March is National Credit Education Month! This means that there is no better time to learn a bit about your credit score. While credit scores can be confusing, improving your score (or maintaining a good one) doesn’t have to be. Good credit has a large impact on your future financial state, as a higher score can allow for better interest rates on mortgages, cars, and credit cards. By using the resources and tips below, you will learn how to build and improve your credit.
It’s not hard to find interesting or useful facts when you crack open a book in the library. Let’s see what fun facts Megan M. found when she browsed through the reference related materials. Continue reading
January is National Hobby Month, and there has never been an easier time to pick up a new skill to enjoy. Thanks to a wide range of digital tools and online communities, learning a hobby is more accessible than in the past. Consider choosing a hobby that helps you remain true to your New Year resolutions. If you are able to take up something you enjoy, those lofty aspirations may be easier to keep. If your focus was on health and fitness, consider taking up Zumba or jogging. Perhaps you want to stress less: yoga or knitting could be the hobby for you. Did you promise to keep a better hold of your finances? Try a money saving hobby such as cooking, reading, or gardening. Continue reading
The National Book Awards is a prestigious event celebrating noteworthy titles published within the past year. This award is sponsored by the National Book Foundation, an organization that strives to promote and celebrate literature in America. In each of the five categories, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature, one winner is picked by a panel of judges. This November marks the 69th year of the National Book Awards, and the ceremony (which is available for public viewing here) was hosted by Nick Offerman.
World Heart Day is a yearly global initiative to prevent and control cardiovascular disease (CVD). Continue reading