Judy Petrosillo

Father's Day is Sunday, June 19. The third Sunday in June was proclaimed  a permanent federal holiday in 1972 by President Richard Nixon.

When talking about gaming, designer Warren Spector said, "We set up a situation and let you interact with it and see the consequences of your choice.

Are you living your life to the fullest? Author Terry Pratchett stated, "It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living."    

Although Veterans Day honors all United States military personnel, Memorial Day was established as a day for remembering those who died during their service.

"Shellebrate" World Turtle Day on Monday, May 23. This day was initiated in 2000 by the American Tortoise Rescue to increase respect and knowledge for one of the world's oldest creatures.

According to the University of Florida's website, May 16 is Biographers Day. The day was chosen in honor of the first meeting in 1763 of James Boswell and Samuel Johnson.

Amidala was the mother of Luke and Leia Skywalker and the grandmother of Kylo Ren.  If you are not a fan of “Star Wars,” this information is of little interest.

The Every Child a Reader organization is dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children.

According to Earthday.org, the first Earth Day was in 1970 when human energy was officially channeled toward environmental issues.

When someone mentions March Madness, it is difficult to determine if they are talking about basketball, politics, or the weather.  Perhaps they are referring to all the activity at the library.


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