January 2021 Newsletter
Director's Corner Welcome 2021! Hopefully, this year won’t be as traumatic as 2020. But however it rolls, we all now know to keep a stock of toilet paper on hand – and lots of good books to read! The library, as always, has lots of new books of all types. Stop by and check out something to read (or watch)!
Did You Know?
January is National Braille Literacy month in honor of Louis Braille’s Birthday.
January 27 is National Library Shelfie Day. Come take a picture of your favorite Library Shelf or send us a picture of your home library shelf!
We are 40% of the way to our goal of 500 paper cranes for a special Paper Peace Display! Thank you to those who have participated so far. Ask a librarian how you can help us meet our goal.
Remember When? (A look back at important events in literary history—author birthdays, book/character debuts, and dates in books)
1/4/1965 Death of poet T.S. Elliot
1/7/1934 The first Flash Gordon comic appears in newspapers
1/14/1898 Birth of Lewis Carroll
1/22/1953 Premiere of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
1/29/1845 The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe is published
What’s New at KPL? Collection:
KPL has added several great new children’s non-fiction series and quite a few adult fiction titles to the collection in December!