March 2019 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
WACS Elementary Art Show
Exhibiting March 2019. Enjoy art from Winona Area Catholic Schools (WACS) Elementary Students in the Bell Art Room throughout the month of March. Reception: Thursday, March 21st from 3:30-6 PM in…
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Write Right, a Workshop on Editing
Friday, March 8th at 3:30 PM. March 8th is National Proofreading Day.  Proofreading your work whether it is a letter, article, novel or otherwise is a crucial part of the…
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When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees in America
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Documentary artist James A. Bowey shares stories and photographs from "When Home Won't Let You Stay," his traveling exhibition about refugees in Minnesota;…
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Giant Scrabble Game Night
Friday, March 29th from 5:45-7 PM. Play scrabble on a giant 10x10 foot board with giant 8-inch letters in the library! Space is limited and participants must register.  To register,…
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Hot Reads for Cold Nights
Monday, January 7th, through Friday, March 8th, 2019. Starting January 7th, read five (5) books and enter into a drawing for various Grand Prizes.  You will also receive a free…
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Capture the Flag Laser Tag - for Adults Only
Friday, March 22nd @ 5:45-7 PM. Enjoy an evening in the library after-hours with a few games of Capture the Flag where you get zapped out instead of tagged out. Attendees…
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Youth Programs
Teen Fandom Trivia
Monday, March 18, 4:30-5:30 PM. For grades 5-12. Test your knowledge of various fandoms to claim the title of Super Fan! These questions are all over the place and will…
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Nature Knowledge with Nora
Join Nora from the Happy Dancing Turtle for nature-based fun each month! Great for ages 6 through 10. Thursday, March 14 at 1:30 PM— Meet Freddie the fish & participate…
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Gathering at the Library with Page Theatre
"We are the Willows," Monday, March 25th at 4 PM. Come listen to a pop-up music event by We Are The Willows, highlighting…
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Spring Break Programs
March 11, 1:30-3 PM: LEGO Free Play! March 12, 10:30 AM: Storytime. March 13, 1:30 PM: Movie showing of “The Grinch” (2019, rated PG, running time 1hr 32 mins) March…
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Teddy Bear Clinic
Thursday, March 21st, 10:30-11:30 AM. Bring your stuffed animal to Winona Public Library for their routine check-up. You'll get to help treat boo-boos, check blood pressure, and listen to your…
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After-hours Laser Tag
March 13th and 15th, from 5:45-7PM. For teens in grades 5-12. Play laser tag in the library! Pre-registration is required along with parent permission form (download below), and space is…
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Teen Spoken Word Workshop
Tuesday, April 16, 4:30-5:30 PM. For grades 5-12. Celebrate National Poetry Month with Joe Davis, professional spoken word artist from Minneapolis, MN. We’ll begin with poetry-driven conversation, writing games to…
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Earth & Space Adventures
Join Jennifer Anderson, a Winona State University Geology Professor, for some hands-on, geology-based fun! Great for ages 6-10. March 26, 3:30 PM: Fossils R Us…
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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 every other month, (next session is March 6th) 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 Saturday of the month, 9:30 AM

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
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