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December 5th is the Birth Anniversary of Walt Disney!

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois.   He was an animator, filmmaker, and created the Walt Disney parks.  We have a biography of him in our juvenile collection Walt Disney: Creator of Magical Worlds by Charnan Simon.  Stop by the branch and look at the book!

 

 

 

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November is American Diabetes Month.

November is American Diabetes Month.  During the month, the American Diabetes Association has programs to help communicate the seriousness of the disease.  If you would like to learn more about the disease, visit the website at www.diabetes.org

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National Business Women's Week

The week of October 19th - October 25th is National Business Women's Week.  Beginning in 1928, the week celebrates the contributions America's working women to society, the economy, and the family.  It is held annually the third Monday of October with nationwide special activities.  For more information, go to Business and Professional Women/USA,  www.bpwusa.org.  

If you are interested in starting your own business, ask a member of the Jacinto City Branch Library Staff about our Business Collection.  We have books on starting your own business, as well as books to help you with running your business, such as hiring staff and accounting books.  We'll be happy to help you find the books in this collection and put holds on titles you don't see on our shelves.

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New Book Stand

Have you checked out our new book stand lately?  We've received some new titles this week!  If you like Science Fiction or Fantasy, we have the The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction 60th Anniversary Anthology.  We also the Large Print editon of Emily Giffin's Love the One You're With.  Some of the other titles we received this week are William Bernhardt's Capitol Offense and Betsy Tobin's Ice Land.  So stop by and take a look at the new book stand and see what we have!

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141st Publication Anniversary of "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

Wednesday, September 30th, is the 141st publication anniversary of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.  The book was originally published on September 30, 1868 and is about the four March sisters: Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy.  It was an immediate success and Ms. Alcott later wrote and second part to the story, Little Men.  The book is still popular today and has been made into films and plays.  Ask the Jacinto City Branch Library Staff about checking out a copy of this great classic!

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