Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 1:10pm
May is designated as Asian Pacific Heritage month to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to history in the United States. Your Jacinto City Library invites you to join us on
Thursday, May 10 at 6 p.m.
for a movie and snacks to celebrate Asian culture. The program is a family event.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 3:01pm
Construction for the new One World Trade Center in New York City started April 27, 2006. This new building, commonly known as the Freedom Tower, will stand at 1,776 feet to commemorate the year of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Once it is finished, the new World Trade Center will be the third tallest building in the world. The building is expected to open by 2013.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 11:13am
One of our country's Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, was born 269 years ago today on April 13, 1743. He was a member of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution and helped write the Declaration of Independence in 1776. After the war, Jefferson served as the United States Minister to France in 1785 and later became the first Secretary of State under President George Washington in 1790. Jefferson would become the third president of the United States in 1801 until 1809. He is also known for the Louisiana Purchase, which added over 828,000 square miles of new territory to the United States.