Cultures and people around the world often find clever and creative ways to adapt to their environment, which can provide inspiration for others. Let’s take a lesson from Denmark- despite it’s long, cold, and dark winters, it ranks towards the top of the world’s happiest countries. According to the Danes, happiness may be as simple […]
This February we also celebrate American Heart Month. In its’ 57th consecutive year of celebration, the American Heart Association continues to partner with organizations to work together to educate the public about cardiovascular disease (CVD). Your Community Library has a plethora of resources to read, listen to and watch; as well as programs to attend […]
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. […]
Grab some wintertime activities to take home! We know you’re trying to stay home and stay safe this winter, and the Children’s and Parents’ Services Department is here to help you keep the kids occupied and engaged! The library staff has been busy creating new ways to engage families throughout these past several months. If […]
Reach Out and Read is a national organization that partners with pediatric medical practices to place books into the hands of their youngest patients, many of whom do not have books at home. By partnering with pediatricians to integrate books into annual checkups, families learn the importance of reading and receive the books to get […]
NEW VIRTUAL STORY ADVENTURES ADDED Great for parents who would like to supplement home lessons or to just have fun with the kiddos. Look for new themes to appear regularly. It includes books, storytimes, songs, fingerplays, games, places to explore, STEM activities, crafts and more! All you need is a library card. Check them out HERE!