Service Opportunity: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Since 1986, the United States has recognized the legacy of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a federal holiday on the 3rd Monday of January. This year marks the 25th anniversary of MLK Day being not only a holiday, but a day of service as well, when Americans are encouraged to give back to their communities.
Many organizations host service projects in honor of the MLK Day of Service; you can find these service opportunities by searching on NationalService.gov.
Resource of the Month: Free Language Learning
Libraries aren't just for books. Grand Rapids Public Library is one of many to offer free online language learning through Mango Languages, a self-paced program with multiple learning styles including flashcards and learning through film. Mango offers dozens of languages, from popular ones like French and Spanish to fun ones like Shakespearean English and Pirate. If you're tired of the Duolingo Owl judging you, give this a try!