Color Me Red, White, and Blue

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For over a hundred years, coloring books have been a popular form of entertainment for children of all ages. Today we’d like to introduce you to the hundreds of coloring books and coloring pages produced by our federal and state governments and made available to the public for free, both in your local depository library… Read more »

Coffee and Cookies at Home

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It’s Dead Week at UNT. Normally at this time of year, the Eagle Commons Library staff is busily gathering supplies and making plans for our traditional Coffee & Cookies event, during which we invite patrons to take a study break and enjoy free coffee and cookies in the library. But this semester, the coronavirus pandemic… Read more »

This Popular Dessert Is Just Peachy

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It’s National Peach Cobbler Day It’s not quite peach season yet, but get out the canned or frozen peaches and you’ll be ready to celebrate National Peach Cobbler Day. Apparently it was invented by the Georgia Peach Council in the 1950s as a way to encourage consumers to buy canned peaches. According to John Mariani’s… Read more »

From MyPlate to Your Plate: Nutrition Guidelines and Recipes from the USDA

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100 Years of Nutrition Guidelines For over a century the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been trying numerous strategies, charts, and diagrams to teach Americans how to maintain a healthy diet. In response to scientific discoveries about human nutrition, changing patterns in food consumption and physical activity, and political pressure from food industry lobbyists,… Read more »

Celebrate Irish-American Culture with these Government Publications

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Every year since 1991, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation declaring the month of March to be Irish-American Heritage Month, honoring the contributions of Irish immigrants and their descendants to American life and culture. Here are just a few government publications to help you celebrate Irish-American culture today and throughout the… Read more »
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