March 17, 2021 is the day we can all be Irish and enjoy many festivities. Immigrants from Ireland brought us this day of celebration. Many places serve traditional Irish foods such as cornbeef and cabbage. The most common symbol for this day is the 3 leaf shamrock. Why only 3 leaves let’s find out!!
Did you Know? If your household income was less than $72,000 last year, you can file online for free thanks to the IRS VITA/TCE program.
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries offers access to state and federal tax forms and free e-file service for both state and federal filings.
Due to the pandemic, your family may also qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for the first time. Click this link and find out more! https://libraries.ok.gov/taxes
Shortgrass Arts Institutes invites you to their first class since COVID-19.
Join us on March 15th – 18th for Painting with Acrylics.
Be sure to register as seating is limited.
All COVID-19 Precautions will be observed.
Use Social Distancing and masks will be worn during the class.
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 seussville.com
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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.