2021 Audie Awards Winners

What’s an Audie?   The Audio Publishers Association hosts an annual event to recognize the year’s top audiobooks, awarding an “Audie” to narrators in a variety of categories.    Who is on the list?   There are some time honored talents like Simon Vance, Laurence Fishburne, and Bahni Turpin to name a few. Check out the audio talents of…
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March is Women’s History Month!

Women’s History Month is a time to recognize, honor and celebrate the achievements and contributions of women throughout history and contemporary society. Explore the many resources included below and learn about extraordinary women like Rosa Parks, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mae Jemison, Clara Barton, and more! There are many ways to celebrate this month…
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Happy Norooz!

Norooz, meaning “new day,” is a new year celebration beginning at the exact moment the spring equinox arrives. It is pronounced “no-ruse” and has been spelled in various ways after being translated, such as Nowruz, Norouz, and Nauruz. It is a 3,000-year-old celebration from the Persian diaspora that celebrates the arrival of spring as victory…
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Celebrate the Year of the Ox!

Lunar New Year is a festival that celebrates beginning of the New Year on the traditional Chinese calendar. The first day of Chinese New Year begins on the new moon that appears between January 21s and February 20.  In 2021, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Friday, February 12, which…
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Valentine Kindness

How can Valentine’s Day still be sweet when we all continue to social distance?  Here are some ways to share love with the community in the spirit of Valentine’s Day and ways to take care of your heart!   Random Acts of Kindness   If you’ve heard news stories about a stranger paying a bridge toll or someone experiencing…
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The Traditions and Future of Presidential Inaugurations

On Wednesday, January 20, 2021,  President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office and be sworn in as President and Vice President of the United States.  History of Inaugurations   A presidential inauguration has taken place every four years since George Washington took the oath of office in New York City in 1789.  The White House…
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Handmade With Love

The winter holidays are a great time of year to make handmade gifts for your family and friends. Giving a handmade gift is extra special because it is one-of-a-kind and made with love. So bust out your craft supplies and start making! Books: Check out these craft books for kids, and turn those beautiful craft…
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