Prescott Public Library

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Prescott Public Library will be closed starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

The library will tentatively reopen on Monday, April 6, 2020; This date is subject to change pending further information.

During this time, all dropboxes will also be closed. Please keep your items until we reopen.

Due dates for anything checked out from a MORE library have been extended to April 6. If you should receive an overdue or billed notice, please disregard. You can return items when we reopen and any fines during this period will be taken off your account. 

We are working on putting together online programs and other ways to best serve the community virutally during this time. Please check back on our website or Facebook page for updates. 

Check out our online services:

  • Wisconsin’s Digital Library: offers e-books, e-audiobooks, movies (use the Libby or OverDrive app to download)
  • Flipster: digital magazines
  • Freading: offers e-books
  • Transparent Language: learn from 100+ languages online
  • Check out our resources page for more! 

For more information, please call 715-262-5555 or email us at

Thursday, March 13, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Prescott Pubic Library will be cancelling all library programming and events, including meeting room bookings, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice.

The library will remain open our regular hours and, apart from programs, continue to offer services and materials as usual.

In addition to cancelling programs, the library is taking every day preventative measures to help slow down and avoid the spread of the virus including:

  • Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of high-touched surfaces and objects (including the remaining toys).
  • Frequent hand washing and making hand sanitizer available for both staff and patrons.
  • Implementing social distancing.

If you are sick, are experiencing respiratory illness symptoms or have any health concerns, we encourage you to stay home, to minimize the risk to yourself and others.

The health and safety of our community is our main concern and we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation through local and state health departments, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and World Health Organization (WHO). Please check our website or Facebook page for updates as we move forward.

Thank you all for your understanding and patience during this time.