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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
6:30 p.m.
Some Strange Stuff in That River!

Ron 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
3:30 p.m.
Learn about Snowshoeing!

The 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)
Three 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 fellows!

April 5, 2016
County-wide Book Discussion
The Roadhouse in Wabasso

Author 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 join us!


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

Monday, February 22 at 12 Noon

Robin Stegner- Portugal

 Monday, March 7 at 12 Noon

Joe & Carol Kriegl- Croatia

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. 

Chatty Crafters
Join 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
you wish.  

 Adult Winter Reading Program (January through March)
Incentives will be given for the Adult Winter Reading Program 
at the Redwood Falls Public Library!  The Program begins on January 1st 
and continues through March 31st, 2016.  

Zinio for Your Library is here!

Zinio is here

The 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.

Plum 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

Zinio E-Magazines

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?

If 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

The 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.

Book Clubs

Book Clubs

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)                                                                                                                        
October 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 discussions.

Adopt a Book At the Library!

If 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 honoree.

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.

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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.

The 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 discretion.


Redwood Falls
Public Library

509 S Lincoln St
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
fax 507-627-5004

Monday - Thursday
10 AM to 8 PM
10 AM to 5 PM
10 AM to 2 PM
(Sept. - May)

Teri Smith
Children's Librarian
Jill Deinken
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Angela McDougall
Molly Schweinfurter
Ellen Picka
Wayne Junker

Andrea Ochs

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