Trying to find some holiday spirit? Try one of these holiday selections at the Centerville Public Library!
Looking for some wonderful and creative Christmas ideas? Try “Victoria 500 Christmas Ideas” by Kimberly Meisner, one of our book in the adult nonfiction collection.
If you are wanting to have a Christmas to remember this book is perfect for you. There are fabulous suggestions for decorating, baking, wrapping, and all things holiday! Brimming with beautiful color photographs, Victoria 500 Christmas Ideas provides the inspiration and instruction needed to surround yourself and your family with the beauty of the season. Create a winter wonderland in your front yard or an intimate table setting that sparkles. Bake delicious cookies good enough to leave for Santa himself. Load the Christmas tree with lovely decorations and uniquely wrapped gifts boxes. Display a handmade wreath on the door to welcome your guests. Many projects take only moments, while others need a little more time and attention. Either way, Victoria will bring the best of Christmas to your home.
You can also try one of our fiction books like “The Christmas Wedding” by James Patterson.
There is also Bubbie and Zadie Come to My House: A Story for Hanukkah by Daniel Halevi Bloom. This Hanukkah tale features the magical grandma and grandpa that comes and bring with the spirit of Hanukkah on the first night of the holiday. Bubbie and Zadie tell the children wonderful stories, play the dreidel game with them, and offer them sound words of wisdom.
For a multimedia experience, try viewing the informational children’s DVD Kwanzaa (Call number J394.26 KWA). Traditional West African drums, spirited dances, colorful candles and traditional clothes introduce young viewers to the African-American celebration of Kwanzaa. This program explores the seven principles of the Kwanzaa festival: Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work, Cooperation, Purpose, Creativity and Faith in Self.
This DVD is part of the multivolume Holidays for Children DVD Series, which included discs on Christmas and Hanukkah.
For more information about Holiday books and resources, call your local branch.