April 22 is Earth Day! For more information about Earth Day and how you can help to keep our Earth green, visit the Earth Day Network website.
Yes, today, March 14, is a celebration of all things Pi. I’m not writing about the kind of pie you eat, no sir. I’m talking about mathematical Pi. You know the one. It never ends: 3.141592… Anyway, because March 14 looks like 3.14 when you write it out, Pi day is…, today! In celebration of […]
It’s Valentine’s Day – do you know how this holiday started? Find out here: http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day For many, Valentine’s Day = Chocolate. Interested in learning more about chocolate and how it’s made? Check out this link: http://exhibits.mannlib.cornell.edu/chocolate/
Photo from Wikimedia. Credit: Photohound Today starts the Year of the Rabbit according to the Spring Festival, or as it is more often referred to, the Chinese New Year. If you want to learn more about this celebration we have many resources to recommend. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture, edited by Edward L. Davis, […]
Picture taken by: Reinhard Kraasch Find out if Punxsutawney Phil (the world’s most famous groundhog) saw his shadow today: http://groundhog.org/ Learn more about groundhogs: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/groundhog/ Looking for more local information? Read about Jabari, the hedgehog, who lives at the Portland zoo: http://www.oregonzoo.org/Newsroom/2011releases/HedgehogDay11.pdf
For information about Veterans Day and its history, please visit this site. For Veterans Day events in Washington, please visit this site. For Veterans Day events in Oregon, please visit this site. The Cannell Library will be CLOSED Thursday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day.
Library resources on the life of George Washington, the first U.S. President: – books in the Cannell Library – article in the Encyclopedia Britannica – article in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences – websites recommended by the Library of Congress
The Cannell Library will be CLOSED on Sunday & Monday, February 14 & 15. We will be OPEN on Saturday, February 13 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cannell Library will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on Nov 11th. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, November 12th.
The library will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The library will reopen on July 5th at 8:00 am.