Thursday, July 18th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM
For one day only, the Friends of the Winona Public Library will have a mini-book sale outside in the Library’s Learning Plaza on Thursday, July 18th from 4-8PM.
You’ll find fiction items, nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, Audiobooks, and Music CDs. 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; and media sets (Television Seasons/Audiobooks) are $5.00 each. You can even grab a sweet treat (mini-cupcakes) and lemonade on your way out of the library! (rain location, the library's Exchange Room).
Friday, July 19th, and August 16th 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 tagged out. The entire 2nd and 3rd floor are your playing field.
Friday, July 19th, from 5:45 - 7:00 PM
Friday, August 16th, from 5:45 - 7:00 PM
Exhibiting July 2019, Reception Thursday, July 18th at 6 PM
Local artist, Caroline Garman, weaves the elements of her beautiful watercolor paintings throughout the Library's Bell Art Room this July.
Garman will give a talk on her work on Thursday, July 18th at 6 PM in the Library's Bell Art Room.
August 15th and August 22nd
Why Gaming is Awesome: The Psychological Benefits of Video Games
Thursday, August 15th, 6 PM
Pop culture often focuses on the negative impact of video games, however, research also suggests that in the right context video games can inspire creativity, problem-solving, learning, and social relationships. Dr. Elizabeth Russell breaks down all of the benefits of video games.
Oddity and Innovation: A Selective History of Video Game Hardware
Thursday, August 22nd, 6 PM
Ryan Russell does a show and tell on the biggest blunders of video game hardware and how those same systems became some of video game’s most innovative leaps forward in gaming technology.