Archive for April, 2012

Good Luck

      Final exams! Good luck this week to all who are taking or grading exams. Whether you have finished your work or need a good book for a reading break, stop by the CRC for great reads. We have plenty of  choices for those quick breaks or for summer vacation.                                                       

Celebrate Childrens Day/Book Day

Every April 30 is El Dia de lo Ninos/El Dia de los Libros, or Children’s Day/Book Day. Dia celebrates children, families, and reading and stresses the importance of literacy for all children, regardless of cultural background. Author and poet Pat Mora was instrumental in creating Dia in the United States.  After she learned that Children’s Day was celebrated in Mexico, […]

Earth Day 2012

Sunday, April 22 is our annual Earth Day commemoration. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and is considered to be the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Here in the CRC, we have books to help you teach kids more about Earth Day.

Titanic Disaster

It was 100 years ago, April 14, 1912, that the “unsinkable”  ocean liner Titanic hit an iceberg during her maiden voyage. Titanic sank in the early morning hours of April 15. Want to know more about the shipwreck? The Titanic story has been told in fiction and non-fiction books, as well as movies. The CRC has […]

CRC Prize Patrol

This is National Library Week and the CRC’s Prize Patrol is out and about in Jerome Library every day. You could find us anywhere in the library. When you see the Prize Patrol book truck, just answer a trivia question to win a “fabulous” prize. Look for us and win!

CRC Photo Op: Picture Yourself with a Puppet!

Who doesn’t love puppets? At the CRC, we have puppets and more puppets–animals of all kinds, as well as people and mythical creatures. To celebrate National Library Week, we’re offering to take your picture with your favorite puppet (or puppets). This photo op will be availalbe all day on Wednesday, April 11. Need a new Facebook […]

You Belong @ Your Library

Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, 2012! Jerome Library will be celebrating all week with different activites scheduled each day. Come join us! You’ll have opportunites to win prizes, get your picture taken, and snack on free popcorn. Think of your favorite books and plan to visit Jerome next week.

School Library Month

School libraries have celebrated School Library Month since 1985, when the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) organized the first celebration. The theme that year was “Where Learning Never Ends: The School Library Media Center.” Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan delivered the keynote address on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on April 1, 1985. School […]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all who are celebrating this holiday!          

National Start Walking Day

It’s National Start Walking Day! The American Heart Association sponsors this event on the first Wednesday of April each year. To celebrate, the Heart Association encourages people to wear sneakers to work and to walk for at least 30 minutes. Grab your sneakers and join other Falcons in a walk!  

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