People’s Library, in both adult and children’s (RE) sections, contains several holiday books.  Usually they’re shelved in 296, 299, and 394 but many are on display for you to check out.

The Little Book of Christmas Joys; 432 Things to Do for Yourself & Others That Just Might Make This the Best Christmas Ever, by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Hundred Dollar Holiday; the Case for a More Joyful Christmas, by Bill McKibben.  Christmas shouldn’t be a time to “get through”.  This is as much a why-to book as a how-to book.

Politically Correct Holiday Stories for an Enlightened Yuletide Season, by James Finn Gardner.  Scrooge in a condo??  Frosty faces climate change!

While the Candles Burn; Eight Stories for Hanukkah, by Barbara Diamond Goldin. Original and traditional stories reflect the significance of Hanukkah.

Kwanzaa Kids; a Lift-the-Flap Book, by Joan Holub. The seven principles of Kwanzaa are illustrated one day at a time.

The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice, by Wendy Pfeffer.  Solstice activities complement the celebrations of several cultures.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Barbara Robinson. The Herdman family thought that the Wise Men should have brought pizza and the baby should have been called Bill.

Many other fun holidays can be discovered by Googling “December holidays”.  I just learned that December 10 is Dewey Decimal System Day.  Yay!  Remember, 296, 299 and 394 for books  about holidays.

Questions/ comments are welcomed.  Please contact Lois Loeffler, chair of the Library Committee, at



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