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Welcome back!  The Ripon Public Library will open by appointment only beginning June 1.

Click for additional details regarding your library visit: PDF icon Additional reopening details.pdf

To make an appointment to browse and select materials, sign up at https://calendly.com/rplbrowsing/ or call the library, 920-748-6160.

  • Appointments are limited to 30 minutes.

  • The library is divided into three areas and you must select one: adult popular materials, nonfiction, or children's.

  • Everyone must have an appointment - limit of 5 people per area.

  • Children ages 8-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Children under 8 are not allowed at this time.  Babies confined to a car seat are welcome.

To make an appointment to use a computer, call the library, 920-748-6160.

  • Appointments are limited to 60 minutes.
  • Limit one person per computer.
  • Printing is available at $0.15 cents per page.  Exact change is recommended - payment will be deposited in a coin box and no change will be given.
  • Staff will maintain a six foot distance when providing assistance.

Photocopiers and faxing will be available. If this is your only reason for visiting please make a browsing appointment for the nonfiction area.

Staff will be wearing masks to protect you and we ask that you wear a mask to protect staff.

Patrons must maintain social distancing (six feet) between staff and other patrons at all times.

Patrons exhibiting signs of illness or who do not feel well are not allowed in the library.

Please be considerate of others when visiting the library.

Job Opening - Page

JOB OPENING:  Library Page to work approximately 8 hours per week, evenings and weekends, at the Ripon Public Library.  Candidates must be courteous, dependable, and energetic.  Duties include shelving library materials, checking items in and out on a computerized system and helping people use the library.  Lifting and carrying objects up to 40 pounds may be required.  Must be 16 years old as of August 31, 2011.  This is a permanent position.  $7.25 per hour.  Apply by August 4, 2012 at the Ripon Public Library, 120 Jefferson St., Ripon, WI 54971.

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Recently Added Titles for June, 2012:

Fiction:

    Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
    Home by Toni Morrison
    Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
    Snatched by Karin Slaughter
    The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
    The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
    Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon
    Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Nonfiction:

Job Opening Announcement

Help Wanted: Library Page to work approximately 8 hours per week, evenings and weekends, at the Ripon Public Library.  Candidates must be courteous, dependable, and energetic.  Duties include shelving library materials, checking items in and out on a computerized system and helping people use the library.  Lifting and carrying objects up to 40 pounds may be required.  Must be 16 years old as of May 15, 2012.  This is a permanent position.  $7.25 per hour.  Apply by April 15, 2012 at the Ripon Public Library, 120 Jefferson St., Ripon, WI 54971.

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, April 12-14

The Friends of the Ripon Public Library will be holding their semi-annual used book sale from April 12-14 in the basement of the library.  Donations of used books pour in throughout the year, and thousands have arrived since the last sale.  The mission of the Friends is to promote and support public resources and community programs at Ripon Public Library, and proceeds from the sale are used to support this mission.  In the past year the Friends have donated funding for the adult, teen and children’s summer reading programs, Couponing 102, Dr. Seuss, books on CD, and more.

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