At the Library

At the Library

At the Library : the theme for January is Mentorship ! Mentoring is important, not only because of the knowledge and skills students can learn from mentors, but also because mentoring provides professional socialization and personal support to facilitate success in graduate school and beyond. Quality mentoring greatly enhances students' chances for success. Do you Know what a Mentor is ? [...]

Magic of Wind

Magic of Wind

We came home from the center and was inspired to learn more about the wind and use for energy. Lisa This simple experiment with a windmill is a great example : https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/engineering_windmill/ Windmills are machines that convert energy from the wind into useful work by rotating. The rotation of a windmill often powers a motor or [...]

At the Library * Where’s Waldo?

At the Library * Where’s Waldo?

It\s Tuesday at the Library in town. And the summer is winding down- so what\s happening this week> We are still cataloging books getting ready for Back to School in early August . And as I was cleaning the YA and Children section I had a blast from the past when I pulled out a [...]

Tuesday at the Library * Book Organization

Tuesday at the Library * Book Organization

Good Morning All ! We are looking at a short week with the 4th of July holiday on Thursday. Today\s goal is categorizing book and set up some holiday crafts for Tuesday. 5 Steps to Ditching Dewey: Gentrification in Your Library I don't know about you but most people don't know the Dewey decimal system [...]

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Happy International Children Book Day ! and Hans Christian Anderson birthday ! ( van harte gefeliciteerd) Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age [...]

Tolkien Reading Day !

Tolkien Reading Day !

2019 the theme is Tolkien and the Mysterious. https://www.facebook.com/events/2210567592492079 Tolkien Reading Day is held on the 25th of March each year. It has been organised by the Tolkien Society since 2003 to encourage fans to celebrate and promote the life and works of J.R.R. ... We particularly encourage schools, museums and libraries to host their own Tolkien Reading Day events. J.R.R. Tolkien, who was born in South Africa in 1892 and eventually [...]

Vet Girl Rock Day !

Happy Tuesday ! It's National Vet Girls Rock Day. There are nearly two-million women who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. Even during the Civil War, more than 400 women fought by disguising themselves as men. Women were officially allowed to join the military during the last two years of [...]