The mission of RedLou Library is to provide a trusted, reliable and connected mobile library service to individuals in the Viroqua, Wisconsin school district by delivering library materials and providing literary experiences to youth and underserved individuals.



To serve children by providing story times at daycare facilities


To serve children who do not have adequate access to reading materials during the summer


To serve preschool-age children by presenting story times in city parks


To serve residents of assisted-living facilities by providing requested items and materials to browse


To serve individuals who are not able to easily visit McIntosh Memorial Library


To provide opportunities to check out and return materials

Meet the Board

Mary Mulvaney-Kemp

President and founder

Mary has harbored the idea for a mobile library for nearly 20 years. The idea began while serving as a reading specialist and further developed while working at McIntosh Memorial Library. The mission statement of RedLou Library reflects the result those experiences.

Chuck Mulvaney-Kemp

Vice President/Secretary

Following careers in teaching and nursing, Chuck is the Teen Court Coordinator for Vernon County.

Mike Brendel


Mike is the Business Manager for Viroqua Area Schools.

Contact Information

Mary Mulvaney-Kemp

mary@redlou.org 608 632 6048