From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, there are all sorts of opportunities to get together with friends and say hello. Part of the holiday tradition is sending greeting cards. A century ago, it was common to send Christmas and New Year's postcards. Postage for them at that time was just a penny.
The latest movie adaptation of the Harry Potter series is released this week. Diehard HP fans can be the first to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One this Thursday night at the midnight showing.
Storytime will be canceled during the week of November 22nd as we take this time to give thanks with our families and friends. Our normal storytime schedule will resume Tuesday November 30th! We promise to plan some special storytimes for our return in December!
I would say "the holidays are slowly creeping up on us", but I’d be wrong. It seems that this year has flown by, and once again, some of us are rushing to finish those to-do lists before Thanksgiving and Christmas. Whether you’re running errands, finishing your lists, or enjoying the company of friends and family, you should grab a little music to help set the mood. The library has a wide selection of music: from country, pop and rock, to orchestral, holiday classics, and every genre in between.
What is an elderly, wealthy, childless, respected member of the 1st Presbyterian Church, proper southern lady suppose to do when her deceased husband’s illegitimate son and his mother show up on her doorstop? Why, take them in and make them part of her family, what else! Besides the shock, the small town gossip, and the unrelenting questions of her friends, makes Miss Julia Springer all the more determined to make this situation work and have the family she never had.