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
Ques­tions? Email:

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

Thanks Min­neso­ta!What to do-2

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