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CCLD Trivia

Monday, September 30, 2019

Question: A full moon on Hallowe'en is extremely rare.  When is the next time it will occur?

Answer: 2020. Click on the word Halloween, for more fun facts and books.

eNewsletter: 20 Fun Events @ Your Library

Friday, August 30, 2019

Question: Banned Book Week is Sunday, September 22-Saturday, September 28.  What was the most challenged book of 2018?

Answer: George by Alex Gino want to learn more about Banned Book Week and the books that have either been challenged or banned?  Visit ALA's Top Ten Most Challenged Books Lists, which contains titles from before 1990.  

eNewsletter: What's New at the Library

Friday, August 2, 2019

Question: What's the oldest public school in the United States?

Answer: Boston's Latin School which opened on April 23, 1635.

Bonus Question: Do you know the name of the oldest school in the world?

Bonus Answer: The King's School in Canterbury, England was first opened in 597 A.D.  It remains open to this day but has been outfitted with modern equipment and education.  

To learn more about schools or to find more crazy facts about where we spend most of our youth, click here.

eNewsletter: Psst...Are You Ready For This?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Question: Why are they called the "Dog Days of Summer"?

Answer: They are called the "Dog Days of Summer" because according the ancient Greeks and Romans this is when they noticed that the star Sirius, the dog star, Canis major in the Orion constellation, began to rise with the sun not long after the summer solstice. To learn more about the stars, constellations, and more space facts, click here.

eNewsletter: 15 Ways to Beat the Heat...

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Question: Why is the date July 21, 1873, significant to Jesse James and his gang of notorious outlaws?

Answer: This was the first staged robbery of moving train. Check out our books on Jesse James!

eNewsletter: CCLD Summer Reading Contest 2019

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Question: Which Apollo crew was awarded a special Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences?

Answer: Apollo 7 astronauts, Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walter Cunningham made the first live television transmissions from inside of a manned spacecraft. To read more on the Apollo missions and space,click here.

eNewsletter: What Do These 3 Items Share?

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Question: Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492, but where did he land?

Answer: The Bahamas, to read more on Christopher Columbus click here, or to read more on the Bahamas click here.

eNewsletter: Don't Miss These October Events

Thursday, April 4th, 2018

Question: Who wrote the poem, "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud," which was about yellow daffodils?

Answer: William Wordsworth.  April is National Poetry month, why not check out our Poetry Section?

eNewsletter: Spring Has Sprung, What Events Are Waiting For You?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Question: Who was the first woman to be the vice-presidential nominee of a major political party?

Answer: Geraldine Ferraro was chosen by Walter Mondale, Democrat, as his running mate in 1984.  Did you know that March is Women's History Month? 

eNewsletter: You're Invited!  Join us for the following events...

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Question: In 1846, who invented, built, and patented the first successful sewing machine?

Answer: Elias Howe, to find patterns, quilt ideas, and more for your sewing maching check out our sewing section.

eNewsletter: Fall into the Camden County Library District

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Question: In the Cars (Disney Pixar) movie, the Wheel Well Motel is based on what motel on Route 66 in Missouri?

Answer: The Wheel Well Motel in Cars is based on the Wagon Wheel Motel in Cuba, MO located on Route 66.

eNewsletter: 5 Hot Reads to Beat the Mid-Summer Reading Slump

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Question: Who was the first Vice President of the United States?

Answer: John Adams. Want to read more on the Leaders of the United States?  Check out our Presidential Reading.

eNewsletter: Reminder ~ CCLD Will be Closed on Tuesday, July 4th

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Question: What unusual item can you check out from the Chicago Library system?

Answer: A fellow human being!  While we don't have fellow humans to check out, we do have the following Specialty Items available for checkout.

eNewsletter: New on Axis360 ~ Time to Get Social

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Question: According to the Guinness Book of World Records, which play has been running since November 25th, 1952, in England?

Answer: Agatha Christie'sThe Mousetrap, has been running November 25th, 1952 where it opened at Ambassadors Theatre in London and on March 25th, 1974 the play moved St. Martin's Theatre without missing a show.

Bonus Question:  What other name did Agatha Christine write books under?  Answer

eNewsletter: Programs You Won't Want to Miss

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Question: Where and when were potates first cultivated?

Answer: Potatoes were first cultivated in Peru about 7,000 years ago.

Want to start a garden of your own?  Not sure what to plant?  Take a look at our Gardening Section...

eNewsletter: What's New?!

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Questions: Which bestselling science fiction author passed away at the age of 91, on June 5th, 2012?

Answer: Ray Bradbury

eNewsletter: Help CCLD Go Purple ~ Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness June 2017

Monday, May 22nd

Question: A "lawn mullet" refers to what landscaping faux pas?

Answer: It refers to a neatly manicured yard in the front and an overgrown mess in the backyard.  Don't pull a mullet.  Visit the Lawn and Garden section of the library to help tame that "party in the back".

eNewsletter: Your Local Library Wants to Help Keep You Safe this Memorial Day Weekend


 

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