September 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.


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.
Fall Program Brochure
Free Programs for Adults and Youth. Find all of our program offerings from September through December in our Fall 2018 brochure.
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The Benefits of Landscaping with Native Grasses
Thursday, September 6th, 6:00 PM. When it comes to landscaping, it’s not always about the best flower to plant. Native grasses can really make a landscape pop while adding breeding…
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Author Lorna Landvik
Thursday, September 13th, 5:30 PM. Lorna Landvik, author of bestselling books Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons, Patty Jane’s House of Curl, Oh My Stars, and many more will be visiting the…
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The Whole-Brain Child Book Panel & Discussion
Saturdays 10:00 AM, Sept 15, 22, 29, & Oct 6. Neuropsychiatrist, Daniel J. Siegel, and parenting expert, Tina Payne Bryson, demystify a child’s meltdowns and aggravations in the book, The Whole-Brain…
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Project FINE Welcoming Week Event
Wednesday, September 19th, 6:00 PM: Hearing Voices Film Screening. The Hearing Voices program aims to build inclusion and understanding through stories of newcomers’ journeys to the United States. During this film screening,…
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Capture the Flag Laser Tag - for Adults Only
Adults Only Capture the Flag Laser Tag is back this fall. Enjoy an evening in the library after-hours with a few games of Capture…
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Fall Coloring Contest for Adults
Coloring Sheet Available: Monday, September 24th. Last Day to Turn in Coloring Sheet:  Friday, October 19th. Public Voting:  Monday, October 22nd—Friday, October 26th. Winner Announced: Monday, October 29th. Prize: $25…
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National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 25th, at 6 PM in the Bell Art Room. Sandra Suchla, Winona County Auditor-Treasurer, is the Chief Elections Administrator for the County.  She will help you with everything you…
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Genealogy Consultations
Appointments available in October.  Wednesday, October 10th - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Friday, October 12th - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday, October 15th - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday, October 18th…
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Tax Form Information
Tax Form Information. The IRS continues to urge taxpayers who haven't yet done a "Paycheck Checkup" to do one as soon as possible to see if they're having their…
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Youth Programs

Click on each item for more information or call Youth Services at 507-452-4592.
Youth Fall Program Brochure
Find all of our program offerings for kids and teens from September through December in our Fall 2018 brochure.
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Literacy Littles
Wednesdays in September at 10:30 AM. For ages 3-5. Practice the 6 skills of early literacy with this interactive program series! Week 1, Sep. 5: Letter Knowledge–Learn letters with fun…
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Pizza and Pages
Mondays in September from 4:30-5:30 PM. For grades 5 through 12. Registration is required: tinyurl.com/WPLPizzaPages. Books can be picked up starting Aug. 27. We’re reading Loot by Jude Watson. Pizza…
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All Aboard the Magic School Bus!
Thursdays in September from 3-4 PM. This program is intended for ages 7 to 10. Please register at tinyurl.com/WPLMagicSchool. Sept. 6: Honeybees–Learn from a real beekeeper and see the supplies…
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Themed Movie Night
For Teens. Who doesn’t love a good theme night? Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to join us at the library for one or both of these movie nights. Please…
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Special Storytime: a Visit from Officer Klinger
September 25th at 10:30 AM. Officer Klinger will read us police-themed books, and we'll get a sneak peek into her police cruiser. Storytime is great for children ages 2-5 and…
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After Hours Laser Tag
September 26, November 5, November 26. For teens in grades 5-12. From 5:45-7 PM. Play laser tag in the library! Pre-registration is required along with parent permission form (download below),…
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Early Release & No School Programs
October 19, 2-4:30 PM: Harry Potter Extravaganza! Visit Diagon Alley and attend Hogwarts classes—Care of Magical Creatures (with live snakes!), Dueling Club, and Ancient Runes! October 26, 2:30-3:30 PM: Abraham…
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Ongoing Programs
Adults

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

Book Bingo, Evening Edition: at Island City Brewery, 1st Wednesday of the month, 7-8 PM

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 and Fridays at 10:30 AM (resumes September 7th - November 30th)
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