March may be nearly over, but it's still National Nutrition Month. The theme "Eat Right with Color" encourages consumers to remember to include a colorful variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and dairy on their plates every day.
I have been using FindaGrave.com for about a year now, and I think it is fantastic. What is FindaGrave? I usually describe it as Facebook for dead people. It is a free website where you can find burial information on your ancestors. I searched just casually for a while and found quite a few family members. Then, since I didn’t find them all, I created a free account and created pages for the rest of my ancestors.
Calling all preschoolers and parents! Join the fun and make new friends at our Storytime created just for you! You will experience wonderful stories, do some dancing, sing exciting songs, and lots more. Relax with your preschool pals while enjoying a short video, and let your creative juices flow when you make your very own craft to take home. Storytime has a history of being a bonding experience for caregivers, as well! Come for the fun on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00am.
This Saturday, March 26th marks the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Tennessee Williams. Williams is widely recognized as perhaps our greatest American playwright. Though he was born in Mississippi, he has ties to Missouri; he lived in St.
It's not the 21st century, it's the 19th. It's 1863 to be exact, and you and other rural families of Jackson, Cass and Bates counties and part of Vernon are forced by the issue of Order Number 11 to "remove from their present places of residence within fifteen days"... Imagine the hardship of uprooting your family and abandoning everything you have worked hard for and accomplished.
It's Spring - time for the rain to wash away the old and the new to grow in. It's also a perfect time for you to try something new and exciting!
For me, that meant an impulse buy on a Nintendo DS and a Pokémon game to play on it. Even though I haven't owned my own game system since my SNES when I was a child, I figured- hey, it's a new year, new season, time to try something new!
You may be aware that the Blue Ridge Branch closed on March 6 for two weeks of renovation.
Blue Ridge has been recarpeted, painted, and a beautiful new desk has been installed. Most of the branch collections such as nonfiction, audiobooks, and children's materials are in new places, as are the public internet computers.