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Celebration of the Month Library Exhibits: Home
Celebrate monthly events with these commemorative library exhibits!
The Palo Alto College Library presents exhibits throughout the academic year in line with the national observances. At this time and until the library fully reopens, exhibits will be virtual. Each tab in this guide is dedicated to an individual national observance. Along with the exhibit, we have included additional library materials to help patrons increase their understanding and appreciation of the monthly celebration.
The Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, and other celebrations matter to Americans and reflect the state of American local and national politics. Commemorations of...
A Book of Days in American History by Larry Shapiro
Call Number: E174.5 .S53 1987
Publication Date: 1987-08-01
This is a collection of significant or interesting events from American history, arranged by the day of the month. Illustrated with paintings, old photographs, political cartoons, and eyewitness drawings of the events, the volume contains both familiar and unusual facts. ISBN 0-684-18894-5
A year's worth of ideas and activities at your fingertips Since its debut four years ago, The Teacher's Calendar has become a fixture in classrooms and school libraries across the country, thanks to its fresh ideas and limitless teaching opportunities. Covering events from August 1, 2003, through July 31, 2004, this unique reference helps educators in grades K-8 enhance their lesson plans in ways they never thought of before. Teachers will find a wealth of innovative ideas for lessons, bulletin boards, and school calendars on every page. The more than 4,800 entries include such topics as children's events, toy introduction anniversaries, teachers' conferences, and much, much more. Info-packed sidebars highlight specific dates and provide curriculum ideas and lists of appropriate books and websites. New additions to The Teacher's Calendar include: All new "Curriculum Connections"--with more hands-on projects Information on the Lewis and Clark Expedition bicentennial and invention of powered flight centennial events Contact information for governors and senators for all 50 states With its extensive listings and seemingly inexhaustible treasure of classroom ideas, The Teacher's Calendar will take the guesswork out of lesson planning and put back fun and creativity into the classroom.