Celebrate July with National Grilling Month!

Grilling From The Tablegrill - Free photo on Pixabay

Summer time usually means hanging out for barbecues, swimming by the pool, and overall enjoying time together. This summer looks a little different due to the pandemic but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy grilling some amazing meals! You can grill just about anything from meat to fruit to desserts. You can even make a special seasoning or homemade barbecue sauce to add that perfect touch of spices to your meal. Continue reading

Did You Know? Summer 2020

 

The Freeman/Lozier Library is always changing to keep up with the latest trends and services to offer you our best.  Our More Than Books newsletter has a “Did You Know” section that keeps you informed about the changes that have taken place in the library.  Here is the latest news from that newsletter:

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National Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 3 is “Stay out of the Sun Day”.  National Stay out of the Sun Day is not a day for those who want a tan and love the sun beaming down on them. It is a day for those who want to stay out of the heat and the damage the sun does to our skin. It may have originated as a reminder to people of the link between skin cancer and the sun. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. And it doesn’t take a lifetime of sunburns and summers to occur. Skin cancer is the second most common form of cancer for adolescents and young adults (ages 15-29).

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The Importance of Independence Day by the Numbers

Many Americans celebrate Independence Day by enjoying several activities such as: lighting or watching fireworks, having barbeques or picnics, going to baseball games, and gathering with family and friends to enjoy the day.  Some may think it is all about the fireworks and food while others take time to have a parade and may even dress in clothing from the 1700’s to remember and celebrate one of the most important events in American history, our political separation from the government of England.  Continue reading

Happy Birthday to You!

The “Happy Birthday Song”, or “Happy Birthday to You”, is easily one of the most recognizable English songs. The song has been translated into at least 18 different languages, and it’s sung on birthdays around the globe. However, you might have noticed it not appearing in movies, TV shows, or even sampled in other songs until somewhat recently. To truly understand why, you need to know a little more about its past.

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The Candy Month Can!

Candy, Bar, Sweet, Sugar, Tasty, Temptation

June is Candy Month and what better way to celebrate than learning or expanding upon ones craft of candy making? Candy making is easy and really fun to do but where to start? Recipes galore exist on candy recipes and it’s always hard to narrow it down. Not to mention allergies, other health issues, and personal preferences always impact decision making. However, I’ll let you in on a secret – the best part is you can make recipes to suit your own needs. Find copycat recipes for your favorite recipes, that’s the best place to start. That’s how I found all of these handy and easy recipes. Having keto options for fan favorites like chocolate orange truffles or the ability to have peanut free nougat bars is amazing.

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LibGuide on Hot Topics: Gender

The Library’s “Hot Topics” series continues to grow with the addition of its third LibGuide, which covers the topic of “Gender.” This LibGuide features a wide selection of resources that cover the intricacies of gender.

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