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  • Winter Reading Ideas: Chosen Family Stories

    Chosen families happen for a variety of reasons, but they always have very special and unique bonds. We’ve collected a bunch of stories that explore chosen families. These books show how diverse the idea of family can be. As these...

  • Inauguration Day Resources

    The entry on Inauguration Day from Britannica Library for Children Inauguration Day in the United States is the day when the person elected to be president officially takes office. Learn more about the history of this event and the incoming...

  • Maker Monday: Baking Bread

    Winter is a great time to bake bread.  While it takes time to rise, the hands-on time of baking bread is minimal.  Helping in the kitchen is useful for reinforcing following directions, practice with numbers, and is way to spend...

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday became a federal holiday in 1986, and by 2000 all fifty states made it a state government holiday. In 1994, Congress designated it as a day of service, and since then Americorps has led the...

  • New and Forthcoming Nonfiction – January 2021

    Almost every day new books arrive at the Library to be processed and then placed on the shelf or in your hands. Take a look at some of the books that have arrived most recently at the Library. Ask for...

  • Winter Reading Ideas: Best Books of 2020

    We sifted through a great many of the Best Books of 2020 opinions that have been making the rounds and put some of the more frequent fliers on this curated Best Books of 2020 list. Featured below are some of...