Viroqua nonprofit library brings books to both young and old

Redlou Library

VIROQUA, Wis. (WKBT) – A new mobile library is helping serve avid readers of all ages in Viroqua.

Redlou Library is a nonprofit library with no fees or fines for books.

The library goes everywhere, from pre-schools to assisted living facilities, to help get books in the hands of those who want them.

Mary Mulvaney-Kemp, who started the library, has already had many rewarding moments.

“The first day I came here, one little boy got on and he goes ‘wow, this is cool’ and then he turns to me and he goes ‘can I give you a hug?’ and it was just so sweet,” Mulvaney-Kemp said. “You’re making the elderly have a more fulfilling end of their life and … we know kids who read end up being successful, so you feel like you’re making an impact at both ends of the spectrum.”

The library accepts book donations.

To donate and learn more about the mobile library, go to

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