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-lore
The Altus Public Library will be closed on February 15, 2021 in observance of President’s Day.
Valentine’s craft will be available the week of February 8-13.
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 of celebrating Martin Luther King.
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 reading books on Yoga.
January 27th – Stories will be about bears! Our first book Can Bears Ski? and then “Polar Bear in the Snow”. Now lets make a polar bear with cotton balls.
There will be grab-n-go crafts available every week while supplies last. Limit 2 per family.
The Altus and Hollis Public Libraries of the Southern Prairie Library System will be closed on November 11, 2020 to honor or military active and retired. Without them we would not have the freedoms we take for granite every day. Here’s a link to the History of Veteran’s Day.
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What is DDoS?
DDoS stands for distributed denial of service attack. You’ve probably heard of DDoS and know that it can take down your network, but do you know how a DDoS attack works.
Watch our #HowtheInternetWorks video on DDoS.
Christopher Columbus was a navigator who explored the Americas under the flag of Spain. Some people think of him as the “discoverer” of America, but this is not strictly true. His voyages across the Atlantic paved the way for European colonization and exploitation of the Americas. (Information shared from Encyclopedia Britannica)
The events listed in this post can also be found on the Event Calendar of the library’s webpage.
We will have Take & Make bags for the STEM Saturdays available at the library.
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