Things we can BRING to you
We are out in New Richmond bringing library experiences, services, programs, and education to the community. Friday Memorial Library strives to reach as many citizens as possible. Our staff will travel to bring the library to you. Look for us at day care centers, schools, and senior homes. If you are interested in having a regular outreach visit to your facility, contact Sally in Adult Services or Jessica in Youth Services at 715.243.0431.
We can also be found at yearly events such as National Night Out, the Utility Picnic, Parent/Teacher Conferences at the Schools, Heritage Days and more. If you are interested in having us at your event, contact Jennifer at 715.243.0431.
Homebound Delivery Service
Homebound Delivery is an outreach service in which selected material are delivered to the elderly, disabled, or others who find it difficult to get to the library. Participants must live within the New Richmond School District. Library staff selects the materials and the delivery service is provided by the Friends of Friday Memorial Library.
Applying for a card
Participants must have a library card for Homebound Delivery. Proof of current address is required. If you do not have a card, an application for one will be provided.
What can be borrowed?
Friday Memorial Library materials include:
Books, large and regular print
Books on CD
Movies on DVD
How long may I borrow the items?
The materials are checked out for 3 weeks and may be renewed one time. There are never overdue fines, however fees for lost or damaged materials will be assessed as necessary.
If there a fee for this service?
If you are eligible, there is no cost for this service.
How do the Friends of Friday Memorial Library assist?
Volunteer selectors from the Friends will call homebound participants to announce the next delivery date. Volunteer drivers deliver based on geographic location. For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact us at 715.243.0431.
We can bring the books to you. Friday Memorial Library staff is currently visiting Arthur Rose and Boardman Meadows. Pick up is available for the Deerfield and the St Croix County Health Center. Call us to find out how we can serve you.
Little Free Libraries
Friday Memorial Library has Little Free Libraries at Head Start and at Five Loaves Food Shelf in New Richmond. What is a Little Free Library? It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories, providing literacy to all ages.