Friends of the Winona Public Library Winter Mini Book Sale

Saturday, January 25th from 10 AM - 1 PM

The Friends of the Winona Public Library are hosting a Winter Mini Book Sale in the library's Bell Art Room on Saturday, January 25th from 10 AM - 1 PM.

You’ll find fiction items, nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, Audiobooks, and Music CDs.  Prices are:

  • Hardcover books are $1.00 each
    - Paperback books are $0.50 each or three for a $1.00
    Media items (DVDs/Music CDs) are $2.00 each or three for $5.00
    Media sets (Television Seasons/Audiobooks) are $5.00 each
    Children's books are $1.00 an inch.

Jewel Heist Escape Room

Saturday, February 1st from 10 AM - 2 PM

This program is best suited for ages 9 and up. You'll have 20 minutes to solve the puzzles & retrieve the loot before the timer's up! Sign-ups available the day of the event, starting at 9 AM.

Alash: Tuvan Throat Singing Group

Friday, March 6th at 2 PM

The Tuvan Throat Sing Group, Alash, will be performing at the Winona Public Library on Friday, March 6th at 2 PM.

Alash is a group of three talented young musicians from Tuva who bring their fascinating music and culture to delighted audiences worldwide. In addition to traditional Tuvan musical training, they have all received classical Western musical training. Their music is infused with subtle Western influences and yet remains true to its Tuvan heritage. Alash has a passion for educating future generations and for deepening the understanding between cultures.  The musicians are Bady-Dorzhu Ondar, Ayan-ool Sam, and Ayan Shirizhik.

Stress Re”duck”tion Scavenger Hunt

Month of May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  In honor of the month, Winona Public Library is holding a Stress Re"duck"tion Scavenger Hunt.  All you have to do is look for the little rubber duckies hiding in the stacks and around the library. If you find one, return it to the Library's Reference Desk for a Stress-Reducing Prize Pack.

Community Read: The Second Mountain by David Brooks

Month of May

Throughout the month of May, join the Winona Community in reading The Second Mountain by David Brooks.  Brooks, the bestselling author of The Road to Character, examines what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.  Free books will be available throughout the community, speakers, and various discussions on the book will take place.  Watch for more information.


Friends Monthly Meeting

Meets the third Saturday of the month
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
usually in the Library Bell Art Room
Please note: since the library is closed on January 18th & February 15th the meetings will be held at Blooming Grounds (50 E 3rd St) in the back room.

The Friends of the Winona Public Library usually meet every third Saturday of the month to discuss fundraising and funding the library. Be part of the discussion. All Friends and potential friends are invited.

Saturday, January 18th (Location: Blooming Grounds, 50 E 3rd St)
Saturday, February 15th (Location: Blooming Grounds, 50 E 3rd St)

Art Room Display

Winona Public Library Art Exhibit Openings

Whether your artwork hangs or sits, the Winona Public Library has exhibit space open in the Bell Art Room for you.

Artists are allowed to display and sell their work for up to one month.  An artist talk is appreciated while the work is on display but not required.  All exhibitions and talks are marketed to the public by the library.

To view our exhibition policy and paper application, click here. To submit an online exhibition application, click here.

**For all upcoming adult programs, go to the Events Calendar**