July Is...

National Anti-Boredom Month :

a sun with Anti-Boredom Month in the center- July is National Anti-Boredom Month, it is also still our Summer Reading programs going on. Check our Calendar or our Facebook page to see what we have going on. Come on in out of the heat, take a look at our book, DVD, CD collections, find something you like. Don't want to get out in the heat? Have Internet at your place? With your library card you can get some ebooks or emagazines to look at. So many things at your library to find to cure your boredom.


Find a good book (or audiobook or dvd or cd!) in our online catalog. Check our online calendar for a program of interest to you at YOUR Library.

National Picnic Month:

Picnic basket- July - USDA has some recommendations

Keep Food Safe During Summer Picnics (PDF | 90.21 KB) (link is external)

NDSU Extension Service.

Follow these picnic safety tips and preventative measures to avoid getting sick. Includes tips for keeping a clean picnic enviroment, storing picnic food, and choosing nonperishable picnic alternatives.

Packing Food Safely

Find information on packing safe lunches, food safety tips for traveling, and food safety at temporary events.

Sandwich Recipes (link is external)

USDA. Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

As National Picnic Month gets underway check out What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl (link is external) for great sandwich recipes!