Real Stories

I enjoy local libraries. I’m constantly bringing things home – for myself and my wife. There’s...

We remember back when it was in the fire station, then the old Park School where we went to...

A woman came to the desk and simply said "Fulani". She spoke no English and we recognized "...

When I was a freshman we moved from Brooklyn to a farm south of Dayton, and I think...

For the past five years, Sheila Klicko (left) and Alicia Bowens, both from Baraboo, have been...

It started off as a way for me to read the 100 greatest books of all time, it became how Addison...

The library is a part of even my earliest memories. I clearly remember my parents telling me to...

My family first lived in Sheboygan Falls. We moved there when I was 10. One of my main memories...

I attend the community meal at the Badger Prairie Needs Network and I discovered a fellow...

I was pretty much staying at home after my husband died, until I joined the writers group. Now I...

I guess you could say I founded the writers group. I’ve always enjoyed the book discussion group...

It’s 1977 and I’ve just moved with my family to Rice Lake and started the sixth grade at Rice...

I’ve worked in libraries since I was 11. I volunteered in my middle school library; then became...

In early September Columbus Public Library, working in partnership with the WorkSmart Network,...

A few years ago, the city of Stoughton wanted to cut Library funding. A number of people came to...

Well, what first brought me to the library was that I needed a quick copy for something. We...

Nancy shares how her parents instilled a love of reading in her by going to the library and how...

Virgil Westphal was referred to the library by the Village of McFarland Senior Outreach staff...

My hometown library was a house on our tree-lined Main Street. Dad was in charge of our weekly...

I set things up in such a bad way for myself early on in high school. Hating the system, people...

I love this place. Just love it. It is my home away from home. I love the warmth of the people,...

Fine-free teacher cards are huge. With the comprehensive literacy model, every lesson in the...

Evelyn attended the library’s Minecraft Club. She likes the library because she can learn new...

I remember sitting in pre-calc class my sophomore year, it was the end of the school year so we...

One afternoon Patricia Butler was in the library looking for some old articles in the McFarland...

I love books, LIBRARIES, and reading. I started very early, about age 3, reading. All my life, I...

I often work with a cracker-jack reference librarian to get unusual materials through Outer-...

Georgie shares how her mother instilled a love of reading in her and how they started going to the...

The green sticker on the edge of this book says, "Serendipity Collection." I have no idea why...

So you know that restaurant, Altn’ Bachs? It’s off of Seminole Hwy. Anyway, they remodeled and...

Caleb attended the library’s Minecraft Club. He really likes reading. The library is the perfect...

I hired a 52 year old data analyst in Room B last week.  Using the library study rooms for...

I come here every day.  Every day, because it’s important for my research.  I like to sit in...

After Dad went to a care facility, he and I had many conversations about his life. He was an...

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