Tag Archives: Christmas

Purchase Gift-wrapped Mystery Books at the Library

Beautifully pre-wrapped books will be available to purchase at the library this season. The books are all new or very gently-used copies of bestselling titles. The gift tags include genre, reading level and fun clues about the content. But the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Las Posadas at the library!

The Northern Resource Center is excited to be hosting, in conjunction with El Consulado de Mexico, a traditional Mexican Posada this Friday, Dec. 19th at 1:00 pm. As part of the Christmas celebration, traditional fiestas called Mexican posadas (inns) are … Continue reading

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Gifts for Book Lovers

Beautifully pre-wrapped books will be available to purchase at the library this season. The books are all new or very gently-used copies of popular titles. The gift tags include genre, reading level and fun clues about the content. Each title … Continue reading

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Thomas Nast, Civil War cartoonist and illustrator

This is a Thomas Nast illustration representing the Civil War, Christmas Eve 1862. This was published in the January 1863 issue of Harper’s Weekly. The illustration shows a wife praying though a window in one circle, and in another circle shows her husband … Continue reading

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Santa Through the Ages

December 13th 6:30 p.m. Northern Resource Center 164 Cedar Tree Sq, Belton, MO Admission Free ~ light refreshments Historian and reenactor Jim Beckner outlines the Christmas traditions of the 1850’s and 1860’s including trees, cards, gifts, food and the Santa of 150 … Continue reading

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