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800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021
phone: 715-262-5555
fax: 715-262-4229

Monday:10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday12 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday10 am - 8 pm
Thursday12 pm - 8 pm
Friday10 am - 6 pm
Saturday10 am - 2 pm

Welcome to the Prescott Public Library

Libary Closed on April 18 for Good Friday holiday

The Prescott Public Library will be open on Saturday, April 19 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Frederick Blanch, Monday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.Frederick Blanch photo

Mr. Blanch, author of Last Words: Frederick's Bionary, will read from his memoir of growing up in a small farming community during the Great Depression.  His wit and down-to-earth style have drawn comparisons to Mark Twain and Will Rogers.  Everyone is invited to hear this lively and engaging author share stories of times gone by.

Celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19 @ your Prescott Public Library

1000 Books Before Kindergarten1000 Books Before Kindergarten logo

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an early literacy program that helps families make reading aloud a habit, which is the most effective thing parents can do to help get their children ready to read when they start school.  Thanks to a grant from the Prescott Foundation, the Prescott Public Library is able to support early literacy development in preschool children in our community with this program. 

Registration for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten begins on April 7, 2014.

More information is available here.

Book Sale - 3 books for $1

Includes paperback and hardcover books in all age levels and genres.  Does not include audiobooks or movies.  Get 'em while they're hot!

Job Center of Wisconsin @ the Prescott Public Library

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month

Need help finding a job - creating a resume, searching for jobs on-line, filling out applications, etc? The Job Center of Wisconsin offers help with all of these. Job Center counselors are available at the Prescott Public Library on the above days, or call 715-821-0053 and make an appointment that fits your schedule.Check out the helpful resources available from the Job Center of Wisconsin at their website.

Job Center is a service of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Tax Forms

We have quite a few federal forms on hand, including 1040, 1040A and 1040E-Z plus instruction booklets for all three.
Call the library at 715-262-5555 to find out if we have a specific form on hand.
We are happy to print forms from the irs.gov website for you for $.10 per page.  

Wisconsin State
We have not received any Wisconsin state tax forms as of February 14, 2014.  We will post a notice on this website when we get them in.

River Falls Public Library and Ellsworth Public Library have Wisconsin tax forms available.

Freegal and Freading now available!

Freegal is a free music download service.  Freading is an e-books service.  Both services operate on the basis of tokens and you don't have to wait for popular titles.
Click here to go to the MORE website and get access to both new services.
Click here for an FAQ on Freading
Click here for an FAQ on Freegal.

Tech Time - details

Tech Time is one-on-one technology training with a library staff member in 45-minute sessions.  You will get customized, individual, hands-on instruction to help answer your questions and solve your problems.  By appointment only.  Call the library at 715-262-5555 for more information or to make an appointment.

E-books, Music & more Workshops - details

Learn how to find, check out and download e-books, digital audiobooks and more from the library.  Click here for details and a current workshop schedule.