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.
The Library is pleased to announce our first ever Zumbrota Reads program!
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:
Beginning Saturday, March 9th Van Horn Public Library in Pine Island will host four visits by Reading Education Assistance Dog (R.E.A.D.) Midnight and his human companion Ann Goplen of Zumbrota. The mission of the R.E.A.D. program is to improve the literacy skills of children through the assistance of registered therapy teams as literacy mentors. Readers must sign-up in advance at the Youth Library desk for the 20 minute sessions. Midnight will be available to listen from 10:00am to 11:30am. Further visits on March 23rd, April 6th and April 20th from 10:00am to 11:30am may also be registered for at the Van Horn Public Library.
Children’s Librarian, Angie Gustafson, was recently featured in a video for Minnesota 2020, talking about her career as a librarian.
Check it out!
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet is coming to the Zumbrota Public Library on Saturday, February 23rd at 1 pm. They will be performing in our reading room, so you can enjoy a nice, relaxed atmosphere or browse for books while you listen to their music. Their repertoire ranges from Renaissance and Baroque to Spanish, Latin American and Romantic styles, and they have performed alongside several prominent symphonies and orchestras, as well as on NPR’s Performance Today. Soundboard Magazine has described the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet as “one of the major guitar ensembles in the world”. Come experience their sounds and stylings for yourself in the comfortable atmosphere of your favorite local library.