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Salem proposing gentleman’s agreement to fix Community Library Board problem

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 […]

Friends of Community Library Board book review and luncheon is June 16

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 to try to re-finance library building loan

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 […]

Silver Lake Village Board discusses library lease

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 […]

Friends of the Community Library book sale is May 16

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.

Twin Lakes looking to hand off fiscal agent duties for Community Library

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 […]

Representation on Community Library Board may be up for change again

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 […]

Community Library to host weaving course

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 […]

Gerber doesn’t want to return to Community Library Board

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 […]

Silver Lake expected to propose lease to Community Library for village building

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 seeking board members

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 […]

Salem asked to wait on library payment

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 […]

Randall opposes contributing to Silver Lake library building purchase

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 […]

Friends of the Community Library holding Book Review Lunch on Jan. 27

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 […]

Friends of the Community Library to hold book sale Jan. 24

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.

Blood Drive at Community Library in Salem Friday

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin will be conducting a blood drive at the Community Library branch in Salem between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday. You may register online at  www.bcw.edu/SalemLibrary or call 843-3348 and ask for the Information Desk and they will take your name and phone number.

Salem has not decided yet to send $50,000 to Silver Lake for library

Salem officials confirmed Monday that the Town Board has not decided whether to send $50,000 to Silver Lake to help pay for Silver Lake’s purchase of a building for a library branch there. The Town Board was authorized by a majority vote of electors in 2013 to send $50,000 to Silver Lake to share in […]

Community libraries announce closings for holiday season

Community Library branches at Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Thursday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Dec. 26. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays. Also, Community Library branches at Salem, Silver Lake, […]

Twin Lakes makes it official: Village not going to pay toward Silver Lake library building

The Twin Lakes Village Board made it official Monday night — the village is not going to contribute financially to the purchase of a building for a Silver Lake branch of the Community Library. The board on Monday unanimously approved sending a letter with that sentiment to Silver Lake. Trustee Sharon Bower was absent. A draft of a […]

Paddock Lake says no to helping pay for Silver Lake library branch

Paddock Lake is joining Twin Lakes in deciding not to contribute toward the purchase of a building to use as a Silver Lake branch of the Community Library. The Paddock Lake Village Board discussed the matter at a Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday. Village President Terry Burns, who led the discussion, laid out several reasons for […]

Twin Lakes rejects helping Silver Lake with library building purchase

Twin Lakes will not be contributing toward the purchase of a building in Silver Lake for a Community Library branch in that village, the Twin Lakes Village Board decided Monday. In fact, the board will not even be sending a representative to a meeting being requested by Silver Lake to discuss funding options. The Silver […]

Community Library announces holiday closings

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Nov. 28. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays but will resume hours on Saturday, Nov. 29.

Luncheon and travelogue at library to feature Peru

A Friends of the Library Luncheon and Travelogue will take place Tues., Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Twin Lakes branch of the Community Library. “Particularly Picturesque Peru” will be presdented by Mary Ann Bilski. Cost is $5, payable at the door. Lunch will be catered by Subway. RSVP to Mary Ann Bilski at 630-217-4066.

Community Library branches to close for Labor Day

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours at all locations will resume on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Twin Lakes to wait and see on Silver Lake library building payment

Silver Lake is asking the other Community Library municipalities to consider — or at least discuss — helping Silver Lake pay off a loan it made to purchase a building for a library branch in that village. Those Community Library municipalities are Salem, Twin Lakes, Paddock Lake, Randall along with Silver Lake. On Monday, Twin […]

July programs at Community Library announced

Looking for something to do or for your kids to do in July? A program at the Community Library may be just the answer. Click here for a complete list of July programs and registration information.

Community Library closed Monday for Memorial Day

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours at all locations will resume on Tuesday, May 27.

Mangold, Dziki reappointed to Community Library Board

Two current members of the Community Library Board were re-appointed to the Community Library Board recently by their respective municipal boards. The Randall Town Board reappointed Ken Mangold to his seat on the board representing Randall. Randall town Chairman Bob Stoll said Mangold was looking to step down from the board, but has agreed to serve […]

Personal budget program to be held April 23 in Twin Lakes

The workshop, Making Sense of Your Personal Budget,  will be held on Wednesday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Twin Lakes Community Library branch, 110 S. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. This free workshop is put on by Wisconsin Business Initiative Corp. Participants will learn the skills needed to plan and stick to […]

Randall Town Board open to more discussion with Silver Lake over library building purchase

Randall Town Board members are open to further discussions regarding contributing funds to Silver Lake’s purchase of a building for a branch there of the Community Library. Randall Town Board members got a report on the situation from Ken Mangold, a Randall representative on the Community Library Board and LeeAnn Briese, the library system’s director, […]

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