The Boston Tea Party was the first event that ignited the Revolutionary War. It was the first step to the country becoming The United States of America and preceded the Declaration of Independence by about two and a half years.
The halcyon days of late summer, 1963, brought about one of the most significant actions of the era. It brought attention to the problems of inequality and the demands of a people who were willing to stand together and say, "no more." Congress heard and acted.
As children begin to understand that they are growing and will one day grow up they think about what they want to become--what kind of work they want to do. Books help them learn about the possibilities.
Space exploration is the best way to learn more about our place and our history in the Universe. Side benefits of the space program are new technologies, inventions and industries as well as opportunities for international cooperation.
Sharing short travel experiences outside of the city is a great way to make memories and learn more about our beautiful state's past and present. Shown is York Mill located on the Wolf River in Pall Mall.
The Memory Box: a Book About Grief by Joanna Rowland, is based upon the author's experience of creating a memory box so she might never forget a dear friend who died. The closing pages of the book lists several ways to support a child who is experiencing grief and makes suggestions for the creation of a memory box.
The CDC reported that 1 in 54 children were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2016. The diagnosis can seem daunting but knowledge is power. Nashville Public Library has the resources to provide knowledge and understanding for parents, friends, siblings and others.
Just as it takes many varied pieces of cloth to make a beautiful whole quilt, it takes a diverse group of people to make a beautiful community of many faces. Nashville Public Library has a number of resources celebrating diversity.