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Join us for the 2020 Adult Winter Reading Program at Owatonna Public Library: Bookish BINGO!
Read any five books between February 1 and March 31, 2020. It’s great if you read five books that match the bingo categories on your card; however, any f...
At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, Owatonna Public Library is celebrating 120 years of serving Steele County with a Secrets of the Library Tour. Join local history expert Nancy Vaillancourt as she unveils OPL’s hidden spots and history.
Public Hearings will be held during the Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 4th for the following:
2020 Curb & Gutter and Bituminous Project
Life Fitness/Cybex Tax Increment Financing
Owatonna was featured in the January 2020 Issue of the Twin Cities Business Magazine
Owatonna, a Southern Minnesota city is experiencing a business development boom! It’s not by accident!
Click here to read the full article.
Prepared by Community Development staff members to provide an overview of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and also address many common misconceptions.
Winter ParkingOrdinance Reminder
At 12:01 am onNovember 15th, the Winter Parking Ordinance takes effect. Oneven-numbered calendar dates, vehicles may be parked on the near side of thestreet adjacent to lots and houses which have been assigned even ...
The City of Owatonna Street Department would like to remind residents to please keep your trash and recycling containers well behind the curb or in the driveway during plowing activities. The containers are very difficult to work around with snowplows and...
Thursday, February 27, at 2:00 p.m.: Showing the film "Harriet" in the OPL Gainey Room
This movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, w...
Join your friends from OPL Children’s Services and Early Childhood Family Education for Family Fun Nights!
Thursday, December 19: Stories by Candlelight
Thursday, January 30: A Snowy Day
Thursday, February 27: Dr. Seuss and Friends
Join us for Gardening for Everyone on Thursday, March 12, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the OPL Gainey Room. Topics covered will include gardening basics, flowers for pollinators, vegetables, seeds, and more.
Additional programs will be held in July and September. Thi...
Sarah Stonich will be at Owatonna Public Library (OPL) on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. for a reading and signing of her book Fishing!: A Novel. Join us for this free program in the OPL Gainey Room, hosted by OPL and the University of Minnesota Press.
Every Tuesday of (almost) every week,at 9:30 a.m. & again at 10:30 a.m., your preschooler sings, rhymes, and reads. Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and any other grown-up friends get to come too! For any child ages 0-6. No registration required.
Almost the same thing as Tale Time, but it’s at night at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. No registration required.
A master plan for the Parks and Recreation department was approved on February 18, 2020. View the master plan.
Browse through our Spring Brochure for upcoming events and activities.
February 24, 4:00 to 6:00pm at West Hills Social Commons. Baseball and softball uniforms available for sizing....
Ice rinks located in Morehouse Park are the only supervised skating rinks in Owatonna. The Warsinski chalet, a large warming house complete with cross country ski and skate rentals and food concessions is located at the west end of School Street.
Middle School Open Swim is an opportunity for families to come and enjoy swim time together. During this time there will be 2 lifeguards on duty and the diving boards will be open. All children must b...
All snow, ice, dirt and rubbish remaining on a public sidewalk more than 24 hours after its deposit thereon is a public nuisance. The owner and the occupant of any property adjacent to a public sidewalk shall use due diligence to keep such walk ...