In 1997 the National Education Association and Dr. Seuss Enterprises created an event to get children inspired to read through sharing the rhyming, humorous, and unforgettable stories of Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as, Dr. Seuss. Schools across the United States host Read Across America days on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday as well as public libraries. Get your child inspired to read more Dr. Seuss and to read year round with these special programs offered throughout the day:
Dr. Seuss on the Loose Story Time, 10:30 a.m.
The books listed here are all inspirational and true. They take the reader through lives that may seem like our own, but become extraordinary through the individual’s creativity or inventiveness, singular devotion to improving their lives and the lives of others, and or the individual’s supportive family and community. Some have won recent national awards. Some have been passed around a lot. Some are meant to be read aloud. Some are visually stunning. All are worth enjoying.
Register for a PC Basics class with Byte Back. Classes begin the week of January 11th. In PC Basics you will learn to:
Be able to name basic computer parts and functions
Practice typing and using a mouse correctly
Learn how to use email
Search the Internet
Create and manage files and folders
Understand memory and storage basics
Transformative Titles that Expose the Ills of the World
With much of the world currently paying close attention to the injustice that has directly affected black youth and indirectly affected us all, I find this current climate of inequality to be a reoccurring theme in the United States of America. Being black and young denotes a sense of inferiority in much of the world. These preexisting notions of what it means to be a man or a woman who is black and young have contributed to theories that have too often framed blacks as the antagonist. These theories have caused centuries of abuse.
Black History Month is here again! Come into William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library and learn about Black History. Watch a movie and answer a short trivia questionnaire, it will be quick and fun. Just like you like it! Short and to the point.
February 1st- Dr. Martin Luther King Historical Perspective
February 2nd- Black American Experience: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Charles Drew
February 3rd- Malcolm X
February 4th- Rosa Park Story