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Which libraries are in SCLS? Will MCPL be the only one from central Wisconsin?

FAQ: Which libraries are in SCLS? Will MCPL be the only one from central Wisconsin?

Answer:

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60+ public libraries in seven counties are part of the South Central Library System (SCLS).

Some SCLS libraries are located right here in central Wisconsin, including the Portage County Public Library, based in Stevens Point; the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library in Marshfield; and the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids.




On January 25, 2021, the Library Board voted to approve a motion for the Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) to join the South Central Library System (SCLS). The 4-3 vote was preceded by a year-long analysis by the Library System Task Force, which was formed in January 2020 to thoroughly examine the cost and benefits of joining SCLS. In December 2020, the Task Force’s final recommendation was that MCPL join SCLS ... (read more)