Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and to get you in the mood, we've pulled together some romantic materials available at Carnegie-Stout Public Library. If you're coming into the library, you can check out our display by the Recommendations Desk. You can also pick up one of ten different reading suggestion cards:

The cards were made with The Card Catalog Generator, and you can check out an inexpensive Valentine's craft idea using the card generator here: Card Catalog of Love Craft

Each summer, the Romance Writers of America hold an award ceremony called the RITAs to honor the best of that year's romance writing. You can take a look at past winners on their website here: RITA Awards. The library might not own all of the titles, but if you see something you'd love to read, you can fill out a Purchase Suggestion form!

You can browse the catalog for romantic movies by following this link: Romantic Movies

If romantic comedies are more your style, you can check out the catalog here: Romantic Comedy Movies

Or, if you'd like, you can watch the first kiss recorded on film, courtesy of The Library of Congress:

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