The Floating Library

Posted on August 13th, by mborman in Uncategorized. No Comments

What to Do When Lost in the Woods can be found at The Floating Library!


The Floating Library is an experimental public art project that introduces the creative genre of artists’ books and printed matter to people recreating on an urban lake.

On Cedar Lake, Minneapolis
Saturday, August 16 & Sunday, August 17
Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24
Saturday, August 30 & Sunday, August 31
11 am – 5 pm

On Lake Winona, Winona, MN
Saturday, September 13
Hours TBD

Paddle out to find a selection of artists’ books, zines, chapbooks, bookish sculptural objects and other artist-made printed matter for check out and perusal on the water.

Please note that the Floating Library is designed for access by boats (canoe, paddle board, kayak, rowboat, etc). Swimming to the Library is not recommended.

Boat rental is available at Wheel Fun Rental on Lake Calhoun.

For more information, visit
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The 2014 edition of the Floating Library is made possible by an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

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