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Special Days in February

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Groundhog Day Feb. 2, 2012

Valentine's Day Feb 14, 2012

Presidents Day Feb. 20, 2012

Mardi Gras Feb. 21, 2012

February is Black History Month

Birthdays in February

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder author of the Little House on the Prairie series, was born Feb. 7, 1867
  • Jane Yolen, author of How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read, and Fairy Tale Dinners was born Feb. 11, 1939
  • Judy Blume author of Freckle Juice, Superfudge, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and more was born Feb. 12, 1938
  • Norman Bridwell author of Clifford the Big Red Dog series grew up in Kokomo, Ind. and was born Feb. 15, 1928
  • Joan Lowery Nixon, four time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Juvenile Mysteries, was born Feb. 3, 1927. Learn about writing mysteries.