Tag Archive for: friends of the library

Tag Archive for: friends of the library

Friends of the Library $5 Bag Mini Book Sale

The Friends of the Winona Public Library are hosting a $5 bag mini book sale on Saturday, May 4th from 9AM-2PM during the 100 Mile Garage Sale event. Everything you can fit into a paper bag is $5 during this sale. That includes books, DVDs, CDs, and Audiobooks.

In case of rain, the sale will be moved to the Library’s Central Exchange Room. Early sales will not be allowed. Anyone interested in volunteering should visit winona.lib.mn.us/volunteer-opportunities.


Speaker Series: J. Ryan Stradal

Author J. Ryan Stradal will be at the Winona Public Library on Tuesday, June 11th at 7PM. Stradal will discuss his books – Saturday Night at The Lakeside Supper Club, The Lager Queen of Minnesota, and Kitchens of the Great Midwest.

Stradal is originally from the southern Minnesota town of Hastings but currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He likes books, craft beer, wine, root beer, sports, and peas.

Interested in purchasing any of his books? Paperbacks & Pieces will have them available for 20% prior to the event and at regular price during the event.


Speaker Series: Lou Raguse

KARE 11’s, Lou Raguse, will visit the Winona Public Library on Saturday, October 5th at 11AM. He will give a behind the scenes look of his true crime book, Vanished in Vermillion.

Raguse is an award-winning Investigative Reporter at KARE 11. In 2020, his eight-part podcast, 88 Days: The Jayme Closs Story, won an Edward R. Murrow award.

Paperbacks & Pieces will be selling his book, Vanished in Vermillion, at the event.