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7/31/2015

This Month In History

August
·        August 1 – The Warsaw Uprising begins as the Polish Home Army, numbering about 40,000 Polish patriots, began shooting at German troops in the streets. (1944)*
·        August 1 – Anne Frank pens her last entry into her diary. (1944)**
·        August 2 – The Iraqi army invades Kuwait amid claims that Kuwait threatened Iraq's economic existence triggering Operation Desert Storm. (1990)**
·        August 15 – Woodstock, the three-day concert that drew a crowd of more than 300,000 young people, came to symbolize the counter-culture movement of the 1960's. (1969)**
·        August 16 – Gold is discovered in Rabbit Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River in Alaska, resulting in the Great Klondike Gold Rush. (1896)**
·        August 24 – The infamous Mount Vesuvius eruption buries the city of Pompeii.  (79)*
·        August 26 – One of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions in recorded history occurs on the Indonesian island of Krakatoa. (1883)**
·        August 31 Britain's Princess Diana dies at age 36 from massive internal injuries suffered in a high-speed car crash, reportedly after being pursued by photographers. (1997)**

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7/29/2015

Super Summer Family Fun

Celebrating American Imagination and Industry!

Click on the above link to see Factory Tours offered in Ohio.

Factory Tours

Factory Tours USA

While researching this post I was surprised
by the many Google searches I made.
Try a virtual factory tour from home.
Example: Enter Bikes Factory Tours in the Google search bar 
and limit the search to videos to be amazed!

Autotmobiles
Bikes
Boats
Candy
Crayons
Gum
Handbags
Musical Instruments
Ramen noodles
Shoes
Snacks  
Toys
Trains

7/28/2015

PICTURE YOURSELF READING


Sue '18 is 
thinking about 
fantasy reading 
before she 
returns to campus!


What did 
YOU read?

7/24/2015

Know More ~

When America's Librarians Went To War

Looking back at the nationwide support for American troops in the two world wars, we see Americans of all stripes making patriotic contributions and sacrifices — including farmers, factory workers and librarians. Wait. What? How did librarians fit in to national security in the 20th century? In an array of ways, says Cara Bertram, an archivist for the American Library Association. Libraries were established at hospitals and military bases."

7/20/2015

PICTURE YOURSELF READIING

This Summer Reading Choice 
looks a little "Iffy"
for London '18.
Maybe Serena '18 will give
us a review!




7/18/2015

LIBRARY SUMMER HOURS TO BEGIN



Sunday

Monday

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July 21-23
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July 26-30
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Aug. 2-6
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7/07/2015

PICTURE YOURSELF READING

Bianca '15 can't contain her enthusiasm for  
Summer Reading.
There are just too many choices!