Plum Lake Library, Sayner, Wisconsin

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    Founded by the Plum Lake Woman's Club in 1939, the Plum Lake Library, located in Sayner, was the first public library in Vilas County. Today it serves the Star Lake, Sayner and St. Germain communities as part of the Northern Waters Library Service, one of the seventeen regional library systems in the State of Wisconsin. Other member libraries in Vilas County are [as of 2008]: Boulder Junction, Eagle River, Lac du Flambeau, Land O Lakes, Manitowish Waters, Phelps, Presque Isle, and Winchester.

    "The Friends of the Library was established in 1985 and since then has raised thousands of dollars to enhance the Plum Lake Library. The Friends help to provide technology and equipment maintenance for the library." From the Friends Newsletter, September 2020.

    Charles P. Forbes
    July 2, 2008
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    Comprehensive References

    Nemec, Ida. Plum Lake Library. [In: Star Lake, Wisconsin, Annual Tourist Brochure, 1984] Sayner, 1984. View Full Entry (Full text available)

    Major References

    Bostwick, Abigail. Plum Lake Library Offers Services Beyond the Shelves. [Lakeland Times, July 19, 2019.] Minocqua, . View Full Entry
    Friends of the Plum Lake Library. Friends of the Plum Lake Library Newsletter. Sayner, 2020. View Full Entry
    Gard, Robert E.. Wild Goose Marsh, Horicon Stopover. [First Edition] Madison, 1972. View Full Entry
    Nemec, Ida. Acceptance Speech, Muriel Fuller Award, Wisconsin Library Association. [Acceptance Speech, WLA Awards Banquet, October, 2001] Madison, 2001. View Full Entry (Full text available)

    Minor References

    McCormick. Acid Rain. [Issues, Issues, Issues Series] New York, 1986. View Full Entry
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