• A glowing orange face in the Northwest Coastal Native American art style on a dark background. Candlelight glows from the face's small, circluar mouth, while a pair of long, thin arms with large hands rise above the creature's head.
    Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

    The Friends of Jorgens Park Preserve, the Scandinavia Booster Club, the Scandinavia Public Library, and Iola-Scandinavia Boy Scout Troop 631 will offer free, all-ages Halloween activities from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, October 31, at Jorgens Park Preserve.
    The park is located at 880 North Shore Drive, in Scandinavia. Free parking will be available in Jorgens Park off of Highway 49.

    Activities at the Halloween Spooktacular will...

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  • The Scandinavia Public Library is returning to curbside-only service due to the increased spread of COVID-19 in the area.

    To pick up library materials, patrons may ring the doorbell, knock on the front window, or call 715-467-4636 to alert the librarian. Please be patient if the librarian is on the phone or away from the desk; we will come to you as soon as possible. Patrons are always welcome to call ahead so we can have your materials ready for you as soon as you arrive.

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  • Families can now enjoy reading "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Alex Scheffler (the award-winning creators of "The Gruffalo") on the Scandinavia Public Library's story walk in Jorgens Park Preserve.

    Located on the northern shore 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.

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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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Access Wisconsin's state-wide digital library, with over 50,000 ebook and 18,000 audiobook titles and hundreds of magazine series to explore, using the Libby App by OverDrive! You can use Libby on multiple devices and Libby will automatically sync your loans, holds, and book progress between devices, as long as you have an internet connection and your library cards are on each device.

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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