Explore the World with World Book: World Book’s Early World of Learning

We are continuing to explore the wonderful world of World Book databases available through the St. Tammany Parish Library. In this blog, we will examine World Book's Early World of Learning database. This database is developed by experts on early childhood education, and offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in early primary grades. According…
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The History and Origin of St. Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day, typically associated with flowers, chocolate candies, intimate dinners, and other displays of affection, started as a pagan holiday. The origin of Valentine's Day started with the Roman festival, Lupercalia, that was held in mid-February. Lupercalia was a pagan festival dedicated to Faunus, the roman god of agriculture, as well as the Roman founders…
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