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Special Days in April

It's April, and as the area warms back up, there are plenty of things to do. Are you ready to celebrate spring?

It's Math Awareness Month. Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! Discover something amazing about math today at the library.

It's National Poetry Month. Learn to write poetry with childrens' authors Jean Marzollo, Jack Prelutsky and Karla Kuskin at Scholastic.com or check out the interactive Poetry Idea Engine and create your own works of art.

April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month. Visit the ...

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Special Days in April

April is

National Poetry Month. Learn how to make your own I SPY riddles with author Jean Marzolo. Read poems told from the point of view of pieces of clothing in Alice Schertle's Button Up!

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What are the Ides of March?

You might have heard this strange phrase before, especially if it has to do with bad luck or something spooky, but what does it mean?

It dates back to the time of the Roman Empire, and to the emperor Julius Caesar.

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Capture your shadow

The groundhog isn't the only one casting a shadow in February, and with all the nice weather we keep having, this may be a good time to play around with your shadow a bit.

What you'll need is a place to draw with chalk, like a driveway, or a park sidewalk, some chalk, a friend, and a good sunny day.

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