LE Phillips Memorial Public Library is now open


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – The LE Phillips Memorial Public Library is now open.

The library, with a recently renovated and expanded space, is located at 400 Eau Claire Street in downtown Eau Claire. According to a press release from the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library, patrons can once again visit the library to use basic services.

“It’s been a whirlwind, and I can’t believe how much things have changed here at the library in the last month. Everyone has worked so hard, and we can’t wait to see people inside the building, using it. That’s when all the time, work and investment really come together. We look forward to doing our job, serving the community with all that the new building has to offer,” said Library Director Nancy Kerr.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library says grand reopening week runs from Monday, September 26 through Saturday, October 1.

Events include:

  • All week: Storytime with costumed characters; Dabble Box Open Labs
  • September 27: ribbon cutting; “Democracy at the Crossroads” with Robert Yablon (as part of the One Book One Community reading initiative)
  • September 28: Chippewa Valley Writers Guild presents ‘Whispers in the Driftless’ – Debut novelist Maggie Ginsberg in conversation with Nickolas Butler
  • September 29: Reception of artists “Best of the West”
  • September 30: Family dance evening
  • Oct. 1: “Magic of Laughter” and “Circus Skills Workshop” with magician Jeff McMullen; Live music by Sue Orfield and Dustin DeGolier

The library plans to list specific hours and more information here.

Additional information on the opening of the library can be found on the Library website.


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