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Summer Reading Begins May 23rd

Summer Reading begins Thursday, May 23rd.  All children pre-school through 8th grade are encouraged to register and participate in the free programs and activities.  Calendars are available at the Library and events and activities will be posted on the Library’s website and Facebook page.

Meet the Author – Lucie Amundsen, Friday, May 17th at 10:30 a.m.

The book Locally Laid by Lucie B. Amundsen was chosen for this year’s Wabasha Reads book. Locally Laid is a true adventure story about Lucie and her husband Jason who start a commerical -scale, pasture-raised egg farm in Wrenshall, MN.  Lucie will be at the Library on Friday, May 17th  at 10:30 a.m. to share her humorous egg farm beginnings and a painless lesson in America’s food system.

Prior to Lucie’s presentation beginning at 9:30 a.m. ,  Julie Jacobs a registered dietician from St. Elizabeth’s will  clear up the confusion regarding eggs and heart health.  She will also talk about the many benefits of eating local foods, give information about the upcoming Farmers Market season and give shopping tips to help you shop wisely and healthfully.  Door prizes and refreshments will be provided.

Meet the Author, Kenneth Flies, Thurs. May 9th at 10:30 a.m.

His debut memoir, Into the Backlands was released in July of 2018. In 1962 as a teenager, Ken, who led a sheltered life on a dairy farm in Wabasha Co. became one of the pioneer Peace Corps Volunteers and located to a small village in the remote backlands of Brazil during one of the most turbulent decades in American history. For twenty-one months he would have no contact with his family.

This is the story of his youthful odyssey and call to adventure. 
Ken will be at the Wabasha Public Library on Thurs. May 9th at 10:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome to this free presentation.  Refreshments will be served.