This video features details from an artist’s maquette for “Spirit of the Rivers,” a monumental bronze sculpture created by R.T. “Skip” Wallen. The sculptural study was photographed in Two Rivers, Wisconsin in the office of Lester Public Library Director Jeff Dawson.
The completed “Spirit of the Rivers” sculptural group will be installed in 2018 on the Lake Michigan shoreline between Manitowoc and Two Rivers.
Lester Public Library is located in Two Rivers, Wisconsin and is a member of MCLS, the Manitowoc – Calumet Library System. Two Rivers has a population of about 11,000 people and was founded along Lake Michigan near the confluence of the East Twin and West Twin Rivers.
Celebrate Libraries® is visiting Library Director Jeff Dawson of Lester Public Library this week. The library, built in 1997, features lovely landscaping and has a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan.
We are especially drawn to the full programming schedule and active participation by community members of all ages. The Hamilton Wood Type Museum is located one block away and is a great place to experience while you are in Two Rivers.
This video highlights images of the public library in Holmen, WI. One of five branches of La Crosse County Library, Holmen Area Library opened in September 2017 and was built on the former site of a canning factory .
Click the microphone icon and listen to a recorded interview with Library Manager Deen Layland.
Celebrate Libraries® will be traveling to the western shore of Lake Michigan in a few weeks to interview Lester Public Library Director Jeff Dawson and tour the building. This will be the first library we have featured in the Manitowoc – Calumet Library System.
Photographs will be collected during the tour which will be used later this summer to produce a video about the library and its outreach to the Two Rivers community.
This summer Celebrate Libraries® is developing a character known as The Middleton Fiddler. Please enjoy this visual introduction and visit celebratelibraries.com regularly for more information about Middlleton, Wisconsin and the city’s wonderful public library.
This video was produced following a visit to Hazel Brown Leicht Library in West Salem. The West Salem library is one of five branches of La Crosse County Library, a public library system in western Wisconsin.
Digital facsimiles of two medieval European illuminated manuscripts from a private Wisconsin collection were recently compiled and edited by Celebrate Libraries® to aid in scholarly research. The volumes will be exhibited at the Milwaukee Art Museum in 2019.