It's Carnival season! Mardi Gras is a celebration of excess; the last chance to have some fun before the somber observance of Lent. More importantly, it's a good excuse to throw a party. People wear masks, make elaborate costumes, and throw parades. Children and adults alike line the streets to watch celebrities roll by on floats, catch beads, doubloons and other trinkets.
It is the perfect time of year to do some moon watching.The shortest day of the year is Dec. 21. A new moon is predicted for Dec. 24. A full moon should appear on Dec. 28.There are many books, children's and adult, which have "moon" in the title. Let the moon inspire you.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m., join us at Northwest One Neighborhood Library for a special yoga class. The class will begin with a brief explanation of what yoga is, and what it can do for you. People of all levels are welcome, from beginners to experts.
Are you struggling to find sources for your research paper? Maybe it's almost due and you don't have time to make it to your neighborhood library. Tisk Tisk. Don't worry, there's still time and we have something that might help.
Congratulations to Kendall Wilson, who won big with this year's "Own the Night" Teen Summer Reading program! Kendall received an Amazon Kindle Fire from Northwest One Neighborhood Library for reading 25 books this summer -- well surpassing his original goal of 15 books. We chatted with Kendall about his prize and reading this summer: