March is National Women’s History Month

In 1987 the US Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month. This creates a special opportunity in our schools, our workplaces, and our communities to recognize and celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of American women. Each year there is a special theme and women whose lives exemplify that theme are…

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Great Picture Book Biographies

Elementary teachers often assign a biography report for students who are just learning what makes up a biography- the story of someone’s life. An autobiography is written by the famous person. In our libraries we dedicate special places for biographies: adult, young adult and children.  Many students ask for the…

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February Is The Shortest Month Of The Year!

February is the shortest month of the year, but it’s PACKED with holidays, events, and anniversaries! February is Black History Month! And, this year we get to see the world’s top winter athletes compete in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. February is Black History Month! The month of…

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