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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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This year, Monday October 9 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a day to celebrate the rich cultures of the original and enduring inhabitants of this land,…
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50 Years of Hip Hop!

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In August 1973, in New York City, a brother and sister threw a back-to-school party that would change the world of music, dance, fashion, and…
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Shark Week 2023

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Get ready to dive into a book about one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures because July 23-30, 2023 is Shark Week! We’ve put together…
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Juneteenth

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Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.  The Emancipation Proclamation took effect on Jan. 1, 1863 ending slavery, but…
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Happy Pride!

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Happy Pride Month! June was chosen because it commemorates the month of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, when a group of people decided to take a…
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National Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry month!  Children’s literature is full of poetry and poetic devices.  This type of writing helps children learn to read, with the…
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Earth Day!

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April 22 marks the anniversary of the first Earth day in 1970. A senator from Wisconsin decided to organize a demonstration across the country to…
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Youth Media Awards 2023!

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January 30 was a big day in Libraryland with the announcement of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards!  There are too many award winners…
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