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At the Library in December

Wadena City Library hours:

Sunday – Closed, Monday - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Holiday giving tree

The Giving Tree is up at the library once again.  Your gift of $25 or more to the Friends of the Wadena Library holiday giving tree will help purchase new library books. Any donation before Christmas will have double value as the Friends of the Library will match donations.  Please send checks made payable to Friends of the Library to the Wadena City Library 304 1st St. SW Wadena, MN 56482 or drop off donations at the library.  In recognition of your gift, your name will hang proudly on the Giving Tree.

Magazine gift

The Wadena City Library is happy to have received an anonymous gift of a one-year subscription to “Creative Knitting.”  The magazine is a treasury of knitting patterns with colorful pictures depicting the finished item and easy-to-read directions.  In the back of the magazine is a “knitting school” for new knitters.   

TV series available

Some of the TV series available at Wadena are: Cosby,  Dukes of Hazard, Friends, Jag, Hot in Cleveland, Keeping Up Appearances, Last of the Summer Wine and Family Ties.

Adult Fiction

Accused by Lisa Scottoline, It’s Time to Say Goodnight by Harriet Ziefert, Killing A Cold One by Joseph Heywood, Outlaw by Ted Dekker, Sherlock Holmes and the County Courthouse Caper by Jeff Falkingham, Sherlock Holmes: In Search of the Source by Jeff Falkingham, Spirit of Steamboat by Craig Johnson, Sycamore Row by John Grisham and The Letter of the Law by Rita Mae Brown.

Youth Fiction

Burned by Ellen Hopkins, Deception by C. J. Redwine, Defiance by C. J. Redwine, Hemlock by  Kathleen Peacock and Thornhill by Kathleen Peacock.

Adult Non Fiction

12 Years a Slave by Soloman Northrup, A Dance With Dragons by George R. Maha, Berlitz Cruising and Cruiseships, Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs, Dream More Celebrate the Dreamer in You by Dolly Parton, Dr. J The Autobiography by Darl Taro Greenfield, Europe by Eurail 2014, Fifteen Minutes by Karen Kingsbury, History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin, Homegrown Pork by Sue Weaver, Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer by Todd Outcalf, Maureen O’Hara, Mirage by Clive Cussler, Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants by Diane Deltman, Miriam Kaurala Dloniak, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutritian Guidebook by Nancy Clark, Orr: My Story by Bobby Orr, Pilgramage by Lynn Austin, Spelling It Like it Is by Tori Spelling, Stitches (A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair) by Anne Lamott, Stretching, Anatomy by Nelson and Kolomen, The Big Bread Book, The Last Cowboy A Life of Tom Landry by Mark Ribowsky, The Pioneer Woman Cooks – A Year of Holidays by Ree Drummond, The Secret Hero by Rhonda Byrne, Universal Orlando 2014, What’s So Funny by Tim Conway (Bio), Windows 8:  5 minutes at a time and Winners by Danielle Steel

Adult Large Print

Classified by Fern Michaels, Doctor Sleep by Stephen King, Doing Hard Time by Stuart Woods, Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reilly, Shoot the Dog by Brad Smith, Silencing Eve by Iris Johansen, Something Borrowed Something Dead by M. C. Beaton, Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman, Starry Night by Debbie Macomber, The Quest by Nelson DeMille, The Signature of all Things by Elizabeth Gilbert, The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini, The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan and Winners by Danielle Steel.

Adult Non-Fiction Large Print

Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey by Emma Rowley and History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of all Time by Brad Meltzer.

Junior Fiction

Champion, A Legend Novel by Marie Lo and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney.

Easy Reader

The Sneaky Snow Fox by Patricia Reilly Giff.


Bluebird by Bob Staake, Cinders A Chickey Cinderella by Jan Brett, Exclamation Mark by Amy Krause Rosenthal, I’m a Frog by McWillems, Llama llama and the Bully Goat by Anna Dewdney, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by James Dean, Pima and Pico Visit the Dentist by YiShaun Yang and Snowflakes Fall by MacLachlar and Kellogg.

Jr. DVD’s

Casper’s Halloween Special, Donkey Kong Country, Free to be You and Me, Muppet Movie, Planes by Disney, Princess Bride, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Super Mario World, The Complete Series, The Tails of Abbygail, Turbo and Wobbzy 2 Full Length


Brothers and Sisters, Final Season, Criminal Minds, Season 1 through 8, Frozen Ground”, Gentle Ben,  Season 1, Grown Upsz, How I met Your Mother, Jesus Christ SuperStar, Man of Steel, Parkland, Person of Interest, Seasons 1 and 2, Red Z, Regarding Henry, Sabrina, Spaceballs, Standing Up, The Kings of Summer, The Way, Way Back, This is the End, We’re the Millers, White House Down and Vikings, Season 1.