January is National Hobby Month, which makes perfect sense
-- what better time than the New Year to try out a new hobby?Visiting the library is a great way to learn
about potential new activities.Whether
you’re an experienced crafter or a novice, there is something for every type of
This week-long celebration was created by cultural activist Maulana Karenga and others during the 1960s.It is an African American holiday that takes place the seven days after Christmas.It “serves as an affirmation of positive ethnic values and identity during a traditionally European, gift-oriented holiday season.”
In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson created National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan revised the celebration to cover a 30-day period from September 15 to October 15.