• 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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  • Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 10:00am

    The Waupaca Area and Scandinavia Public Libraries are joining together for a virtual book club! Check out a copy of Pachinko at either library; register at www.waupacalibrary.org/event/pachinko-book-discussion; read the book; and discuss it with us via Zoom on May 22 at 10 a.m.
    “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee is a very readable family saga beginning in Korea in the early 1900’s. Sunja’s choices and fate cause turning points for her family...

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  • The Scandinavia Public Library offers curbside pickup of library materials and public computer use with a reservation. Printing, faxing, and reference services are also available. We are currently closed for patron browsing.

    Please return all library materials through the drop box to the right of the front door.

    Patrons can call 715-467-4636 or e-mail s...

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  • Help improve internet speed in Wisconsin!

    Help us improve home internet speeds statewide by taking the internet speed test. The more data we can collect, the better we can model internet connection speeds across the state. Use the links below to take the speed test and to learn more about why we are collecting speed test data. Please take the test several times on different days and different times if possible. Thank you for participating!

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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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Did you know that you have access to over 3000 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