With the Holidays coming up, remember that December is designated ” National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month” and be safe. Come check out some of our books concerning the topic.
Reminder: we will be closed from Dec. 24th to Jan. 3rd.
November is well known for the celebration of Veterans Day but it is also the anniversary of two special statues that were added to the VietNam Veterans Memorial. The Three Servicemen was added on On November 9, 1984 then on November 11, 1993 the Women’s Memorial was added to honor the 11,500 women who served during the war. Come join us and learn more about this turbulent time in our country’s history through our library collection.
Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month
To promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters, the ASPCA sponsors this important observance. “Make Pet Adoption Your First Option” – a message in an effort to end the euthanasia of all adoptable animals. Come check out our library’s various collections on Dogs and their care and possibly make a new friend as well.
U.S. Constitution’s Anniversary
September 17, 1787
This year, our country celebrates the 223rd anniversary of the signing of our government’s Constitution into law. At the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, PA, delegates from 12 states voted unanimously to approve the proposed document. Come visit the Todd Library and check out some of our collection on the history and amendments of this great document.
August 6, 1890
The age old controversy over Capital Punishment is again brought to light with the first execution by electrocution used to carry out the Death Penalty. This happened at the Auburn Prison, Auburn, NY. If looking for information for a research paper or “to take a stand”, come in and check out our collection concerning the Pros and Cons over this major and universal issue.