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

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Beginning, Ending, and Rhyming Word Kits

Before children can learn to read, they need to understand that words are made up of speech sounds, or phonemes.  Phonemes are the smallest parts of a word. By changing a phoneme you can change the meaning of a word.  For example, by changing the first phoneme in the word pat you can make the

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Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Native American Heritage Month is observed in November to call attention to the culture, traditions, and achievements of the nation's original inhabitants and descendants. The official designation of November as National Native American Heritage Month was signed into law in 1990. On November 16th at 3:30 at NCPL Children, grades kindergarten through 5th are invited

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