Assistant Librarian opening

The Winnebago Public Library is looking to hire a part-time (approximately 15-18 hours per week) librarian assistant. This position requires the ability to work evenings and Saturdays. This is an entry-level position that requires a strong commitment to public service.

Family Movie

March 27, 2015
3:15 p.m.

All ages welcome!
Popcorn provided!
Patrons are welcome to bring their own drinks and snacks!

Scholarship Opportunity

Friends of the Winnebago Public Library Scholarship Application

Target Applicants:High School Seniors who either attend Winnebago School District #323 or reside in the Winnebago Public Library District seeking to further their education.

Amount of Scholarship: $200.00

Please return (attached) completed application and your attached essay no later than Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Monday Night Book Club April Selection

Join our monthly book club. This month's selection? Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks.

Next meeting is on April 13th @ 6:45 p.m. in the library community room.

Copies are available to pick up at our service desk or call us @ 815-335-7050 to hold a copy for you.



The Winnebago Public Library District Board of Trustees is looking for district residents interested in serving on the Board. Three trustee positions will open on May 18, 2015 and be filled by Board appointment. Appointed individuals may serve until the next general election. If they wish to continue to serve, they must stand for election at that time.


Please consider a donation to your local library- the Winnebago Public Library. Donations to the library are fully tax deductible. If you can only make donations to those holding IRS 501 (C)(3) status, we can accommodate that. A wish list is available at our service desk as well. For more information please contact the library and ask to speak to Interim Director Katie Schmoyer.

Some Items we are looking for:
TV Shows on DVD/Blu-Ray (no VHS please)
Display Case for showing local art, pictures, WPL History
Coffee Cart
Better Staff Workroom Chairs
Storytime Reading Area Rug*

Winnebago Public Library Book Club

Jan 12 2015 6:45 pm

Please join our monthly Book Club! We have great discussions about books that we choose and read and it is a great time to fellowship with each other here at the library. We meet the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:45 pm.

2015 Schedule
January 12--Planning Session
February 9--Wonder by R.J. Palacio
March 9--The Real Cost of Fracking by Michelle Bomberger
April 13--Caleb's Crossing by Gerladine Brooks
May 11--We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
June 8--N/A
July 13--The Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
August 10--Every Secret Thing by Ann Tatlock

Interlibrary Loans

We've upgraded our limit for interlibrary loan requests from 3 requests at one time to a total of 6 interlibrary loan requests at one time. Our interlibrary loaning system allows for our patrons to take advantage of other participating libraries (an their collections) in Illinois. If we have a gap in our collection or are missing something you're interested in please let us know! This service is only offered to our district patrons for FREE. Contact our service desk with any questions or to place an order.

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