Well, it’s the first week of May and that means Paranormal Day, Star Wars Day, and Cinco de Mayo, along with a whole host of other holidays to be celebrated. The entire month of May is used to celebrate or bring awareness to a multitude of things such as Asian American culture, foster care, mysteries, bikes, blood pressure, photography, Pacific Islander heritage, and many more. Since there are so many options, I’m just focusing on those that occur within first week of May in this week’s column.
Starting with Paranormal Day, which falls on May 3rd every year, there are plenty of wa... Read Full Blog
For this week in library news, I thought I’d write a fun fact column since I recently learned a new one. It all started when I was re-watching an episode of Midsomer Murders. After it was over, I watched a “behind the scenes” documentary about the show which discussed the distinctive theme song and how the sound is created; it turns out that one of the main instruments used is called a theremin, which I had never heard of before and so I had to do a bit of research (of course).
To offer some context, or background on the TV show that inspired this column for those who are unf... Read Full Blog
All library locations open to the public. Library staff are available to answer phones Monday-Saturday, beginning at 9am. Buildings are open and curbside pickup service is available at all locations Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm, Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm, and 10am-5pm on Saturday. (Note: Our Plain Dealing & Tooke Branches are closed on Saturdays)
Am I required to wear a face-covering to visit the library? No. Effective April 28, 2021 Governo... Read Full Blog