Celebrate Diversity

Here in the Children’s Room we like to celebrate the diversity found in our city. We currently have books on display about Martin Luther King Day and in the near future we will have a Black History Month display. There is a Multicultural section in our Parent/Teacher corner. We have a Language section where you can find books to read in various languages as well as items to help you learn other languages. There is also a section where you can find books in Braille as well as books about sign language. In row 2 look for the books at j305.8 that provide information about Americans of various nationalities or the books at j394.26 that provide information about holidays around the world. In row 4 look for books at j641.59 that provide information about cooking the foods of different cultures.

Chinese New Year begins on January 23rd this year. It will be the year of the dragon. It will be the year 4710 according to the Chinese calendar. To learn more click here.

Children are invited to make a simple Chinese dragon during our drop-in craft from 10:30am-11:15am on Saturday, January 21st. Also, check out our selection of books on Chinese New Year.

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