UPDATE

Pioneer Memorial Library will reopen on Monday, June 1st.

 

Temporary hours will be Monday through Friday 9:00-4:00.

Only 10 patrons will be allowed in the building at a time. The east door (handicapped door facing the courthouse) will be the only entrance.  Each patron will be asked to limit their visit to 30 minutes using a ‘grab and go’ system. Internet computers and card catalogs are not available at this time. The photocopier is also not available. At this time, there will be no newspapers or current magazines available.

WIFI is available outside the building. Select ‘library public’.  No password needed.

If only returning items (except DVDs), please use the book drop at the south door. If you are planning on also checking/renewing items, please bring items into the library and return in the circulation desk book drop. The book drop will be open 9:00-4:00 Monday through Friday. It will not be open overnight or on weekends.

Donations are not accepted until further notice.

The summer reading program has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

To renew your library card or obtaining a new card, please bring a photo ID and proof of correct mailing address.

The staff asks that if you have a fever or are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have someone picking up items for you, please remember to give them your library card. CDC recommends 6 feet of social distance.

Be courteous of patrons and staff as we adjust to the ‘new normal’. Please bear with us during this time. Call 997-6513 if you have any questions.


Becoming
by Michelle Obama
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Book list The first U.S. appearance of another major Swedish crime writer is cause for celebration but also disappointment: Larsson, an acclaimed journalist as well as the author of the award-winning Millenium trilogy, of which this is the first volume, died in 2004. The editor of a magazine called Expo, which was dedicated to fighting right-wing extremism, Larsson brings his journalistic background to bear in his first novel. It is the story of a crusading reporter, Mikail Blomkvist, who has been convicted of libel for his exposé of crooked financier Wennerstrom. Then another Swedish financier, a rival of Wennerstrom, wants to hire Blomkvist to solve the decades-old disappearance of his niece from the family's island compound in the north of Sweden. If Blomkvist works on the project for a year, his employer will deliver the goods on Wennerstrom. Blomkvist takes the job and soon finds himself trying to unlock the grisly multigenerational secrets in a hideously dysfunctional family's many closets. Helping him dig through those closets is the novel's real star, the girl with the dragon tattoo, Lisbeth Salander, a ward of the state who happens to be Sweden's most formidable computer hacker and a fearless foe of women-hating men. Larsson has two great stories (and two star-worthy characters) here, and if he never quite brings them together the conclusion of the Wennerstrom campaign seems almost anticlimactic after the action-filled finale on the island the novel nevertheless offers compelling chunks of investigative journ...More