Each year from September 15th - October 15th, Americans celebrate Hispanic Cultural Heritage by recognizing the contributions of people from Spain, Mexico and other Latin American countries to the United States.
This past Saturday, the library’s Book Cart Drill Team took part in the Fall Fun Fest Parade. I was so happy to see so many of our library customers taking part in this event and cheering for us. As employees, we know how important the library and its services are to our community, and we strive every day to create a positive impact on those we serve.
Colbern Road has unbelievable upcoming programs as part of our Homeschoolers @ The Library series. Every month, kids can experience a new topic first-hand. These programs supplement a homeschool curriculum, with a focus to Missouri’s Show-Me Standards subject areas. However, they are open to both homeschoolers and traditionally educated children, ages 5-12.
Ever imagined your favorite authors typing away in their lofty condos (Danielle Steele) or dark, grungy basement apartments (Stephen King) somewhere in New York or Los Angeles? They’ve got to live in one of those big cities, right? That’s some kind of requirement for getting published these days, isn’t it? You might be surprised.
Yes, many of them do live in New York, (almost all of the big publishers are there), but here are a few I sleuthed out who’ve broken from the pack:
We’re well on our way into the school year. Who can believe that it’s half-way through September? Not me! But here at Parkville, we feel like we're missing out on the wonderfulness that is a new school year, and so we’ve been reminiscing about our old school days.
Young Horror Fans Won't Let "Dust" Slip Through Their Fingers
Take a score of missing children, a smooth-talking malevolent stranger, a town full of hypnotized adults, a boy who can feel the evil brewing, and you've got Dust, a horror story most middle schoolers won't be able to put down.
Maybe you're planning a trip, or studying for a class. Maybe you're trying to connect with distant relatives, or just curious. Whatever the reason, if you're looking for more information on languages, the library is here to help.