Turn in your Summer Reading Program Reading Logs!

Jul 31 2014
Jul 31 2014

Last day for kids Pre-K to 12 years old to turn in SRP reading log for prizes is July 31, 2014!

Friends Forever and Noah's Ark in July

The Winnebago Public Library is taking donations to help local shelter pets at Noah’s Ark of Rockford and Friends Forever of Freeport. Friends Forever will be here at the library on July 23 at 10:30 am and Noah's Ark will be here at the library on July 30 at 10:30 am. Come and see some of the animals that they have and are up for adoption. Bring in any of the items below and we will waive your overdue fines.

Free Resume Help!

Oct 14 2014 10:00 am

Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois will share their expertise on how to improve your resume. Chis Connors, training and placement manager for Goodwill, will be giving hands-on teaching. Please bring your current resume. Library computers will be reserved for this event. Please register now for this event at the service desk.

Gauge & Gab

Join us on Tuesday at 6:30 PM in the library's downstairs reading lounge to knit, crochet, and swap yarns with fellow fiber enthusiasts. We're not here to gauge your ability, just to have fun!

Adult Monthly Book Club

Aug 11 2014 6:30 pm

The adult monthly book club meets every second Monday of the month in our community room. Join the discussion on "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott. Contact our service desk for a copy.

Picture This @ the Library

Aug 19 2014 6:30 pm

Local historian John Rowley will be guiding us through stories and historical photos of Winnebago. Can't make this event? Mr. Rowley can be reached at: 815-335-2821 for appointments. This event is FREE and will be located in our community room. During the month of August he will have pictures in the community room and upstairs in our display case to view.

Preschool Page-Turners Storytime

Sep 3 2014

Preschool Page-turners storytime will start again September 3, 2014. Grab your grandparents and come hear stories, play games, and make a gift for Grandma and Grandpa. MUST be accompanied by a caregiver. Reading is Grand!

New Story Time- Toddler Tales

Sep 9 2014

Toddler Tales is a storytime for children 18 months to 24 months. This program will start September 9, 2014 and will continue throughout the year on a bi-weekly basis. No siblings, please. Register at our service desk. MUST be accompanied by a caregiver.

Please consider a Donation to your Local Library

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. For more information please contact the library and ask to speak to interim director Katie Schmoyer.

Interlibrary Loan Update!

Starting July 1, 2014 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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