Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Read With Pride

 June is Pride month, when the world's LGBTQA communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Join us all month long to celebrate Pride and check out our collection of LGBTQA books and authors. 

Here are just a few of our favorite books on Pride:


















Juneteenth

On June 19th, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S in 1865. It is celebrated with music, food, dancing, family gatherings, picnics, and a reflection of history. To learn more about Juneteenth, check out our collection of books, movies and DVD's. 






Thursday, May 26, 2022

Memorial Day

 Hello everyone!

Memorial day is Monday, May 31. That's just 5 days away! 

A. Here are some facts about Memorial Day:

Memorial Day honors people who serve our country.

It is observed yearly, on the last Monday in May.

One of the biggest Memorial Day traditions is for a President or Vice president to lay a wreath on the soldiers graves in the largest U.S military burial ground, Arlington National Cemetary in Arlington, Virginia. 

The national holiday got started on May 30, 1868.

It is considered to be the unofficial start to Summer. 


B. Here are some ways that you can honor those who served our country:

Put flags or flowers on graves of people who have served in wars.

Fly the U.S flag at half-mast until noon.

Visit monuments dedicated to soldiers, sailors, and marines.

Participate in the National Moment of Remembrance at 3 PM local time.

Learn more about Memorial Day and check out some books from the library! 


C. Check out some of these Memorial Day reads from the library:






Have a nice weekend.






Thursday, May 12, 2022

Spotlight On: Tadd Hills

 We are so lucky to have had Tad Hills join us for a virtual author visit on Monday, May 9, 2022. Tad read his New York Times Bestselling Book Rocket Learns to Read and then he answered some very interesting and fascinating questions about his upcoming projects, books, and himself. Tad, thank you so much for coming to speak to us. The kids had a wonderful time! 



We have so many books by Tad Hills in the library. Check them out today! 


Friday, April 29, 2022

Eid al- Fitr

 Hello everyone!


Eid al- Fitr is from Sunday May 1 - Mnoday May 2. This holiday marks the end of the month-long dawn-sunset fasting of Ramadan.  Eid al- Fitr is observed with special prayers, family visits, and gift giving and charity. It is celebrated in the span of three days. To learn more about Eid al- Fitr, check out some of our books in the Chidren's room.