Hands-On Genealogy Class

genealogy treeDelve into your family’s history and build a family tree with Leanne Cragun from the Rochester History Center.   This free “Hands-On Genealogy Class” will be offered Thursday, Sept. 15th , 8:45 a.m. til 11:00 a.m. at the Library.  Using the Library’s computers and directions from Leanne, each participant will begin recording and researching their family tree with familysearch.org.  Pre-registration is required.  Call the Library at 651-565-3927 or email bhall@selco.info to register.

Ranger Ed

rangeredRanger Ed Lagace from the US Fish and Wildlife Service will be here tomorrow morning, Thursday July 7th at 11:00 a.m., turtles of the refuge will be the topic of his program.  Everyone is welcome.

Zumba in the Park

imageJoin Jenn Davidson, licensed Children’s Zumba Instructor, for Zumba in the park beginning at 11 a.m. At Heritage Park on Wednesday, June 29th. All ages are welcome.

imageThis will be the last Tuesday for Chelsey’s Craft Corner, the project is Foam Fingers.  All supplies and instructions will be available at the Library on Tuesday 10 a.m. Til 7 p.m.

Obstacle Course, Civil War Music

Summer Reading Programs at the Wabasha Public Library include:  Chelsey’s Craft Corner on Tuesday (silhouette group project);  an Obstacle Course at Beach Park on Wednesday, June 22 11 a.m. – noon (*Note new location for obstacle course)

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A Civil War Music presentation by Abigail Hall at 11 a.m. At the Wabasha Public Library.  Everyone is welcome.

Frisbees, Hula Hoops and Princesses this Week

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This week’s Summer Reading activities include: Chelsey’s Craft Corner on Tuesday and the  project is Frisbees; on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m at Heritage Park, Adrienne Lee the Hula Hoop Queen and Friday morning, at 11:00 a.m.Princess Storytime will take place at the Library with the Wabasha Riverboat and Kellogg Watermelon Fest. Queens. Adrienne’s program is funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This Week’s “Happenings”


On Tuesday, decorate a tee-shirt using stencils and fabric markers.  Please bring a clean white or light colored tee-shirt to the library during normal hours (10 a.m. Til 7 p.m.) and be creative.  Chelsey will provide a different craft each Tuesday in June.  On Wednesday, at the St. Felix Auditorium, CLIMB Theatre will present “The Tortoise and the Hare” at 11:00 a.m.  On Friday, a history program on the subject of the French Marine will take place at 11:00 a.m. At the Library. Bill Schjolberg will have artifacts to share with the audience.  All ages are welcome to the programs.

Polar Bears

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Polar Bears at the Wabasha Public Library
Join zookeeper, Julie Yarrington, from the Como Zoo as she presents a program about polar bears on Friday, June 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. at the Wabasha Public Library.