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To: Village Board of Menomonee Falls

Don't Let Our Library Fade Away: Sign the Petition Today!

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We, the undersigned members of the Menomonee Falls community, urge the Village Board to take immediate action to protect and preserve our cherished library. The library is not just a building filled with books; it is the heart and soul of our community, a place where knowledge, creativity, and connection thrive.

Recent developments have raised serious concerns about the future of our library. The non-renewals of Peggy Haus, Ian Dickmann, and Dr. Heiden from the library board, without any discussion, have left us alarmed and questioning the transparency of the decision-making process.

Furthermore, the revelation that there are plans to possibly cut funds from the library and merely pay a fine from Waukesha Bridges is deeply troubling. Such a course of action would result in the loss of essential services for many community members, negatively impacting our quality of life and diminishing the value of our homes.

We firmly believe that the library is an essential institution that provides invaluable resources and opportunities for lifelong learning, literacy, and community engagement. It serves as a haven for students, researchers, families, and individuals of all ages.

Therefore, we call upon the Village Board to:

1. Ensure that decisions regarding the library board are made through transparent and inclusive processes, with meaningful community input.
2. Reject any plans that would lead to the reduction of library services, recognizing the library's vital role in enhancing the quality of life and fostering a strong sense of community.
3. Explore alternative solutions to address any financial challenges faced by the library, such as seeking community partnerships, grant opportunities, and engaging in open dialogues with library stakeholders.

By signing this petition, we demonstrate our unwavering support for our library and our determination to preserve it as a cornerstone of our community. We urge the Village Board to listen to the collective voice of its constituents and take decisive action to ensure the long-term viability and success of our beloved library.

Note: We will present this petition to the Village Board at the earliest opportunity. Please share this petition widely with your friends, family, and community members to maximize its impact. Together, we can make a difference and Save Our Library! #SaveTheLibrary #MenomoneeFallsStrong

Why is this important?

Members of the community should sign the petition to protect our library because it is a vital resource that promotes education, fosters a sense of community, and enhances the quality of life for everyone. Signing the petition sends a strong message to the Village Board, urging them to prioritize the preservation of our library, its services, and the values it represents. Together, we can make a difference and ensure that future generations have access to a thriving library in our community.



2023-11-17 21:01:54 -0500

500 signatures reached

2023-07-09 12:14:41 -0400

100 signatures reached

2023-07-08 09:21:27 -0400

50 signatures reached

2023-07-07 21:14:30 -0400

25 signatures reached

2023-07-07 19:22:16 -0400

10 signatures reached