Story Time With Your Teacher

Jun 26 2017 10:30 am
Jun 26 2017 11:00 am

Simon Elementary second grade teacher Mrs. Rhonda Waggoner will visit the library this Monday (June 26th) at 10:30 a.m. to share one of her favorite stories. We hope to see you there!

Anime/Manga Club Meeting

Jun 23 2017 4:30 pm
Jun 23 2017 7:00 pm

Third meeting of the anime club. We will be watching anime, eating some snacks and playing an anime themed card game. The anime club is for teens. If you are interested in joining, please sign up at the front desk where you will receive a permission slip form.

Masterpieces with Melancen

Jun 29 2017 5:30 pm
Jun 29 2017 7:30 pm

Beth Melancen Presents: June Just Breathe Painting for Adults
Cost: $20 (includes all art supplies - you may want to bring a paint shirt or apron as we will be working with acrylics)
To Register: Call 815-335-7050 or sign up at the library's front desk

Get Excited for the Summer Reading Program!

Jun 1 2017 10:00 am

This year's theme is "Reading by Design". Reading over the summer encourages lifelong reading and can help keep your mind sharp. The summer reading program is for all ages. Register for your chance to win incredible prizes!

Kids have a chance to win a prize once in June and once in July.

On registration day you will receive your reading log as well as a goody bag. Scoopie will visit in the morning to hand out Culver's custard tokens.




Introducing the Winnebago Public Library’s newest online database: Gale! Gale is a virtual reference library. It is great for research whether you are writing a paper or simply want to know more on a subject. The database provides thousands of full text eBooks covering numerous topics including: law, medicine, education, history, and much more. With this database, you are able to use the search function within publications making research easy.
For more information on using the database, simply watch this online video:

Discontinuing Zinio/Digital Magazines

The Winnebago Public Library will be discontinuing its use of Zinio/digital magazines. Zinio/digital magazines will no longer be available after July 1, 2017.

The Garden Club Presents: To Rototill or Not to Rototill That is the Question

Jun 20 2017 6:00 pm
Jun 20 2017 8:00 pm

Learn about 3 types of gardening: raised bed, lasagna, and container gardening. Hands on Activities! Win a Door Prize!
To register: Call 815-335-7050 or sign up at the library's front desk

April Friends of Library Minutes

Friends of the Winnebago Public Library
Business Meeting Minutes
April 25, 2017

Mission Statement: Our association aspires to help stimulate the child, motivate the adolescent, educate the adult and sustain the elderly in our community within the world of books and ever-changing information technology.

The April 25th business meeting, with an attendance of 10 members, the library director, and 1 Board Member was called to order by Norma at 6:35pm.

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.


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.

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