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Word of the Week: "ebullient"

: characterized by ebullience : having or showing liveliness and enthusiasm
— ebul·lient·ly adverb

Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

4 December 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 05 Dec
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Word of the Week: "forbearance"

: the quality of someone who is patient and able to deal with a difficult person or situation without becoming angry

Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

18 November 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 19 Nov
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Word of the Week: "Spunk"

spirit, courage, and determination

Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

11 November 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 12 Nov
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Word of the Week: jubilant

feeling or expressing great joy : very happy

(Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/)

4 November 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 05 Nov
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Word of the Week: Exponential

expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function; especially: characterized by or being an extremely rapid increase (as in size or extent)

(Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/)

27 October 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 28 Oct
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Word of the Week: "unequivocal"

adjective \ˌən-i-ˈkwi-və-kəl\
Very strong and clear : not showing or allowing any doubt : not equivocal

(Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/)

13 October 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 14 Oct
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Mole Day

What Is Mole Day?

Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. Mole Day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry. Schools throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Mole Day with various activities related to chemistry and/or moles.

(Taken from: National Mole Day Foundation Inc. website)

http://www.moleday.org/

7 October 2013 - 12:00am to 23 October 2013 - 11:00pm
Published by aravenell3 on 08 Oct

Word of the Week: "phenomenal"

Very good or great : unusual in a way that is very impressive

(Taken from: http://www.merriam-webster.com/)

7 October 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 08 Oct
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Library has set up a display in recognition of the event. You may be surprised at what you may learn!

Myth: Women with more than one known risk factor get breast cancer.
Fact: Most women with breast cancer have no known risk factors except being a woman and getting older. All women are at risk.

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1490386#ixzz2h96ckKGZ

And remember...men are also at risk for breast cancer.

7 October 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 08 Oct

2012's Top Banned Book: "Captain Underpants"

Yes, believe it or not, , "Captain Underpants is the most challenged book of 2012! It even beat "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Beloved" for the prize.

Why, you might ask? It's just a comic book! However, school officials believe it causes excitability in children. Not excited, as in: "Give me more homework!" They feel that children are influenced to misbehave in class, like the pranksters in the book.

To find out more about other challenged and banned books, follow the link below to CNN.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/24/living/banned-books-week/?hpt=us_c2

23 September 2013 (All day)
Published by aravenell3 on 24 Sep

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