April 2021 Newsletter

New Arrivals

Browse the new materials we've recently added 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.

WPL is Fine-Free!
Winona Public Library is proud to announce that ALL materials in our collection, Youth and Adult, are now fine-free…for good! We are thrilled to offer this positive change to services…
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20-Minute Express Browsing Appointments
Beginning Monday, March 29th. Winona Public Library moves to the next phase of our re-opening plan on Monday, March 29th. Twenty-minute in-house, “grab & go” browsing appointments will be available…
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Curbside Pickup
We are currently offering curbside pickup for item requests M-W-F from 9 am-2 pm, T-Th from 12 pm-6 pm, and Sat. from 9 am-12 pm. Place your request(s) on items…
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Computer Appointments
Hours: M-W-F 9 am-12 pm T-Th 2 pm-5 pm Schedule an appointment online or call us at 507-452-4582. Three public computers will be available for 45-minute sessions by appointment. We…
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Adult Services Virtual Programs

Friends Annual Meeting: Featuring Children's Author Trisha Speed Shaskan
Thursday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM via Zoom The Friends of the Winona Public Library will host their annual meeting…
Cooking Demonstration with Inga Witscher
Saturday, March 27th at 10 am Inga Witscher is a dairy farmer and host of the PBS Series Around the…
WPL is Fine-Free!
Winona Public Library is proud to announce that ALL materials in our collection, Youth and Adult, are now fine-free…for good!…
20-Minute Express Browsing Appointments
Beginning Monday, March 29th. Winona Public Library moves to the next phase of our re-opening plan on Monday, March 29th.…
One Book, One Minnesota: Slider by Peter Hautman
Spring 2021, Virtual Author Discussion April 21st One Book One Minnesota is back! We are proud to announce the featured…
The Year We Thought About Love: Film Showings & Discussion
Thursday, April 22nd at 5 pm or Friday, April 23rd at 2 pm The Year We Thought About Love is…
Craft 'n Things: Paper Leprechaun Top Hats
March 2021 Instructions for Making Paper Leprechaun Top Hats Supplies: ● Cardstock with Top Hat Pattern ● Yellow Construction Paper…
Vounteer Income Tax Assistance
Appointments can be Scheduled Starting Monday, January 25th Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) VITA provides free tax assistance for low-moderate…
Tax Form Information
Tax Form Information Tax Forms are here and are located in the library’s vestibule on Johnson Street. We have Federal…
Craft 'n Things: Heart-Shaped Suncatcher
February 2021 Instructions for Making a Heart-Shaped Suncatcher Supplies: ● 2 Pieces of Red Construction Paper ● 2 Pieces of…

Youth Services Virtual Programs

Josie's Lost Tooth Storytime with Ms. Marcie
Josie has done a lot of important things, but she hasn’t lost her first tooth yet! Find out how Josie…
20-Minute Express Browsing Appointments
Beginning Monday, March 29th. Winona Public Library moves to the next phase of our re-opening plan on Monday, March 29th.…
St. Patrick's Day Storytime with Miss Tricia
‘Twas the night before St. Patrick’s day… In this storytime, we meet two children who are very eager to catch…
One Book, One Minnesota: Slider by Peter Hautman
Spring 2021, Virtual Author Discussion April 21st One Book One Minnesota is back! We are proud to announce the featured…
Early Explorers Grab-and-Go Kits
Every Other Thursday at 10 AM Starting Jan. 14th Grab-and-go kits will be available on a table outside the library’s…
Sphero BOLT Lending Kits
Sphero BOLT is an educational robot ball designed for ages 8 and up. The robot works in conjunction with the…
Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor Storytime with Ms. Marcie
Join Ms. Marcie to hear the true story of a reptile doctor named Joan! Back in the days when women…
Read Across America Week
March 1-6 Happy Read Across America Week! Each day this week, we will be posting a video that showcases some…
There's a Skeleton Inside You! Storytime with Miss Tricia
Did you know there’s a skeleton inside you? No kidding! In this storytime, we’ll learn about our bones, muscles, and…
Family Nature Walks with Happy Dancing Turtle
Select Dates, March-May Need to get out and stretch your legs? Get some fresh air? Unplug for a while? Join…

Ongoing Programs
Adults

Book Discussion: 1st Wednesday of the month, 2 PM - virtual meeting

Craft 'n Things: 2nd Monday of the month, 2 PM - online instructional videos posted

Friends of the Library Meetings: 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30 am - virtual meeting. April annual mtg. moved to Thursday, April 22nd at 6:30 pm, featuring children's author Trisha Speed Shaskan.

Great River Writes: Winona Writer's Group: 2nd Friday of the month, 3:30 pm - virtual meeting

Memory Cafe: every Wednesday of the month at 2:30 pm - virtual meeting


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: new virtual storytimes are being created and posted to our website and social media

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