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June is Pride Month!

The month of June commemorates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride. Pride month began following the Stonewall riots in 1969, a major event of the Gay Liberation Movement. Millions across the globe celebrate Pride by participating in marches, throwing...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month/Mayo es el mes de concientización sobre la salud mental

Mayo es el mes de concientización sobre la salud mental

El mes de mayo está dedicado a la campaña de educación sobre la salud mental. Hemos preparado una lista de obras de ficción y no ficción para adultos y jóvenes que presentan la salud mental con veracidad.Si busca recursos de salud mental en el condado de Hudson, haga...

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials

Last year marked the exoneration of the last “Salem witch” Elizabeth Johnson Jr nearly 329 years after the trials ended in Massachusetts. Between February of 1692 and May 1693, Salem and the surrounding towns were caught up in a mass hysteria resulting in many tragic...

Fancy Dress Balls

Have you heard about 19th century Fancy Dress Balls? They were a leisurely pastime for mostly upper-class Victorians. Inspired by the masquerades of the previous century, fancy dress balls allowed attendees to express something about themselves, to project an...

Creativebug Tutorial: Summer Popsicles

(Above Image from Creativebug) Popsicles … what can I say? I love them. In my opinion, they are the perfect summer treat! They’re cool, they’re sweet, and on a hot summer’s day they’re refreshing. What I love most about popsicles is that they are easy to make....


This celebration of freedom among newly emancipated people in Texas became more widespread, and the date became symbolic of the end of chattel slavery in the United States.

Pride 2022

Pride 2022

What is Pride and how can you connect with your community at the library?

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day

One of the best gifts a parent or guardian can give their child is to nurture the love of books and reading. Therefore, we celebrate  Día.  “Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all...

National Library Week

All this week, April 3rd through April 9th, libraries across the United States are celebrating National Library Week.  I like to think that libraries are special places, not just to me as a librarian, but to our entire community. This year the National Library...