117 South Central Ave. • Dresser, WI 54009 • 715-755-2944 • dresserpl@dresserpubliclibrary.org
hours
Monday10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday10 am - 7 pm
Thursday10 am - 7 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday10 am - 1 pm
Sunday   closed

Public LibraryABOUT US

Book Return

A book return is located directly in front of the library. Materials deposited afterhours in the book return are backdated to when the library was last open.

Collections

The library's book and audiovisual collection consists of over 60,000 items. The collection features audiobooks on CD; feature and documentary films and television series on DVD; music CDs; graphic novels; science fiction, mystery, romance, western and general fiction; easy readers, chapter books, picture books, and board books; and general non-fiction. There are also many e-books and e-audiobooks available for download.

Funding

The library receives the bulk of its funding from the Village of Dresser. Additional funding comes from Polk County, grants, local businesses, and individual donors.

History

The Dresser Junction Library was founded September 7, 1935 by the Dresser Women's Club. In the 1940s the name was changed to Dresser Village Library.

Interlibrary Loan

The library is a member of WISCAT. If you cannot find an item in the MORE catalog, we will try to obtain it from a library outside of the MORE system.

Location

The library is located at 117 South Central Avenue, Dresser WI 54009.

Local History

The library maintains a small collection of local history materials. Further historical information about Polk County may be obtained from the Area Research Center and University Archives at the University of Wisconsin River Falls.

Magazines

The library subscribes to a variety of magazines. These are available for one-week check out.

Newspapers

  • Standard Press
  • Osceola Sun

Printing Fees

The library charges $.10 per page photocopied or printed from the network printer.

Faxing Fees

The library charges $1.00 for the first page and $.50 per page after that. No charge for cover sheets.

Scanning

Scanning is free but you must bring your own portable USB device.

Public Computers

The library offers 3 computers for public use. Each computer offers access to the Internet and is equipped with MS Office. Initial sign-up is for one hour; a session may be extended for an additional hour, if there are no other people waiting. Maximum computer time is 2 hours per day.

Staff

  • Amber Yares, Director
  • Linda Bowitz, Library Assistant
  • Deb Anfinson, Library Assistant   

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available to the public.