Rock River Valley Blood Drive - CANCELED - New date TBA

Mar 28 2017 12:00 pm
Mar 28 2017 6:00 pm

You can call the library at (815)335-7050 to make an appointment to donate blood at a specific time or just walk in any time between noon and six on March 28th. For questions about your eligibility, visit Roll up your sleeve and save a life! Stop in the library today and do your part to help save a life!


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.

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.

Committee of the Whole meeting - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Mar 23 2017 7:30 pm


Irv Koning, President Allan Levandowski, Vice President Pat Wakeley, Secretary Chuck Fricke, Treasurer
Notice is hereby given that the Winnebago Public Library District, Winnebago County, Illinois, will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting of the Winnebago Public Library District Board of Trustees at the Winnebago Public Library, 210 North Elida Street, Winnebago, Illinois 61088. The time, date and purposes of this meeting are set forth in the following agenda:


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

Mar 22 2017 7:00 pm

The Winnebago Community Historical Society will be meeting again Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:00PM in the Community Room. Please join us!

Author of Fire and Murder Dan Zaccard

Mar 25 2017 11:00 am

Meet the Author and join in the discussion about his book "Fire and Murder". There will books available for purchase and autographs. This is FREE to the public!

Friends of the Winnebago Public Library offer a Scholarship

Each year the Friends of the Library offer a $200.00 scholarship to help further a young persons education. You can pick up your application at the service desk in the library. Applications are to be filled out and dropped off at the library by Friday, April 14, 2017.


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 the database. If you are trying to access the database while not connected to the library's WiFi, you will have to use your library card to login.

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