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Posted on: January 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Winter Reads Community Book Scavenger Hunt

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To kick off the New Year, Washington County Library is hosting a virtual author series featuring Minnesota writers. Learn more about the authors and events on our calendar

You'll also have a chance to find a free book from each of these Minnesota authors by participating in another Community Book Scavenger Hunt! The week before each author talk, we will be hiding a book from that writer somewhere in Washington County and posting clues here and on social media. If you find the book, you get to keep it! 

How it works:

Each week, a book by our next Minnesota author will be hidden somewhere in Washington County. All books will be hidden outdoors. You will not need to enter any buildings or businesses to find them. 

  • On Tuesdays: We will share the first clue on social media and this page. 
  • On Thursdays: We will share a second clue if the book hasn't been found. 
  • If you find a book, let us know by tagging us on social media!

We'll add scavenger hunt information on this page, but be sure to follow us on social media to get clues and updates more quickly: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

The Clues:

Diane Wlison

During the week of January 4, look for a book by Diane Wilson. Then, join us for a virtual author talk with Wilson on Thursday, January 13 at 7 p.m. on Zoom.


In a town that's truly as good as it sounds,
Find a place where seeds abound.
Give a brake when you near the lake.
You’ll have good luck if your stop may have a duck!

book in a small space near a stack of logs

Found! The book was hidden at Houle's Feed Mill in Forest Lake.

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