Tuesday, February 13

Happy Valentine's Day

Check-out the numbers about LOVE and Valentine's Day...
25.7 pounds - Per capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2005.
34 - Number of single men (i.e., never married, widowed or divorced) age 65 or older for every 100 single women of the same ages.
2.2 million - The number of marriages that take place in the United States annually. That breaks down to more than 6,000 a day.
Find more information just like this at the U.S. Census Bureau.

And, from the Librarian's Internet Index...
History of Valentine's Day
Making Valentines - shows the evolution of the Valentine's Day card
Valentine's Day: Love and Romance throught the Ages
Simple Pop-up Cards to Make
I Love You in Many Languages
Lace Paper Valentines
Everything Valentines

And, remember YOUR heart...
American Heart Association
Prevent Heart Disease from MedlinePLUS
Heart Health from WebMD
All about the Heart from Kids Health

Happy Valentine's Day from CMRLS!

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