Redwood County-wide Read!
February 15 - April 5, 2016
We will be reading the book, Rootbeer Lady,
by Bob Cary. There will be 150 copies of this book throughout
Redwood County. Contact any library to see where you can pick up
your FREE copy. Please read and then share with a friend or
neighbor. There will be events scheduled to coincide with the
book- check with your local library. The county-wide read will
end with a dinner and book discussion at The Roadhouse on April 5,
2016. Come and join the fun!
Monday, February 22, 2016
Some Strange Stuff in That River!
Bolduan, Photographer and Curator of the Riverside History and Nature
Learning Center in New Ulm, will share photos and stories of the
history of the Minnesota River. The rich history of recreational,
subsistence, and commercial fishing will be part of this program.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Learn about Snowshoeing!
Prairie Ecology Bus will be at the library to share about the history
of snowshoes and how they are used today. Tips and techniques for
choosing equipment, what to wear, snowshoeing with kids and more will
be included. This program is for older students and adults.
Late March (date yet to be determine)
friends will share their photos and stories of the Boundary
Waters Canoe Area and other outdoor experiences. This will be a
program you don't want to miss as these are three very entertaining
April 5, 2016
County-wide Book Discussion
The Roadhouse in Wabasso
Erin Hart and her musician husband, Paddy O'Brien, will be entertaining
us with stories and music on March 15th at 1:15 p.m. Please
Armchair Travel Series at the Library
Traveling in the
winter isn’t always easy, but the Friends of the Redwood Falls Public Library
have put together a series of trips for you.
All you have to do is come to the Library on the appointed date and time
and off you go! A series of travel
programs will begin Monday, January 11, 2016.
Each program will begin at noon and will last approximately one hour.
Monday, January 11
at 12 Noon
Eric Larson- Japan
Monday, January 25
at 12 Noon
Bruce Tiffany- Cuba
22 at 12 Noon
Robin Stegner- Portugal
Monday, March 7 at
Joe & Carol Kriegl-
RESCHEDULED: Monday, March 14
Cathy Roller- Switzerland and Italy
Monday, March 21
at 12 Noon
Eric Lovett- Nepal
Stargazing with MIKE LYNCH: April 2nd at Gilfillan! Put this
on your calendar now. This FREE program will be held from 8 - 10 p.m
and will be fun for the whole family!
SCRABBLE® Tournament: Our Scrabble Tournament is in progress.
us for crafts, chatting, and snacks.We will meet the third
Thursday of each month beginning in January!
We will meet from 5 - 9 p.m. Bring
your current craft project and a snack to share if
Adult Winter Reading Program (January through March)
will be given for the Adult Winter Reading Program
at the Redwood Falls Public
Library! The Program begins on January
and continues through March 31st, 2016.
Zinio for Your Library is here!
Plum Creek Library System, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded
Books, is pleased to announce the availability
of Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand.
Creek patrons now have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital
magazines, easily viewed on any Internet-enabled device.
Instructions for setting up a Zinio account
Spending some time at the library? We have coffee, tea, and other hot
beverages to keep you warm while you read or visit! Donations appreciated.
Email Holds Notification
Did you know you can receive e-mail notification when your Plum Creek holds arrive?
you would like to switch to e-mail please let us know by either
stopping at the Circulation Desk or calling us with your e-mail address.
MnLINK Gateway allows you to search multiple Minnesota Libraries and
subject databases with a single search. To search the MnLINK
Gateway, enter your search term and you will see a list of the
Minnesota academic, public, and state government libraries that own the
material you are seeking. If you have a library card at a
participating Minnesota library, you can request those materials online
using the “Get It” button and have them sent to your local
library. Search the MnLINK Gateway and place requests to have
books, CDs, DVDs, articles, and more delivered to your local library –
or access electronic books and journals online.
Always remember : the last 4 digits on your library card are your pin number.
Interested in joining a daytime book club? We
meet the 4th Tuesday of each month in the Library Meeting Room from
12:00 to 1:00 or 2:00 p.m.> Come and check us out! There's
always room for more. (We are enjoying really good lunches,
too!) We meet for discussion and potluck. The following are
the 2015 selections:
February 23: Rootbeer Lady by Bob Cary (Hotdish and Jello) March 22: The Secret Wisdom of the Earth
by Christopher Scotton (Sandwiches and Chips)
April 26: The Obituary Writer
by Ann Hood (Salads)
May 24: The Arsonist
by Sue Miller (Mexican Food)
June 28: Wonderstruck
by Brian Selznick (Potluck)
July 26: The Martian by Andy Weir (Heavenly Space Food) August 23: Painted Horses by Malcolm Brooks (Fresh Garden Food) September 27: The Red Pencil
by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Food from a favorite storybook)
25: The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (Halloween) November 22: Born Survivors by Wendy Holden (Thanksgiving) December 20: TransAtlantic by Colum McCann (Christmas)
Everyone is welcome! Come when you can. Call the Library if interested in reserving the next month’s book selection at 507-627-8650.
Other Book Club Ideas?
- The Library would also encourage other book clubs to get
started. Are you interested in an evening group? A men’s
group? A mystery group? The Library would help by ordering copies
of the title chosen and provide discussion questions. You would be
responsible for selecting your own titles and leading the group
Adopt a Book At the Library!
you would like to offer direct support to the library’s collection, the
Adopt a Book Program gives you the perfect opportunity. You can
choose to adopt an adult or juvenile book for the library. It is a
wonderful way to honor or remember someone special in your
life. With your donation, the library will buy a book to be placed
in the library, with a book label indicating both the donor and
Are you done reading the latest bestseller?
Donate it to the library to share with others. You may also choose to
adopt any book in the current collection. This program is the perfect
opportunity to keep the collection at your library growing. Please
contact library staff for more information.
Help support your library's ebook collection!
A portion of each sale of digital content or other items, purchased from OverDrive WIN Affiliated Retailers using the “Buy it Now” link from Plum Creek’s ebook website, is credited back to Plum Creek.
funds Plum Creek earns from the OverDrive WIN Affiliate Program will be
a credit for the system to add digital content to its virtual branch.
The titles and materials the library selects are at the system's