Monthly Archives: February 2024

Read the Newspaper at Home

Many times, I click on a link to a newspaper article and find that I am unable to read it without a subscription.  Then, I remembered that the library pays for an online service called Newsbank.  Look for Newsbank on our website under Virtual Library.  “NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper

Read the Newspaper at Home2024-01-30T21:24:24+00:00


Friendships can be hard at any age.  Helping children learn to navigate relationships with friends is a big job.  Here are a few tips.  Talk to them about your own experiences.  Share lessons that you have learned with friendships throughout your life. Talk about times that you had conflicts and how they were resolved. Put


The History of Valentine’s Day Card-Making Traditions

The origins of Valentine’s Day are tied to Lupercalia, a festival that took place on February 15 in ancient Rome, and Saint Valentine, which may refer to more than one man named Valentine or Valentinus. He (or they) were martyred on February 14 by Roman emperor Claudius II in the third century.  Lupercalia involved a

The History of Valentine’s Day Card-Making Traditions2024-01-30T21:11:10+00:00
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