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Posted on: April 25, 2019

2019 Summer Reading Program

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The 2019 Summer Reading Program Kickoff will be 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5th. Join us to explore A Universe of Stories this summer!

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Adult Summer Reading Program

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Join us for the Owatonna Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Program, June 5-August 24, 2019.

Pick up a reading log in adult services (or print one from the OPL website) and start tracking your reading time! Books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Movies at the Library

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND AT 2:00 PM

POMS is an uplifting comedy about Martha (played by Diane Keaton), a woman who moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents, Sheryl (Jacki Weaver), Olive (Pam Grier) and Alice ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Minnesota's Most Haunted Places

Chad Lewis - Fall 2019 Author Series

Popular author Chad Lewis returns to OPL for a program about "Minnesota's Most Haunted Places." Lewis is a researcher, author, and lecturer on topics of the strange and unusual. He holds a Bachelor and a Master's degree in Psychology. For the pa...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Author Susan Foote

Susan Bartlett Foote - Fall 2019 Author Series

Susan Foote will discuss her award-winning book, The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota's Mental Institutions, 1946-1954. The book recounts Minnesota's reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Author Kristal Leebrick

Kristal Leebrick - Fall 2019 Author Series

Throughout the twentieth century, department stores ruled the retail landscapes of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. More than just shopping centers, stores like Dayton's, Powers, Donaldson's, Young-Quinlan, the Emporium, and the Golden Rule were centers...

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