Summer Reading Program

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

The Wabasso Public Library's Summer Reading Program is simple: Read books, and earn prizes! Begins May 28, 2024. Here is how it works: Preschool Students will get signed up for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program, and will receive 10 Library Dollars for every 25 books they read. That is in addition to the regular…

Root Beer & Registration

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Everyone is welcome to join us on May 28 to kick off the Summer Reading Program. Get signed up and enjoy a complimentary root beer float!

Recycling Regatta

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Join on June 3rd at 2:00 PM for the recycling regatta - boat races, that is. Make your own sailboat out of recyclables ahead of time, using materials you find at home, or stop into the library during the week of May 28 and work with our materials. Library supplies will be limited... Bring your…

Wild Bee Hotels

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

On Tuesday, June 4th, at 2:00 PM we will be making wild bee hotels, the insect equivalent of birdhouses.  These structures provide nesting spaces for certain solitary bees, and help the struggling populations of native pollinators. The hotels will be made out of recycled materials.  

Flash Fiction Workshop

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Stuck? The Flash Fiction workshop will be a great place to get creative ideas flowing, work on your story, do writing exercises, and bounce your ideas off of your fellow writers. The workshop will take place at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 5th. Open for students 5th grade and up.

Flower Planting

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Suzanne Schmiesing will join us at the library on Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00 PM as we plant Zinnias into decompostable peat pots, and learn how to grow them and collect and save their seeds.

Meet MN Author Candace Simar

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Simar is a Pequot Lakes, Minnesota author with a passion for Scandinavian heritage and has 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…

STEM Virtual Reality

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Get immersed in Meta Oculus-based career exploration simulations that include, carpentry, plumbing, fire suppression, along with a CAT excavator simulator, and more! Registration is required for this program. Sign up for a 30 min session at 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, or 3:30 on Monday, June 17 at the Wabasso Public Library. Registration for this event opens…

Tin Can Robots

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Build your own robot using spare parts, nuts, bolts, and more! This program will take place at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18, at the Wabasso Public Library. No registration is required, and any child 1st grade and up is welcome to participate. Kindergarten and preschool children must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver.

Afternoon Art

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Deb Knott and Candy Sobocinski will be leading this fun art program where kids will get to make and decorate ladybugs. No registration is required, and any child 1st grade and up is welcome to participate. Kindergartners and preschool-aged children should be accompanied by an adult or caregiver. Program begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday,…

Make a Butterfly Hotel

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

On Tuesday, June 25th, at 2:00 PM we will be making butterfly hotels, which are structures that promote biodiversity by providing shelter to butterflies and other pollinators. After we've put the hotels together, kids can paint and decorate them!

Teen Tech Take Apart

Wabasso Public Library 1248 Oak Street, Wabasso, MN, United States

Think of it as a technology scavenger hunt... perform 'surgery' on various appliances and pieces of technology, find their important parts, and learn how they work! For ages 9 and up. Registration for this event is required and opens up on the 1st day of the summer reading program, May 28th. Stop in or call…