December 2020 Newsletter
Director's Corner As 2020 draws to a close (finally!), I just want to say how grateful I am to work in a community which is so supportive of the library. I have missed seeing everyone this year and am looking forward to a time when we can once again offer programs here at the library. May you all have a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year.
Did You Know?
December is Read a New Book Month
Jolabokaflod (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot, meaning “The Christmas Book Flood”) is a Christmas Eve tradition in Iceland. After each opening a new book on Christmas Eve, families spend the rest of the evening reading.
December 7 is Letter Writing Day. Break out the stationery and reconnect with your pen pals.
We are still collecting origami paper cranes for our Paper Peace Project. If you would like to help, stop by the library for origami paper and instructions (or click here and use your own paper). Thank you to those who have helped so far.
What’s New at KPL? Collection:
There were more than 80 New Items Obtained in November 2020!
Book Club meets via Zoom on 12/10 at 6 PM to discuss The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.
Virtual Children’s Hour with Mrs. Katie will be available on Facebook on December 8. As usual, Children’s Hour will not be held for the remainder of December and January but will resume in February.
Staff Storytime Staff (and friends) will be reading Holiday themed stories on Facebook throughout the month. Check the calendar for details.
Friends of the Library Update
Remember When? (A look back at important events in literary history—author birthdays, book/character debuts, and dates in books)
12/4/1881 first edition of Los Angeles Times published