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Special Days in February

Groundhog Day Feb. 2, 2012

Valentine's Day Feb 14, 2012

Presidents Day Feb. 20, 2012

Mardi Gras Feb. 21, 2012

February is Black History Month

Birthdays in February

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder author of the Little House on the Prairie series, was born Feb. 7, 1867
  • Jane Yolen, author of How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read, and Fairy Tale Dinners was born Feb. 11, 1939
  • Judy Blume author of Freckle Juice, Superfudge, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and more was born Feb. 12, 1938
  • Norman Bridwell author of Clifford the Big Red Dog series grew up in Kokomo, Ind. and was born Feb. 15, 1928
  • Joan Lowery Nixon, four time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Juvenile Mysteries, was born Feb. 3, 1927. Learn about writing mysteries.