November 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
Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom
Friday, October 26th at 2:30 PM. Hear a first-hand account from Abraham Lincoln himself of the history of the USA from our establishment in 1776 through the end of the Civil…
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WSU's Runner Up Improv Comedy Troupe
Friday, November 2nd from 8-10 PM. Enjoy a night of comedy with Winona State's very own Runner-Up Improv Comedy Troupe. The group will perform at the Winona Public Library as…
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Winona Public Library Strategic Plan

Vision: Honor Our Past, Embrace Our Future. WPL's 2018-2019 Strategic Plan and core values released...

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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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Fall Coloring Contest for Adults - Voting Begins
Public Voting: Monday, October 22nd—Friday, October 26th. Winner Announced: Monday, October 29th Prize: $25…
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Great River Writes Programs
Events from late October to early December. NaNoWriMo Creative Writing and Local Author Fair: Nov. 3rd 10 AM-Noon. Author Wang Ping: Nov. 10th, 11-1 PM…
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Giant Scrabble Game Night
Thursday, November 15th at 7 PM. Play scrabble on a giant 10x10-foot board with giant 8-inch letters.  Four teams of four will be allowed to play.  To sign up your…
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Youth Programs
Teen D.I.Y. Club
Last four Mondays in October from 4:30-5:30 PM. For grades 5 through 12. Registration is required at tinyurl.com/WPLTeenDIY. Join for a different activity each week. October 29: Pumpkin decorating…
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After Hours Laser Tag
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), and…
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Early Release & No School Programs
October 26, 2:30-3:30 PM: Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom…
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Halloween Storytime
Tuesday, October 30th at 10:30 AM. Come dressed in your costume and join us for a special Halloween storytime! You'll also get to trick-or-treat through the library. Storytime is great…
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Pinocchio: A Gathering at the Library with the Page Theatre
Saturday, November 3rd at 12 PM. Join the Saint Mary's University Page Theatre for a Pinocchio-themed program and make your own puppet, have a snack, and more! Recommended for children in…
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Flippin' for Books
Saturday, November 17 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Winona Senior High School. Join us for this free family literacy & wellness fair for families with young children; siblings…
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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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Early Explorers
Wednesdays in November at 10:30 AM, for ages 2-5. Explore a new topic each week, from cooking to dance and everything in between! Week 1, Nov. 7: No-bake cooking with…
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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 (September 7th - November 30th)
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