Friends of the Library Book and Bake Sale

Apr 27 2017
Apr 29 2017

Join us at the library for another great book sale brought to you by the Friends of the Library. There will be a baked goods sale and also a plant sale. The dates are Thursday, April 27 - Friday 28, library hours and on Saturday April 29 from 9-12.

Easterseals Autism Art

Apr 22 2017 9:00 am
Apr 22 2017 11:00 am

Have a bit of family fun making art with your individual with autism in mind. To register call 815-335-7050 or sign up at the front desk!


Are you a user of Winnebago Public Library’s services and programs? Are you a supporter of this valuable community resource? Are you interested in an opportunity for public service? The Winnebago Public Library District Board of Trustees is looking for library district residents interested in appointment as Library District Trustees. One Board member has resigned due to leaving the area so there is an immediate vacancy for an unexpired term ending in 2019. In June, there will be additional openings for terms ending in 2021 that must be filled through appointment.

March Friends of Library Minutes

Friends of the Winnebago Public Library
Business Meeting Minutes
March 28, 2017
Mission Statement: Our association aspires to help stimulate the child, motivate the adolescent, educate the adult and sustain the elderly in our community within the world of books and ever-changing information technology.

The March 28th business meeting, with an attendance of 11 members, the library assistant director, and 2 Board members was called to order by Norma at 6:35pm.

EBSCO MasterFile Database

Check out our newest database, EBSCO MasterFile! MasterFile is an excellent research database. It contains full text journals, magazines, and trade publications. It covers topics such as business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

Access the database using this link:

Use your library card number as your patron ID when accessing the database.

Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award Winner

We are proud to announce that Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award Night the Winnebago Public Library was announced the winner of the 2016 Business of the Year Award. Special thanks to the businesses who partnered with the Library and to the staff for all of their hard work!

The Winnebago Historical Society

Apr 20 2017 7:00 pm

Are you interested in Winnebago area history? Want to see the Town Hall restored and used in the community? Locally there is an energetic group of people committed to establishing the Winnebago Community Historical Society for the people within the village and township of Winnebago.Share a memory, volunteer to help, come to a meeting!

The Winnebago Community Historical Society will be meeting on Thursday, April 20 2017 at 7:00PM in the Library Community Room. Please join us!


Introducing ComicsPlus! ComicsPlus is an online comics database. Now available online through our library. Access thousands of different comics and graphic novels.

To access ComicsPlus simply click the link below. You will need to use your library card to create an account to login from.


Discover your ancestry with our new database, HeritageQuest. HeritageQuest is an online database that allows you to search and find more information about your ancestors. The database utilizes census data, maps, books, as well as many other archived materials. Look at original handwritten documents!

To access HeritageQuest simply click the link below and you will be taken to a login screen that will ask you to enter a barcode. Enter your library card number as the barcode and click connect. This should take you directly to the database.

Technology Survey

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