I have had a great love for movies that was nurtured from years spent in darkened movie theaters throughout the 1950s and 1960s as a youth. This long held interest in movies fit perfectly when I first started at the library back in 1977, as I was able to select visual media for the library’s circulating collection. Back then the library belonged to […]
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About Mike Paulus, Digital Services & Marketing Specialist
Mike Paulus is the Digital Services & Marketing Specialist for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library.
Entries by Mike Paulus, Digital Services & Marketing Specialist
After years of battling my weight and diet, a few years ago I was diagnosed as at risk for type 2 diabetes. The first sign of the diagnosis came when I was pregnant with my three boys, I had gestational diabetes with each of them. After my third baby I managed to lose weight and my blood […]
For as long as I can remember I have been a romance novel lover. I used to sneak them out of my mom’s stash in the basement and stay up late reading them under the covers with a flashlight. Over the years I have also read other genres, mystery books for example, but romance has […]
From the library’s archives, view photos from the earliest library in Eau Claire located in the Putnam and Ingram Buildings to our present location.
Summer is in full swing! I admit I love summer, it’s my favorite season. I don’t even mind the heat or the humidity as much as I hate the cold and the snow in winter. Besides our annual summer trip, one of my favorite things to do in the summer is take my boys to […]
This exchange of curiosity between patrons and staff, staff and patrons, is what we hope to highlight in our blog.
One of the highlights in my family’s year is our summer vacation. We have always done something in the summer since our boys have been babies, sometimes a simple camping trip for a weekend or a week up north in a cabin, but some years we branch out a bit and plan something bigger. We […]
Annual reporting of the library’s collection, its Board members, annual circulation data and more from the library’s archives, 1896 to the present.
Library Board minutes from 1894 – 1911
In August, 1973, John Morris, president of the Library Board, presented to the City Council a request to authorize hiring an architect to draw plans for a new library.
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