January Newsletter
Welcome to the new edition of our newsletter! Each month we will feature our new adult and youth events, as well as our popular ongoing programs below. We will also include a link to our new arrivals lists that are always on our website and updated, with current availability, in real-time.
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, fictionmovies and several others.

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.
Adult Programs
Click on each item for more information or call the Reference Desk at 507-452-4860. Be sure to check the bottom of the newsletter for ongoing program information.
OverDrive, Libby, & RBdigital Classes
Did you receive a tablet or smart phone over the Holidays?  Did you know that you can read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and even read magazines on these wireless devices…
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State of Craft Beer: Author Visit
January 29th at 7 PM at Island City Brewery. Author, Matt Janzen’s book, The State of Craft Beer, is about the craft beer industry in the state of Wisconsin. The book…
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Hot Reads for Cold Nights
January 8th - March 9th, 2018. Winona Public Library’s annual Hot Reads for Cold Nights adult winter reading program is back! The program runs from January 8th to March 9th, and…
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Youth Programs
Click on each item for more information or call Youth Services at 507-452-4592.
Teen D.I.Y. Club
Select Mondays in January from 4:30-5:30 PM. For grades 5 through 12. Registration is required for each session. Please call 452-4592 or stop by the Youth Services Desk. Are you crafty, Do…
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Early Release & No School Programs
January - March, for school age. January 19, 2:30 PM: Poké-Party! Make your own Pokémon, search for Pokémon in the children’s department, and participate in other activities! February 16, 2:30 PM: National gumdrop day…
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Youth Services Winter Programs
January - March 2018. Check out the Winter Program Brochure that includes the full lineup of programming for children and teens. Storytime Early Literacy School Age Family Programs Teens
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Mindfulness for Kids
Select Saturdays 10AM-11AM. Join Trish Johnson, mindfulness instructor and Director of Manitou Center, on select Saturdays 10AM-11AM this winter as she gives children the skills to practice mindfulness. When young…
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Oversized Games for Teens
Friday, February 9th at 5:45 PM. From 5:45 to 7 PM, we’ll play oversized versions of our favorite games in the library. A giant Candyland board, Jenga, and more! This…
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Aesop Bops with Dave Gonzalez
Monday, January 29th at 3 PM. Stop in and see a sneak preview of the show, “Aesop Bops,” that will be coming to the Page Theatre. Music, folktales, and storytelling! …
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Mock a Movie for Teens
Friday, March 9th at 5:45 PM. From 5:45 to 8 PM, watch “My Side of the Mountain” on the big screen with your friends: mocking allowed and encouraged. Pizza and…
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Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party!
Saturday, March 3rd at 10:30 AM. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with stories, crafts, and a fun photo-op!
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Early Explorers
Wednesdays in February at 10:30 AM. For ages 2-5. Explore a new topic each week, from cooking to dance and everything in between! Week 1, February 7:  Dance and Movement…
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Pint Size Picasso
Wednesdays in January at 10:30 AM. For ages 2-5. Join for new toddler-friendly art projects each week. Come dressed for mess! Week 1, January 3:  Sponge paintingWeek 2, January 10:…
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Ongoing Programs

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

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

Classic Movie Monday: 1st Monday of the month, 1 PM

Color Me Calm: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 5-7 PM

Craft 'n Things: 2nd Monday of the month, 2 PM

Friends of the Library Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 PM


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, 10:30 AM

Bilingual Storytime: 3rd Thursday of the month, 4:30 PM

Teen Advisory Board: 1st Friday of the month, 4 PM
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