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4-H Afterschool Program at the Wabasso Public Library!
All programs are free!  Volunteers are always welcome!

September 20 & 27

October 11 & 18

Storytime is on Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11:15 
and is for preschool children 3,4 & 5 yrs. old

Candace Simar

Candace Simar is a Pequot Lakes, Minnesota author with a passion for her Scandinavian heritage and a deep love of history. Candace grew up dreaming how life might have been for her family in the early days of Minnesota settlement. She became concerned when her college-aged children did not know this history, and took her son’s challenge to “write a book.”

Her historical novels include: SHELTERBELTS 2015,a real wooden oxcart receiving awards from both the Midwest Book Awards and the Willa Literary Awards in Historical Fiction; Spur Award Winning ABERCROMBIE TRAIL SERIES ( Abercrombie Trail 2009, Pomme de Terre 2010, Birdie 2011, and Blooming Prairie 2012).

11/13/17 – 10:00 am. The Rock – 154 N. Tyler St., Tyler
11/13/17 – 2:00 pm Siverson Public Library – 100 W. Garfield, Hendricks
11/13/17 – 6:30 pm Marshall-Lyon County Library – 201 C St., Marshall
11/14/17 – 10:00 am Wabasso Public Library
1248 Oak St., Wabasso
11/14/17 – 12:00 pm Redwood Falls Library – 509 S. Lincoln St., Redwood Falls
11/14/17 – 2:30 pm Tracy Public Library – 189 3rd St., Tracy
11/14/17 – 6:00 pm Lamberton Public Library – 101 E. 2nd Avenue, Lamberton
11/15/17 – 11:00 am Jackson County Library – 311 3rd St., Jackson
11/15/17 – 2:30 pm Fulda City Hall – 102 NE Third St., Fulda

Minnesota Library LegacyThis activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

One of the very few guitar ensembles performing the majority of its repertoire from memory, the MGQ presents original works and commissions as well as its own brilliant arrangements of music by such composers as Ginastera, Piazzolla, Debussy, and the Finnish folk-based music of Maria Kalaniemi. New arrangements showcase music by Jazz pianist Hiromi, Prince’s Purple Rain, and The Easy Beats’ Friday on My Mind. These ventures represent the quartet’s intention to bring its audiences distinctive and imaginative experiences.

The MGQ has performed in recital throughout major U.S. cities, and at Princeton University, the National Arts Center (Mexico City), Round Top International Guitar Festival, and at the Guitar Foundation of America Festival.

Music of Bach, Hiromi, Radovanlija, Krouse & Prince


11/16/17 – 7:00 p.m. Wabasso Community Center 
1429 Front St., Wabasso
11/17/17 – 11:00 a.m. Tracy Public Library – 189 3rd St., Tracy MN
11/17/17 – 2:30 p.m. Rock County Comm. Library – 201 W Main St, Luverne
11/17/17 – 7:00 p.m. Westbrook Community Center – 849 5th St., Westbrook
11/18/17 – 1:00 p.m. Fulda City Hall – 102 3rd St., NE, Fulda


02/15/18 – 7:30 pm Minneota Public Library – 200 N. Jefferson St., Minneota
02/16/18 – 11:00 am Ivanhoe Public Library – 401 N. Harold, Ivanhoe
02/16/18 – 2:00 pm Lake Benton Public Library – 220 W. Benton St, Lake Benton
02/16/18 – 7:00 pm The Rock – 154 N. Tyler St., Tyler
02/17/18 – 11:00 am & 2:00 pm Marshall Lyon County Library – 201 C St., Marshall

Minnesota Library LegacyThis activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

New Downloadable Audiobook Service


The Plum Creek Library System is proud to announce the addition of the OneClick digital audiobook service from Recorded Books.OneClick digital offers an easy way to access a terrific collection of free downloadable audiobooks. Note: only audiobooks are available from this service, not eBooks

Apps are available for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and Amazon Kindle.

After a quick one-time account set-up process,you will be able to checkout and download audiobooks. Email support is available at and phone support is available at 877-77-AUDIO from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Getting Started Guide

An exciting program designed for Pre-K children and their families. This program is featured at the Redwood Falls County Libraries in Lamberton, Morgan, Redwood Falls, and Wabasso.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading program designed for children ages birth to 5 years old and their families.

Here is how it works:
1. Register your child at any of the Redwood County Libraries and receive a            FREE book bag and reading record to take home.
2. Write down the title of each book that is read.  
3. The child receives a sticker for each 25 books that are read.
4. They will receive a prize after every 100 books that are read.
5. When they complete reading 1,000 books they will be invited to a graduation pizza party and they will receive a diploma, t-shirt and book.

Click on the links below for more information!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten FAQ

Books Every Child Should Read Before Kindergarten

New! 1000 Books Before Kindergarten App for iphones

Explore authors' entire works on Project Guttenburg.

Want to have the entire works of William Shakespeare or Mark Twain in one file, and completly free?

One of the biggest benefits of eBooks is that they are convenient. One file can contain 5 thousand or 500 thousand words. Instead of downloading 50 seperate books from one author, you can get the most of their publications by clicking on a download button just once.

Our favorite source for free eBooks, Project Guttenburg, has several files that include complete electronic publications of selected classic authors.

Wabasso Public Library
1248 Oak Street
PO Box 190
Wabasso, MN 56293
fax: 507-342-2329

Monday - Friday
10 am to 12 pm
1 pm to 6 pm
Saturday & Sunday


Marilyn Daub

Library Assistant
Jo Walter

Board of Trustees

Dawn Guetter
Linda Schumacher
Mary Smith
Gary Thomas
Bernadette Thooft

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at 6:30pm at the Roadhouse


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