Category Archives: What’s Going On

Ready for Children’s Book Week?

We don’t really need an official day or week or month to celebrate books, because around here, we LOVE books!  This week is Children’s Book Week, so we’ve come up with some great ideas for you and your family to … Continue reading

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National Library Week

April 14-20 is National Library Week!  That’s great for you, but for us, every month is Library Month, every week is Library Week and every day is Library Day!  We don’t typically do things much differently around here because we … Continue reading

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2013 Children’s Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of our annual Poetry Contest! April is National Poetry Month.  For many years now, we’ve sponsored a poetry contest and have had some awesome poems turned in. We want to thank everyone who submitted an original … Continue reading

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day!

Today, we celebrate Presidents’ Day! Established in 1885, Presidents’ Day originally honored our first President of the United States of America, Mr. George Washington. Today, we set aside the third Monday of every February to recognize and celebrate all of … Continue reading

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It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Take a moment today and reflect on one of the greatest Americans this country has ever known.  A man of humility and quiet dignity, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on because of the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving Contest 2012

Our Pumpkin Carving Contest is back this year! We have received pumpkin entries at Crestview, Lexington, and Plymouth Branches from grades Pre-K through 5th. Now it’s up to you to choose the winners! Just follow the link for the survey … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Magic Week!

Did you know that today is the beginning of International Magic Week? Covering October 25–31, Magic Week is “a week to celebrate the world of magic and the magicians who create it” (Chase’s Calendar of Events 2012). It always ends … Continue reading

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Are You a Friend of the Library?

October is a great month for a lot of reasons (Trick or Treat, anyone?!?), but one reason we love October is because of National Friends of Libraries Week from October 21st-27th. “A library outranks any other one thing a community … Continue reading

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It’s Back To School Time!

The end of August is always a great time of the year. It’s not quite as hot outside as July, local fresh fruits and veggies are starting to ripen, and kids are going back to school! Here at the library, … Continue reading

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Dream Big–READ!

Well, we’ve wrapped up another successful Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We had a blast with the “Dream Big–READ!” theme, which was all about the night: nocturnal animals, the night sky, dreams & wishes, bedtime, etc. We stayed busy offering programs, … Continue reading

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