Major Donations

Albert & Julia Lagerbloom Memorial Book Fund

Andrew Carnegie In 1909 Merrill received a grant of $17,500 from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie for the purpose of constructing a library.

Anita Gebert Reading Nook

Arnolf B. Tockley & Paul N. Tockley Memorial Book Fund

Carlos S. & Vernal L. Rohrbacher Memorial Book Fund

Church Mutual Insurance Company Community Room

David S. & Katharine Stone Smith Foundation Local History and Genealogy Room

Elizabeth Chilsen Klocksin Memorial Book Fund

Evjue Foundation

George F. Avant Atrium

Gordon W. Brandt Room

Harry & Betty Osness Fund of the Lutheran Community Foundation

Hermien Livingston Board Room

Hurd Millwork Youth Services Department-dedicated to the employees and their families

Jane Bierman Trust

Jane Zander Trust

Lincoln Wood-Window Donation

Pearl A. Wolden Memorial Book Fund

Ronald and Ellen Nicklaus & Family Wing

Semling-Menke Study Room

Thomas Blythe Scott When Thomas B. Scott, pioneer lumberman, Wisconsin State senator, and first Merrill mayor died in October 7, 1886, he bequeathed $10,000 to the city of Merrill for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a public library.

Tom Bierman Adult Services-donated in his memory by his mother, Jane Bierman