We’re clearing out our storage and putting up books, magazines, movies, and CDs for sale- all for super low prices! Stop in sometime and check out what’s available before it’s all gone!
This winter the Zumbrota Public Library invites book and movie lovers to participate in the Hot Reads for Cold Nights reading challenge running from now until the end of January. The challenge is simple: read a book and watch a movie adaptation of the book. The first fifty people to complete the challenge and submit a review to the library will receive a small prize. Review forms and suggested reading/viewing lists are available at the library.
All area writers- professional, amateur, and recreational- are invited to join us at the library for an evening of writing, snacking, and good company. Bring yourself, a laptop or notebook, and a snack to share. No assignments, agenda, or presentation…just enjoyable writing time.
Thursday, November 20 at 7:00pm at the History Center
The Zumbrota Public Library and the Zumbrota Area Historical Society present Glaciers, Explorers, Farms, and Floods: The History of the Zumbro Watershed. Kevin Strauss of the Zumbro Watershed Partnership will share the fascinating history behind the changes that the Zumbro River has undergone over the years, and how it has affected our local landscape. European-American settlers describe a very different river from the one we have now. Hear how we think the Zumbro River was in the 1850s and how our grandparents solved river pollution and flooding problems in their day, as well as how we can take action for cleaner water and fewer floods today.
This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.