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Interesting facts about DYNAMIC December
 

 

December in Other Languages
Chinese (Mandarin) - shí'èryuè
Danish - december
French - décembre
Italian - dicembre
Latin - December
Spanish - diciembre



 

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     December is National Read a New Book Month, Universal Human rights months and Eat Exotic fruits Month.

 

  • December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day. The day commemorates the birth of Melville Dewey, the inventor of the Dewey Decimal System of library classification.
  • December 13th - New Zealand was discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasmin of the Dutch East India Company.
  • December 25th - Christmas Day, Commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Although the exact date of his birth is not known, it has been celebrated on December the 25th by the Western  ( Roman Catholic ) Church since 336 A.D
  • December 31st  is New Year’s Eve which is  one of the largest global celebrations because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar,  no matter where you are in the world you will find People celebrating in their own special way.


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     Author of the Month 

John Green

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John Green is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and The Fault in Our Stars. He is also the co-author, with David Levithan, of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. He was the 2006 recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award, a 2009 Edgar Award winner, and has twice been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Green’s books have been published in more than 55 languages and over 24 million copies are in print. John is also an active Twitter user with more than 5 million followers.

In June 2014, the movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars was released, directed by Josh Boone, produced by Fox 2000 and Temple Hill, and starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff. The screenplay was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, who went on to adapt Paper Towns for film. Fox 2000 and Temple Hill released Paper Towns in the summer of 2015, starring Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Justice Smith, Austin Abrams, Halston Sage, and Jaz Sinclair. In the second half of 2015, John signed a first look production deal with Fox 2000.

Magazines found in the Library


Ones to watch on  clickview 1-120 in December
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Chekout the new self checkout.
visit the Library anytime to issue your own books with the new self checkout desk.



 
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