Did you know about the "Pit Schools" that existed during the period of American slavery? "Pit Schools" were holes dug in the ground and covered with branches. Some slaves were determined to learn to read even though it meant they would receive a severe whipping or be killed for defying their masters.
Nothing says amour like Valentine's Day. But what about those who are forgotten every year?You know who I mean – books! If you have a favorite story, author or character (perhaps that special someone you have been secretly pinning for), then this event is for you. Show your love by writing a book-related message. There will be a craft presentation so that you can make a bookmark to take home with you.
There are many reasons to come to the library, especially in February.Did you know Feb. 1 is “Take Your Child to the Library Day"?Join our 11 a.m. program, with a story and craft. Bring your library card and select a few titles to continue the fun at home.
Volunteering can provide an invaluable experience for the volunteer and the receiver of volunteer service. Retirees, long-term unemployed adults and teens seeking work experience can benefit from volunteering.