Celebrate the Fourth of July! CLPL wishes everyone a safe and happy Independence Day.
- Independence Day @ CLPL
- Learn all about Independence Day at USA.gov.
- Looking for fireworks on the big day? Stay local or go further afield.
- Food Network has plenty of recipes and tips to start your holiday weekend off with a bang.
- Fireworks are pretty, but they can also be pretty dangerous. Here are some safety tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission to help you stay safe.
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month. Visit these sites to brush up on your cell phone etiquette and general phone safety.
- Get helpful information on cell phone safety here.
- Entrepreneur.com lists four cell phone mistakes you make every day and how to avoid them.
- Learn how to practice cell phone etiquette at WikiHow.com
- Visit ItCanWait.com and take the pledge to not text and drive.
- Get tips on using your cellphone at work - About.com
One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind…the moon landing was 45 years ago this month!
- The moon landing @ CLPL
- Visit NASA's moon website for little known facts and beautiful pictures.
- If you enjoy playing with Google Earth, try Google Moon!
- We all know Neil Armstrong, but who else has walked on the moon? Take a look at MentalFloss.com for a list of other "moonwalkers."
- Would you like to live on the moon? You're not alone. Here are fifteen plans to colonize the moon. Because you never know what tomorrow might bring.
- Anti-boredom resources @ CLPL
- 101 things to do when you're bored - Lists-galore.com
- Check out Pinterest or Squidoo.com for quick boredom busters for kids.
- Stuck inside? Here are 50 things to do on those rainy days.
- Playtime isn't just for kids! Forbes.com suggests goofing off might make you more productive.