Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 21, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.
Books on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A.A. Milne created a series of books about Winnie the Pooh, his son Christopher Robin, and their friends in the 100-Acre-Wood.
Winnie the Pooh Day was created to celebrate the birth of A.A. Milne on January 18, 1882.
During the first World War, troops from Winnipeg were being transported to eastern Canada on their way to Europe. When the train stopped in Ontario, Lt. Harry Colebourn bought a small female black bear cub for $20 from a hunter who had killed its mother. He named her “Winnipeg”, after his hometown or “Winnie” for short.
Winnie became the mascot of the Brigade and went to Britain with the unit. After the war, Winnie went to the London Zoo where she lived until 1934.
Books, crafts, recipes, stories for children and adults. All things Christmas, over 1800 of them, at your library.
Now available on Tumblebooks…short videos for children from National Geographic, as well as a variety of storybooks to watch, listen and read along.
Nuts and Bolts for Constructing Fiction; a writing workshop with author Debora Coty. Bradford Co. PL, Thursday, September 1, 7-8:45pm.