Welcome to the Ontario Public Library!

Libraries are more than just books today.  Check out the pages of our website above to find out what’s happening at the library. Click on the WRLSWEB link on the left to search our catalog and the other links to find information on other topics.

Upcoming Library Events.

Hat Luncheon at Wilmer Pearson’s residence on July 27, 28, & 29 at 12:00 noon each day.  This year’s menu includes: vegetable or chicken wild rice soup, spinach strawberry salad or mandarin orange oriental salad, assorted rolls, amaretto cheesecake and beverage.  Call the library at 608-337-4651 or Wilmer Pearson at 608-337-4432 for reservations.  The suggested donation is $15.00 and proceeds benefit the library.

Exercise Your Mind is our Adult Summer Reading Program.  Fill out our review form on a book you have read or listened to, place it in the jar at the library and you could win a prize.  We will have 6 weekly random drawings of review forms beginning Monday, July 11.

Community Garden.   Garden work days are Mondays at 8:30am, weather permitting.  Watch the website or give us your email for updates on the gardening schedule.

Book Group Discussion on Wed. Aug. 10 at 2:00pm..  We will discuss Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.  Stop by the library for a copy, if you would like to join us.

Vernon County Reads. Libraries in Vernon County invite you to pick up a copy of Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Join our discussion of the book on Wed. Aug. 10 at 2:00pm.  The author will give a presentation at the Viroqua Elementary School Cafetorium on Thurs. Aug. 25th from 6:00-8:30pm.

Sock ‘em is for knitters interested in trying more challenging sock patterns.  Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 14 at 8:30am at the library.  The group will meet monthly to share new techniques and answer questions.

Can You Help Us? There are many ways to support the library.  Consider these opportunities and give us a call: Deliver books to the homebound. Donate gently used children’s books. Help with the Shared Stories project. Help with the Community Garden. Organize and add books to our two Little Free Libraries. Bake cookies or help serve at a fundraising dinner.


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