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Library Events for Students

Whitty's Wonders: Fun Events & Activities @ the Whittemore Library
Library mascot Whitty the plush ram wearing his facemask!

Spring 2021 Library Events



February is Black / African-American History Month



March is Women's History Month

March is also Irish-American Heritage Month


April is Arab-American Heritage Month

April 4th - 10th is National Library Week

"Welcome to Your Library"

All Week:

  • Decorated Book Cart Contest (Check back for upcoming online voting)
  • Literary Cake Decoration Contest (Check back for upcoming online voting)
  • Watch the Documentary Riverblue (film discussion on April 14th; details below)
  • See our Twitter and Instagram accounts for more fun!
  • Library Week Word Search from the ALA - and the answers!
  • Library Week Coloring Sheet from the ALA. Also in Spanish!

Tuesday, April 6th - Library Appreciation Day

  • 12 noon - 2:30pm: Appreciation Picnic for library student workers - contact Lori Wolfe for details

Wednesday, April 7th

Thursday, April 8th

  • 2:00 pm - Book Discussion: 'How to be an Antiracist' (via zoom); details from Samantha Westall.
  • 7:00 pm - GAME NIGHT: Zoom Bingo with Alexander Young! Passcode to enter zoom room is: Whitty. Mtg. I.D. = 972 0994 5848

Wednesday, April 14th

  • 11:00 am - 12:45 pm - 'Preparing for Extreme Weather with Hope' by CREWs Rev. Vernon Walker (via zoom)
  • 4:30 pm -  5:45 pm - 'Fast fashion: global, environmental and human rights disaster' (discussion of Riverblue) by Rajashree Ghosh (via zoom)    


May is Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month 

May is also Jewish-American Heritage Month



June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month