Lifestyle

Sat
05
Aug

All about birthdays!

– Storytime at Van Zandt County Library was all about birthday’s this week. Mrs. Rhonda read fun stories about celebrating. Storytime will not meet in August but will resume at 10 a.m. on Fridays in September.

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Wed
19
Jul

To be or not to be a beekeeper

So you think you want to be a beekeeper? Pick up some lessons learned from a "new-bee" beekeeper at the Van Zandt Library Series "Beginning Beekeeping" at 10:30 a.m. July 20. This presentation will focus on what you need to know before jumping into the apiary world. Learn fun facts about bees, the parts of a beehive, the life cycle of bees, the costs associated and much more.

Mon
10
Jul

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses for 6-14 to 6-27, 2017

Emily Marie Beers and Shawn Psarris

Katrina Leann Clark and Stephen Randolph Emerson

Leslie Paige Farmer and Trevor Reece Farrer

Kenzie Nichole Masterson and William Rance McFadden

Santa Rosa Nunez and Jorge Pescador

Lucia Gonzalez Gonzalez and Alberto Martinez

Fri
07
Jul

KornPop visits VZC Library

Kornpop the Clown entertained the record number of Summer Readers at Van Zandt County Library this week. Summer Reading is held each Friday morning at 10 a.m. through July 21 at 317 First Monday Lane.

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Thu
06
Jul

Trailblazer science exhibit to visit library

The Trailblazer traveling science exhibit will be at the Van Zandt County library, 317 First Monday Lane, Canton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 12.

Trailblazer is a traveling science exhibit filled with hands-on activities centered on energy, aerodynamics, space science, weather and biotechnology. It is suitable for all ages. The Trailblazer engages students in interactive projects in science and creates awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

This program is free and open to the public. All library patrons are invited to explore and participate in this exciting learning experience. For more information call 903-567-4276, visit vanzandtlibrary.org or visit http://www.tame.org/programs/trailblazer.

This program is a collaboration between the Van Zandt County Library, the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, and the Tocker Foundation.

Thu
06
Jul

VZC Library Summer Reading kicks off Article submitted by VZC Library

“Put on your pith helmet (safari hat) and come to the Van Zandt County Library for the fifth Summer Reading program, Zoofari. Every child who loves animals will enjoy this outing. We will disembark at 10 a.m., Friday, July 7. Lots of smiles have been spotted as kids and parents leave Summer Reading – especially those who were the lucky winners of door prizes!

The Van Zandt County Genealogy Society will sponsor a workshop on Saturday, July 8 in the Buchanan Room of the Van Zandt County Library. Call the library at 903-567-5012 for more information and to register.

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Wed
05
Jul

Trailblazer science exhibit to visit library

The Trailblazer traveling science exhibit will be at the Van Zandt County library, 317 First Monday Lane, Canton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 12.

 Trailblazer is a traveling science exhibit filled with hands-on activities centered on energy, aerodynamics, space science, weather and biotechnology. It is suitable for all ages. The Trailblazer engages students in interactive projects in science and creates awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Tue
04
Jul

Region IV Child Welfare Board award recipients named

Outstanding Community Resource award winner, Van Zandt County Commissioners Court

Region IV Child Welfare Board had their annual awards luncheon June 9 in Pittsburg. There are 23 counties in Region IV, each county submits their winners to be considered for the Region award. Region award winners are then sent to State to be considered for the State Award.

Sandy Hilliard, president of region IV, presented the awards. Van Zandt County had three winners for the region.

Mon
03
Jul

Photo Presentation

Cary Hilliard, Veterans Memorial board member, Josh Wilkerson, President of EPIC Industrial, Ron Carrol, Director of Veterans Memorial and Gary Walker, Vice President of EPIC Industrial were presented with a signed photo of the memorial jet in gratitude for their generous support of the Veterans Memorial.

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Wed
28
Jun

Genealogical Society to hold workshop

The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will hold a genealogy workshop from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 8, in the Buchanan Room of the county library. The library is located at 317 First Monday Lane (Hwy 859) in Canton.  The cost is $10 and includes a light lunch and snacks. 

Society members will present several topics including charts and records, census, cemeteries, courthouse research, internet research and lineage society information to aid in genealogical research. 

To register for the workshop, stop by the Library of Genealogy and Local History in the Courthouse Annex in Canton, or call 903-567-5012.

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