Autism Screening

Do you suspect that your child may be living with autism? The library is offering FREE autism screenings on Saturday, February 25th between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Time and space are limited, so please call the library and register in advance if you are interested. (We will ask for your child's name and age and for a contact phone number and e-mail, so please have this information on hand when you register.)


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.

Rock River Valley Blood Drive

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!

Frozen Forever - Friday, February 24th 3:30 pm

Feb 24 2017 3:30 pm

It's freezing outside! Come in to the library and enjoy a favorite family movie with us.

Friends Business Meeting Minutes

Friends of the Winnebago Public Library
Business Meeting Minutes
January 31, 2017
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Technology Survey

Help us meet our community's technology needs!

Please take a moment to fill out our survey:

We appreciate your feedback!

Monday Night Book Club 2017 Schedule

For lively discussion and a chance to read some wonderful books join us the second Monday of every month in the library community room starting at 6:45 p.m. for our Book Club. Patrons can pick up a copy at our service desk or call our service desk to reserve a copy.


February 13: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

March 13th: Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt

April 10th: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

May 8th: Once we Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson

June 12th: TBA

July 10th: Promise me This by Cathy Gohlke


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.

Janitor job opening at Winnebago Public Library

Hours: (6:30 a.m.--8:30 a.m.)
Wednesday—Saturday, 2 hrs daily

The Winnebago Public Library is looking to hire a part-time (approximately 8 hours per week) janitor to carry out cleaning duties. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition. The individual seeking this position must be at least 18 years old.

For more information on job requirements and responsibilities please reference attachment.

Donations to WPL

The Winnebago Public Library District welcomes material and monetary donations that further the mission and goals of the library district.

All donations to the library district, material or monetary, are tax deductible to the full extent of current tax law.

All donations are acknowledged in the library district’s Gifts or Memorials registers. Donors may request that their name remain anonymous.

The library district maintains a Wish List (please see attached) with a range of suggestions for material and monetary donations for those interested in making a donation.

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