Much of my childhood summers were spent at beaches in southern Maryland. The family frequently visited Sandy Point but our two family favorites were Long View and Columbia Beach in St. Mary's County.One Sunday morning in January, I saw my mother placing picnic baskets on the kitchen table. When I asked her what she was doing, she answered, "We're going to the beach."
It's been months and maybe even years since you have had a full time "permanent" job and you're beginning to feel that the job you're seeking no longer exists. You've attended every job fair, searched the Internet for openings in your field and applied for countless jobs without getting an interview.
Eat Your Vegetables, a new book by Joe Yonan, a Washington Post food columnist, has recipes designed for one. His easily expandable and flexible recipes preach his wisdom that they offer "guidelines" not directives.
Research continues to reinforce what librarians and teachers have long known: keeping children reading throughout the summer is key to maintaining students' literacy skills while encouraging a lifetime love of books. That is what our summer reading program Dig Into Reading -- for children 6 to 12 years,
Come and celebrate Superman Day and the release of the your favorite superhero's new movie Man of Steel on June 15 from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.There will be fun activities with prizes and gifts for all ages. Library books featuring the Man of Steel will be available for checkout.
Join the Children's Librarian for Easter fun on Saturday March 30, 2013 at 10:30This Family Program will have has something for everyone -- geeks, freaks, the sleek and meek.Put on your sneaks and come out to see the peeps.There will be treats and sweets with beats…oh yes, and an Easter Egg Hunt too!Enjoy the egg hunt, Peter Rabbit’s Blackberry Game, Bowling Bunnies, music and of course read aloud stories, craft and something to sweeten up your basket.Hop on over ... as always, remember your library card to continue the fun at home.