Wednesday, February 28

Election Information

Do you know all you would like to know about the Presidential candidates? State politics? Do you feel like you could make an informed decision today? Follow these links to information regarding parties, candidates, legislation, and more.

Internet Public Library - election information links
The Presidential Field by the Washington Post
Election Guide - world-wide information
Magnolia Report - Mississippi politics

Thursday, February 22

Once Upon a Time Day

Saturday, February 24, is Once Upon a Time Day! Celebrate this day, commemorating The Brothers Grimm (Jacob and Wilhelm) and their stories, by checking out the many books and videos/DVDs available @ your library. Whether it is a true rendition of one of the Grimm fables or a modern version showcasing Barbie as the princess, your bound to have lots of fun family time.

Homeschoolers Circle

Do you homeschool in the Scott County area? Visit the Morton Public Library for Homeschoolers Circle! Programs scheduled are Science is Fun - Feb. 27 & Mar. 27; Newspapers in Education - Mar. 6; and Let's Make a Kite on Mar. 19. These programs start at 10:30 a.m. and are packed with fun. For more information, call Morton Public Library at 732-6288.

Tuesday, February 13

Libraries Closed

will close
Monday, February 19
President's Day

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!