National Library Lover's Month
The entire month of February is dedicated to the people who love whole buildings devoted to the reading, studying and otherwise loving books.
It’s National Library Lover’s Month!
Libraries provide so much more than a place for us to enjoy great novels or to discover amazing adventures and untold history. Yes, they help us ace our research papers and provide a quiet space to study, but there is much to enjoy at your library. Whether you're attending music and culinary programs, downloading free music and movies, seeking consumer advice, and much more -- we're here for you!
Sunday, February 2
If the groundhog sees his shadow,
then we have 6 more weeks of winter!
This Month's Exhibit
The World's Series of Autism by Nick St. Clair
Women's Suffrage Movement Mannequins designed by Jackie LaPolla
Celebrating Women’s Equality
Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. Achieving this milestone required a lengthy and difficult struggle.
To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Right to Vote, designer Jackie LaPolla has fitted mannequins feature two lovely historical outfits. The first is fitted with a reproduction of an 1840’s dress to accompany the first Women’s Rights Convention held at Seneca Falls, NY.
The second is fitted with an all-white frock from the early teens in the
Photography By Joshua Lisojo
20th Century which is what most people picture when they think of women’s suffrage. British Suffragettes believed that “every cause needs its picture,” and started wearing white to marches. Participants in New York’s May 4, 1912 suffrage parade were instructed to wear white for the best effect.