Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month. Visit the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)  and learn about its "Go Orange" campaign
Word of the month: neologist, someone who makes up new words. Make up a new word today.
Easter falls on April 8, 2012. Visit the Easter site at Kaboose.com  for family craft, recipe and activity ideas.
National Library Week is April 8-14. The theme this year is You * Belong @ Your Library. Stop in and let us show you why!
JCPL celebrates Screen Free Week  (Formerly Turn Off Your TV Week) April 15-21. Read online the poem Jimmy Jet  by Shel Silverstein. Spend a week without TV and computers and see what you and your family can do together!
Earth Day  is April 22! See what you can do to help! Visit the library's booth at the annual Earth Day program on Saturday, April 21 at Brookside Park in Rensselaer.
April 26 is Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day . If you don't already know, find out what your mom and dad do for a living.
April 30 is El Dia de Los Ninos/EI Dia De Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day). Celebramos! reading with this fun printable game . Make up your own rules!
Q: Why did the boy eat his homework?
A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake.