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Monthly Features - August

August

Back to School Month

 

8 August 2021 - Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

8 August - International Cat Day

9 August - Book Lover's Day

An unofficial holiday observed to encourage bibliophiles to celebrate reading and literature.

17 August 2021 - Dixon Public Schools Start Date

19 August - World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis. 

30 August 1797 - Birthdate of Mary Shelley

31 August 1786 - Start of what has been called Shay's Rebellion Read about it and then, read more about it with a book from our shelves!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time for School, Little Blue Truck Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358412243
Availability: Usually Ships to You in 3-7 Days
Published: Clarion Books - June 22nd, 2021

Cat Tales: True Stories of Fantastic Felines Cover Image
By Penelope Rich, Isabel Muñoz (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781839406157
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arcturus Editions - May 15th, 2021

Frankenstein Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780553212471
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bantam Classics - May 1st, 1984

Frankenstein the Graphic Novel: Original Text (Classical Comics: Original Text) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781906332495
Availability: Usually Ships to You in 3-7 Days
Published: Classical Comics - December 1st, 2008

Shays's Rebellion: The American Revolution's Final Battle Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780812218701
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - August 5th, 2003