A Musical Story Hour with Midori and SEMYO

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World renowned violinist Midori, along with the talented young musicians of the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra, will be presenting a special program at the Zumbrota Public Library on Saturday, May 9 at 1:00pm.  The program will include performances by Midori and SEMYO, a special story read aloud by Midori herself, and Midori’s personal account of her musical career which includes attending Julliard School of Music at age 11.  This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Fundraiser Saturday

4th anual fundraiser

The annual fundraiser is this Saturday, April 18, 9am-2pm at the VFW.  There will be many local home businesses represented, some tasty food, and a new Kids Korner featuring a Teddy Bear Clinic and a visit from the firefighters from 11am to 1pm.  Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support our children’s programs.

Super Saturday: Dogs and LEGOs!

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Saturday morning, April 11, will be a good day to be in the library!  We will be doing a Super Saturday program starting at 10am on the theme of LEGO fun.  The READ dogs, Annie and Midnight, will also be in the library for kids to take turns reading to during and after the program.  Come play and read with us!

Super Saturdays in Review

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The above photos are from our Super Saturday series from the last six months.  We’ve been having so much fun!  Super Saturday is the second Saturday of every month, and features a story time followed by special guests and activities.  Special guests so far have included the Zumbrota Fire Department, Quarry Hill Nature Center, Santa Claus, Jake McBroom, and our READ dogs Annie and Midnight.  The next Super Saturday will be April 11 at 10am.  The theme will be LEGO Fun and both Midnight and Annie will be available to listen to kids read to them.  Much, much thanks to our special guests for making Super Saturdays so super!