Author Archives: Linda

Mitten Tree

Our Mitten Tree is up! We are collecting new winter accessories for our Mitten Tree. Bring in a new pair of mittens or gloves. Hats and scarves are also appreciated. Donations will be distributed through the Forreston Food Pantry in … Continue reading

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2020 POW/MIA Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony Event

This hour long video was produced in Rockford with the help of Harlem High School. Harlem HS has for years been video taping veterans stories. Most of this was filmed at the Field of Honor in Loves Park, some at … Continue reading

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Let’s Color Together!

Do you miss working on our puzzle with us? We can color together virtually instead! Click here to go to a color by number that we can fill in together! Click a color circle on the right and then click … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Bertolet Memorial Library will be having the parking lot seal-coated over Labor Day weekend.  The library will be open on Saturday, September 5th, 8:00AM-12:00PM.  Patrons will be asked to park on Main Street as the lot will be closed to … Continue reading

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2020 Census

Don’t forget to complete your 2020 Census by September 30th! Get started here!

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Bertolet Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, July 4th

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Insect: Friend or Foe

Virtual program for kids in grades K-5 on July 16 at 10:30. Register by July 8.

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Free Books!

A patron of our library has generously decided to donate 300 of her Harlequin Romance novels from the last 3-5 years to anyone who would like them. If you are interested in some of these books, please call or send … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Program Kickoff

We are kicking off the Summer Reading Program on Monday, June 15! This year there will be no in-person program, but kids in grades K-5 can come in to pick up a take home bag of crafts and a reading … Continue reading

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Logo Competition Top 3 Designs

Bertolet Memorial Library sent a challenge to the art students of Forreston High School this semester: design a new logo for our library. The students accepted! Under the guidance of art teacher Mrs. Dana Russell-Brown, the students learned about graphic … Continue reading

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