Hot Reads for Cold Nights Winter Reading Bingo

Play Winter Reading Bingo at the Wabasha Public Library starting Jan. 3.  Bingo sheets are available at the front desk of the Library. Complete 5 in a row or 4 corners to be entered into a weekly drawing for a “Hot Reads for Cold Nights” coffee mug and a grand prize drawing on Feb. 17th.  All prizes provided by the Friends of the Wabasha Public Library.

Winter Berry Prairie Point Quilt

Winter Berry Prairie Point Quilt Silent Auction
Mary and Barb are holding a queen size quilt recently donated to the Library to be used for a silent auction to raise money for the Children’s Library Expansion Project. The starting bid is $50.00 and will increase in increments of $5.00. Stop at the Library or call 651-565-3927 to place your bid. Bidding will end on New Years. #wabpublibrary

“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: