Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Visit the library and check out our display of books by and about African Americans. Check out some of the titles below!

 
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Stories & Stuff Subscription Book Box

Sign up for our subscription book service for grades 3-8! When you sign up, you will receive one highly recommended book based on your favorite topics and/or genres and…. some special gifts to keep! You are signing up for 3 months, but you are welcome to register again and again based on availability. Keep the box and gifts but return the book when you are finished….

 
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World Braille Day

World Braille Day is celebrated every year on January 4 in honor of Louis Braille’s birthday. Louis Braille invented this tactile system for reading in 1824 and it’s still used all over the world. Browse through our list of children’s Braille books here or ask a librarian the next time you’re in the library!…

 
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Winter Break Board Game Fun

Play a classic game with friends and family or learn a brand new one! Drop in the Youth Room during Winter Break and choose a board game from our selection at the Youth Desk. We have Connect 4, Trouble, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game, and more!…

 
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Join KidLITCast

KidLITCast is new and improved! Instead of us reading and you listening, we would like you to help us read a book for all to enjoy. Each participant will read a selection of a book in our recording studio, where library staff will turn it into an episode of KidLITCast. Friends and family will want to tune in and hear your reading of Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame….

 

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