August Newsletter
New Arrivals

Check out listings of all new materials to the library.  You will find our latest fiction, nonfiction, large print, audiobooks, movies, music and more.  We even feature Youth Services items, such as easy (picture) books, junior graphic novels, fiction, and movies.

TIP: be sure to bookmark your favorite lists in your web browser so you can check them at any time. The lists show real-time availability and are updated immediately as we add new materials each day.


Youth Programs

Click on each item for more information or call Youth Services at 507-452-4592.
End of Summer Party
Wednesday, August 8th from 11:30 - 1:00 PM. Join us in celebrating the end of our Summer Reading Program!  The Lunch Bus will be here and we'll be serving up…
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After Hours Laser Tag
Thursday, August 16th at 6:45 - 8:00 PM. Join the adventure and play laser tag in the library—after hours! Explore the library while competing to be the ultimate laser tag…
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Lunch at the Library
June 11th - August 10th, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM. Winona Area Public Schools will again be sponsoring a FREE lunch program at the library for youth ages 18 and…
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Summer Reading Program
June 4th - August 11th. Join the Winona Public Library Staff for a summer of adventure that will help maintain & improve your reading skills! Our free program rewards children…
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Adult Programs

Click on each item for more information or call the Reference Desk at 507-452-4860.

Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this newsletter for a list of our ongoing programs.
End of Summer Party
Wednesday, August 8th from 11:30 - 1:00 PM. Join us in celebrating the end of our Summer Reading Program!  The Lunch Bus will be here and we'll be serving up…
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Master Gardener Program Series
Is Master Gardening for Me? Thursday, August 9th, at 6:00 PM. Do you love gardening, landscaping, health foods, and living? Do you want to share your wisdom and knowledge of…
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Genealogy Workshop
DNA Discoveries. What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnicity? How can it help you with your family history research? Learn how genetic genealogy is revitalizing and revolutionizing the…
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Could You Homeschool?
August 2nd at 6:00 PM. Have you ever considered homeschooling your child(ren)?  At times, the thought may seem intimidating.  Some of the questions you may have include: What teaching materials are available and…
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The Borgen Project Informational Event
July 31st at 6:00 PM. Come to learn how you can help put an end to global poverty. "The Borgen Project is an incredible nonprofit organization that is addressing poverty…
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Rochester Public Library's OverDrive Collection Now Available
You can now download ebooks and audiobooks and stream videos from Rochester Public Library's OverDrive collection using your library card. This new service is being offered due to a reciprocal…
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Adult Reference Department Programs: Summer 2018
May - August. Download the Adult Reference Department Summer 2018 program booklet.
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Art Room Display
Winona Public Library Art Exhibit Openings. Whether your artwork hangs or sits, the Winona Public Library has exhibit space open in the Bell Art Room for you. The Library has…
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Memory Cafés
Wednesdays at Beno’s Deli from 2:30-3:30 PM. A Memory Café is an activity for community members with dementia and their caregivers to enjoy.  Every Wednesday at 2:30 PM, local organizations host a Memory Café…
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Tour of the Library
August 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM. Take the grand tour of the Historic Winona Public Library. Travel along through time as you walk through the library and…
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Book Bingo: Evening Edition
Wednesday, August 1st from 7-8 PM at Island City Brewery. Books, bingo, and beer?  What?  That’s right – books, bingo, and beer. The Winona Public Library is back at Island…
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Ongoing Programs
Adults

Book Bingo: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2PM

Book Discussion: 1st Wednesday of the month, 2 PM

Classic Movie Monday: 1st Monday of the month, 1 PM

Craft 'n Things: 2nd Monday of the month, 2 PM

Friends of the Library Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 PM

Youth

1000 Books Before Kindergarten: read 1000 books from age 1 to Kindergarten

Baby Book Bees
: read 100 books in your baby's 1st year

Storytime: Tuesdays 10:30 or 11:15 AM and Fridays at 10:30 AM (ends July 27th; will resume  Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 AM from September 7th - November 30th)

Teen Advisory Board: 1st Friday of the month, 4 PM (no August meeting, resumes September 7th)
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