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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

Celebrate International Literacy Day With Us

Celebrate International Literacy Day With Us (Sept. 8)

Learn how we can support the efforts to raise literacy rates on International Literacy Day. International Literacy Day is observed on September 8th.  The purpose behind this day is to celebrate and honor the international efforts and progress made to increase global literacy rates.  International Literacy Day also looks to address current challenges to literacy

Let’s Get Reading! Celebrate National Read a Book Day With Us

Let’s Get Reading! Celebrate National Read a Book Day With Us

National Read a Book Day is September 6th.  Check out these suggestions for celebrating. On September 6th, National Read a Book Day encourages all of us to grab a book and get reading.  Follow these tips for sharing National Read a Book Day with your friends and family. -Host a Book Club.  Assign a book

Get Ready—It’s National Preparedness Month

Get Ready—It’s National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month.  How shall we do s0? This month is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual initiative sponsored by FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency).  Every September, FEMA encourages Americans to develop an emergency action plan for their homes, workplaces, schools, and communities.  We’d like to invite you to read further to learn

Everything We’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ramadan

Everything We’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ramadan

Please join us in learning a little bit about the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Spirituality and holiness are key components involved in religion. When it comes to Islam, Ramadan is one the holiest times of the year. May 26, 2017, marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. We’d like to invite you to

Fun Facts About the Easter Holiday That We Suggest We May not Recollect

Fun Facts About the Easter Holiday To Know About

Please join us in learning a little bit about the Easter holiday, that we may not remember or know. It’s springtime, and that means it’s time for Easter. Always observed on the first Sunday after the full moon following the spring equinox, Easter is one of the most important holidays in Christianity. This year, Easter

Everything We’ve Wanted to Know About Passover

Everything We’ve Wanted to Know About Passover

Please join us in learning a little bit about the Jewish celebration of Passover. As we honor the season of spring, many of us associate this time of year with Easter. However, there’s another major religious holiday that occurs at this time of year. The Jewish holiday Passover is observed in the spring. Some folks