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Plum City library helps Spanish speakers learn English

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PLUM CITY -- It was the fall of 2005 and the application initially seemed like any other for a library card Jacquie Pooler had ever seen at the Plum City Public Library.


There was a slight problem, however.

The person submitting the application, Martin, a third grader at the time, only spoke Spanish and Pooler, the library director, only spoke English.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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