“All Aboard the Polar Express!!”


“All Aboard the Polar Express”

at the

Wabasha Public Library

Saturday, Dec. 3rd 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

The Polar Express written by Chris Van Allsburg will be shared, jingle bell ornaments will be made, and train cookies will be decorated.  Don’t forget to wear your warm Christmas pajamas.  This program is free and everyone is welcome!

Happy Thanksgiving

The Wabasha Public Library will be closing early, 5 p.m., on Wednesday Nov. 23 and will be closed all day on Thursday, Nov. 24th.  The Library will be open Friday, Nov. 25th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 26th, 9 a.m. to noon.  Happy Thanksgiving!happy-thanksgiving-2016-greetings-picture

Climate Change Program

img_0388Climate Change Program with Science Teacher, Peter Johnson, Thursday evening, November 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wabasha Public Library. This presentation will cover the basics of climate change, how it is already affecting Minnesota and around the world, and the solutions that are needed to limit the damage. Peter attended the Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015.

Children’s Library Expansion Project


Exciting news at the Library……The Children’s Library Expansion Project has been approved by the Library Board and we are moving forward. There will be an article in this week’s Herald. This picture shows the outside of the children’s library with the expansion. It will extend to the sidewalk on 2nd street and Alleghany, adding 1150 sq. feet to the Library. This space will be used for large group programs, a collaborative study room, additional storage, and additional gathering space for all. Contact the Library with any questions.  Donations may be mailed to the Wabasha Public Library at 168 Alleghany Ave., Wabasha  MN  55981, please mark your donation “children’s library expansion project”.  Thank you.

Here is the link to the Give MN page for donations using a credit card:



CCC Boys of Wabasha

Michigan based author/songwriter Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Wabasha Public Library on Tuesday, October 4 at 1:30 pm. The presentation includes telling stories, reading excerpts from his novel, showing a video clip from his PBS film and performing original songs with his guitar.  This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Cycling for El Salvador Mission

Cycling for El Salvador Mission with Kevin Schwendinger
Kevin plans to connect with our community, on Tuesday, September 27th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wabasha Public Library. Be sure to stop by to hear his presentation entitled: Cycling for El Salvador History & Understanding of One Mission During this ‘Year of Mercy’ before he heads to Winona and beyond.


History of Brewing Beer in Wabasha County


WPL and Turning Waters Back Alley Brew Co. to Co-Host

“History of Brewing Beer in Wabasha County”

Thursday, September 29th at 6:30 p.m.

Wabasha Public Library

 Join David Danckwart from the Wabasha County Historical Society for an informative program on the History of Brewing Beer in Wabasha Co.
Following the presentation Turning Waters Back Alley Brew Co. will host complimentary beer samples, appetizers and desserts.

Cost $19.95/person

Please call 651-565-3927 for reservations.  Limited Space.