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Read Graphic Medicine Comics this Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2, 2023

The term graphic medicine was coined by Dr. Ian Williams—comics artist, physician, and editor of—to “denote the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of healthcare.” Dr. Williams believes that comics can play a valuable role in reflecting or changing cultural perceptions of medicine, and helping other … Read more

National Grilled Cheese Month

April 4, 2023
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There are many ways to celebrate the month of April, from writing poetry to planting gardens. So how about making a delicious grilled cheese sandwich? Cooking is more than just satisfying your hunger. Following recipes is a great way to train your brain in the art of reading instruction manuals. … Read more

Unsinkable History: The Titanic Disaster

April 3, 2023
Illustration of the sinking of theTitanic and survivors in lifeboats.

The RMS Titanic began its inaugural voyage on April 10, 1912. This was to be its first, last, and only trip. On April 14 the Titanic hit an iceberg and began taking on water, and several hours later in the early morning of April 15 the “unsinkable” ship finally finished sinking.

Celebrate National Craft Month with CreativeBug!

March 7, 2023

March is National Craft Month and it’s time to get creative! Whether you are a fan of fiber arts, paper crafts or baking, you can find all of these and more on Creativebug. Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes. Topics include art & design, sewing, … Read more

George Washington: First of Forty-Six

February 17, 2023
George Washington

George Washington was born February 22, 1732, and inaugurated as the first president of the United States of America in 1789 at the age of 57.

Black History, Black Voices on ComicsPlus

February 9, 2023

Enjoy thousands of popular comics, available 24/7 on your computer or in the app. Discover fiction and nonfiction graphic novels, comics, Sunday funnies, manga, and more. Browse popular titles and publishers, and explore dozens of genres in ComicsPlus. No holds or wait times!  February is Black History Month which is … Read more

Music From Round the World

January 4, 2023

A lot of a country’s culture can be heard in its music. Poetry, songs, and instruments combine to create sound and music which are unique to a cultural group.

Watch the Nutcracker, a Holiday Classic Opera

December 8, 2022 offers access to the best of classical music. Stream concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and master classes live & on demand with some of the most prestigious concert halls, opera houses and festivals around the world. Includes performance synopses, cast information, composer details, and more. All content is available for … Read more

Holiday Crafts with Creativebug

December 1, 2022

Creativebug is a great source for Do-It-Yourself arts and crafts projects, and December is a great time of year to get craftsy! Discover hundreds of video tutorials and classes, and learn how to make ornaments and holiday cards, knit festive socks and scarves, sew a winter table runner, and much more.