from our large collection of holiday items. We can
always request an item for you from another branch.
Staff is always willing to teach you how to “place
a hold” and get the item you want.
and try a Subject Search for “Holidays”
or “Festivals” to find more:
Around the World
Buddhanet offers a full list of Buddhist
festivals and special days.
This Web site explores the Chinese Lunar New
Year or Spring Festival and provides history, traditions,
and origins of this holiday.
Christmas Traditions- Christmas World links
you to many different countries and their special
The Hindu holiday Diwali, the Festival of Lights,
is represented here with a description of its history,
significance and traditional celebrations.
About.com presents an overview and calendar
of Jewish holidays.
A beautifully crafted Web site about the
celebration of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah.
Beliefnet.com explores holidays from many different
cultures and religions.
Searches many different holidays
by their date or name, including historical holidays.
You can search for a specific holiday’s history,
recipes and craft ideas.
Everything that you need to have a happy
Halloween is on the Kate.net site!
The celebration of the African American and
Pan-African holiday is present here on the Official
Kwanzaa Web Site.
Mexico Online offers a full calendar year of
the official & religious Mexican holidays with
a link to local festivals.
This holy Muslim holiday of the Islamic religion
is nicely presented on Holidays.net.
This site links you to information about the
history of Thanksgiving, also to recipes for a great
Thanksgiving Day feast.
Holiday and Festival
This massive database provides information on
holidays and festivals worldwide. Search by country,
religion, and month of holiday.
This site has a great selection of menus for many
holidays and special occasions throughout the seasons.
Holiday Recipes from Pillsbury
Search by holiday for some new recipe ideas.
This site has a nice collection of Christmas
cookie recipes. Nutritional information is included.
Try some of these new and different treats this
Crafts for Adults
This site links to craft ideas for adults by
holiday name or by craft category.
This site has a great selection of craft projects
especially for the kids. You can search by the name
of the holiday or by the season.
Here you’ll find craft ideas for children.
The site includes all the standard holidays and
also a nice selection of projects for other “special
- Crafts and
This site links you to some great Halloween
decorating and costume Ideas.
– Crafts and Decorating
This site offers many interesting ideas for
Thanksgiving decorating and Fall craft projects.
– Crafts And
This site has a variety of different ideas for
the Christmas season.
This will link you to some interesting crafts
– Holiday Craft Projects
On this link you’ll find ideas for Kwanzaa
tips for hosting holiday parties and other special
occasion parties. This site includes information
on party planning and creating a timeline, decorating,
recipes, and tricks of the trade. Use the drop-down
list to pick an event.
questions? We have answers!
and Complied by D. Love
Edited by C. Paulson