National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month was started by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.  It aims to remind us about the role that poets have in our culture.  Poetry uses language in a different way than everyday speech.  According to World Book, "the basic feature of poetic language is rhythm."  Poetry has three main types: narrative…
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DIY Face Masks

According to the CDC, they recommend "wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission." But how do you make an effective face covering? Well the CDC has information on that. On their website, the CDC shows…
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Weiss Financial Ratings

Weiss Financial Ratings is a Free Financial Strength & Investment Ratings and Financial Planning Tool at St Tammany Parish Library.  How do you know if your Bank or Credit Union is financially stable?  Did you pick the Best Life Insurance or Property Insurance Company?  Which Mutual Fund will give you the best return?  Which Stocks…
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