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Library closed until further notice

T.B. Scott Free Library has closed until further notice, effective immediately.

Based on the latest information and updates from state and local officials about the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we have made the decision that closing our building is in the best interest of public safety at this time.

Library administration will work with Merrill officials and the Library Board of Trustees to reassess the situation and determine when it is best to reopen.

At this time we are encouraging our patrons to use our website,, and the tools and resources available there, including eBooks and eAudiobooks, streaming video, digital learning tools, and more.

Some core functions of the library will continue. This is a changing, fluid situation, and we will continue to share the latest T.B. Scott Free Library updates on our social media channels and on this page. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and please continue to be safe.

Also, the Library offers a large collection of digital materials, including eBooks and eAudiobooks, which can be accessed at any time online through the Wisconsin Digital Library.

If anything else changes in the future with regards to our library and the services we provide, we will communicate that to our patrons immediately. Thank you.

More information on COVID-19 is available on the CDC website at

Upcoming Events

Current circumstances may be forcing us to temporarily close our doors and cancel programs, but we are not letting this prevent us from having our fun, interactive storytimes.  Our storytimes have gone Facebook Live on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10:00 A.M on our T.B. Scott Library Facebook page.  Join us and watch them live!

Missed it?
Visit our Videos section on our Facebook page and view previous storytimes.


Tuesdays & Wednesdays

10:00 a.m.

Events in the Library have been postponed or cancelled until further notice.
Please check back for new upcoming events once we re-open.

T.B. Scott Free Library
106 West First Street
Merrill, WI 54452

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Fax (715) 536 - 1705

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