Recently, the United Stated hosted a census to take a snapshot of life in America. The census was in 2010. On April 2nd, the US National Archives released the 1940 census records! They are available online with the help of Archives.com. It can be a little daunting to jump right into the middle of 3.8 million images, scanned from over 4,000 rolls of microfilm. Here are couple pages to help you on your walk through history...
Beginning now! Students between Kindergarten and 12th grade can enter the Google Doodle contest to have their art featured on Google's homepage! This year's theme is "If I could travel in time, I'd visit…" Parents, teachers, or after school programs may submit doodles on behalf of their child or student as long as they are accompanied by a completed and signed entry form.
Did you know??? We blog about new materials at the library! When you are on Menasha Public Library homepage, we placed a special tab below the moving pictures. It's between the Featured tab and Teen Zone tab. When you click on the tab with your mouse, you can see the lastest and greatest materials available at MPL.
Teachers, are you looking for a quick video to show your class? We have a great selection for you at the Menasha Public Library! New additions in the Children's Room include such series as Rainforest for Children, Space Science for Children, Map Skills for Children, Mexico for Children, Canada for Children and U.S. Geography for Children. Stop by and pick up a great educational video today! Can't make it in?