Archive for December, 2011

CRC Will Close for Holidays

The CRC will be closed Saturday, December 24 – Monday, January 2 for the holidays. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and look forward to seeing you again beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Also, the CRC will follow interesession hours (8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday – Friday; closed on Saturday and Sunday) […]

Winter Solstice

        In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs this year on December 22.  This is the “shortest” or darkest day of the year, as it  has the fewest daylight hours. The solstice also marks the beginning of winter. As winter cold settles in, the days begin to lengthen and we can look forward to the longest day, the summer solstice.    

Winter Break

Yes, the winter break is almost here! If your plans include a little quiet time for reading, come to the CRC and check out our books. We have great titles waiting for you!

Buckeye Book Award Winners

The Buckeye Children’s Book Award Council has announced the winners of the 2011 Buckeye Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Teen Buckeye Award. These books were selected entirely by children, which distinguishes the Ohio awards from those of other states. The winners are: Grades K-2     Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton, ill. by Tom Lichtenheld       […]


Are you getting ready for Kwanzaa? Whether you are celebrating or studying this week-long African-American holiday, you can find books you can use at the CRC. Come see us to check out the selection.      

New Christmas Books

    Need Christmas books? Here at the CRC, we have an amazing variety of Christmas books. The ones shown here are new in 2011. Stop in early for the best selection!    


Hanukkah, which means “dedication,” is  a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and eight nights. In 2011, Hanukkah will be celebrated from December 20 to 28. We have books about this holidy in the CRC. Stop in and see them!   

Pearl Harbor Day

December 7 is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, a day to  honor all the people who died in the attack on Sunday, December 7, 1941. The Empire of Japan attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing more than 2400 Americans and wounding more than 1100. In addition, eight battleships, three cruisers, three destroyers, and a minelayer […]

Swamped with Projects and Finals Prep?

Remember, the CRC is open until 10:00 PM every Sunday through Thursday ‘til the end of finals. We’re here to help you!

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