Walhalla Public Library is beginning a phased-in return to provide service to our patrons. Curbside Service will begin Tuesday, July 7.

How does it work?

1. Reserve your items by phone (701-549-3794), by email (wlibrary@utma.com), or online*. Leave a message that includes your name, phone number, and the title and author of the materials you are requesting.

2. Once your materials become available you will be notified. Pickup will be available during curbside hours.

Who can use curbside pickup? Curbside pickup is available for current library patrons whose account is in good standing. If you have overdue materials or a balance due for lost items, you must return the materials and/or pay any balance before you pick up any held materials. All materials due during the library closure have been renewed until July 27, 2020.

How do I reserve items? You can reserve most materials by phone (701-549-3794), email (wlibrary@utma.com), or online.* Leave a message that includes your name, your phone #, and the title and author of the materials you are requesting.

Requests are limited to 2 per customer at a time. Once your hold is available, you will be notified. You will have 7 days to pick up your materials. After 7 days, your materials will be placed back on the shelves.

Where can I pick up my materials? Your held materials will be placed on a table in front of the library or in the entryway during curbside pickup hours. You will have 7 days to pick up your materials. After 7 days, your materials will be returned to the shelves.

What are the curbside pickup hours? Monday through Friday 11am – 5pm. If you are unable to pick up your held materials during this time, please leave a message at the library, so arrangements can be made for you to get them.

What if I no longer want to check out the items I have on hold? Call the library (701-549-3794) or email (wlibrary@utma.com). Leave a message that includes your name, phone number, and the title(s) of the materials you wish to release from hold. Or release the holds from your online* account.

How do I renew materials? Renew materials by phone (701-549-3794), email (wlibrary@utma.com), or online*. To renew online*, login to your account. You may renew items if no one else has requested them, and if the renewal limit has not been reached.

Where do I return materials? Return materials to the box in the entryway of the library. PLEASE make sure the door is closed tightly when you leave.

Returned materials are quarantined before being re-shelved or released for reserve based on the most current COVID-19 information available.

*Online access to the Walhalla Public Library Catalog is available to current library patrons whose account is in good standing. A Username and Password is required. Please call the library at 549-3794 (leave a message) or send an email to wlibrary@utma.com to request your user name and password.

Summer Reading

Take a StoryWalk®!

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library. The Walhalla Public Library is sponsoring the StoryWalk® in our town during the month of June 2020 for people of all ages to enjoy.

For four weeks beginning Monday, June 1st a story will be displayed in the grassy lot next to the Library.  That story will be removed the following Sunday afternoon and on Monday replaced with a different story.  (See schedule below)  An activity/craft kit will be available for children Ages 4 – 9.  Children should be accompanied by an adult.

StoryWalk® Schedule – A new story will be displayed each Monday at Noon and removed on Sunday about 4 p.m.

Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7

Monday, June 8 to Sunday, June 14

Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June  21

Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 29

LIBRARY EVENTS

Upcoming Events

2020 Bike Giveaway!

The Walhalla Building Center generously donated a Girl’s bike and a Boy’s Bike to the Library again this year.  They will be given away to our StoryWalk® readers.  The drawing will be held on Tuesday, June 30th.

Each child ages 4 – 9 who participates in the StoryWalk® can register to win a bike.  Registration will be made using the names that are in the guest book at the end of the walk and by the pictures that are posted on the Walhalla Public Library Facebook page.

One registration per each of the following:

  • Read a story at StoryWalk® – Sign the guest book at the end of the walk
  • Post a picture on the Walhalla Public Library Facebook page of himself or herself in the wooden cutout at the end of each walk completed
  • Post a picture on the Walhalla Public Library Facebook page of an activity/craft for each walk completed

StoryWalk®

  •  Week of Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7
  •  Week of Monday, June 8 to Sunday, June 14
  •  Week of Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21
  •  Week of Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28

Don’t forget to thank the Hoffmans for being such good Friends of the Library!

Take a StoryWalk®!

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library. The Walhalla Public Library is sponsoring the StoryWalk® in our town during the month of June 2020 for people of all ages to enjoy.

For four weeks beginning Monday, June 1st a story will be displayed in the grassy lot next to the former Perfecting Pictures building (which is right next door to the library).  That story will be removed the following Sunday afternoon and on Monday replaced with a different story.  (See schedule below)  An activity/craft packet will be available for children Ages 4 – 9.  Children should be accompanied by an adult.

StoryWalk® Schedule – A new story will be displayed each Monday at Noon and removed on Sunday.

  •  Week of Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7
  •  Week of Monday, June 8 to Sunday, June 14
  •  Week of Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21
  •  Week of Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28

Story Hour – Will Resume Fall 2020

The Walhalla Public Library Story Hour is on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. Come listen to a Guest Reader share a favorite book, participate in an activity or create a craft, and have a snack. Loads of fun for kids and adults!

Adult Evenings – Will resume Fall 2020 Wednesday – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Come to the Library on Wednesday to peruse the many Photo Albums and Scrapbooks from the local area, browse the North Dakota room, and check out our Mosasaur.