What is the difference between residing in a suburb and living in an urban area? How does a rural setting differ from either of these? If you are a 3rd grade student, you might find yourself being asked these very questions in school! On my 51st birthday, I was privileged to be a 3rd grader again for an entire, glorious morning. Ahhh, the carefree days of being a nine or ten-year-old! They were bright-eyed, receptive, and so eager to learn. Some were hearing about these topics for the very first time.
Our new title for the enrichment program, previously called Discovery Club, reflects our library’s support and dedication to learning. MCPL, as an establishment, has made much progress in providing different resources to home-schooled families.
After finishing the third installment of Hunger Games (Mockingjay) over the summer, I thought that it would be years before I found another teen series so thought provoking and compulsively readable. I am so very happy that I was wrong and that after just a few months I have found a new series to cling to. Divergent by Veronica Roth is something for your mind to feed on.
"When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton." - The opening lines of The Fellowship of the Ring
A very happy birthday to Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, both being born on September 22 (Bilbo in 2890 of the Third Age and Frodo in 2968)! Our fellow hobbit friends are certainly celebrating well today in the Shire with feasting, dancing, merriment, and fireworks. As we all know, hobbits know how to party!
I find history to be so fascinating when you can hear about it from someone who lived through it. My favorite part about the Band of Brothers mini-series is the interviews at the beginning of each episode.