Randall Town Board members want some reassurance that the Twin Lakes-Randall branch of the Community Library will remain if they approve a new library operating agreement that gives a lopsided presence on the governing board to Salem. Randall will be having their attorney draft a memo of understanding to be submitted to all of the […]
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Silver Lake and Paddock Lake have approved a new joint operating agreement for the Community Library that will realign how Library Board members are distributed among the five member municipalities. Both approvals came at the municipalities’ respective village board meetings Wednesday. Twin Lakes also approved the agreement Monday. Under the new agreement, there will be a 10-member governing […]
The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday approved a revised joint agreement on the Community Library that includes a governing board with the number of members per municipality set by census. The Twin Lakes board is the first of the five member municipalities to pass the new agreement. The agreement passed unanimously. Most members of the joint library […]
The Friends of the Community Library Board are sponsoring a Book and Bake sale on Saturday, April 30 at the Twin Lakes Community Library 110 S. Lake St. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to noon for the Friends of the Community Library members. Everyone will be welcome from noon until 3:30 p.m. From 2 until 3:30 […]
The Friends of the Community Library will hold their Annual Dinner meeting on April 26 at the Twin Oaks Restaurant, 30807 114th St Highway C in Wilmot. The evening will begin with a cash bar at 5:30 p.m., a short meeting at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. Following dinner Terese Allen will present a program titled “Fish Frys, […]
A side agreement designed to maintain equal representation among the municipalities on the Community Library Board does not comply with state statutes, a Department of Public Instruction official says. The opinion is contained in a letter dated March 17, 2016 from John DeBacher, Director, Public Library Development, Division for Libraries and Technology to Paddock Lake village Trustee Kathy Christenson. Paddock […]
A Book Talk/Luncheon will be sponsored on Tuesday, Jan. 26 by the Friends of the Community Library. It will take place at the Twin Lakes Community Library 110 Lake St., Twin Lakes, at 11:30 a.m. There will be soup, Subway sandwiches, chips and a cookie. At noon the Library staff will present a program. The cost is $6 and reservations […]
Friends of the Community Library Board is sponsoring a Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake St., Twin Lakes. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to noon for the Friends of the Community Library members. Everyone will be welcome from noon until 3:30 p.m. From 2 until 3:30 p.m., there will […]
The Community Library has announced the following holiday-related closures: Community Library branches at Salem and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec.25, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Saturday, Dec. 26. Community Library branches at Salem and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, […]
All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Nov. 27. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays but will resume hours on Saturday, Nov. 28.
The Silver Lake Village Board on Wednesday voted to put a former day care building on Second Street that it purchased to use as a library branch on the market. The purchase of the building at 209 N. Second Street was approved by the Village Board in 2013. The village took out the loan to purchase the building to […]
Friends of the Community Library Board are sponsoring a Book and Bake Sale at the Community Library 110 S. Lake St., Twin Lakes, on Sat. Nov. 7. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to noon for the Friends of the Community Library members. Everyone will be welcome from noon until 3:30 pm. From 2 until 3:30 p.m., there […]
The Community Library — with branches in Salem, Twin Lakes and Silver Lake — has set its programs for October, November and December. Check out the whole list here.
A travelogue/luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 29 will be sponsored by Friends of the Community Library. It will take place at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake St. At 11:30 a.m., a lunch of soup, Subway sandwiches, chips,and a cookie will be served. At noon participants will travel to Tanzania with the help of Mary Ann Bilski,who […]
The following is a message from the Friends of Community Library: The Friends of Community Library are in need of one more representative on their board from the Randall/Twin Lakes area. The Paddock Lake / Salem / Silver Lake board seats are already filled. The Friends are supporters of all that our three libraries here […]
Salem is proposing using a gentleman’s agreement among the five Community Library member municipalities to solve a problem the state has with the Community Library Board’s makeup. Since its founding as a joint library in 1980, the library has had a governing board made up of two members from each member municipality and an additional […]
The Friends of the Community Library Board is sponsoring the third annual Spring Book Review and Luncheon on Tuesday, June 16 at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Subway sandwiches, potato chips, cookies and a drink will be served at 11:30 a.m. A Community Library staff member will present a […]
Silver Lake village President Bruce Nopenz said he is going to explore re-financing a loan the village is using to buy a building on Second Street intended to serve as a local branch for the Community Library system. His goal, Nopenz said at the Village Board’s committee of the whole meeting Wednesday, would be to eliminate the […]
A lease for a village owned building that the Silver Lake Village Board would like to rent to the Community Library got its first extensive public discussion at Wednesday’s regular board meeting. The item was on the agenda for discussion only and no vote was taken. Village President Bruce Nopenz said the lease in hand Wednesday was a draft […]
The Friends of the Community Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at the Twin Lakes branch, 110 South Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. From 2 to 3:30 p.m., a bag of books will cost $5.
The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday voted to inquire of the other Community Library municipalities if they would be interested in becoming the library’s fiscal agent. “We’re willing to give it up if anyone’s interested,” said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. As the current library fiscal agent, Twin Lakes contracts for the annual audit and […]
The president of the Community Library Board told the Twin Lakes Village Board Monday that the makeup of the library’s board may be up for changes again. Kevin Fitzgerald, who is president of the library board as well as a Twin Lakes trustee, said the state is seeking to have the library’s agreement among its […]
Come Weave with Us is a program to be hosted by the Community Library on Saturday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. Come find out how fun and easy weaving can be. There will be a short demonstration of samples made on a rigid heddle loom and then participants will learn to weave a small project on a basic cardboard loom. This […]
Silver Lake Village President Sue Gerber, who also represents the village on the Community Library Board, announced Wednesday that she does not want to serve another term on the Library Board. “I would chose not to serve another term,” Gerber said at Wednesday’s Village Board meeting. Her term on the library board is due to expire April […]
The Silver Lake Village Board appears to be headed toward drafting and offering a lease agreement to the Community Library for a building the village owns in Silver Lake to be used as a library branch. The village purchased the former daycare center on Second Street to be used as a library branch, replacing the […]
Friends of Community Library is looking for new members for its board. Representatives should come from the Paddock Lake, Salem, and Silver Lake area or from the Randall and Twin Lakes area. The board members serve a two-year term, but there also is at least one one-year vacancy where a person could check out the work […]
A representative of the Community Library Board asked the Salem Town Board on Wednesday to hold off on making any move on its elector approved donation of $50,000 toward a new Silver Lake library branch. Gail Peckler-Dziki, a member of the library board from Salem, said the library is currently trying to work out a […]
The Randall Town Board is opposed to contributing to the purchase of a Community Library branch building in Silver Lake. That leaves none of the four member municipalities besides Silver Lake willing to help pay for the $250,000 purchase and renovation cost. Randall Town Board members discussed the issue Thursday night at a regular monthly […]
The Friends of the Community Library are sponsoring a Book Review Lunch on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Twin Lakes library branch, 110 S. Lake Ave. in Twin Lakes. A soup and sandwich lunch, including chips, cookie and drink will be served at 11:30 a.m. for $5. At noon, the library staff will give a review of […]
The Friends of the Community Library members are holding a hardcover book sale Jan. 24 at the Twin Lakes branch, 110 S. Lake Ave. The sale will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $1 per book. All proceeds will help fund the children’s programs for the Twin Lakes, Salem and Silver Lake libraries.