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800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021
phone: 715-262-5555
fax: 715-262-4229
prescottlib@prescottpubliclibrary.org

HOURS 
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
Sundayclosed
 

Welcome to the Prescott Public Library

Summer Library Program

Readers can bring in their lab notebooks between August 1 and August 31 to receive Reading Rewards prize books.  For every page that is completely filled in, you get to choose 1 prize book up to 3 books total.  Readers with all 4 pages filled in will be entered in the Top Ten Super Readers prize drawing.  Top Ten winners will be notified in September.


Programs Survey - we need your input!

 Please take our survey about library programs.  Your responses will help us plan and schedule future programs.  Thanks!

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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 is ongoing.  Visit the library today to register your infant, toddler or preschooler.

More information is available here.


Job Center of Wisconsin @ the Prescott Public Library

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

Job Service will conduct a series of seminars related to employment search.  Seminars will be on the 2nd Monday of each month during the first hour.  The hour long seminars will include a brief presentation and a Q&A. Individual appointments can be scheduled as always at your convenience.

August               Using Jobcenterofwisconsin.com   Where employers and job seekers connect
September         Online Job Search   How to look for jobs online
October              Advanced Resume Writing  Ensuring you resume gets results
November          Networking   Do you have the right tools?
December          Hidden Job Market    How to access the jobs not advertised

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.


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

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. You may bring your own laptop or device or use a library computer.  By appointment only.  Call the library at 715-262-5555 for more information or to make an appointment.

Tech Time Fall Schedule:
The following dates and times are available for Tech Time appointments.

Date Time Date Time
September 4 4-7 p.m. September 10 2-7 p.m.
October 2 4-7 p.m. October 8 2-7 p.m.
November 12 2-7 p.m.    
December 4 4-7 p.m. December 10 2-7 p.m.

E-books, Music & more Workshops

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.

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