Celebrate That Awesome Accessory on National Scarf Day! Created by Yvonne Selander, collection development librarian September 27 is National Scarf Day. "Whatever your style, a scarf is the best way to express yourself, make a statement or update your look. Let a scarf inspire your style on National Scarf Day." Cooler weather is here ... read more about Celebrate That Awesome Accessory on National Scarf Day!
Math Storytelling Day Created by Linda Tripp, collection development librarian To be completely honest, until very recently I hadn’t heard of Math Storytelling Day but I am very happy that I found out about this special day -- celebrated September 25 -- that encourages everyone to tell stories through math! It gives me the ... read more about Math Storytelling Day
For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Observing Yom Kippur Created by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian Yom Kippur will begin the evening of September 27 and end the following evening. This is a day of atonement with a focus on prayer and fasting. To learn more about this holiday and its usual traditions, explore these ... read more about For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Observing Yom Kippur
Sunday is International Daughters Day Created by Linda Tripp, collection development librarian Sometimes it’s tough to be a daughter under normal circumstances, but imagine if one or more of your parents was famous. Celebrate International Daughters Day with these daughters of famous folks. “Always Home: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories” by Fanny Singer A ... read more about Sunday is International Daughters Day
The 60th Anniversary of the First Televised Presidential Debate Created by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian Presidential debates have become a fixture in American politics, but the first was only held sixty years ago, on September 26, 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. It was televised nationally, and viewed by more ... read more about The 60th Anniversary of the First Televised Presidential Debate