August 2019 Newsletter

New Arrivals

Check out listings of all new materials to the library. You will find our latest fictionnonfictionlarge printaudiobooksmoviesmusic and more. We even feature Youth Services items, such as easy (picture) booksjunior graphic novelsfiction, 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
Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, August 31st - Monday, September 2nd
We will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 10 AM.

Youth Programs

End of Summer Block Party
Friday, August 9th from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Program with us!  Free food for children and adults, music, games, and free books…

Summer Program Brochure
Free Programs for Adults and Youth Find all of our program offerings from June through August in our Summer 2019 brochure.

One World, Many Stories
Friday, July 26th at 2:30-3:30 PM Stop by the second floor of the library for a worldly experience! International students from Winona State University will be here to educate us…

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…

Lunch at the Library
June 10th - August 9th, 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…

Storytime on Tuesdays and Fridays
Tuesdays at 10:30 or 11:15 AM; Fridays at 10:30 AM Intended for ages 1-5 and a caregiver, but all ages welcome!  Sessions are 30 minutes in length and take place…


Adult Programs

Summer Program Brochure
Free Programs for Adults and Youth Find all of our program offerings from June through August in our Summer 2019 brochure.

Capture the Flag Laser Tag for Adults
Friday, August 16th from 5:45 - 7:00 PM Enjoy an evening in the library after-hours with a few games of Capture the Flag where you get zapped out instead of…

Video Game Series
August 15th and August 22nd Why Gaming is Awesome: The Psychological Benefits of Video Games Thursday, August 15th, 6 PM Pop culture often focuses on the negative impact of video…


Ongoing Programs

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

Book Bingo, Evening Edition: at Island City Brewery, select Wednesdays from 7-8 PM (August 14th)

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


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 at 10:30 or 11:15 AM and Fridays at 10:30 AM (June 7th - July 30th)

Bilingual Storytime4th Saturday of the month in summer (July 27th and August 24th)

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