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.

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  Pre-registration is required.  Call the Library at 651-565-3927 or email 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.