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Library Staff and Board

Library Staff

  • Carolyn Habeck, Director
  • Rita Nelson, Library Assistant
  • LuWan Visocky, Library Assistant/Programming

Library Board

  • Colleen Gentele
  • Mary Jo Lantz
  • Tori Mann
  • Patricia Lund-Moe
  • Dr. Heidi Schmidt

Computers, Photocopier and Fax

Use of public computers is available to patrons on first come, first-serviced basis. There is no charge for the use of the computers; however, in order to make the service available to as many patrons as possible, a time limit for usage has been imposed. Internet is available to patrons at no charge, the internet policy is posted at the workstation.

A printer is available. Printer paper will cost $.25 per sheet and must be paid for at the conclusion of the session.

Library staff is available for general assistance in operating the computer. However, they are not programmers and may not be able to help patrons with specific problems in a given program. Tutorial manuals will be provided when available.

Donations

Gifts of Materials

The Hortonville Public Library welcomes memorials and donations of money or new library materials such as books and videos, as well as supplies and used books, videos, etc. Please see the donation policy for more information.

Financial Gifts

A building fund for a new library was created by Friends of Hortonville Library in December of 2003. If you would like to contribute to this fund your gift can be invested through Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.

When making a charitable contribution, it is important to know that your money will be used effectively to improve the quality of life in our community. Please contact the library if you would like to discuss options so that your gift can truly reflect the spirit in which it is given.

Thank you for your support!

Friends of Hortonville Library

Friends of Hortonville Library (FOHL) was established in April 1991. Membership is open to all persons interested in the library. Membership dues have been a major source of our funding. In years past FOHL has assisted with interior renovation of the library, sponsored bookmark contest in the schools, provided Books for Babies, sponsored used book sales and volunteered when extra help was needed at the library.

Contact FOHL at friendsofthehortonvillelibrary@gmail.com

Officers

  • Traci Martens - President
  • Pat Moe - Vice President/Secretary/Treasurer

Objectives

  • Maintain an association of persons intersted in libraries and enjoy the fellowship of friends
  • Focus public attention on the library
  • Stimulate the use of the library's resources and services
  • Receive and encourage gifts and bequests to the library
  • Support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community

Activities

  • Annual ice cream social
  • Monthly book discussion group
  • Provide programs of interest to the community at large
  • Provide funding and support for special library functions
  • Monthly meetings as necessary and annual meeting

For more information about FOHL ask at the Hortonville Public Library.

Reference Services

The Hortonville Public Library:

  • Will provide information in the form of short answers to specific questions and guidance in locating material for patrons who appear in person, call on the telephone, or request information through correspondence.
  • Will assist patrons in the use of the Library and tech research methodology, when appropriate. This includes providing help in developing a research strategy and advise on whether a trip to the Library would be worthwhile for individuals who telephone.
  • Will provide bibliographic verification of item both in the Library and not owned by the Library and will assist patrons in obtaining materials through interlibrary loan, when appropriate.
  • May refer library users to other agencies and libraries in pursuit of needed information.
  • May use not only the Library’s resources in printed form, but consult appropriate resource libr