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Will I need a new library card if MCPL joins SCLS?

FAQ: Will I need a new library card if MCPL joins SCLS?

Answer:

MCPL library cards

No. If MCPL becomes part of the South Central Library System (SCLS), your current Marathon County Public Library card will still be valid.

You’ll be able to use it to check out materials from any of the nine MCPL locations, or from any of the other 60+ public libraries in SCLS.




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)