The Olson Memorial Library strives to be a welcoming and functional space for people of all abilities.
If you have any questions or suggestions concerning accessibility at the library, please contact Sara Klemann, Library Director, by phone at 715-479-8070 or by email at [email protected].
The Olson Memorial Library maintains a popular fiction and nonfiction collection in large print.
The Olson Memorial Library maintains an audiobook collection of fiction and nonfiction titles available in CD and Playaway formats. Items are available in both the Youth and Adult Departments.
The Olson Memorial Library subscribes to several ebook and eaudiobook libraries. Olson Memorial Library card holders can download and read or listen to their books on a variety of devices including Kindles, smartphones and tablets. New to ebooks? Schedule a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Quick questions can be answered by calling the library at 715-479-8070.
Purchase Suggestions and Interlibrary Loan
Don’t see the item you want in the format you need? Submit a request using for an interlibrary loan or call the Information desk at 715-479-8070 and staff will do their best to obtain the item for you. If it is a recent book, published in the last year, you may submit a by email to: [email protected]
Library Study Rooms have adjustable lighting and, while they are not soundproof, block out most background noise. These rooms are available for everyone to use, but if you have a sensory processing disorder, you may book these rooms in advance. We also offer noise cancelling headphones for checkout.
Computer Lab and Screenreaders
All tables and desks in the computer lab are of appropriate height and depth for those using a wheelchair. All monitors and chairs heights are adjustable. We also have an electronic video magnifier that can enlarge items for those with low vision.
Home Delivery Service is for Olson Memorial Library members of any age who want to use library materials, but who, due to temporary or permanent circumstances, are unable to visit the library on a regular basis. Visit the Mail-A-Book page to learn more about this service and fill out a Home Delivery Inquiry Form. If you have any questions, contact the library at 715-479-8070.
Tech Help One-on-One
One-on-one appointments with library staff are available to answer your specific technology related questions. Call the Information desk at 715-479-8070 to schedule an appointment or just drop in and ask for assistance.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, every effort will be made to make library programs accessible to individuals with disabilities. To aid us in making programs accessible to you, please contact the library at least 72 hours prior to the event.
Parking Entrance and Walkup Front Entrance
Accessible parking spaces are available in the library’s parking lot. You may park in the parking lot entry zone to drop off books through the outdoor book drop.
Both entrances have button operated automatic doors.
Getting to the Library
The library is completely accessible by sidewalk on both Spruce and Main Street. It is directly 2 blocks north of the GHT cycling trail. Northwoods Transit provides on demand pick-up for the general public and senior/disabled citizens. All buses are ADA accessible.