• Saturday, August 15, 2020 (All day)

    The library will be closed on Saturday, August 15, 2020 while our servers are being updated. We will re-open on Monday, August 17 with an all-new look to Infosoup, our online catalog!

    Note to patrons:

    • Infosoup will be offline beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14 through Sunday, August 16
    • PINs are and always will be encrypted, so they will not transfer over to the new system. A new, temporary default PIN will be your birth...
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  • Are you spending time with kids? Want to mail a care package to a kid in your life? Pick up a copy of  the PBS Kids Summer Activity Book at Scandinavia Public Library. Available during library hours when the OPEN sign is in the window or by curbside pickup.

    Call 715-467-4636 or e-mail sca@scalib.org to...

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  • The Scandinavia Public Library has created a fun summer program designed to help people of all ages explore new ideas, books and activities. As you read books and engage in our free activities, you'll become eligible to win badges and prizes. You can start recording your reading time and participating in our summer activities beginning on Monday, June 15, 2020!...

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  • If you are isolating for COVID-19 safety, our librarians are still just a phone call away!

    You can call the library at 715-467-4636 during regular library hours to talk with a librarian.

    Outside those times you can call and leave a message, including your name and phone number. We will return your call as soon as we can.

    Call for questions about technology (devices and apps); free book and audio-book downloads; library card registration or renewal; reference questions; or just to chat! Some...

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  • Families can enjoy the Scandinavia Public Library's story walk in Jorgens Park Preserve. Located near the northeastern edge of Silver Lake in Scandinavia, the story walk is a 0.4-mile loop trail beginning east of the park's picnic pavilion. As families walk the trail, they will enjoy reading pages from a children's picture book that have been placed along the trail.

    Combining literacy with outdoor activity, the story walk is a great way to enjoy some meaningful family-bonding time.

    The story walk runs ...

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Did you know that you have access to over 135 full-color digital magazines, free with your libary card? Read anywhere, anytime on your mobile divice or computer. We have magazines on food & cooking, health & fitness, life-style, cars & motorcycles, science & technology, travel, current events, woodworking, photography, and more!

If you haven't tried our digital magazine collection yet, keep reading to learn how to get started.

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Free Wi-Fi (wireless internet) is available in the Scandinavia Public Library parking lot, close to the library. To use the Wi-Fi on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop go to your settings (often a gear icon), then Wi-Fi, and then select LibraryGuest. No password is needed.

For safety, please do not stand within six feet of others or congegrate in groups of 10 or more.

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In this time of social distancing, Scandinavia Public Library has stepped up to offer community members a new opportunity to apply for and renew library cards virtually. The application and renewal process enables individuals to access digital library services without leaving the comfort and safety of their homes – even when libraries’ doors are closed.

“InfoSoup digital services are open to you even while (libraries) are closed,” said Evan Bend, Library Services Manager with the Read More about Apply for a library card online