T.B. Scott Free Library located at 106 W. 1st Merrill, WI 54452, Hours open are Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Building Merrill Together

The Building Merrill Together initiative, co-supported by T.B. Scott Free Library, the Interactivity Foundation (IF), and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service (WIPPS), aims to stir government, business, and the general public to positively change Merrill through information and discussion, and by creating an open and transparent environment for change.


The Aware & Active Citizens have quarterly meetings at the T. B. Scott Free Library in the Community Room.  During these meetings, each organization/agency representative reports on current projects and initiatives with a question and answer Session as part of each presentation. Lunch is provided on a rotating basis by participating organizations and agencies with a chance for Informal networking during lunch. The most recent Quarterly Meeting Minutes are provided for each participant via email by the Online Presence Manager (merrillaac@gmail.com).

Action Teams:


Citizens have chosen to form Action Teams to develop and implement action plans for addressing issues of interest. Each Citizen Action Team reports back to the Aware and Active Citizens group at the Quarterly Meetings.


YPAC is dedicated to growing and advancing an active and engaging culture and lifestyle in Merrill, powered by youthful energy and ideas, for the benefit of our entire community. The group aims to promote local cultural events, recreational opportunities, inter-generational relationships, youth issues and concerns, and other topics.


This action team is exploring the development of a Community Communication Plan that would involve collaborative partnerships with city government, the Chamber of Commerce, MAPS, the business community, T. B. Scott Library and the Lincoln County Board.


LEAF is Local Environmental Activists & Friends. Transition Lincoln is a new and evolving coalition of Aware and Active Citizens in Lincoln County that is exploring ways we can work together to enhance community relationships and build mutual support concerning long-term Sustainability and Resilience.


The Vision of the Community and Economic Growth Committee is to promote Merrill as a vibrant and collaborative community in which to live, play and work.

The Mission of the Community and Economic Growth Committee is to develop strategies and relationships and engage in action projects to support Merrill’s cultural heritage, regeneration of the natural landscape, and economic vitality.

Upcoming Events:

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

Telephone (715) 536 - 7191

Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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