September 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.

Fall-Winter 2019 Program Brochure

Take a look at all of our new program offerings in our Fall-Winter 2019 brochure.

Adult Programs

Good Grief: Healing Through Art Exhibit
Exhibiting September-October 2019, Reception Friday, September 20th at 3:30 PM (Bell Art Room) Local watercolorist, Faye Schoen, will have her work on display in Winona Public Library's Bell Art Room…

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Chair Bingo
Beginning Thursday September 12th, 10:30-11:30 AM (2nd Thursday of every month) Get a lower body workout with chair bingo!  All you have to do is perform different chair exercises (never…

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Winona Digital Literacy Project Fall Classes
Winona Digital Literacy Project Winona Digital Literacy Project Fall Classes Are you thinking about getting a cell phone or smartphone and are not sure what you should be looking for…

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Banned Books Week Scavenger Hunt
Monday, September 23rd to Saturday, September 28th Think you know your banned books?  Think again.  Try the Winona Public Library's Banned Books Scavenger Hunt in honor of Banned Books Week…

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Fall Coloring Contest for Adults
Opens September 23, 2019 Last Day to Turn in Entry October 18, 2019 by 6 PM Voting Monday, October 21st to Friday, October 25th Winner Announced Monday, October 28th The…

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Friends of the Winona Public Library Fall Mini Book Sale
Thursday, October 17th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM The Friends of the Winona Public Library are hosting a Fall Mini Book Sale outside in the Library’s Learning Plaza. (Rain Location:…

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Youth Programs

Early Explorers
Wednesdays from 10:30 - 11:00 am, September 4th-November 27th Great for ages 2-5. Explore a new topic each week, from engineering to nature and everything in between! All activities are…

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Makerspace
Join us for hands-on STEM activities! For ages 7-10. Thursday, September 5th, 3-4 PM Salty Circuits Thursday, September 19th, 3-4 PM Structure Building Thursday, September 26th, 3-4 PM Magnet Play…

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Pizza and Pages
Mondays in September from 4:30-5:30 PM For grades 5 through 12. We're reading "The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora" by Pablo Cartaya. Save the restaurant. Save the town. Impress the…

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School Supply Bling
Wednesday, September 11th, 5-6 PM For Grades 5 through 12. Come bling out your school supplies at the library! Each participant will get a small notebook and pen to decorate.…

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Nature Knowledge with Nora
September 13th, October 11th, November 4th & December 9th Join Nora from the Happy Dancing Turtle for nature-based fun each month! Great for ages 6 through 10. Friday, September 13th…

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After-Hours Laser Tag for Teens
September 13th, October 21st, November 4th, December 27th & 30th Join the adventure and play laser tag in the library—after hours! Explore the library while competing to be the ultimate…

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Reel Bad Movies!
September 26th, October 24th, November 21st, and December 19th at 5:00 PM, Grades 5-12 Watch cheesy movies with your friends and laugh at them! Oh, and did we mention there's…

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Bookworms Club
Thursdays in October from 3-4 PM, for ages 7-10. We will read chapters of the book "Tumble & Blue" by Cassie Beasley and share our opinions with peers about what…

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Ongoing Programs
Adults


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

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 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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