Tax Workshop at the Library

Do you need help filing your taxes this year? Experts from Goodwill of Northern Illinois will be here tomorrow (February 11th) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to help you answer your tricky tax questions. To make an appointment, please call Goodwill at (815)-987-6200. These sessions are FREE and open to anyone--however, you will need to call and make an appointment. In order to help Goodwill's experts help you, please bring the following documents with you when you come:

Your Social Security Card
Your Driver's License or State ID
Your W2(s)
Tax Forms

The Library's Printer is Out of Order

The library's printer is out of order at this time. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Legal Notice--Invitation to bid

The Winnebago Public Library District, Board of Trustees is seeking sealed bids to create storage areas in two areas of the building, modify cold air return system upstairs, and install two air circulating fans upstairs.

Sealed bids must be submitted by mail or dropped off no later than 5:00 p.m., April 6, 2016, to be opened April 7, 2016 at the regular trustees meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Winnebago Public Library District. For address and specifics please click on attachment.

Leader Dogs for the Blind Program

Winnebago Lions Club Presents (in partnership with the library)
"Leader Dogs for the Blind"

Join us Saturday, February 27th at 11:00am--12:15 p.m. for an information session.

This program will be held in the library community room and is FREE to the community. At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children to this event.

Legal Notice - Request for Bids

The Winnebago Public Library District Board of Trustees is seeking sealed bids to replace domestic hot water heaters in two locations in the building.

Sealed bids must be submitted by mail or dropped off no later than 5:00pm, March 2nd, to be opened March 3rd at the regular trustees meeting at 7:00pm at the Winnebago Public Library District.

For more details and address please see attached.

The Library District is subject to Illinois prevailing wage laws.

2016 11th Annual Quilts & More Show

Feb 20 2016
Feb 21 2016

The 11th Annual "Quilts and More Show" will be held here at the library on Saturday, February 20th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and on Sunday, February 21st noon to 3:00 pm.

There will be two old-fashioned bed turnings:

Saturday, February 20th at 11:00 a.m. AND 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 21st at 1:00 pm.

No cost - memories included. Don't miss this FREE event!

If you have questions regarding this event or would like to submit a quilt to display, please feel free to call the library service desk or Faye Reed at (815)335-2893.

Antique Appraisal Fair

Saturday, March 19th, 2016
Noon- 4:00 p.m.
@ Winnebago Public Library

Join well-known local appraiser and auctioneer Swan Hachmeister of Hack's Auction & Realty Services, as he shares his professional expertise in valuing your antiques. The event will be like our own local version of Antiques Road Show!

You can learn about the value of your own items, and also stick around to see the value of items brought by others.

This event has been sponsored by the Winnebago Public Library Board of Trustees.

Monday Night Book Club

Join our monthly book club.

Next meeting is on February 8 @ 6:45 p.m. in the library community room. February book choice is The Call of the Midwife by Jennifer Worth.

Contact the library service desk if you would like to join. Your name and number will be given to the facilitator. Here is a complete list of the books we will be reading this year.

March 14 - The Round House by Louise Erdrich
April 11 (no book picked yet)
May 9 - Grandma Gatewoods Walk by Ben Montgomery
June 13 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
July 11 - The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright

We Have Tax Forms!

The 1040-A, 1040-EZ, and 1040 Instructions booklet are all available at the library while supplies last.

Coloring for Meditation and Relaxation

Coloring for Adults
Ages 16 years old and up

Join us in the community room Saturdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. on the following dates:

April 16th
August 20th
December 17th

Coloring is a stress-relieving activity that can help adults rid anxiety, express creativity, sleep better, and become better problem solvers.

Try your hand at this fun process in a relaxing environment. No artistic talent needed. All necessary materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Light refreshments will be served. This event is FREE to the community.

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