May 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.
Upcoming Closure
Memorial Day weekend
Saturday, May 25th - Monday, May 27th


Adult Programs
Great River Writes - Winona Writers Group
Meets monthly on the 2nd Friday, 3:30-5:30 PM. Do you like to write fiction or non-fiction?  Check out the Great River Writes – Winona Writers Group that meets every second Friday…
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Spring Program Brochure
Free Programs for Adults and Youth. Find all of our program offerings for March through May in our Spring 2019 brochure.
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Spoken Word Workshop
Tuesday, April 30th at 6 PM. Spoken Word is “performance art that is word-based and is a catchall term for any kind of poetry recited aloud, including poetry readings, poetry…
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Spoken Word Performance by Joe Davis
Tuesday, April 30th at 7 PM. April is National Poetry Month.  Spoken Word is “performance art that is word-based and is a catchall term for any kind of poetry recited…
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Beginners Knitting
Thursday, May 2nd, and Thursday, May 9th, at 2 PM. Learn how to knit with the local knitters. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is…
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Book Bingo for Alzheimer's
Monday, April 29th beginning at 6 PM at the American Legion (302 E. Sarnia St.). Play Book Bingo and support the Alzheimer’s Association on Monday, April 29th from 6-7pm at the American Legion (302 E Sarnia Street).  The…
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Children’s Concert Fundraiser for the Library!
Featuring Amanda Grace @ WCHC on Saturday, May 18th at 10:30 AM. Amanda Grace is releasing a new album for kids called “Music Makes It Right,” so we’re kicking it…
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Women in Brewing
Thursday, May 23rd from 6-7 PM at Ed's No-Name Bar (252 E Third St). Tami Plourde is part owner of the beloved Pearl Street Brewery (PSB) in La Crosse, WI. …
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Living Well with Chronic Conditions
Tuesday, May 7th, through Tuesday, June 11th, from 2-4 PM. Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a FREE six-week program designed by Stanford University for people who have chronic conditions,…
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Musician Art: an Exhibit by Jeff Morgan
Month of May. The exhibit features paintings and drawing of local bands and musicians playing in and around Winona. All of the work is 2-D and uses pencil drawings, watercolor,…
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Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice
Thursday, May 30th, at 5 PM. Four poets laureate will read from the new anthology, Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice. The book is organized around themes from…
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Capture the Flag Laser Tag - for Adults Only
Friday, May 17th @ 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…
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Youth Programs
Summer Reading Program
June 3rd - August 10th. Join the Winona Public Library staff for a summer of adventure that will help maintain and improve your reading skills! Our free program rewards children…
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Children’s Concert Fundraiser for the Library!
Featuring Amanda Grace @ WCHC on Saturday, May 18th at 10:30 AM. Amanda Grace is releasing a new album for kids called “Music Makes It Right,” so we’re kicking it…
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2019 Bill Klinger Baseball Essay Contest
Enter to win 2 tickets to a Twins game at Target Field this summer (date TBD) plus a $50 Visa gift card to offset travel costs. To enter, write a…
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Spring Program Brochure
Free Programs for Adults and Youth. Find all of our program offerings for March through May in our Spring 2019 brochure.
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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. Friday, May 10 at 3 PM—Get buggy! Get a close-up look at water bugs... 
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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. Please register at tinyurl.com/GeologyWPL. May 28, 3:30 PM: The Solar System—Build a solar system outside!
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Teen Spoken Word Workshop
Tuesday, April 30th, 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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Treat Yo’ Self—Teen Self-Care Strategies for a Monday Afternoon
For grades 5-12. Register at tinyurl.com/WPLSelfCare. May 6: Make a galaxy jar & other stress reducers May 13: Chalk up the library! Work together to create something beautiful and decorate…
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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 May 1st) 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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