Summer activities on tap at VZC Library

Yee Haw! This week's Storytime will feature the great state of Texas. But it's not just a state; Texas is a state of mind, an attitude. Ms. Rhonda will gather her group of little Texans in the Van Zandt County Library at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Afterward, there will be a craft project to be completed.

The Friends of the Library met Feb. 13 for a presentation over a program about the Orphan Trains that operated circa 1854 to 1929. These trains carried approximately 150,000 orphaned or abandoned children from impoverished and over-crowded eastern cities to the mid-west and southern states.

“Benja Mize brought the tale to life and did a great job. The FOL were delighted to welcome many guests to the meeting; and a few audience members shared personal stories of relatives who made the trip,” librarians said.

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