Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Full of words or wordless, colorful or black and white, picture books often include a variety of themes so there is something for every child. Picture books may typically be designed for children in preschool through third grade, but they can be entertaining for all ages. Some of the most well-...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
In the midst of World War II, Marvel Comics debuted its most enduring character, Captain America. In March of 1941, Captain America Comics was published and the character, shown striking Adolf Hitler on the issue's cover, leapt into popular culture. The issue would go on to sell more than one...
Friday, April 29, 2016
"Bee" kind to bees, bugs, butterflies, and birds in your garden! Attracting bugs might not be on the top of your priority list when planting your garden. But attracting the "right" bugs is a natural way to control those bad bugs that are eating away your plants! Bees, butterflies, and birds are...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
In 2002, the first Money Smart Week was held as part of a coordinated effort between Chicago-area organizations interested in promoting financial management. The concept has grown far beyond the Windy City as individual events now take place in over 50 states. Your library card gives you access to...
Monday, April 25, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) publisher Joseph Pulitzer, and is administered by Columbia University in New York City. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. Check out some of these selections of 2016 Pulitzer Prize...