One Town, One Title

Join your neighbors in reading

The Barn

by Avi

Free copies of The Barn will  available at select Winter Fest 2017 events on January 28 and starting January 30th at Van Horn Public Library, Better Brew Coffeehouse, and Pine Island Bank.

One Town, One Title Events:

Saturday, January 28th
Winter Fest 2017

10:30 am
Story Time and Book Distribution
Better Brew Coffeehouse
301 N. Main St.

5 – 8 pm
Chili & Soup Feed and Book Distribution
Pine Island Golf Course Clubhouse
920 8th St SE

Pine Island Elementary School Teacher Mark Aarsvold and Van Horn Library Board Member Kim Aarsvold will conduct a Story Time at Better Brew Coffeehouse.

 Wednesday, February 8
Book Discussion: The Barn
6:00 pm
Better Brew Coffeehouse
301 N. Main St.

Saturday, Feburary 25
Barn Tour
9:30 am-12:30 pm

We will tour two local family farms where we will learn about the past and future of dairy farming as well as get a chance for a first hand view of their facilities. The Alberts Family Farm has been in operation 1854 and the original Knutson Family Farms barn was constructed in the early part of the 1900’s. Group transportation will leave the library at approximately 9:45am. Sign-up is necessary. Please stop in at the upstairs circulation desk during library hours or call 356-8558 to reserve a spot.

Thursday, March 3

Vanishing Landmarks Presentation
Doug Ohman 

7:00 pm
Pine Island Historical Center
314 N Main Street.

Explore the back roads and small towns and hear the stories and history of Minnesota through historic buildings that are quickly disappearing.  Doug will share his own experiences visiting many of these sites from Minnesota’s oldest Courthouse to the last Civil War recruiting station.

This is part of SELCO’s Minnesota Book Award Author Tour. You can get a listing of all the stops on the tour on SELCO’s MNBA website.

This project was made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy Activities.