Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson’s Literary Gift

During his lifetime, Thomas Jefferson had one of the finest libraries in America, and he intended that his collection should benefit the nation. All through…
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Allergies Aside, Library Cats Rule

In dozens of public libraries across the nation, felines have taken up residence. There’s Browser in White Settlement Public Library, Texas, Pages in Valley Center…
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A Brief History of Lincoln Logs

A century ago, John Lloyd Wright, the second son of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, came up with the concept for what would become the classic…
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The Tradition of Protecting the Sick and Wounded

The American Red Cross has been one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations since 1881, and it was established in this country by the one…
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