Tuesday, June 5, 2 p.m.
Chione (key-own) will present a story time concert featuring classic children’s stories alongside music of a woodwind quintet. This family-focused program will introduce audiences to the instruments of the wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon), in an exciting, up close and personal environment with hands-on arts activities for children.
This is a free performance that is open to the public.
Chione is appearing in a series of performances at public libraries and schools. Sponsored in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board and in cooperation with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, the performances are a special SELCO Legacy program benefiting the 11-county SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) region.
Members Hannah Peterson Green, Susan Miranda, Weily Shay, Allison Akins and Thea Groth bring a variety of training, experience and perspectives that creates an inspiring, rich, musical and educational experience.
This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities.
Thursday, April 19
7 to 9 p.m.
2017 was the 100th anniversary of the America’s entry into the Great War, now known as World War I. The library will be hosting a special program by Arn Kind who will provide an exciting living history program all about “The War to End All Wars.” This includes information about the huge contribution made by the people of Minnesota. Learn about the new technologies, including the tank, the airplane, the submarine and the use of gas which made the air, the sea and the battlefields of WWI extremely lethal.
The Preston Area Arts Council is a co-sponsor for this program and will serve refreshments following the event..
This project has been funded by the people of Minnesota through the Arts and Cultural Heritage/Library Legacy fund in cooperation with SELCO – the regional library system.
Saturday, April 7
1 to 3 p.m.
A Wire and Bead Jewelry Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m. at the Preston Public Library. Join @jenanfinsonstudio for a workshop and make a bangle bracelet, learning wire and beading techniques. Workshop is free, with all supplies provided. Teens and adults welcome. Participation is limited to 30, so call the library at 507-765-4511 to sign up. This project has been funded by the people of Minnesota through the Arts and Cultural Heritage/Library Legacy fund in cooperation with SELCO – the regional library system.
This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities.”