November 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 Closures
Veterans Day: Monday, November 11th
Thanksgiving: November 28th & 29th

Adult Programs

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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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A Thrilling Night of Poe
Friday, October 25th at 7 PM Enjoy an evening at the Winona Public Library with Theatre du Mississippi performing three works of Edgar Allan Poe's:  The Raven, The Tell-tale Heart, and…

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Board Game Night
November 7th, 5-7 PM Whether you're a seasoned professional or a casual dice-roller, there's a seat with your name on it at the Winona Public Library's Board Game night. We…

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Great River Writes Programs
Late October - Early December Great River Writes announces the 3rd annual writing series to inspire writers of all levels. In conjunction with National Novel Writing Month, public libraries and…

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Winona Digital Literacy Project Fall Classes
Winona Digital Literacy Project Volunteers The WDLP is currently looking for volunteers to help support our open computer labs.  If interested in volunteering, go to our Contact Us page. Winona Digital Literacy…

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Capture the Flag Laser Tag for Adults
Friday, November 15th 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…

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

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Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 12th from 4-6 PM Celebrate the holiday season with us!  Enjoy live music, snacks and refreshments.

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Youth Programs

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Reel Bad Movies!
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 pizza? October…

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Halloween Haunted Stacks

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Friday, November 1st at 4:30 PM The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. The day is meant to celebrate loved ones we…

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One World, Many Stories
Saturday, November 2nd at 12-1 PM Come enjoy stories, crafts, and games with international students from Winona State University. Best for kids in grades 1-5.

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Nature Knowledge with Nora
November 4th & December 9th Join Nora from the Happy Dancing Turtle for nature-based fun each month! Great for ages 6 through 10. Monday, November 4th at 1:30 PM (no…

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After-Hours Laser Tag for Teens
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 laser tag champion! Please…

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Drop the Mic
November 5th and 19th at 3 PM, Ages 7-10 Like to tell stories and make your friends laugh? Join us for improv-based activities, and we'll see what happens! Register at…

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Chemistry Crime Scene
Tuesday, November 5th at 6 PM The Messy Mystery of the Manuscripts: Someone has scribbled all over one of our favorite books and left an incriminating note. Come and help…

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Gathering with Page Theatre
November 9th The SMU Page Theatre is here each month with crafts & activities relating to their upcoming show! Saturday, November 9th, 12 PM: Rosie Revere & Friends

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Tea-Rex Storytime
November 12th at 6 PM Calling all fans of dinosaurs and/or princesses! Join us for a special all-ages evening storytime where we'll hear a few fancy stories, nibble on some refreshments,…

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Flippin' for Books
Saturday, November 16th from 8:30-11:30 AM @ WSHS Join us for the 14th annual Flippin' for Books at the Winona Senior High School!  We'll be serving a free pancake &…

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Knit-a-Bit for Teens
November 20th, 22nd, and 25th, 4:30-5:30 PM, for Grades 5-12 Learn all about the knits & purls that go into this calming hobby. All skill levels are welcome. We'll have…

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

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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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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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Crafting Programs
October 14th and 28th at 4:30 PM Create at the library in October! All programs are for youth in grades 5-12 and begin at 4:30 PM. Please register at tinyurl.com/WPLOctober.…

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Art After School
Select Mondays in December - Great for Ages 6 through 10 December 2nd, 3–4 PM: Printmaking December 16th, 3–4 PM: Salty watercolor snowflakes December 30th, 1:30–2:30 PM (No school day!):…

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Winter Break Programs
December 23rd, 1:30 PM: Showing of "Elf" on the big screen & cookie decorating! Movie is rated PG and runs 1 hr 37 minutes. December 26th, 1:30 PM: Scavenger Hunt…

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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 (Nov. 6th)

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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