Living Adventures in History Volume 01 - Paul Revere, Valley Forge, Molly Pitcher, Nathan Hale
School is just around the corner and we are accepting teacher book pack requests at the Info Desk in the Children's Room. If you are teaching children 5th grade and under, we can schedule a book pack for you! Stop in or call the Children's Room at (920) 967-3670.
Are you hosting a classroom this summer? We have a program fun, free program for you! Sign-up at the Info Desk in the Children's Room to recieve your own Dream Big: READ Summer Reading Program. The program lasts for two months and encourages your students to read and write over the summer. For every literary activity, they can place a sticker on the June or July poster. When the month is complete, they receive a prize courtesy of the Menasha Public Library! Children can also participate individaully in the summer program by coming to the library.
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...
The library owns several versions of classic folk and fairytales. We also own re-written stories of classic tales. Our friends at the Arrowhead Library System shared an amazing article about 500 new fairytales discovered in Germany. The collection of fairytales was owned by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth (1810-1886).