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Let’s Get Reading! It’s National Book Month

Let’s Get Reading! It’s National Book Month

This October, we invite you to get involved with National Book Month. Every October, National Book Month encourages the public to celebrate their love of books and reading.  This month, let’s use some of these ideas to recognize this occasion with our families and friends. – Hold a literature family game night.  For a fun

Let’s Get Wordy with National Dictionary Day

Let’s Get Wordy with National Dictionary Day

We invite you to celebrate National Dictionary Day with us. National Dictionary Day is held on October 16th in honor of Noah Webster’s (1758-1843) birthday.  Webster was a spelling reformer that believed that English spelling rules were unnecessarily complex.  He spent 27 years compiling 70,000 words for his dictionary.  In his publication, he introduced new,

Celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s Birthday with Us

Celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s Birthday with Us

We invite you to join us in learning more about Great Britain’s first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. Today marks Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s (1925-2013) birthday.  Thatcher was Britain’s Conservative Party leader and, when she was elected in 1979, she became the first female Prime Minister in Britain’s history.  Let’s honor this female pioneer with

Let’s Wish Eleanor Roosevelt “Happy Birthday” Today!

Let’s Wish Eleanor Roosevelt “Happy Birthday” Today!

Today is Eleanor Roosevelt’s birthday; let’s all remember this truly remarkable woman. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and gave birth to six children.  However, she was never content to simply play the role of wife and mother.  Instead, she revolutionized the role of First Lady by working as an

Let’s Raise Awareness on World Mental Health Day

Let’s Raise Awareness on World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day; let’s find out how we can get involved. Every year, World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th.  The goal of this day is to raise awareness for mental health issues and to generate public support for mental health initiatives.  This year, the theme of World Mental Health

Honor National Bullying Prevention Month with Us

Honor National Bullying Prevention Month with Us

Let’s find out how we can do our part to stop bullying this month. National Bullying Prevention Month is a national campaign held every October that looks to educate the public and raise awareness to recognize it as well as prevent it.  Over the years, this campaign has grown into a huge effort with backing

Let’s Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Let’s Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let’s all do our part to end breast cancer. October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an education campaign dedicated to encouraging both women and men to take a vested interest in their breast health.  This October, we’d like to invite you to join us