug identification and addiction. The purpose of the presentation is to educate the public about the illegal drug problem in our county and give people proactive steps on how they can aid in the fight against drugs. The presentation is designed for community members who may enter private homes as part of their job, work with the public, or for parents and community members that want to keep illegal prescription drugs out of the hands of the youth in our community. This event is free and open to the public.

Forest County Drug Abuse Prevention program

Lunch & Learn @ Your Library

On Monday, January 12th, please join us for a “Lunch & Learn” to learn the basics of our VCAT catalog.  Vcat is the library’ online catalog which provides access to thousands of books, dvd’s and other materials allowing Crandon residents access to materials from twenty-four other public libraries in Northern Wisconsin.  The class will teach you how to search for materials, place holds, renew your items and more!  The lunch and learn presentation will begin at 12:15 and will last approximately 30 minutes.  Classes are free and open to everyone.  Water, coffee, and tea will be provided.  Please bring your lunch, your library card and your friends.

Lunch and Learn Poster