February Newsletter
Upcoming Library Closure: President's Day weekend, Saturday, February 17th - Monday, February 19th.
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.
Youth Programs
Click on each item for more information or call Youth Services at 507-452-4592.
Thirteen Reasons Why You Matter
Wednesday, February 21 from 5:45 to 7 PM. Inspired by the popular book and TV show, Thirteen Reasons Why, which discusses the topics of bullying and youth suicide, Winona Public Library and August…
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Early Release & No School Programs
February - March, for School Age. February 16, 2:30 PM: National gumdrop day celebration!: Gumdrop STEM activities March 5, 1:30 PM: Origami Hour—fold your own unique creations March 6, 10:30…
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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 this winter. Join Trish Johnson, mindfulness instructor and Director of Manitou Center, 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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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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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.
Libby (OverDrive) for Mobile Devices Class
Thursday, February 1st at 5:30 PM. Did you receive a tablet or smart phone over the Holidays?  Did you know that you can read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and even…
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Tax Form Information
Tax Form Information Tax forms will not arrive at the Winona Public Library until after January 29th when the official filing season is set to begin.  Publication of the forms may…
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Winona Digital Literacy Project: Google Drive Classes
Friday, February 9th at 12 PM. Are you interested in learning how to use Google Drive Products like Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Form?  Google Drive is a great alternative for…
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Health-2-U Blood Pressure Clinic
Thursday, February 15th from 10-11 AM. Winona State’s Senior Nurses are back at the Winona Public Library with a Health-2-U Clinic featuring blood pressure checks and health education. On Thursday, February…
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Frozen Friday: Medicines of the Earth
Friday, February 9th at 12 PM. The most popular or more prominent medicine of today may be what we refer to as ‘allopathic’ or western medicine. Thankfully, some have not…
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Author Visit: Peter Geye
Thursday, February 22nd at 6 PM. As part of SELCO’s Minnesota Book Award Author Tour, author Peter Geye will be visiting the Winona Public Library. Geye is the author of…
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Thirteen Reasons Why You Matter
Wednesday, February 21 from 5:45 to 7 PM. Inspired by the popular book and TV show, Thirteen Reasons Why, which discusses the topics of bullying and youth suicide, Winona Public Library and August…
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Memory Café on Dogs and Puppies
Wednesday, February 28th at 2:30 PM in Beno’s Deli. A Memory Café is an activity for community members with dementia and their caregivers to enjoy.  Every Wednesday at 2:30 PM, local organizations host a…
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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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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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