WPL has a new color copier!

The library now has a new copier! Black and white copies are $.10 and color copies are .75.

WPL Friends of the library book, bake and bloom sale!

Apr 28 2016 10:00 am

It's that time of year! The Friends book, bake and bloom sale starts this week on Thursday and Friday. Library hours 10-8 on both days and Saturday 9 am to noon. Join us!

Kindle and Zinio Training Cancelled

Due to continued difficulties with our Wi-fi, the library is not able to offer the Kindle e-book information session or the Zinio e-magazines information session that we had scheduled for this Tuesday and Wednesday. We are sorry for any inconvenience. More information sessions on e-magazines and e-books will be held in May, June, and July. If you wish to get started right away, check out these helpful webpages: http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481616

Librarian Assistant job opening - UPDATED 4/15/16

Librarian Assistant
Winnebago Public Library

The Winnebago Public Library is looking to hire a part-time (approximately10-16 hours per week) librarian assistant for Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturdays including flexibility to cover during week as needed. This is an entry-level position that requires a strong commitment to public service.

WPL Committee of the Whole meeting

Apr 21 2016 7:00 pm

WPL Committee of the Whole
Thursday, April 21, 2016
7 pm

Living History Night

The Winnebago School District 2nd Grade Class will be presenting "Living History Night" at the Winnebago Public Library from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016.

Explore a variety of living history projects from students on display as students dress up and present a wide variety of figures from US history throughout the library.

Friends March 2016 Meeting

Please see attached for the Friends of the library's latest minutes.

Attention Winnebago-area High School Seniors:

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION'S MUST BE COMPLETED AND ESSAY ATTACHED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016.

Are you looking for scholarship opportunities? The Friends of the Winnebago Public Library value higher education and want to help a deserving high school senior with his or her college expenses. Simply fill out the attached form, attach your essay, and turn it in to the library. You could be eligible for a $200 scholarship!

Reading with Otis, the poodle!

Imagine reading to someone who doesn't care if you scramble sentences, use funny voices, or stumble over words every now and then. Otis the poodle is such a listener, and he's begging for a story! Bring the whole family to read to Otis the second Saturday of the month beginning in April. See you then!

Otis will visit the library on:

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday, August 8, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to noon

Monday Night Book Club

Join our monthly book club.

Next meeting is on May 9, @ 6:45 p.m. in the library community room. May book choice is, Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben Montgomery

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.

June 13 - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
July 11 - The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright
Aug. 8 - Red Field Farm by Judith Coopey
Sept. 12 - Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Oct. 10 - The Martian by Andy Weir

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