May is remembered for Memorial Day but what else special about May? Here is a list of events that may have missed your calendar.
- Date Your Mate Month
- Foster Care Month
- National Barbecue Month
- National Bike Month
- National Blood Pressure Month
- National Hamburger Month
- National Photograph Month
- National Recommitment Month
- National Salad Month
- Older Americans Month
- Nurse’s Week – first week of month
- Wildflower Week – week two
- National Bike Week – third week
- National Police Week – third week of month
- Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of month
Ready to celebrate something…anything? Well here are some holidays that you may not be aware of!
27 Babe Ruth Day
27 National Prime Rib Day
27 Tell a Story Day
28 International Astronomy Day
28 Great Poetry Reading Day
28 Kiss Your Mate Day – guys, do not forget this one. Kiss her, then read her some poetry.
29 Greenery Day
29 National Shrimp Scampi Day
30 Hairstyle Appreciation Day
30 National Honesty Day
Today’s libraries are the gateway to a world of possibilities. No matter what you’re looking for, whether it’s e-books, job-seeking opportunities and resources or innovative programming and 24/7 homework help for your kids – the LaCrescent Public Library has just what your need. Unlimited possibilities @ your library. Celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18.
A message from the American Library Association’s Campaign for America’s Libraries and LaCrescent Public Library
Have you been interested in joining the libraries knitting/crochet club but did not like the thought of an evening time? Knitting club will now be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Saturday at 10am. Come and join the fun and fellowship. You can either help with one of the donation projects or bring your own project. Newbies welcome!
Refreshments are provided.
Monday, March 2, 2015 – 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Back by popular demand – Dr. Seuss Pajama night at the library!! What? Wear pajama’s to the library? Yes!
Get involved! The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Come and listen to Mr. Petersilie read Dr. Seuss stories. Enjoy snacks like green eggs and ham! Every child will receive a “swag” bag for attending.
The library will be closed on Monday, February 16th for Presidents Day. Read & Discuss book club will meet as normal on Monday at 10:00 am. R&D’s current book for discussion is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
LaCrescent Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
LaCrescent Public Library will be closing at 2:00 on Wednesday December 31st. We will also be closed on Thursday January 1st.
Too busy to bake? The Friends of the Library are having their annual Cookie Walk on Friday, December 12th from 4:00pm to 6:30pm at the Community Bldg.
Festival of Trees at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center
Starting November 28th and running through December 24th, Bauer’s Market will have The LaCrescent Festival of Trees in their south building. Look of our Foodshelf tree and many other organizations. This fundraising event will be in the form of voting –with dollars. Each vote is $1.00 and a person may vote as many times as they would like. The tree with the most votes is the winner! But every organization wins; each organization with a decorated tree will be awarded all the monies they have accumulated in votes throughout the contest.