Did you know that in addition to Dr. Seuss’s birthday, there are other fun days to celebrate in March?
March is Sing With Your Child Month , Youth Art Month and National Craft Month.
St. Patrick’s Day is Thursday, March 17th. Celebrate with a fun book like:
- That’s what leprechauns do by Eve Bunting (E BUN)
- St. Patrick’s Day in the morning by Eve Bunting (E BUN)
- Jamie O’Rourke and the big potato : an Irish Folktale (398.2 DEP)
- It’s St. Patrick’s Day! by Rebecca Gomez (ABC GOM)
- Jack and the leprechaun by Ivan Robertson (E ROB)
- Jeremy Bean’s St. Patrick’s day by Alice Schertle (E SCH)
- A fine St. Patrick’s day by Susan Wojciechowski (E WOJ)
National Quilting Day is Saturday March 19th!! How exciting is that?
Louis Sachar’s birthday is March 20th.
National Puppy Day is March 23rd – celebrate by donating some time or puppy chow to the LaCrescent Animal Rescue.
Kate DiCamillo’s birthday is March 25th.
Last but not least is EASTER on March 27th.
Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm, the library will celebrate Read Across America day with our annual Dr. Seuss Pajama Night! This year in addition to Mr. Petersilie, we will have two new readers. Every child will receive a gift bag and snacks. Don’t miss this exciting event.
ENDS ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2ND
The City of LaCrescent is updating its Comprehensive Plan, a document that will guide growth and change over the next 10-20 years. As part of this process we are conducting surveys to gain community input on the topics of Land Use, Transportation, Community Facilities and Infrastructure, Open Space and Recreation.
Take the online survey at:
If you prefer a hard copy, paper copies are available at the circulation desk in the library or at LaCrescent City Hall.
Save the Date!
Grab Your Hat and Read with the Cat! Celebrate NEA’s Read Across America Day
Those who are six, sixteen, sixty-four, and more are invited to help celebrat the joys of reading on Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Readers of all ages are encouraged to celebrate!
Our reading party at LaCrescent Public Library will take place on
Thursday, March 3, 2016, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
So please mark your calendars now and feel free to call the library at 507-895-4047 if you have questions.
Everyone is invited to join author, Julie Klassen at LaCrescent Public Library on Saturday February 20th to discuss her book The Secret of Pembrooke Park, the 2015 Minnesota Book Award winner for Genre Fiction.
The event begins at 2:00 pm at the library, 321 Main Street, LaCrescent and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
A review of the book from The Minneapolis Star Tribune says, “An abandoned estate with a secret, anonymous letters warning of danger and a handsome vicar next door make Julie Klassen’s novel a deliciously fun read. “
Ms. Klassen worked in publishing for sixteen years (first in advertising, then as a fiction editor) and now writes full time. The Secret of Pembrooke Park won the Minnesota Book Award. Three of her books, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall, The Girl in the Gatehouse, and The Silent Governess have won the Christy Award for Historical Romance. The Maid of Fairbourne Hall and The Girl in the Gatehouse also won a Midwest Book Award and The Silent Governess was a finalist in Romance Writers of America’s RITA awards.
Ms. Klassen graduated from the University of Illinois and enjoys travel, research, BBC period dramas, long hikes, short naps, and coffee with her friends. She and her husband have two sons and live near St. Paul, Minnesota.
Due to the severity of the winter storm, we will be closed for the remainder of the day. Stay safe out there!