Zumbrota Reads Kicks off Monday, April 15

Our Zumbrota Reads program officially starts on Monday!  Stop by the library to pick up your copy of the book, and participate in several events we have happening.  For more information visit our Zumbrota Reads section of the website.   Fitzgerald

On this day (April 10), in 1925, “The Great Gatsby” was published.

Learn more about F. Scott Fitzgerald from the Minnesota Historical Society: http://collections.mnhs.org/mnauthors/index.php/10000966

Head Start – Now Taking Applications

Head Start is a FREE parent and child development program, administered by Three Rivers Community Action.  They are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Head Start program.  This is a quality child development pre-school program that focuses on school readiness, education, and transition into kindergarten.

For more information, or to enroll, contact Head Start at 1-800-277-8418.

Zumbrota Reads

The Library is pleased to announce our first ever Zumbrota Reads program!

ZUMBROTA READS
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

April 15-May 18

Books will be available for FREE at the library, and at local businesses in town beginning April 15.  A $5 donation is suggested, but not required.

More information, and a schedule of events (including a free showing of The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio on May 18!) can be found here:
http://www.zumbrota.info/zumbrota-reads/

Attention Aspiring Poets!

SELCO is encouraging residents living in the eleven-county SELCO region to submit original unpublished poetry to be considered for the 2013 Poetic Strokes regional anthology and the NEW 2013 Word Flow regional anthology for high school youth.

Submissions will be accepted from now until February 15, 2013. 

After the February 15 deadline, two qualified judging panels will review the entries and make the final selections for both anthologies.  For Poetic Strokes submission guidelines, click HERE.  For Word Flow submission guidelines, click HERE.

Help us spread the word and share with co-workers, family, students and friends!  Questions? Contact us via email at poetry@selco.info or via phone at 507-288-5513 or 1-800-992-5061.