What else is celebrated in May?

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

Weekly Celebrations:

  • 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
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SOME BIZARRE AND UNIQUE HOLIDAYS FOR THE LAST WEEK OF APRIL

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

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK, APRIL 12-18

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

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KNITTING CLUB MOVING TO A NEW DAY AND TIME!

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!hat tree

Refreshments are provided.

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Dr. Seuss Pajama Night @ the Library

Monday, March 2, 2015 – 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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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.

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Presidents Day

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.

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Closed for Martin Luther King Day

LaCrescent Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.MLK Day

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Holiday Hours:

LaCrescent Public Library will be closing at 2:00 on Wednesday December 31st.  We will also be closed on Thursday January 1st.

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Friends of the Library Cookie Walk

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.

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Please cast your vote for the libraries tree!

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.

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