The Red Baron

April 21, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the Red Baron. Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918) was one of the most feared German fighter pilots during World War 1. During an era when twenty victories made a man a legend, Richthofen scored 80 in a 19-month period. Originally enrolled in military school at age…
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Bedtime Stories

Reading with children has a powerful impact on their development and learning. It provides language skills and can increase concentration. Reading aloud to children at bedtime is also an excellent bonding experience. The library has the perfect bedtime stories for your family!   If Your Monster Won't Go to Bed A little girl with lots…
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Join Us for Appy Hour!

Come learn more about the free apps available from the St. Tammany Parish Library. Bring your device, password, library card, and questions. The apps to be demonstrated include Cloud Library, Libby, and OverDrive, which offer eBooks and eAudiobooks; Hoopla, which offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music albums, movies, and TV shows; as well as RBdigital, which…
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St. Tammany Library Foundation Participates in GiveNOLA

The St. Tammany Library Foundation will once again join local nonprofits to encourage a day of online giving during GiveNOLA on Tuesday, May 1. The St. Tammany Library Foundation has a GiveNOLA donation page. GiveNOLA is organized by the Greater New Orleans Foundation with the goal of inspiring our community to "come together for 24 hours to…
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Let’s Get Crafty!

It's finally spring and after the roughest winter in recent record, I think most of us are pretty happy about it. Following a winter stuck indoors during the snow days and bitter cold, we just want to go outside and play. But, as we all know, especially here in Louisiana with our unpredictable weather, sometimes…
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Talk Like Shakespeare Day

April 23 (the generally accepted date of the bard's birth) is Talk Like Shakespeare Day. According to the Essential Shakespeare Handbook, Shakespeare introduced approximately 1,500 new words to the English language. However, according to Paul Dickinson of Shakespeare's "17,245 words, only about slightly less than 500 original words could be truly attributed to him."  During the…
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