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February is Black History Month

African American History Month,an event that grew out of  “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. The original date was set to coinicide with the birthdays of  Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. To finish reading on this historical topic go to  https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month.

 

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drseussbirthday

March 2, 2021

Do you know what Dr. Seuss's real name is? It is Theodor Seuss Geisel. Here's a link to a museum honoring Dr. Seuss in his hometown of Springfield, Massachutes. His birthday is a nationwide event to encourage reading. Let's travel to Suessville for fun games, shows and many more activities https://www.seussville.com

 


Have you put books on HOLD? We havd added more time for you to come pick your books up. They now stay on Hold for 7 days !!
That's right you now have 4 more days to pick your book up at the Altus and Hollis libraries.

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Altus - 421 North Hudson

580 477-2890

Mon, Fri, Sat: 10 am to 6 pm
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580 688-2744

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Saturday: 9 am to 1 pm

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February 2021 Calendar

Jan 27, 2021

Why was February chosen to celebrate Black History? Follow the link to find out how it was chosen https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/black-history-month/how-february-was-designated-black-history-month/2301310/Let’s see if the famous Punxsutawney Phil will predict six more weeks of winter on February 2. Do you know how this tradition started? https://www.groundhog.org/legend-and-loreThe Altus Public Library will be closed on…

MLK Day Service Project

Jan 15, 2021

Teena Darden a “Volunteer in Service to America” (VISTA) Member assists the Southern Prairie Library System in displaying various books for Martin Luther King Day. Books and activity sheets displayed are for the young, teens and adults. It is not too late to pick one out for this long weekend…

January Virtual Storytime

Jan 8, 2021

January 13th – The books for today are The Snowy Day and Froggy Gets Dressed. Then a sing along with the song “Put your mittens on” followed by decorating your craft mittens January 20th – Senora Rivera will be doing a Bilingual Story time with Ms. Bailee. They will be…

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